Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS alum Darrin Shockey for graduating U.S. Army basic training on April 1, and starting to train to be a horizontal construction engineer. After finishing advanced individual training, he plans to start airborne school. Thank you for your service!
2 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to juniors Alyssa Franklin and Megan Goff for being selected to represent MCHS in the American Legion Auxiliary Illini Girls State program. Planned for June at Eastern Illinois University, the weeklong project offers civics training through simulated government.
2 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
#WearAMask to keep everyone safe. #WarriorsWearMasks156
2 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS senior David Liceaga who was sworn in with the U.S. Marines on Wednesday. He will be going to basic training on Oct. 4 in San Diego, Calif. Thank you for your service!
3 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
On Wednesday, students in Ms. Grens' Baking and Pastry classes practiced their design skills with piping bags. Looking good!
4 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Well, hello! Students at West Campus came to school Wednesday to see kind notes on their lockers as part of the Start With Hello campaign during the first week of expanded in-person learning. Click on the link to see the short video. https://bit.ly/3fRAPy3
4 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Wednesday was the perfect morning for the very first 2020-21 Warrior Wednesday at East Campus. Staff gathered at the entrance with music and dancing to welcome students to school. Everyone has missed this weekly event during the past year. #ILSchoolsStepUp
4 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Hallways were buzzing on Monday for the start of expanded in-person learning in District 156 schools. Also, West Campus student council members kicked off their "Start with Hello" week with decorations and treats for students.
6 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to Aidan Ferguson, Class of 2020, who recently graduated Marine Corps Boot Camp and earned the title Marine. He will continue his training with the goal of becoming an aviation mechanic in the Marine Corps. Thank you for your service!
12 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Members of the MCHS volleyball team helped serve during Friday's fish fry at the McHenry VFW in an effort to raise funds for the team. Thanks to everyone who came out to support!
15 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Don't forget to #WearAMask over break, Warriors! #WarriorsWearMasks156
16 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Enjoy the break, Warriors!
16 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to the West Campus PE Department's Outstanding PE Student winners for the third quarter. These students were selected based on a number of factors, including going above and beyond in their classes. Each student receives a shirt and has their photo on display.
17 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
New math and science classrooms in the Center for Science, Technology, and Industry earned high marks again from students Tuesday, which was the first day for West Campus black team students to work in the new spaces.
19 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Monday was a beautiful day for West Campus math classes to start learning in the newly built Center for Science, Technology, and Industry. Some science classes got started in the new center, too!
20 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Here are some more images of MCHS Warrior Chef students creating beautiful mini fruit pizzas.
24 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
This week, students in the MCHS Warrior Chef capstone culinary course are busily working on making mini fruit pizzas. The challenge was to create a dozen uniform items that could be sold commercially. Great job!
24 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see the link below for our current job postings including a recently added Digital Content Specialist as well as an Attendance Interventionist. https://bit.ly/2W2wnSh
27 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We are pleased that our staff members received the second COVID-19 shot on Thursday. With that in mind, and new school reopening guidance, we are working with our feeder districts to plan for expanded in-person learning after spring break. We will provide an update next week.
30 days ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Students in Mr. Robert Niemic's social science classes are continuing to recognize Women's History Month with this week's study of mathematician Katherine Johnson. Read more about Johnson on www.nasa.gov. #NASA #math #HiddenFigures
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
#WearAMask to protect your family, friends and community. #WarriorsWearMasks156
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to the five students selected as winners of the final Warrior Winter weekly attendance contest. They are: Mikaya Kitto Evan Griffiths Hannah Busch Marion Eisemann Katrina Cronin Gifts were from Walmart, Sweet Pea Emporium, Hub Market, and EZ Tan McHenry.
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Students in Mr. Rodeman's Manufacturing 1 classes are busy machining multi-face hammers for the Technology and Manufacturing Association's annual precision machining competition for area high schools. Good luck, Warriors!
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
For all of the things you love, #WearAMask. #WarriorsWearMasks156
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS students in Forensics science classes are becoming investigators as they examine the "crime" scene for clues. The class for juniors and seniors allows students to collect and analyze evidence.
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Christopher Agaton, who graduated early in December, left on Tuesday for Marine Corps Recruit Training in San Diego. He will be a Marine Corps Rifleman in the reserves in the Chicago area, and he'll be attending MCC in the fall. Congratulations, and thank you for your service!
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS seniors Isabella Aguilar and Elizabeth Hying for being among 14 winners in the 54th annual DAR Good Citizen Contest by the Kishwaukee Trail Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. They'll be honored in a virtual ceremony this Sunday! #WarriorPride156
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to Angelica Escobar, a MCHS junior, for meeting all standards to enlist in the Illinois Army National Guard as a 68W Healthcare Specialist. Angelica plans to use the Guard Grant to pay for tuition for a future career in healthcare. Thank you for your service!
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Students in Mr. Micklinghoff's Principles of Engineering class spent this National Engineers Week designing trusses, and making sure the geometric structures can hold weight. They are planning to build their trusses soon.
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Keep up the great work, Warriors! #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to Haden Lucas, a MCHS junior, for meeting the requirements to enlist in the Illinois Army National Guard as a 68W Healthcare Specialist. Haden plans to use the Guard Grant to pay for his career study in the health care field. Thank you for your service!
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
So long, snow! We are grateful to the City of McHenry, Mayor Wayne Jett, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, Bill Hobson, Patrick Gorniak and their teams for their work to clear out McCracken Field on Tuesday. Thank you! We're looking forward to football and soccer!
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Dr. Ryan McTague, District 156 superintendent, stopped by Mr. Connor's Graphics Seminar class on Thursday to recognize MCHS senior Sydney Murrin for her work producing the Annual Report. Graphics students also handle printing. See the report here: https://bit.ly/37ZAVzk
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
#WearAMask to help protect your friends, family and community. #WarriorsWearMasks156
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
This week, Culinary 1 students worked together to make pancakes, the second lab in the course. Students practiced their skills in measuring ingredients, following directions and working collaboratively with partners. Go Warriors!
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Dr. McTague, Mrs. Pelletier and Mr. Lukas were among at least 220 MCHS teachers, support staff and administrators who signed up to be vaccinated on Friday. Thank you to our school nurses for helping to administer the first doses at the Woodstock North High School clinic.
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We are so happy to see winter sports return! With safety restrictions limiting spectators, we want to encourage Warrior fans to follow their favorite teams' Facebook or Twitter pages for updates. Tonight's basketball games are to be streamed live on NFHS Network or YouTube.
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
As a reminder, there will be no school Monday in observance of Presidents Day.
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Don't forget to #WearAMask, Warriors! #WarriorsWearMasks156
about 1 month ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Mr. Molina and Mr. Nierman, MCHS autos and technology instructors, are glad to have some students back in the classrooms for hands-on activities. This week, students and teachers were able to investigate different types of machinery and equipment.
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Aspiring health care heroes should definitely check out this MCHS Biomedical Science video to get an idea of the remarkable learning taking place in our biomedical courses. https://youtu.be/ue4Lm13dez4
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Due to the winter storm warning, all athletics, activities, and our evening support program for tonight, Thursday, Feb. 4, have been cancelled.
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS families are invited to a free parent speaker series hosted by Woodstock schools. Similar to our free parent programs, this series addresses different topics for middle school and high school families. Learn more on District 200's website. http://bit.ly/3jguOL8
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to Paul Zunkel, Class of 2021, for signing a commitment letter Wednesday to play football at Illinois Wesleyan University.
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We are back in action working on our annual musical. Since we are not doing a full show, we are presenting a musical showcase. Sixteen songs from 15 of our favorite musicals will be live on stage this March. More details to come. Here is a glimpse of our dance/vocal rehearsal!
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
When you #WearAMask, you're helping to protect your friends and family from germs. #WarriorsWearMasks156
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Thank you to Don and Dee Haley of Rockford for donating Warrior yearbooks belonging to niece Joanne Resheske Ueber, who passed away around Christmas. The books provide a nice window to history. If you have yearbooks to donate, send us a private message through social media.
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Marines Pvt. Daniel Hallaert, PFC Adam Shattuck, and PFC Ryan Peters recently graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Training. PFC Shattuck had the platoon high physical fitness test score of 291. Congratulations to all, and thank you for your service.
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Enjoy this McHenry Messenger article about MCHS alum Robert Tonyan, Jr.,'s amazing season with the Green Bay Packers. Click on the link or visit the McHenry Messenger's page. http://bit.ly/3cIUfnB
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to the MCHS student musicians selected for the McHenry County Honor Band. Great job!
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Have a great weekend, and don't forget to #WearAMask. #WarriorsWearMasks156
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS juniors at both East and West worked hard to do their best Friday morning with the SAT practice test. The SAT will be administered April 13. To learn more about the MCHS ZAPS strategy sessions to prepare for the SAT, click on the following link: http://ow.ly/GKJy50D5b9e
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS seniors Chris Agaton (early grad) and Rosa Garcia both enlisted into the Marine Corps last Friday. Chris will become a reservist rifleman with the infantry, and Rosa will be an administrator. Congratulations, and thank you for your service!
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to Enrique Robles, a junior at MCHS, who recently met all of the standards to enlist into the Illinois Army National Guard as a 91B Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. He plans to use the Illinois Guard Grant to pay for his tuition to study chiropractic care.
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS students and families: Now is a great time to "focus on the future" with course selection for next year. The school counseling team hosted three livestream sessions to help with the process. The recordings can be found on the district website. http://bit.ly/3t5GEMQ
2 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see the link below for our current job postings including the following recently added positions: * School Psychologist for August 2021 * Anticipated School Counselor for August 2021 bit.ly/2W2wnSh
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS has a new Virtual Calming Room to provide healthy support during these challenging times. Visit it for calming music, exercise videos, live animal cams, and more. http://bit.ly/3iDw7n8 The link is also in the top right of the district's website: www.dist156.org.
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Thanks to the new MCHS Digital Media Club, students coming back to the buildings this week had videos to guide them through the new safety procedures. Check them out: East: https://youtu.be/miSdjLTD138 West: https://youtu.be/avPXj8x9xhg Great job!
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
With this year starting digitally for students, MCHS PE teachers brought in some special motivation from well-known athletics professionals. Read more about the virtual Warrior Mindset Speaker Series in this Daily Herald article. http://bit.ly/3qJetRL
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
When you #WearAMask, you're helping to keep everyone safe. Way to go, Warriors! #WarriorsWearMasks156
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see this link for our current job postings including a recently added attendance interventionist at West Campus. bit.ly/2W2wnSh
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
It was another great start to hybrid learning Thursday -- this time for the Black team of students. Welcome back to the buildings! Remote students: Please feel free to share your photos with us, too. Post with #WarriorPride156.
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Mr. Byrne delivered prizes to the winners of the Week 4 MCHS Warrior Winter attendance contest. Congratulations to: Brayden Kochan Philomena Cyboran Hallee Kleimann Logyn Frapolly Thanks to Sweet Pea Emporium, Hub Market, Hidden Pearl, and Riverside Chocolate Factory!
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Here are some more images from Wednesday -- the first day of hybrid learning for MCHS.
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS staff at East Campus and West Campus were ready to welcome students back to the buildings Wednesday for the first day of hybrid learning. Students on the Orange team were enthusiastically greeted, and masks and self-certification forms were distributed. Go Warriors!
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS families: Safety procedures are in place for bus transportation, including mask-wearing and frequent cleaning. Visit the district's website or click on the link below to read more. http://bit.ly/2M9UTiI
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Interested in substitute teaching in District 156? Visit the link below to learn more or apply, or contact Julia Pontarelli, director of human resources and compliance, at PontarelliJulia@dist156.org. https://bit.ly/2W2wnSh
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
#WearAMask to protect your friends, family, health care professionals and all those in your community. #WarriorsWearMasks156
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
The MCHS Food Services Department will be offering meals to Hybrid and Fully Remote students. Meals are available to all students at no cost this school year. Meal distribution will change with the start of Hybrid learning. Please click link for details. http://bit.ly/3bHfp4G
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We are looking forward to welcoming many students next week with hybrid instruction. We've compiled resources on the Hybrid Learning page on the district website, including bus information, bell schedules, and more. https://www.dist156.org/o/mchs/page/2-0-hybrid-learning
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We are looking forward to starting hybrid instruction next week. Here's a detailed view of what the first week will look like. As a reminder, starting Wednesday, the first period begins at 7:25 a.m. at East, and 7:35 a.m. at West. Visit the website for more resources.
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Check out these fantastic photos in the Northwest Herald from the freshmen and new student open house events on Wednesday. Click here: http://bit.ly/35BDOF9
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
On Wednesday afternoon, students had a chance to meet at West Campus to work on the spring musical, "A Musical Review Showcase." They said it was nice to see each other in-person.
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please enjoy this article written by MCHS graduate Robert Tonyan Jr., about his journey as a football player as he and his Green Bay Packers teammates head into the NFL playoffs. https://www.theplayerstribune.com/posts/green-bay-packers-robert-tonyan-jr-football
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
West Campus was also busy Wednesday evening as current freshmen and new students were able to tour the building. Student leaders were at both East and West to help new students find their way. Another open house is planned for tonight. http://ow.ly/crjb50D1zqN
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Current freshmen and new students had the chance to walk hallways, see classrooms, and practice opening lockers at East Campus on Wednesday evening. Another open house is planned for tonight, in anticipation of starting hybrid learning on Jan. 20. http://ow.ly/crjb50D1zqN
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
On Friday, the West Campus Key Club collected 44 blood donations through a partnership event with Vitalant Blood Donation. Vitalant then helps to fund a scholarship program for student donors. To contribute to the effort, donate blood through Vitalant and use the code MC03.
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Learn more about Instructional Assistant Julie Greene, the East Campus Staff Member of the Month for October, in this article on the district's website. http://bit.ly/3hUdZVu
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Students in Ms. Zimmerman's Art and Design classes are working on exploring value, contrast and temperature with photos of the snow. Beautiful!
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Best wishes for 2021!
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to see the MCHS 2019-20 Annual Report. http://bit.ly/37ZAVzk
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see the link below for our current job postings including a recently added Office Assistant - District Office position starting on Jan. 11, 2021. https://bit.ly/2W2wnSh
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please enjoy this Daily Herald article about MCHS Science Instructor Tim Beagle's efforts to help students throughout Illinois improve science skills and SAT test scores. https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20201221/mchenry-high-school-teacher-joins-in-effort-to-improve-student-testing-skills
3 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Share the gift of safety this holiday season. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We can all help slow the spread. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Happy Holidays from the MCHS Division of Fine Arts and World Languages!
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
On this first Interscholastic Athletic Administrators' Day, we want to thank MCHS Athletic Director Barry Burmeister and athletic department staff for their work on behalf of MCHS student-athletes and the school community.
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to Warrior Winter Week Two attendance winners! Each student received a personal delivery of gift cards to local businesses. They were selected at random from 1,312 students with perfect attendance. Thank you to our sponsors! http://bit.ly/2JXNqCD
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to senior Diego Elizarraraz, who recently met the standards to enlist into the Illinois Army National Guard as an 19D Cavalry Scout. The Illinois Guard Grant will also help Diego as he pursues a career in psychology. Thank you for your service!
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to senior Rebecca Brown, who recently met the standards to enlist in the Illinois Army National Guard as a 31B Military Police. The Illinois Guard Grant will pay for tuition as Rebecca pursues a career in neurology. Thank you for your service!
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
A simple way to help slow the spread is to #WearAMask. #WarriorsWearMasks156
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to 2020 graduate Laura Garcia for enlisting in the U.S. Marines Corps on Dec. 1. Garcia will start boot camp next summer. Thank you for your service!
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see a message from Dr. McTague, along with other MCHS news, by visiting this link: https://www.smore.com/rkf45
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
With the help of students and staff, as well as several local organizations, the annual MCHS Giving Tree is helping make the season more bright for 75 individuals. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3gBXHQw
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see this link for our current job postings including the recently added positions: * 2021-2022 - Dean of Students - To be determined * 2021-2022 - Assistant Principal of Student Services - West * January 4, 2021 - Science Instructor - West https://bit.ly/2W2wnSh
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
The West Key Club held their annual Christmas adoption and wrapping event this week. Members adopted over 50 families through Pioneer Center and Rosecrance. Club members bought gifts for the kids in the families and then the members spent an evening wrapping more than 500 gifts!
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
CONGRATULATIONS to our first group of Warrior Winter attendance incentive winners. Names were drawn out of 1,555 students who had perfect attendance last week. They each received $10 in gift cards to local businesses. https://www.dist156.org/article/364644?org=mchs
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Dane Erbach, MCHS English teacher and McHenry Messenger adviser, is featured in a new article on SchoolJournalism.org about how to teach journalism remotely. Nice! https://www.schooljournalism.org/14593-2/
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We can help slow the spread. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
NEW CAMPUS TRANSITION PRESENTATION: Please click on the link below to see the recording of Tuesday's livestream overview of construction progress and planning for the new campus transition in 2021-22. https://bit.ly/36YWBLw
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to Megan Edwards, culinary teacher and asst. girls basketball coach, for being selected for the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Edwards played basketball for Maine West High School and Eastern Illinois University. https://bit.ly/3lZZBLS
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We can all do our part to slow the spread of germs. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Enjoy this update story on construction at MCHS. https://themchenrymessenger.com/construction-on-schedule/ Tune in at 6:30 p.m. tonight for a virtual presentation by District 156 leaders on plans for the new campus transition next year. https://youtu.be/m2Z4aHKm2iw
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
East Campus administrators went out last week to personally deliver awards to October Students of Month. Congratulations to: Hannah Busch, Adrianna "Audrey" Diaz, Ava Dowell, Adam Garcia, Joseph Gravel, Danielle Jensen, and Hailey Walker.
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Green Bay Packers tight end Robert Tonyan Jr., a MCHS graduate, is in the running for the 2021 Pro Bowl roster. Fans can vote at the link below, and also on Twitter by tweeting #ProBowlVote and @RobTonJr. https://www.nfl.com/pro-bowl/ballot/
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations and good luck to senior Emily Gahgan, who is among 1,600 semifinalists for a $20,000 scholarship from the Coca-Cola Foundation. Emily was selected from more than 99,000 applications nationwide. Ultimately, 150 students will be awarded.
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Don't forget your mask this weekend. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We can all help slow the spread. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks
4 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Let's all do our part to slow the spread. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to see a message from Dr. McTague. https://www.smore.com/0dznh
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
The MCHS Math Division started a monthly newsletter, and the first one highlights math resources and Instructor Ryan Mauck. Check it out! https://rb.gy/vi0uht
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Several MCHS students have art displayed in the McHenry County 4 x 6 Mini Show. Click the link below to learn more: https://bit.ly/2KvrDlr
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS graduates Mackenzie Scheu and Chris Parrish who both recently graduated from Army Basic Training and Military Police School. Thank you for your service!
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
West Campus administrators and staff delivered awards Thursday to Students of the Month for October. Congratulations!
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
With the help of Zoom, teams of students presented ideas for new products and services Wednesday as part of the MCHS INCubatoredu entrepreneurship program. Ideas include a mask carrying case, a weighted stuffed animal, an energy-saving device for appliances, and more.
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please join us in trying to slow the spread of germs. It is a great look to #WearAMask. #WarriorsWearMasks156
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Gibson the St. Bernard visited East Campus on Wednesday to offer some furry therapy while receiving several belly rubs. Thank you, Gibson!
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS alum Andrew Schwartz, who graduated Army basic training on Oct. 22 at Fort Jackson. Thank you for your service!
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
#WearAMask to help slow the spread. #WarriorsWearMasks156
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
West Campus Student Council members decorated the school last week to thank hard-working teachers.
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Don't forget to #WearAMask this weekend! #WarriorsWearMasks156
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
WarriorEDU podcast: This week's episode features English Instructor and former theater director Heidie Dunn talking to Dr. Prickett and Mrs. Pelletier about her journey as an educator. Listen here: https://bit.ly/36xDI0W
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS senior Lauren Sena for signing the NCAA National Letter of Intent to play softball at Valparaiso University. Sena is one of several MCHS students to sign letters Wednesday, an official signing day.
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to learn more about English Instructor Leah Nolan, the September Staff Member of the Month for East Campus. https://bit.ly/2GS37JQ
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to learn more about math Instructor Stefanie Lukas, the September Staff Member of the Month for West Campus. https://bit.ly/3pnhBD5
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We can all do our part of help slow the spread of germs. Please #WearAMask. #WarriorsWearMasks
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Pet Parade: East and West student councils are inviting students and staff to post photos of their special friends on social media. Search with the hashtags #WeeklyWarriorEast and #WeeklyWarriorWest to see Warrior pets!
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS Class of 2020 graduate Aidan Ferguson for enlisting in the U.S. Marines Corps. His enlistment comes as the U.S. Marines Corps celebrates its 245th birthday.
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS seniors: This week is Meet McHenry County College Week! Virtual presentations are planned at 6 p.m each night, including sessions on admissions and financial aid, disability services, apprenticeships and more. https://buff.ly/3kEXflV
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS senior Brooke Langfeld, who recently met all standards to enlist into the Illinois Army National Guard as an 88M Motor Transport Operator. In addition, the Illinois Guard Grant will pay tuition as Brooke pursues a career in law enforcement.
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please enjoy this Daily Herald article about MCHS alum Madison Loewe's journey to her manufacturing career. A new Manufacturing Pathways Consortium organization, of which MCHS is a part, is working attract more young people like her to manufacturing jobs. https://bit.ly/2I3Nccd
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
This weekend, don't forget to #WearAMask. #WarriorsWearMasks156
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Student journalists are featuring MCHS educators in a series of profiles in The Orange Scoop, a news section for Introduction to Journalism students. Check them out! https://themchenrymessenger.com/category/scoop/
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please enjoy this preview article of the West fall play, "The Living," in the student-produced McHenry Messenger. The play, which opens tonight, is a look at London in 1665 when people were dealing with the bubonic plague. https://themchenrymessenger.com/the-show-must-go-on/
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
West Key Club members, parents, and McHenry Kiwanis members spent Thursday evening at Feed My Starving Children packing food for those in need. Everyone enjoyed themselves, and appreciated being able to serve again.
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
PHOTO RETAKES: VIP photographers will be at the buildings Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 for any student who has not yet had a yearbook photo taken, or anyone who wants a retake. For details, click: https://bit.ly/2I4KxP3
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please do your part to help slow the spread of germs. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Dr. Prickett and Mrs. Pelletier talk to MCHS Counselor Curtis Menke during this month's Warrior EDU podcast. Listen in as Menke talks about the difference between "school guidance" and "school counseling," among other topics. Click here: https://bit.ly/3oVloXS
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Many MCHS staff members got out to #Vote on this beautiful day! For McHenry County voting information, click here: https://bit.ly/34UaqKo #WhyMCHSVotes
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Thank you to all parents and guardians who connected with MCHS staff during conferences last week!
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please don't forget to #WearAMask this weekend! #WarriorsWearMasks156
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Ms. Shea created a spooky wedding scene Thursday at her West Campus attendance office. Have a safe and happy Halloween!
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We hope everyone enjoys the long weekend!
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please help stop the spread of germs. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Families: Help is here for FAFSA! Several workshops are available to help with the process. Click on the link for details and to register: https://bit.ly/3mA8qwR
5 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
As a reminder, the freshman orientation planned for Wednesday is postponed with the pause in hybrid learning. A new date will be determined once the hybrid dates are announced.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Check out this new podcast hosted by MCHS student services staff to promote social emotional learning. This week's episode focuses on bullying prevention, and features special guests. Tune in! http://bit.ly/SEL156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please do your part to slow the spread of germs. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Carl Vallianatos
CURRICULUM PREVIEW: Honors Chem/CHEM 164 - Dual credit honors chemistry for sophomores provides credit at MCHS and portable college credit at MCC. This course will allow students to work at their own pace and complete labs. The college credit will be transferable.
6 months ago, Carl Vallianatos
Amy Maciaszek
VOTING ROCKS! We spotted this great reminder to vote outside the D156 office. Thanks to members of the McHenry Activism Club who painted rocks and placed them throughout town. Remember to #VOTE!
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to 2020 graduate Trent DeSanctis, who graduated U.S. Navy boot camp on Sept. 17. He's in Charleston, South Carolina studying to be a nuclear engineer. Good luck, and thank you for your service!
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to 2020 graduate Brandon Clough who graduated U.S. Air Force boot camp on Oct. 15. He will be a loadmaster in the planes and plans to fly a McHenry High flag on one of the tanks. Good luck, and thank you for your service!
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to 2020 graduate Hunter Dufield, who graduated Sept. 24 from U.S. Navy boot camp. He is going to school in Pensacola for aviation support. Good luck, and thank you for your service!
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Remember those masks this weekend, Warriors! #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to the West Campus PE Department's outstanding PE students for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year. They were selected based on their positive attitudes and for going above and beyond in PE classes.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
This week, members of the McHenry Activism Club volunteered for the Sunrise Movement by writing postcards encouraging others to vote.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Digital learning didn't keep MCHS social science teachers from recognizing Students of the Month at East and West. Congratulations to Tagan Gizel and Avery DeGroh. Tagan was nominated by Mr. Vollmert and Avery by Ms. Deitz.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Do your part to help slow the spread. #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Jostens set up outside West Campus Wednesday for seniors to get information about graduation caps and gowns.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see the link below for our current job postings including a recently added Director of Special Services position. https://dist156.tedk12.com/hire/Index.aspx
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to the Warrior Chef students! They worked through the ServSafe Food Handler course, passed the exam, and earned their food handler certification.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Early Tuesday morning, three teams of West Campus staff and administrators made personal deliveries to 25 student award-winners for September. Each student received a certificate and a gift card. Click on the link below to see all of the details. https://bit.ly/3o5RYWN
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
On Friday, Dr. Prickett, Mrs. Hobson and Mr. Byrne made personal visits to the East Campus Students of the Month for August/September. Congratulations to Caleb Schopen, Tagan Gizel, Skyler Balzer, Rian Wasniewski, Cassidy Groves, Kale Keegan and Ashley Ramon.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please enjoy this Daily Herald article about Dr. Prickett's new adventure in podcasting. https://bit.ly/37iJxkF
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please enjoy this Daily Herald article about the efforts by MCHS social science instructors to encourage respectful discussions of current and historical events. https://bit.ly/34bR1Ep
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Don't forget your masks this weekend, Warriors! #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Health certification form: Here is a copy of the form for families to fill out when students go to the buildings. Each student will get a pad with forms. The form is also available on the district website: https://bit.ly/37dzI7R
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Families: MCHS is hosting virtual parent-teacher conferences on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 using Sign Up Genius. Please see your email or click on the link below to see instructions and book appointments with teachers. https://bit.ly/2HcIRCn
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS welcomed about 550 juniors back to the buildings Wednesday for PSAT testing. We were happy to see them!
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Wearing a mask protects you and others. #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Tonight at 8 p.m. is the deadline to submit the Digital Learning Waiver Form for any student unable to return under the Hybrid 2.0 Learning Plan. The waiver forms, in English and Spanish, can be found in the learning plan. Click here: https://bit.ly/372DDUX
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Reminders for the week: No school Monday for the holiday. Wednesday is PSAT testing day for juniors and asynchronous learning day for grades 9-12. Thursday is also asynchronous. Tuesday (A) and Friday (B) are normal days.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to see an important update message from Dr. McTague. https://www.smore.com/zvs62
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Don't forget to #WearAMask this weekend! #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Chef students were back in the classroom Thursday showcasing their knife skills and culinary techniques! Great job!
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
There is a special board meeting at 6 p.m. tonight to review the MCHS Hybrid 2.0 Return to School Plan. Use the link below to view a live stream of the meeting on our "Webmaster MCHS" YouTube Channel. https://youtu.be/5nN3UInW_SQ
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Buddies members are wearing masks to protect themselves and others. #WarriorsWearMasks
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Check out some of the great Warrior art shared already for #Inktober. Join the fun by following the prompts, and posting ink drawings on social media with the #Warriorinktober hashtag.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We will have a special board meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 to review the MCHS Hybrid Return to School Plan. Use the link below to view a live stream of the meeting on our "Webmaster MCHS" YouTube Channel. https://youtu.be/5nN3UInW_SQ
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please enjoy this Northwest Herald article that looks at how McHenry is celebrating MCHS graduate Robert Tonyan's success with the Green Bay Packers. https://bit.ly/2I0Do1X
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to read an important update from Dr. McTague. https://www.smore.com/73vc6
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
On Sunday, MCHS Special Olympics athletes competed in a bocce ball event at West Campus, hosted by the Key Club. Enjoy these images!
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warriors wear masks to stop the spread of COVID-19. #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to the MCHS students who were inducted Thursday night into the West Campus National Honor Society. Click on the link below to see all of the new members. https://bit.ly/3cSxnjc
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
#WhyMCHSVotes: The MCHS Activism Club is reminding everyone to vote with the launch of their selfie card campaign. Look for MCHS staff to post their photos along with their reasons why they vote.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to see an important update from Dr. McTague. https://www.smore.com/xjrc5
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warriors wear masks to keep everyone safe. For #FaceMaskFriday, share your photos. Have a great weekend, and don't forget to #WearAMask. #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Family: Please click on the link below to read October's MCHS Prevention and Wellness Newsletter. This month's focus is on bullying. https://www.smore.com/qy49w
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
English Instructor Veronica Cornejo and students in her English 1 for Multilinguals class enjoyed a special message on Twitter from author Cynthia Leitich Smith after Ms. Cornejo posted about a class drawing project centered around Smith's book "A Girl's Best Friend."
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
We are aware of temporary disruptions in internet connectivity during the past few days. We are working with our internet provider to resolve the problem. To see answers to common technical issues, please click on the following link. https://bit.ly/2HHYVMV
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Here are some more images of McHenry Activism Club members painting "voting rocks" during their Monday meeting. Great job!
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Members of the McHenry Activism Club met Monday evening to paint "voting rocks." Students will be placing them around the community as a reminder to #VOTE.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Listen to physical education Instructor John Beerbower talk about the future of high school physical education in a new podcast episode from Teambuildr, a Maryland-based strength and conditioning software company. Click on this link: https://buff.ly/32SZMSU
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
When you #WearAMask, you are protecting your friends, your neighbors, your loved ones and yourself. #WarriorsWearMasks156
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
On Friday, Graphics Instructor Matt Connor and his Graphics 3 and Seminar students hosted some teachers and students from Prairie Ridge High School to share and collaborate while working with Adobe Illustrator.
6 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Members of the MCHS Warrior Buddies group met over the weekend for a safe apple-picking adventure at Stade's Farm.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
East Campus Principal Jeff Prickett misses seeing students in person, so he discovered a new outlet through podcasting. Read more here: https://bit.ly/334wml8 #ILSchoolsStepUp
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Citing the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on families, McHenry school board members agreed this week to cut fees in half for the 2020-21 school year. Read more: https://bit.ly/3j4EE1J
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Webmaster
Dear Warrior Family, Please click https://www.smore.com/jb7vp to view an important update message from MCHS District 156. Thank you and take good care!
7 months ago, Webmaster
Amy Maciaszek
Please see the link below for our current job postings including the recently added: * Technology Support Level 2 * Security Professionals https://bit.ly/32rdpJ0
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
For #FaceMaskFriday, share your photo in your favorite mask to #WarriorsWearMasks156. Don't forget to #WearAMask this weekend!
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS students are still enjoying visits with the animals at Main Stay Therapeutic Farm during digital learning. Each week, students are able to take part in social-emotional learning activities through virtual "trips" to Main Stay.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Industrial Education Instructor Gaylord Rodeman uses a GoPro video camera with an arm attached to his machines for live class demonstrations. Here he's showing Manufacturing 1 students proper cutting techniques on a lathe machine.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Mr. Micklinghoff is using a special iPhone clamp he made with a 3D printer to help deliver live demonstrations online for his engineering classes. The clamp is a popular item with MCHS teachers as he's made 10 others so far.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Here are some more images from Wednesday's SAT testing for MCHS seniors.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see this link for our current job postings including a recently added Bilingual Instructional Assistant at West Campus. https://bit.ly/32rdpJ0
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Mr. Galvicius delivered prizes to the winners of the first ever Warrior Idol Video Challenge. Thirteen videos were selected from more than 120, and faculty members selected the winners. Congrats to Tatum Tison, Ava Raske, Avery deGroh, Kennedi Lucas and Taylor/Leah Wickenkamp.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS seniors returned to the buildings Wednesday for safe and distant SAT testing. Good luck, seniors!
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Let's do our part, Warriors! #WearAMask #WarriorsWearMasks156
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Math Instructor Stefanie Lukas enjoys hearing her students' voices through Flipgrid, a video platform she recently started using for digital learning. Mrs. Lukas said it has been a great tool for "getting to know you" assignments as well as for assessing student progress.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Students in Surround Sound, the MCHS top vocal ensemble, were able to work in-person with Mr. Galvicius Monday at West Campus. MCHS is welcoming back small groups of students to school buildings for some hands-on learning opportunities.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Webmaster
We are so happy to see the MCHS Band return to school for the first live class of the 2020-2021 school year!
7 months ago, Webmaster
Amy Maciaszek
Culinary Instructors Megan Edwards, Jessica Grens, and Melanie Kadlec are measuring ingredients and making ingredient bags for students to use for at-home cooking labs. Teachers are working hard to make sure students can practice the skills they're learning in class.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
All seniors will take the SAT in-person at their campuses on Wednesday morning. Administrators have have emailed detailed information. Please make sure your student arrives on time, with mask, self-certification form, calculator, and two sharpened #2 pencils. Good luck, seniors!
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Thank you for sharing your #WarriorsWearMasks156 photos! We love seeing them.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Music Instructor Derek Galvicius set up his room and made appointments with students to conduct the first test in his Introduction to Music Theory class. Instead of sending out a PDF test, he's scheduling "face-to-face" exam opportunities.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
The MCHS Bass Fishing Club had its first excursion Wednesday afternoon to Three Oaks in Crystal Lake. Enjoy these images from the trip.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
AP Environmental Science students are digging in the dirt in their own yards to compare soil samples with science Instructor Tim Beagle through Zoom. As Mr. Beagle shows them his findings, students are reporting their own discoveries. #digitalwarriors156 #ILSchoolsStepUp
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Culinary Instructor Jessica Grens has been demonstrating how science is important in her Baking and Pastry classes. Using water bottles, she's showing her online students how quickly CO2 from yeast, sugar and water fills a balloon compared to baking soda and vinegar.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Spanish Instructor Otto Corzo is creating a space in his classroom to display reflections from each student. He's invited students to submit collages of photos that represent them. This way, students see themselves in the classroom even while working remotely.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
McHenry High School students are invited to enter the VFW's annual Voice of Democracy scholarship essay competition. The deadline is Oct. 31, and this year's theme is “Is this the country our founders envisioned?” For details, click here: https://bit.ly/3kk7qf1
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Join MCHS Student Services staff on Sept. 21 or Sept. 25 for a virtual discussion on teen depression, including common signs and symptoms. A powerpoint and FAQ will be posted later for those who can't attend. Contact Maura Reid at reidmaura@dist156.org with questions.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Yearbook distribution continues this week for anyone not able to pick up their 2019-2020 yearbook last week. Yearbooks will be available by security from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at both East and West. Use the south entrance at West and the east entrance at East.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Students who will be 16 in time for the Nov. 3 election are eligible to serve as student election judges. Training is provided by McHenry County. To apply, visit: https://bit.ly/2ZztSsC For more information, contact Stacy Rockweiler at RockweilerStacy@dist156.org.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please see the link below for our current job postings including a recently added nurse position at West Campus, and office assistant in the East Campus nurse's office. https://bit.ly/32rdpJ0
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
West Campus Key Club members recently made more than 400 “thinking of you” cards for residents at Alden Terrace, White Oaks, Heritage Woods, and Fox Point. Great job!
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to MCHS senior Logan Lucas who recently returned from Army Basic Combat Training to finish senior year and graduate with his Class of 2021. Thank you for your service!
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
To honor today's anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, MCHS social science teachers are sharing resources to teach students about that fateful day. Click the link to see a list of reading, videos and activities compiled by our educators. http://bit.ly/MCHS9-11 #September11
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS "Warrior" yearbook staffers held the first in a series of distribution events Tuesday for the 2019-20 yearbook. Anyone who ordered a yearbook can pick it up from 3:30-4:30 p.m. today and Thursday at East Campus. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3bIKzqv
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
2019-20 yearbooks: Anyone who ordered a yearbook can pick it up from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at East Campus. This includes 2020 graduates who ordered yearbooks. For details, click here: https://www.dist156.org/article/298515?org=mchs
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please enjoy this great Northwest Herald article featuring MCHS' Gracie Gasmann and other fall athletes who are trying new sports this fall in light of COVID-19 restrictions. https://bit.ly/3bsQPTc
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
As a reminder, there's no school Monday, and MCHS buildings are closed for the Labor Day holiday.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Attention MCHS seniors and families: MCHS is hosting our first virtual Senior Parent Night at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 over Zoom. It includes information on the college application and FAFSA application process. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3lSy6VK
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Auditions for the fall Drama Club season at both East and West Campus will be held next week on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 9-10. Students can contact Mr. Hillier at East (hillierandrew@dist156.org) or Mrs. May at West (mayjoann@dist156.org) with questions.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
More than 130 seniors returned Friday morning to take a practice SAT exam at West Campus. It was great to see students walk back into the building! All MCHS seniors will take the SAT on Sept. 23. Good luck seniors!
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
The MCHS Warrior Buddies student club is looking for new members! The club's first meeting of the year is Sept. 8. Click on the photos for details.
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS student activities are starting to meet virtually. Click the link for a list of clubs and activities, along with contact information for advisors. https://bit.ly/3jH6gKi
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
See how McHenry High School teachers are rising to the challenge of digital learning in this story and broadcast from WBBM Chicago Radio. Thank you to WBBM! Click here: https://bit.ly/3lFXazc
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
MCHS District 156 educators started a new Twitter chat this school year to share ideas and information. #WarriorEdChat, which came out of the Warrior EDU professional learning group, is at 8 p.m. every other Wednesday. Check it out! #ILSchoolsStepUp
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Yearbooks are here: Anyone who ordered a yearbook can pick it up from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8-10 at East Campus. This includes 2020 graduates who ordered yearbooks. For details, click here: https://www.dist156.org/article/298515?org=mchs
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Families: As a reminder, Friday (Sept. 4) is a Teacher In-Service Day, and there will be no attendance for students. Enjoy the weekend!
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
School Counselors Patrice Frederick and Curtis Menke met with seniors over Zoom Monday and Tuesday to go over postsecondary planning options and timing. They hosted two presentations on Monday and two on Tuesday to reach as many students as possible. #ILSchoolsStepUp
7 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Engineering Teacher Russell Micklinghoff designed and built a device for MCHS teachers to use to help with live demonstrations online. Graphics Teacher Matt Connor said it allows him to use two devices at once, and move around his classroom. #ILSchoolsStepUp #DigitalWarriors156
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Spanish Teacher Otto Corzo has been out dropping off school supplies to his digital-learning students. He's about halfway through around 95 deliveries. Enjoy his recent video: https://twitter.com/Sr_Corzo/status/1299104645579669505?s=20 #digitalwarriors156 #ILSchoolsStepUp
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Congratulations to English Teacher Dane Erbach for having a literary agent sign on to help him publish his young adult book. With a working title of "I Am Not A Meme," the book is about a high school graduate whose friend turns him into a popular meme.
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
On Friday, MCHS Teachers Rachel Hanson, left, and Madison Karr tested out some new science equipment they'll be using for their adjusted learning classes. They hope to make recordings of experiments until students are back in the buildings. #digitalwarriors156 #ILSchoolsStepUp
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to see a new message from Dr. McTague that also includes an update on summer construction projects. https://www.smore.com/fswgj
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Here are some more images from virtual Parent Mini-Schedule Thursday evening.
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Thursday evening was a busy one for the first-ever virtual Parent Mini-Schedule Night. Using Zoom, families were able to go through student schedules to meet teachers and learn more about digital learning. Thank you to all!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Tonight's the night for the first-ever virtual Parent Mini-Schedule event for families to meet MCHS teachers and staff. Here's the link to the special mini-schedule website: https://sites.google.com/dist156.org/virtualminischedule/home
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
English Teacher Cara Vandermyde started using a green screen for online class sessions Wednesday as a creative way to engage students in digital learning. During English 3 discussions on the Puritans, students were able to see a Puritan village in the background.
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior families: Don't forget about the first-ever virtual Parent Mini-Schedule on Thursday. MCHS is partnering with the McHenry Downtown Theater to offer discount refreshment packages that evening. Read more here: https://www.dist156.org/article/291093?org=mchs
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Families: Please remember that if your student is not attending a virtual class, a parent or guardian must call to report the absence to the campus. Thank you!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
SAT for seniors: MCHS will administer the SAT with essay test to seniors on Sept. 23, along with an optional practice test on Sept. 4. Watch for letters to come home, and visit the district's website for details. https://www.dist156.org/article/294138?org=mchs
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Webmaster
We are aware that students are being kicked off of Schoology. Schoology is experiencing overwhelming user volume. As a result, it may not work. Please be patient and try to login again in a few minutes.
8 months ago, Webmaster
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior families are cordially invited to the first-ever virtual Parent Mini-Schedule on Aug. 27. MCHS is partnering with the McHenry Downtown Theater to offer discount refreshment packages that evening. Read more here: https://www.dist156.org/article/291093?org=mchs
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Here are some images from MCHS #FirstDay156. Thank you for sharing your photos! We hope everyone had a good day! Rest up and get ready for "B" day on Thursday. As a reminder, the "B" day order is periods 5, 7, 8 and 6.
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Webmaster
Use this link if you are having issues getting an "enrollment error" when attempting to log into your Chromebook https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YVHFb0PwDm3rz3i0fmybJh36B3h1aWrAEvGt-ikF_d4/edit?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Webmaster
Amy Maciaszek
Please click on the link below to see a welcome message from Dr. McTague, along with other back-to-school reminders. https://www.dist156.org/article/289729?org=mchs
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
McHenry East 2020 graduate Kenzie Scheu recently departed to Fort Leonard Wood to complete Army Basic Combat training and then get trained as a Military Police Officer. Congratulations and thank you!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
McHenry West 2020 graduate Chris Parrish recently departed to Fort Leonard Wood to complete Army Basic Combat training and then get trained as a Military Police Officer. Congratulations and thank you!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Warrior Family: Let's get the 2020-21 school year off to a great start! Mark this unique first day of school on Wednesday by posting your photos on social media with the #FirstDay156 hashtag. We can't wait to see all of the smiling faces!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
McHenry West Campus Senior Fernanda Betancourt completed Army Basic Combat Training over the summer and is back home to finish senior year and graduate in 2021. She scored highest among all females in her battalion on the Army Combat Fitness Test. Congratulations and thank you!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Lily Downing, 2020 graduate, recently returned from completing Army Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training. She is a private first class in the Illinois Army National Guard and a freshman at Illinois State University. Congratulations and thank you!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Jessi Garcia, Class of 2020, (pictured at left) recently started boot camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Congratulations and thank you!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Jason Mora, Class of 2021, enlisted in the Marines on Friday, and qualifies for every job available. Congratulations and thank you!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Juan Cortes, MCHS Class of 2018, graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Congratulations and thank you for your service!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Autry Hartfield, MCHS Class of 2019, graduated at the top of her company at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. PFC Hartfield will be a crew chief/air crew for the Marines. Congratulations and thank you for your service!
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Amy Maciaszek
Please click here to see newsletters from building principals with important information to start school, including logging into Schoology. https://www.dist156.org/article/287509?org=mchs
8 months ago, Amy Maciaszek
Webmaster
Important Update from Dr. McTague - please see announcement available at https://www.dist156.org/article/280072?org=mchs
8 months ago, Webmaster
Webmaster
MCHS School Board Meeting Notice and Agendas have been posted to the Board of Education Info page
9 months ago, Webmaster
Webmaster
Revision - West Campus will be closed for business on Friday, July 10th. ComEd will be shutting down all electricity to the building in order complete some necessary electrical work.
9 months ago, Webmaster
MCHS
digital for all courses including Driver’s Education classroom. MCHS is still waiting on the conditions and guidelines that will be possible for “behind-the-wheel” instruction. We are hopeful that driving instruction will be able to resume in July. More information will follow as soon as it is available. Session 1: Digital Classroom instruction Session 2: Digital Classroom instruction including Driver’s Education Behind the Wheel: To Be Determined
10 months ago, MCHS
MCHS
Please click on the link below to see an important update message from Dr. McTague. https://www.smore.com/fvz48-mchs-digital-learning-update
10 months ago, MCHS
MCHS
Attention Class of 2022 families! A virtual Junior Night is planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 10 for families to learn more about the college search and application process. Click on the link below for details, including how to register. http://ow.ly/h9HV50zYKWh
10 months ago, MCHS
MCHS
Please click on the link below to see the District 156 statement against racism and in support of equal opportunities for all. http://ow.ly/zeKl50A16ax
10 months ago, MCHS
MCHS
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank You for all you do!!
about 1 year ago, MCHS
MCHS
The link between nutrition, physical activity, and learning is well documented. Healthy eating and activity patterns are essential for students to achieve their full academic potential, full physical, and mental growth, and lifelong health and well being.
about 1 year ago, MCHS
MCHS
Be sure to check out our new Android and iOS apps! (links on the bottom-right of the page)
about 1 year ago, MCHS
MCHS
Welcome to the new website!
about 1 year ago, MCHS