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The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

For MCHSs annual Writers Week, the Celebration Of Words welcomes all on, the sophomores participate in the Poetry Slam, and New York Times bestselling author Matt de la Peña comes to speak to the school and sign copies of his books.

Writer’s Week starts Monday at MCHS

Paulina Borowski, Marketing Director February 5, 2024

MCHS is set to host a week-long celebration of literature, aimed at recognizing and encouraging the talent of students during Writer's Week from February 5-9. The event kicks off on Monday, February...

Erika Sanchez speaks about her writing on Feb. 8 in the Upper Campus auditorium as part of Writers Week.

She’s not your perfect Mexican daughter

Vanessa Moreno, News Editor February 27, 2023

Growing up in a traditional Mexican household, author-poet Erika L. Sánchez had many expectations: who to be friends with, what to wear, what to do — who to be. So, becoming a writer was pretty much...

Sophomores read during the Celebration of Words on Feb. 6 in the Upper Campus auditorium as part of Writers Week.

Gallery: Writer’s Week

Nikki Sisson, Marketing Director February 16, 2023

Last week, students at MCHS celebrated the importance of creative writing and students being able to express themselves through their work.  Writers week consisted of a celebration of words on Monday...

One highlight of Writers Week includes the Celebration of Words during AIM on Monday where students and staff will read their own creative work.

Writers Week events to take place second week of February

Vanessa Moreno, News Editor February 3, 2023

Writers Week will provide opportunities to recognize others’ work and connect through reading and writing from Feb. 6-10 during AIM and lunch at both campuses.  The annual tradition will center around...

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