• October 16Term one will end on November 3.

  • October 16There will be a school committee on October 25 to discuss to school calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • October 16Sachem will be hosting a coffee house on October 30 in the black box.

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Got spirit? Students show off school pride through participation in spirit days

Got spirit? Students show off school pride through participation in spirit days

October 13, 2017


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In celebration of homecoming week, students dotted hallways with their spirit through wearing the theme of the day. Wednesday was "day on the beach" and Thursday was "jersey day." Friday celebrated "T-Hawk pride," with the homecoming football game taking place at 7:30 at night.

Former physical education teacher Andrew McGowan hopes to spread influence as new assistant principal

Former physical education teacher Andrew McGowan hopes to spread influence as new assistant principal

Gabriela Paz-Soldan, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


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After over a decade of working at Algonquin, physical education teacher Andrew McGowan decided to broaden his influence on the school community and assumed the role of assistant principal. “I saw this as a nice opportunity to impact the school in a different setting and in a different way,” Mc...

Southborough Youth and Family Services to offer outreach programs for high school students

Southborough Youth and Family Services to offer outreach programs for high school students

Katrina Liu, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 30, 2017


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Southborough Youth and Family Services (SYFS) will be offering opportunities for high school students to learn about self-care and to engage in their community through two programs this fall. Stress management classes will take place at Algonquin on October 12 from 2 - 2:45 p.m. for girls and on October 17 ...

New principal announced, assistant principal search continues

New principal announced, assistant principal search continues

Elissa Gorman, News Editor

June 22, 2017


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Sara Pragluski Walsh, Ed.D will be filling the role of principal in the upcoming school year of 2017-2018. Walsh is the current principal of the Springfield High School of Science and Technology. According to an email sent to the school community by Superintendent Christine Johnson, the past two yea...

The limit does not exist: DeSantis has endless hopes for retirement

The limit does not exist: DeSantis has endless hopes for retirement

Anna He, Assistant News Editor

June 18, 2017


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A lot can happen in 24 years. Math department chair Diane DeSantis has dedicated the last 24 years of her life to the Algonquin math community, working hard to develop the AP Statistics program, advise National Honor Society (NHS), and educate her students. DeSantis was given the opportunity to teach...

The Tech Effect: Students encouraged to bring their devices

The Tech Effect: Students encouraged to bring their devices

Andy Zhao, Staff Writer

June 17, 2017


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District technology officials are planning to launch a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) pilot program at Algonquin this fall. After positive effects from the current implementation of technology in the classroom, many faculty members are looking forward to such an idea. Requiring students to bring in a laptop or C...

Three administration members leave

Three administration members leave

Cassidy Wang and Paige Morse

June 16, 2017


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Graduation caps and summer breeze fill the air, but the resignation and retirement of three administrators has introduced something new for faculty, students and the greater community: uncertainty and change. Along with Principal Thomas Mead and Assistant Principal Mel Laughton’s retirement announcements,...

Rehill retires as librarian, looks forward to relaxation

Rehill retires as librarian, looks forward to relaxation

Ben Weber, Assistant News Editor

June 13, 2017


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Librarian Michelle Rehill will be retiring at the end of the school year after working at Algonquin for over a decade. “I have always had a wonderful working relationship with her,” social studies teacher Kimberly Honey, who will be replacing Rehill as librarian in the fall, said.  “I find h...

Ducks of Algonquin ruffle feathers of mystery throughout halls

Ducks of Algonquin ruffle feathers of mystery throughout halls

Paige Morse, Editor-in-Chief

May 31, 2017


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They have rested on the cafeteria ramp, floated in the art hallway, peeked around the band hallway, and hid in the D100 ramp. They may not quack, but the mysterious Ducks of Algonquin have gotten people talking and ruffled some feathers of intrigue. Since early March, Friday mornings have involved students searching ...

Brian Arsenault Memorial educates students about recognizing, respecting nation’s heroes

Brian Arsenault Memorial educates students about recognizing, respecting nation’s heroes

Natalie Sadek, Online Editor

May 29, 2017


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The auditorium filled with students seated to commemorate the country’s fallen soldiers who risked their lives for the safety of others on Thursday, May 18. The hockey team stood together in their uniforms, honoring Brian Arsenault, a former player and a soldier who lost his life fighting for the ...

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