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THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

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

THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

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

THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Girls in Afghanistan are banned from receiving education above sixth grade because of fundamental Islamic religious practice, according to the Taliban.

Afghan Girls are currently banned from school

Sahana Sivarajan, Assistant Online Editor June 27, 2022

As of right now, girls and young women in Afghanistan are still being banned from school by the Taliban. Is there anything that the ARHS community can do to help them? Taliban authorities announced...

This graphic represents the percentage of students who answered each option in the Harbinger survey of 135 students from May 3 to May 8 through Google Forms.

What makes the grade

Katy O'Connell, Staff Writer June 23, 2022

Teachers have the freedom to develop their own grading policies to create a more individualized experience, but inconsistencies within the same course can cause frustration for many students.  Students...

Special Education teacher Lisa Klockner retires from Algonquin after this school year.

Klockner retires after helping students rise over challenges

Riya Mahanta, News Editor June 17, 2022

Special education teacher Lisa Klockner will retire after serving, supporting and dedicating 12 years of her life to the Algonquin community.  Klockner worked closely with students in the RISE program...

Special Education Teacher Ann Fuhrman is retiring after 10 years of working at Algonquin.

Fuhrman retires, looks forward to future

Luke Utzschneider, Staff Writer June 17, 2022

Special education teacher Ann Fuhrman will be retiring at the end of this year following eight years of helping Algonquin students thrive through her educational support and kindness. After working...

Math teacher Nancy Hart is retiring after the 2022 school year.

Hart retires, advises to persevere through problems

Arielle Chin, Staff Writer June 16, 2022

After over a decade of teaching at Algonquin, math teacher Nancy Hart is retiring from her position to spend more time with her family and pursue personal interests. Hart, who has taught a variety of...

The new athletic complex will consist of a brand new track, two turf fields, bleachers, lights, tennis courts and an arts pavilion.

A new athletic complex may be on the horizon

Ellie O’Connor, Assistant News Editor June 15, 2022

A recent proposal for a new athletic complex may bring necessary changes to ARHS, resulting in improvements for athletics and beyond. First announced at the Northborough-Southborough town meeting on...

Access tutor Mary Ellen Wolfe retires after six and a half years of working at Algonquin.

Wolfe retires after years of supporting students

Marygrace Sarrasin, Assistant News Editor June 15, 2022

Access program tutor Mary Ellen Wolfe will retire after dedicating six and a half years to supporting, uplifting and guiding Algonquin students in their academic careers.  Wolfe works closely with...

Educational Support Professional Joan Buzzell retires after years of working at Algonquin.

Buzzell retires as aide, looks forward to new possibilities

Grace Bouzan, Senior Staff Writer June 14, 2022

Educational Support Professional and former elementary school teacher Joan Buzzell is retiring after years working at Algonquin and in the district.  Buzzell looks forward to her retirement and has...

Busses depart from Algonquin in accordance with the existing route.

District to change transportation for 2022-2023 school year

Amelia Sinclair, Assistant News Editor June 13, 2022

The Northborough-Southborough District announced May 16 that starting in the fall of the 2022-2023 school year there will be significant changes to ARHS’s transportation system. The district partnered...

New Assistant Principal Janet Brown, who enjoys skiing and spending time with her family and dogs, is looking forward to working at Algonquin.

New Assistant Principal excited to join community

Riya Mahanta, News Editor June 9, 2022

New Assistant Principal Janet Brown is excited to begin work and join the Algonquin community on July 1. Brown, who has been an educator since 1993, was an English teacher, an English department head,...

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