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THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

COVID-19 Q&A with Medical Advisory Team members: Breaking down the virus

Markers placed on the floor in the hallway remind students and staff to stay socially distant, an implementation of one of the mitigation strategies put in place by the Medical Advisory Team.
Laura Anderson, Managing Editor November 15, 2020

Editors note: This article was modified on November 22. On Tuesday, October 27, three members of the district’s Medical Advisory Team answered frequently asked questions in the community regarding...

2020 Election: Students’ reactions

2020 Election: Students' reactions
Ben Schanzer, Assistant News Editor November 14, 2020

Americans had to wait four days before a winner was declared for president in what was one of the most heated political battles ever.  Historically, it was not unusual for people to not know the results...

Boys’ Cross Country and Operation Tomahawk team up to honor veterans in virtual 5k

Junior Adrian Bird worked with the boys' cross country team and Operation Tomahawk to organize a virtual 5k in honor of Veteran's Day. Proceeds raised in this event are going towards the Wounded Warrior Project.
Laura Anderson, Managing Editor November 11, 2020

All this week the boys' cross country team, in partnership with Operation Tomahawk, is hosting a virtual 5k in honor of Veteran’s Day to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Going into November,...

Interact Club continues service, provides care packages during pandemic

Interact Club continues service, provides care packages during pandemic
Laura Anderson, Managing Editor November 9, 2020

While most of the world shut down this spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northborough-Southborough Interact Club did not let it stop them from reaching their goals of helping the community. Twice...

COVID-19 safety protocols implemented to keep risk level low

The C gym, which normally would house many enthusiastic gym students, is now filled with desks providing students with a place to eat lunch. The cart on the left shows some of the cleaning equipment used to frequently sanitize every area after students use it.
Claire Bai November 3, 2020

In order to keep the COVID-19 risk level low, many new safety protocols, including the creation of a volunteer medical advisory team and social distancing guidelines, were implemented this year. During...

SLIDESHOW: Students, faculty celebrate spirit week with Algonquin attire, Halloween costumes

Seniors Gabrielle Brudner, Jenny Lambert and Kyla Pelham don Algonquin apparel as they showcase their spirit. 
October 31, 2020

During the week of Oct. 26, students and faculty participated in the Halloween spirit week. Tuesday and Wednesday consisted of Gonk Pride days, and Halloween costume days were on Thursday and Friday. Compiled...

Algonquin speaks out on important issues heading into 2020 election

Algonquin speaks out on important issues heading into 2020 election
Ben Schanzer and Andrew Roberts October 30, 2020

While over 70 million Americans have already cast their ballots through early voting as of Oct. 29, a majority of voting is still expected to take place on Election Day.   When casting a ballot, it...

Algonquin elects Biden

Algonquin elects Biden
Ben Schanzer and Andrew Roberts October 30, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is believed by many to be one of the most heated political battles the United States has ever seen. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have been fighting...

Who’s on your ballot?

Who's on your ballot?
Melissa Dai, Claire Bai, and Tisya Singh October 28, 2020

Presidential Comparison Infographic Senate/House of Rep. Infographic   Joe Biden Image: "Vice President Joe Biden Campaign Headshot" by Barack Obama is licensed with CC BY-NC-SA...

Juniors aspire to make education accessible, free through online tutoring

Sitting outside the rotunda, juniors Cynthia Rajeshkanna and Melissa Dai go over potential dates for tutoring.
Ben Schanzer, Assistant Sports Editor October 23, 2020

At the end of May, juniors Melissa Dai and Cynthia Rajeshkanna created an educational nonprofit to make educational support more accessible to all K-12 students. Aptitutor is a tutoring service that...

Hybrid learning continues despite three new confirmed COVID cases

Superintendent Greg Martineau and Principal Sean Bevan oversee students as they enter school to ensure they follow proper social distancing measures.
Laura Anderson, Managing Editor October 20, 2020

After being informed of three additional COVID-19 cases in the Algonquin community, Superintendent of Schools Greg Martineau sent an email to parents on Tuesday, Oct. 20 afternoon regarding safety and...

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