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Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Though vaping has become popular in the past few years, few have considered the effects of respiratory viruses like COVID-19 on people who vape.

Up in the air

Kaitlyn Wenzel, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Over the past year, COVID-19 has taken over many people’s lives around the world causing their social lives and day-to-day activities to come to a halt. However, a common activity that many teens and...

Often seen all over East Campus, School Resource Officer Paul Prather strives to help students learn - inside and outside of the classroom.

Compassion in cops

Megan Walsh, Staff Writer February 26, 2020

The bell rings as students are getting to their class. The new Student Resource Officer, Paul Prather, patiently waits at the entrance greeting all the students as they come in. During passing periods,...

In between conferences, parents were invited to Hidden in Plain Sight, a display organized by the McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition to show parents what they might find in a typical bedroom.

“Hidden In Plain Sight” gives parents new perspectives

Kyla Henige, News Editor October 31, 2019

Parent-teacher conferences took place on Thursday and Friday last week. Parents and students stopped in to the cafeteria between conferences to see the new teen room model called “Hidden in Plain...

Parents plan to meet with teacher during fall conferences

Kyla Henige, News Editor October 23, 2019

Parent-teacher conferences will take place on October 24 and 25 at both East and West Campus. The conferences will be held in the main gyms at both East and West campus, where all the teachers and staff...

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Resisting the ache to vape

Madison Loewe and Jack Lischewski February 27, 2019

Like many schools across the nation, MCHS is experiencing a vaping epidemic. While the student body has long been aware of the trend, faculty awareness was more limited, allowing a number of students to...

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