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The Student News Site of McLean High School

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Mackenzie Chen

Mackenzie Chen, Online Managing Editor

Mackenzie Chen is a senior at McLean High School and works for The Highlander as an online managing editor for The Highlander website. She is in her third year of journalism, but she is continuing to enhance her skills as a reporter and an editor. She loves writing for The Highlander and enjoys learning as much as she can about journalism. She hopes to see The Highlander reach new heights of success during her time as a staff member. Outside of working for the publication, Mackenzie is passionate about the humanities, psychology, K-pop, and Brooklyn 99.

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COMMITMENT DAY - Seniors Naveen Patury and Tisha Maskey pose in their college shirts. Both have committed to colleges and are excited for the next four years of their lives.

College commitment day is here

Mackenzie Chen, Online Managing Editor
May 3, 2022
WORK HARD, PLAY HARD — McLean High School’s softball team is committed to wearing masks when necessary during games and practices. “They’ve helped [a lot] during practices to keep [players] safe while they’re on the field,” junior and softball player Nicole Chan said.

Athletes overcome mask restrictions

Mackenzie Chen, Online Opinions Editor
May 21, 2021
LEGAL BATTLE — A protestor stands outside the Minnesota Senate chamber, urging for the legalization of gay marriage. Gay marriage is major example of when legislators have taken an excessively long time to grant basic rights because of different political ideologies.

Human rights should not be political

Mackenzie Chen, Online Opinions Editor
February 26, 2021
WOMAN OF POWER - Every day, Dr. Ellen Reilly works tirelessly to engage her students and teach them about the wonders of American Sign Language. Nothing can deter her from guiding the next generation on their journey as they explore the world of ASL. (Photo courtesy of Mackenzie Chen)

One woman inspires a wave of change

Mackenzie Chen, Online Opinions Editor
November 1, 2020
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