• May 26"Wegmans...the Musical" will debut on June 7.

  • May 26Finals will begin on June 19.

  • May 26Pops Night will take place on May 30 at 7pm.

THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

  • All grades deserve exemptions from finals
  • ‘Wegmans: the Musical’ returns to stage
  • REVIEW: Yoong Tong brings Thai tastes to town
  • Shooting message causes investigation, increased police presence
  • Memorial Day assembly promotes remembrance, recognition of sacrifice
  • All grades deserve exemptions from finals
    Opinion

    All grades deserve exemptions from finals

    Ben Grasso, Staff Writer

    June 11, 2018

    As a senior at Algonquin, my favorite number this year has definitely been 89.5. This number, loved by each and every one of my 342 peers, represents the grade it takes to be exempt from finals. Seniors have three shared interests: skip days, senior privileges, and being exempt from the horrors of finals. I log onto Canvas every d...

    Junior Nellie Zhang stressing about finals despite her great grades.

    Photo Sharada Vishwanath

  • ‘Wegmans: the Musical’ returns to stage
    A&E

    ‘Wegmans: the Musical’ returns to stage

    Maria Tand, Assistant A&E Editor

    June 3, 2018

    Since Wegmans first opened its doors at Northborough Crossing in 2012, it has attracted a surplus of people from all around Massachusetts, igniting an obsession with the supermarket chain, so much that drama teacher Maura Morrison’s students wrote and performed an entire musical based off of Wegmans that year. This year th...

    Members of the cast of 'Wegmans: the Musical!' rehearse with songs inspired by those from famous musicals ranging from Les Miserables to Hamilton.

    Photo Connor Lawless

  • REVIEW: Yoong Tong brings Thai tastes to town
    A&E, Review

    REVIEW: Yoong Tong brings Thai tastes to town

    Catherine Hayden, Assistant News Editor

    June 1, 2018

    Next time you and your friends are looking for a place to eat after school, scratch the boring fast food and opt for a more ethnic meal of delicious food at a reasonable price. Located at 278 Main Street in Northborough and only a brief walk from the high school, Yoong Tong serves a plethora of Thai food for dine in and...

    Yoong Tong, a local Thai restaurant, provides a satisfactory dining experience.

    Photo Catherine Hayden

  • Shooting message causes investigation, increased police presence
    News

    Shooting message causes investigation, increased police presence

    Maggie Del Re, Editor-in-Chief

    May 31, 2018

    A handwritten message referencing a school shooting initiated a police investigation and resulted in increased presence from Northborough and Southborough police officers both in and around the Algonquin Regional High School building today. According to an email sent to parents and teachers by principal Dr. Sara Pragluski Walsh at...

    Northborough chief of police William Lyver Jr, Detective Sergeant Brian Griffin and superintendent Christine Johnson stand outside of the rotunda on the morning of May 31 in response to the note threatening a shooting at the high school.

    Photo Maggie Del Re

  • Memorial Day assembly promotes remembrance, recognition of sacrifice
    News

    Memorial Day assembly promotes remembrance, recognition of sacrifice

    Elissa Gorman, Editor-in-Chief

    May 28, 2018

    “Veterans have given so much for this country, more than you could ever see...,” Marine Corps Master Sergeant Dan Miller said.  “Veterans are the blanket of freedom woven through their sacrifices. That blanket of freedom is what covers us and allows us to be here today, that blanket of freedom is what you sleep under...

    Juniors Brahm Vanantwerp and Alex Rybarczyk talked and paid respects to some of the veterans who attended the assembly.

    Connor Lawless

Giroux joyfully jumps into new position after Calnan’s switch to tech
Years of dedication, hard work lead Luippold to new position

Years of dedication, hard work lead Luippold to new position

June 4, 2018

New special education teacher Alissa Luippold has had a long and successful journey as an Algonquin student,...

Students recognized in literary contest

Students recognized in literary contest

June 3, 2018

Senior Paige Morse and sophomores Katherine Yang and Andrea Jiang placed in the statewide Letters about...

US History I becomes unleveled, skill-based

US History I becomes unleveled, skill-based

June 2, 2018

The United States History I course will be unleveled for the 2018-2019 school year and will attempt to...

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REVIEW: Shaffir shares stories while making fans laugh in ‘Double Negative’
REVIEW: ‘Both Sides off the Sky’ brings fans back to classic Jimi Hendrix sound

REVIEW: ‘Both Sides off the Sky’ brings fans back to classic Jimi Hendrix sound

June 7, 2018

REVIEW: “Come Sunday” ventures into controversial topics

REVIEW: “Come Sunday” ventures into controversial topics

June 6, 2018

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Annual Special Olympics joins Northborough, Southborough communities together

Asma Ali, Assistant Online Editor
May 26, 2018

Students, parents, faculty, and spectators alike all joined together on Algonquin’s football field on May 11 for quite a special sporting event: the Special Olympics. The Special Olympics is a yearly sporting event in which participants with intellectual disabilities are able to compete and participate in an inclusive environment. This year, the event was held at Algonquin where over a hundred...

Algonquin hosts annual Relay for Life

Gabriela Paz- Soldan, Online Editor
May 22, 2018

Unified track supports each other in meet against Marlborough

Elyssa Rubin, Staff Writer
May 18, 2018

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