• April 14Carnival is scheduled for May 18.

  • April 14AP exams will begin on May 7.

  • April 3Junior prom is scheduled for May 19.

THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Promposals become productions

Promposals become productions

Elyssa Rubin, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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A crowd of students gathers around someone holding a bouquet of flowers and a poster with a pun on it. In the following weeks, similar images will be seen around the school. The season of promposals has arrived. Opinions vary on whether promposals are too excessive. When it comes to the huge displa...

Calnan leaves math department, becomes Technology Specialist

Calnan leaves math department, becomes Technology Specialist

Sharada Vishwanath, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018


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Math teacher Brian Calnan hopes to promote the student body’s technical learning in his upcoming position as an Algonquin Technology Specialist. Starting April 9, Calnan will be an Instructional Technology Specialist. His responsibilities will include advancing the usage of technology throughout classrooms. ...

Democrats Club sponsors voter registration for students

Democrats Club sponsors voter registration for students

Liza Armstrong, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2018


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The Democrats Club, with help from the guidance department, sponsored voting registration in the cafeteria during period 5 on March 14 and 15.   Over the course of two days, 135 students registered.  According to Northborough Town Clerk Andy Dowd, that is the largest number Algonquin has ever re...

Speaker Travis Roy shares story of perseverance

Speaker Travis Roy shares story of perseverance

Ben Weber and Larissa Andrade

March 28, 2018


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Travis Roy, a former Boston University hockey player who had a life changing accident in his first college game resulting in paralysis from his neck down, spoke to the freshman and sophomore classes with his inspiring message to never give up in trying to overcome life’s obstacles. Roy was a ta...

Parkland journalists: “We know the power of our voices”

Parkland journalists: “We know the power of our voices”

Paige Morse and Anna Silver

March 18, 2018


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Despite an overflow crowd of close to one thousand teenagers, the room was silent as a panel of student journalists began to tell their stories of how to report on a day that changed their lives when 17 others ended. On March 16, hundreds of student journalists packed into a Columbia University ...

Students walk out in support of Parkland, gun control

Students walk out in support of Parkland, gun control

March 14, 2018


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On March 14, at 10 a.m., students filled the hallways of Algonquin and their made way outside to demonstrate in silence for the victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

What’s the buzz?

What’s the buzz?

Ben Weber, Asistant News Editor

March 7, 2018


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The beekeeping club is building bee boxes to sustain a hive in the courtyard garden and plans to set them up in the spring of 2018. Members of the beekeeping club hope that these bee boxes will make people more aware of the impact of bees on the the environment. “Our end goal was to establish a ...

WBZ radio guest speakers report on careers in news

WBZ radio guest speakers report on careers in news

Paige Morse, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2018


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WBZ morning radio anchor Josh Binswanger and producer Matt Ledin spoke to students on March 1 in the library about their role in the changing news industry. Binswanger and Ledin both have ties to Algonquin; Binswanger’s son is a current senior and Ledin is a 1979 graduate. Ledin was the editor-in...

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...

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