THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Memorial Day assembly shows students veterans’ lives

Memorial Day assembly shows students veterans’ lives

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

May 28, 2019

“The purpose of Memorial Day is to remember those who raise their hands, who swore to defend this country from all enemies both foreign and domestic,” Dan Miller, a veteran who regularly speaks on behalf of Wounded Warriors said. “Those individuals that have put on a pack and picked up a rifle...

Operation Tomahawk hosts Murph Challenge to raise awareness for veterans

Operation Tomahawk hosts Murph Challenge to raise awareness for veterans

Gabriela Paz-Soldan, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2019

Students, faculty and community members gathered at the football field on Sunday, May 26 to participate in the Murph Challenge in honor of Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy, who died in Afghanistan in 2005. The event, which occurs across the United States, was hosted at Algonquin by Operation Tomahaw...

Activism in Northborough: Tanikella helps pass plastic, polystyrene bylaws

Activism in Northborough: Tanikella helps pass plastic, polystyrene bylaws

Carter Brannon, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Sophomore Sravya Tanikella, with the help of other members of the Interact Club, helped pass two new bylaws to reduce plastic bags and polystyrene in Northborough at the Annual Town Meeting on April 23. At Town Meeting, Tanikella gave a slideshow presentation with Northborough resident Jeanne Cahill to ...

Operation Tomahawk plans events to commemorate veterans

Operation Tomahawk plans events to commemorate veterans

Aaliyah Yan, Opinion Editor

May 23, 2019

In the days leading up to Memorial Day, Operation Tomahawk has organized several activities to honor veterans. The goal is to raise awareness for those who have sacrificed their lives for the country. The club planned the 3v3 basketball tournament which was intended to take place on May 17 durin...

Ferreira shares passion for line dancing

Ferreira shares passion for line dancing

Elyssa Rubin, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Applied Arts and Technology teacher Christine Ferreira has always loved dancing and country music, and as a result, she found her passion for line dancing. “I loved to dance all kinds of different ways and… I've always loved country music,” Ferreira said. “It started probably when I went to...

International journalists speak about digital, social media

International journalists speak about digital, social media

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

May 20, 2019

Fifteen journalists from the Arab world joined a panel discussion on digital media and bias in the news for students in the library on May 10. The journalists were here as a part of the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists U.S. Foreign Policy. According to librarian Kim Honey, the opportun...

Video game club hosts Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament for community

Video game club hosts Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament for community

Jonny Ratner, Photo Editor

May 16, 2019

Members of the Video Game Club, as well as other student spectators, filled the Black Box Theater to compete in the Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament on Saturday, May 4. Super Smash Bros Ultimate, a video game released for the Nintendo Switch in 2018, consists of characters from many Ninten...

Northborough annual town meeting overview

Northborough annual town meeting overview

Carter Brannon, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

At Northborough’s 2019 Annual Town Meeting, town officials and citizens presented articles, voters asked questions and raised their concerns and some Algonquin students were able to help make an impact on the community by getting multiple environmental bylaws passed. The town meeting occurred in th...

Wan celebrates graduation from CAP/NECC program

Wan celebrates graduation from CAP/NECC program

Gabriela Paz-Soldan and Catherine Hayden

May 8, 2019

Postgraduate Caroline Wan celebrated her transition from the CAP/NECC partnership amongst teachers, friends and family on May 7. Wan, who has spent eight years at Algonquin, will be missed by many. “No matter the day or the time or what she’s doing, she is smiling and laughing, and it’s really ...

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