The official student news site of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, MA

THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Senior walks in cobbler’s shoes

Dan Fishbein, Editorial Board

June 17, 2014

Filed under Feature

Shoes mean many different things to many different people: a fashion statement, a collector’s item, something necessary only for walking. To senior Lauren Araya, however, shoes are a job. They’re a means by which to earn money...

Junior sails off to Coast Guard

Eileen Moynihan, Editorial Board

June 17, 2014

Filed under Feature

Junior Naeema Ahmed is using her summer vacation to test the waters of her future with the Coast Guard Academy. “It’s known as AIM, Academy Introduction Mission, where you live life as a cadet for about a week,” Ahmed said,...

Intern goes trans-continental

Zoe Michas, Editorial Board

June 17, 2014

Filed under Feature

While most teenagers are lounging on the beach or going to camp, junior Nathan Ding will spend his time off at an internship in China. Ding will travel to Shanghai, China, to spend five weeks of his summer as an intern at WuXi...

Girl Scouts rescue tropical turtles

Mairathe Casey, Editorial Board

June 17, 2014

Filed under Feature

For nine days in June, Girl Scout Troop 30482 will strive to rescue endangered leatherback turtles and renew their troop bond in Saint Croix, US Virgin Islands. “[The trip is] a combination of going for fun and doing volunteer...

Caffeine: daily addiction, nightly affliction

Dan Fishbein, Editorial Board

April 29, 2014

Filed under Feature

By now, the cashier at the CVS on Main Street knows exactly what I’m buying when I make my almost-daily pit stop there on the way to school in the morning. “That’ll be $2.68,” the red-haired woman tells me, glancing...

Committee pushes for later school start time

Meredith Paterson, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014

Filed under Feature

A committee of the Algonquin Parent Teacher Association has proposed that the start time for high schoolers should be pushed back because many researchers have found that a later school start time will improve students’ overall...

Students lose in struggle to prioritize sleep

Samya Massoud, Editorial Board

April 29, 2014

Filed under Feature

Due to the large workload that students are given, it is difficult to balance that work with playing sports, participating in clubs, and finding time to get an adequate amount of sleep. “I definitely think it’s essential...

A Letter to Underclassmen

Kaitlyn Callahan, Editor and Chief

March 25, 2014

Filed under Feature

Dear Underclassmen, When I first got to high school, college was number one on my list of “things to put off until later.” However, I should have realized that even though I wasn’t getting ready to apply anywhere yet, I...

The official student news site of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, MA
Feature