• 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

What are School Resource Officers?

What are School Resource Officers?

Larissa Andrade, Staff Writer

June 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Video

Recent school tragedies have brought up questions about school security and the role that Resource Officers, or police officers who work at high schools and directly with students and faculty, have when protecting the students and faculty on a daily basis. While School Resource Officers [SRO] have be...

Giroux joyfully jumps into new position after Calnan’s switch to tech

Giroux joyfully jumps into new position after Calnan’s switch to tech

Panayiotia Navas, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


Filed under News

New math teacher Selena Giroux is enjoying her new job, as it is a dream come true for her. “I always wanted to be a teacher so it’s nice to finally have that happen at such a good school,” Giroux said. The teaching profession also runs in her family. “My mother was a teacher, so it inspired me [to b...

Years of dedication, hard work lead Luippold to new position

Years of dedication, hard work lead Luippold to new position

Abby Dugan and Katherine Yang

June 4, 2018


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New special education teacher Alissa Luippold has had a long and successful journey as an Algonquin student, secretary, aide and now teacher. Luippold is an Algonquin graduate and got her bachelor’s degree from Worcester State. She began working as an aide in the Special Education program at ARHS ...

Students recognized in literary contest

Students recognized in literary contest

Gabriela Paz-Soldan, Online Editor

June 3, 2018


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Senior Paige Morse and sophomores Katherine Yang and Andrea Jiang placed in the statewide Letters about Literature contest, where students from grades nine through twelve write a letter to the author of a book, poem, or speech that has impacted them personally. All three winners were surprised to hear the...

US History I becomes unleveled, skill-based

US History I becomes unleveled, skill-based

Elissa Gorman, Editor-in-Chief

June 2, 2018


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The United States History I course will be unleveled for the 2018-2019 school year and will attempt to emphasize skill development. While in past years students could take the course at the CP or Honors level, the class will now be combined for all freshmen to promote interaction and social growth....

Shooting message causes investigation, increased police presence

Shooting message causes investigation, increased police presence

Maggie Del Re, Editor-in-Chief

May 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Bring Your Own Device program to be implemented in fall

Bring Your Own Device program to be implemented in fall

Anna He and Catherine Hayden

May 31, 2018


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The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program will allow each student access to a device, school-issued or their own, to be used in class. The plan is for this program to be implemented school-wide at the beginning of next year. However, some aspects of this program are not completely finalized yet. S...

Team 1100 participates in Battlecry, places 17th of 60

Team 1100 participates in Battlecry, places 17th of 60

Anna He, News Editor

May 30, 2018


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Maneuvering swiftly around the playing field, Algonquin’s robotics team, Team 1100’s robot deposited cubes smoothly onto a switch and a scale. The team’s robot, “Bowser”, nicknamed after the retro video game character, drove them to 17th place out of 60 at the Battlecry competition on May...

Memorial Day assembly promotes remembrance, recognition of sacrifice

Memorial Day assembly promotes remembrance, recognition of sacrifice

Elissa Gorman, Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

“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 ...

Annual Special Olympics joins Northborough, Southborough communities together

Annual Special Olympics joins Northborough, Southborough communities together

Asma Ali, Assistant Online Editor

May 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News

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 ...

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