THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

School committee approves 2019-2020 FY budget

School committee approves 2019-2020 FY budget

Elissa Gorman, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2019

The school committee approved the budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year at their meeting on February 27 in the Algonquin library, prioritizing communication, curriculum, student support services and technology. The recommended budget is set at $23,775,448, which includes minimum local contributio...

Senior steering put spin on popular game show for fundraiser

Senior steering put spin on popular game show for fundraiser

Aaliyah Yan, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 10, 2019

Algonquin’s very own “Deal or No Deal,” hosted by senior steering, will make an appearance in the Black Box on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. Students from all grades can come to buy a $5 ticket at the door, which will be entered in a raffle. Before each of the three rounds of “Deal or No Deal,”...

Juniors start club investing in future

Juniors start club investing in future

Brianna Tang, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

Many high schoolers don’t even think about investing for their future, but that is not the case for juniors Oscar Hong, Joe Zhang and Will Hurley. These juniors founded Investment Club in October 2018, where they teach real life investing skills and financial literacy to their peers. Meetings ...

Exposing students to fashion world once again

Exposing students to fashion world once again

Lindsey Stone, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

Coming from a fashion-forward family, freshman Amanda Crain restarted Algonquin’s Fashion Club, because she wanted to bring back the life and excitement of fashion culture in the school. “I was looking at fashion clubs on the [Algonquin] website and there was nothing I found,” Crain said. ...

New ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ club allows students to delve into world of imagination

New ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ club allows students to delve into world of imagination

Jaiden Wilde, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Senior Ryan Blight shared his passion for Dungeons and Dragons by creating a new club where students can work together to explore worlds of adventure as Sorcerers, Druids, Monks and Warlocks. Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) is a tabletop, role-playing fantasy game that was first created in 1974. The...

Lee proves to be double threat as math, badminton prodigy

Lee proves to be double threat as math, badminton prodigy

Melissa Dai, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

A mathematical genius at a national level, freshman Andrew Lee serves as a double threat by not only dominating in the academic realm, but also on the badminton court where he's ranked third in the nation. In seventh grade, Lee completed all math courses in the high school curriculum up to AP Calc...

Tiny Tomahawks celebrate 40 years of early childhood education

Tiny Tomahawks celebrate 40 years of early childhood education

Natalie Sadek, Online Editor

March 6, 2019

Students running late to class or taking the long way to the bathroom often do a double take when they see small preschoolers lining up in the middle of the D100 hallway. Random children are not wandering the halls, but rather Algonquin offers the unique experience of a learning lab preschool called the Tin...

Variety show dazzles audience with wide range of talents

Variety show dazzles audience with wide range of talents

Ben Weber, News Editor

February 9, 2019

Fifteen student acts performed at the Variety Show on February 7 in the auditorium, an annual fundraising talent competition hosted by the class of 2020. The acts showcased many different talents, including songwriting, stand-up comedy and dance. Junior Meredith Lapidas won the talent contest and an...

Panelists share ins and outs of college admissions process

Panelists share ins and outs of college admissions process

Gabriela Paz-Soldan, News Editor

February 4, 2019

Three undergraduate admissions counselors, traveling from Boston University, Trinity College and Framingham State University, spoke to the junior class and their parents about the basics of the college planning process in the auditorium on January 31. The guidance department organized this panel to provide students...

Best Buddies collaborates with Rhythm Dance Company to fundraise at the Evening of Dance

Best Buddies collaborates with Rhythm Dance Company to fundraise at the Evening of Dance

Catherine Hayden, News Editor

February 3, 2019

Best Buddies held their annual fundraising event at Rhythm Dance Company’s Evening of Dance recital in the auditorium on January 27 to spread their message of inclusion regardless of intellectual or developmental disabilities to the parents and dancers. Rhythm Dance Company teams up with Best Bud...

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