THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Administration lacks communication regarding details of seemingly unnecessary BYOD program

November 25, 2018

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Dear Harbinger Editor, In a recent Harbinger edition, the article "BYOD delayed until term two" was released on September 27, 2018. In this article, the Bring Your Own Device policy was introduced. I take issue with this po...

Senior privilege policy too strict, brings stress to students

November 24, 2018

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Dear Harbinger Editor, I would like to call to attention the strictness of Algonquin’s senior privileges policy. Each day, fourth period, I sign out and leave during my study. Instead of starting senior year with our seni...

Policy regarding locked doors after school has little effect due to inconsistency

November 23, 2018

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Dear Harbinger Editors, This school year, there have been signs posted at every door prohibiting kids from letting other people into the school if they are waiting outside an entrance.  Now, I understand that during the d...

Students left with questions regarding BYOD program

November 21, 2018

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In response to "BYOD delayed until second term" Dear Harbinger Editor: The recent article (BYOD delayed until second term, September 27th 2018) reminded me how frustrated I am at the thought of Algonquin’s upcoming BYOD policy. ...

Bring Your Own Device program will create chaos, inconvenience students

November 20, 2018

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In response to "BYOD delayed until second term" Dear Harbinger Editorial Board, For as long as I have been at Algonquin, classes have accessed laptops with little difficulty, and now it isn’t going to be like that. Bu...

Track meets are fine the way they are

April 2, 2018

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Responding to "Track runs on for too long" from page 23 of the February 2018 issue of The Harbinger:   Dear Harbinger Editor, A high school indoor track meet often will last for several hours. I cannot argue with the ...

Racist chants were uncalled for, but article, graphic misrepresent event

March 21, 2018

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In response to “Students must learn to respect all cultures in every situation” Pg. 6 of the February Harbinger I would like to start by saying the chant “mow my lawn” said by Algonquin students was uncalled for and offensiv...

Interim athletic director brings positivity, school spirit to Algonquin community

December 17, 2017

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Dear Harbinger Editor, As a senior in the thick of college applications, first term grades, and the numerous other stressors that plague us, there have been few things about school recently that are able to boost my spirits, ...

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...

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