• February 7Term 3 progress reports will be released via iPass on March 9.

  • January 30Jazz Night will take place on February 27.

  • January 1February break is from February 19 to 23.

THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Poetry Out Loud finalists perform in schoolwide contest

Poetry Out Loud finalists perform in schoolwide contest

Ben Weber and Larissa Andrade

February 13, 2018


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Eight contestants from all grades participated in the Algonquin Poetry Out Loud finals on Tuesday January 30. Out of the eight competitors, sophomore Joe Zhang was selected as the winner to move on to the Massachusetts state finals on March 11, with the poems “Snow Day” by Billy Collins and In the “Ba...

School stresses prevent students from staying home when sick

School stresses prevent students from staying home when sick

Anna He, Assistant News Editor

February 11, 2018


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Winter is here in full force, and with winter comes inevitable illness and potential days off from school. More and more students are coming to school sick so they do not have to make up work later, but is that really the best decision? According to school nurse Justine Fishman, there are more studen...

Changes in technology continue to evolve, impact learning experience

Changes in technology continue to evolve, impact learning experience

Patrick Robbins, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


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New changes in technology have sparked debate between students and faculty on the role technology should play in the classroom.. Many believe these changes and additions greatly benefit students’ education, but others argue that the constant presence of the internet and technology can often ac...

Teen stress: Are students becoming increasingly more stressed?

Teen stress: Are students becoming increasingly more stressed?

Natalie Sadek, Online Editor

February 9, 2018


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Senior Daphne Binto sits at her desk, hunched over a textbook for hours as it gets closer and closer to dawn. She grows more quiet as the stresses of school continue to overwhelm and fill her with fear. Binto is taking four AP and two honors classes, filling her senior year with an endless workload...

Poetry Out Loud finalists wow audience

Poetry Out Loud finalists wow audience

February 6, 2018


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Winter weather report: Massachusetts snowfall over the years

Winter weather report: Massachusetts snowfall over the years

Nicole McWilliams, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


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Reporter Nicole McWilliams explores the history of snowfall in Massachusetts, as well as the dangers winter poses to humans. ...

Poetry Out Loud semi- finalists show excitement, passion towards poetry

Poetry Out Loud semi- finalists show excitement, passion towards poetry

Natalie Sadek, Online Editor

January 29, 2018


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The Poetry Out Loud school finals will take place tomorrow, January 30 during sixth period in the auditorium.  Go watch the finalists perform and express their love for poetry! "I've really enjoyed Poetry Out Loud since my freshman year, when I first heard about it. I love poetry and I try to do...

Science National Honor Society implements single stream bins

Science National Honor Society implements single stream bins

Gabriela Paz-Soldan, Staff Writer

January 1, 2018


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Science National Honor Society advocated for the addition of recycling bins in the cafeteria as part of a continuing effort to reduce the amount of waste produced by the school. Science teacher and adviser to the Science National Honor Society Christine Thompson underscores the importance this issue...

Q&A: Galvin joins math department

Q&A: Galvin joins math department

Clarissa Wong, Profile Editor

December 31, 2017


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Where have you taught in the past? "I taught for two years up in New Hampshire and four years in Connecticut." What do you like about teaching? "I love having new experiences every day. A bunch of personalities come into a class, and every day it’s fresh and new and different." Why do you lik...

Philosophy club ponders, debates current events

Philosophy club ponders, debates current events

Natalie Sadek, Online Editor

December 29, 2017


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After school, many clubs meet to work in achieving a certain goal, pursue an interest, or even helping the community. But on Fridays in H113, a new club has emerged that has caught the attention of many: Philosophy Club. Sparked by a common interest in philosophy, seniors Noah Weinberg, Jay Norcross,...

Hanukkah celebration helps harbor calendar controversy

Hanukkah celebration helps harbor calendar controversy

Karmyn Shreeve, Staff Writer

December 24, 2017


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Hanukkah, a popular Jewish holiday that is celebrated over an eight day period, often occurs over school nights, presenting the controversial topic of whether or not a vacation from school should be given during this time. For Jewish sophomore Daniel Goldstein, having school the next day disrupts...

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