• December 4Winter Ball will take place at 7pm on December 22 at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, open for all grades.

  • November 28Winter break will begin with a half day on December 22.

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THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Newly enforced bathroom policies are unneeded, tedious

November 14, 2017

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Dear Harbinger Editor, Under the new administration of Dr. Walsh many things have changed but she states that these policies have existed before and she is just reinforcing them. The article (“ Walsh administration renews p...

AP courses should be more available to students, less selective

November 13, 2017

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Dear Harbinger Editor, As November 1st has past us, so has the early action college deadline. However, High school seniors feel a huge relief with their college applications now submitted. Some of us including myself, are already ...

Interim athletic director proves to positively impact athletic community

November 9, 2017

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Dear Harbinger Editor, The Harbinger article about Algonquin’s interim athletic director Fran Whitten was a valid and honest portrayal of his goal to improve the Algonquin Athletic Department (“Interim athletic director Fran...

Students must be warned about dangers of VSCO, not encouraged

March 22, 2017

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Dear Harbinger Editor, I believe the article “VSCO encourages expression: App provides outlet for risky photos” by Julia Guay from your February 2017 edition was inappropriate to publish for a high school newspaper. The article s...

Repetitive photos on social media? Simply unfollow, stop looking

March 20, 2017

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Dear Harbinger Staff, From personal encounters, I can agree with the point that is struggling to be surfaced in the piece "Think before you post" written by Lindsey Stevenson. Most often teens or any social media users want to...

“Overheard at Algonquin” posters teach valuable lesson about thinking before speaking

March 17, 2017

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Dear Editor of The Harbinger, It was refreshing to read about the Raising Awareness project that was completed for Ms. Philbin’s Silenced Voices class in The Harbinger. I too was a part of the class last semester, so I w...

Meaning behind the ink: tattoos’ significance misunderstood, criticized

March 15, 2017

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Dear Editors of The Harbinger, In the most recent edition (February 2017) of The Harbinger, the article “All inked up,” written by Owen Lyons, was a comforting change from the average discussions about tattoos. Throughout recent years, tat...

Freedom of expression needs support in schools

March 14, 2017

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Dear Harbinger Staff, The amendment of freedom of expression seems very simple until it is brought to school grounds; this is when it becomes unclear and controversial to all. I feel anyone should be able to wear what they...

Tired of morning traffic into school, needs a quick solution

January 9, 2017

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Dear Editor of the Harbinger, There has been a lot of talk throughout the school about the traffic line to get into Algonquin Regional High School in the morning. Within the last few weeks more people have been late than usual....

New alarm system continues to irk students

December 6, 2016

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Dear Editor, I recently read Cassidy Wang's article, “Meant to increase safety, new alarms frustrate”  in the newest 2016 edition of the Harbinger, and I strongly agree with what Cassidy said.  It was relatable when she ...

Allergies need to be taken seriously

December 2, 2016

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Hello, It has come to my attention that at Algonquin, a certain issue is being marginalized. My sister has a severe allergy; she could die if exposed to it. 63 to 99 people die every year in the U.S. because of anaphylaxis....

Students need space to simultaneously work, eat

December 1, 2016

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I enter the library, stomach gurgling, dying to go to lunch but need to finish my homework for later. I’m hoping that I can eat while I work. I’m unfortunately put down by the fact that there is no eating in the library. It’s...

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