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#NotOkay addresses assault

#NotOkay addresses assault

Dana Fishman, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under News

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s leaked video of lewd commentary from a 2005 backstage conversation with Billy Bush from an Access Hollywood appearance sparked national and local conversations about the true prevalence of sexual assault in American society. The second presidential d...

Clown craze causes concern

Clown craze causes concern

Alex Martin, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
Filed under News

Everyone's favorite creepy character is back again this year for Halloween but not in a fun-loving way. Recent clowns have been sighted with weapons and intentions to hurt civilians in towns across the United States and Worcester County. The clown frenzy started in late August in Greenville, South Car...

Girls’ volleyball hosts Dig Pink event to raise funds, awareness for breast cancer

Girls’ volleyball hosts Dig Pink event to raise funds, awareness for breast cancer

Elissa Gorman, Assistant News Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

Girls’ volleyball plans to host a Dig Pink event this Friday, October 7, to raise breast cancer awareness and money for breast cancer research. Dig Pink is a nationwide event that unites volleyball players, both high school and collegiate, for a common cause to raise money and promote understanding of ...

Teacher advocates for life-saving devices

Teacher advocates for life-saving devices

Clarissa Wong, Copy Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under News

Social studies teacher Stephen Godbout has been working with family and friends for the past 16 months to pass Senate Bill 2449, a measure that will require every school in the Commonwealth to have an AED, as well as someone who is trained to use the AEDs properly. AED, which stands for automatic...

Why Hitchhiker’s Guide?

Why Hitchhiker’s Guide?

Elissa Gorman & Darby Kim, Assistant News Editor & Assistant Sports Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under A&E, News

Why was “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams this year’s selection for school-wide summer reading? From the novel’s incorporation of satirical comedy to address of societal issues, English teachers believe Hitchhiker’s has much to offer. According to English teacher...

Officer plans to be a resource

Officer plans to be a resource

Diana Roy, Opinion Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under News, Profile

New school Resource Officer Michael Bisset looks forward to getting involved within the academic community, and serving as a trustworthy figure for students during the 2016-2017 year. Bisset is a 2007 Algonquin graduate, and a member of the Northborough Police Department. “It’s odd for me right...

Alarms on locker room access doors help security, raise frustrations

Alarms on locker room access doors help security, raise frustrations

Cassidy Wang, News Editor
October 3, 2016
Filed under News

Upgraded security alarms were installed on the exterior doors leading into the boys’ and girls’ locker room hallways, for increased safety and to enhance the previous system with a louder, more reactive model which has caused annoyance for some teachers, coaches, and athletes. Facilities Director...

Best Buddies attends Leadership Conference

Best Buddies attends Leadership Conference

Clarissa Wong, Copy Editor
October 2, 2016
Filed under News

Best Buddies officers met with chapter leaders from around the world at the annual summer Leadership Conference to share and exchange ideas at Indiana University July 22-25. At the conference, members attended workshops and seminars to discuss ways to improve fundraising and focus more on their buddies. Best...

Tomahawk spirit runs deep

Tomahawk spirit runs deep

Darby Kim, Assistant Sports Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

The school revived Homecoming Spirit Week as well as students’ spirits on September 19 through 23. “I was always very proud of the Spirit Week here at Algonquin because I think it’s definitely a good vibe,” football coach Justin McKay said. “Homecoming really unites the community and the...

District calendar proposals impact religious holidays

District calendar proposals impact religious holidays

Riya Pujari and Carey Davis
September 28, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

A series of proposed district calendars is being discussed by the Combined School Committee which could potentially eliminate days off on religious holidays and shorten February and April vacation in future school years in order to be more representative of all religions and increase in-session school ...

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