McHenry teachers strike cancels more school, homecoming

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MCHENRY, Ill. — Another late night of negotiations ended without a settlement in McHenry High School District 156.

Classes are canceled again Friday.

The union representing striking teachers and the school board met until 1:30 Friday morning.

They’ve been at odds over pay and insurance contributions.

Students have now missed eight days of school.

The homecoming dance was canceled this weekend, and the football team had to forfeit the game.

There’s no school on Monday for Columbus Day.

The teachers have been working without a contract since august.

Negotiations will resume Friday night.

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