• December 4Winter Ball will take place at 7pm on December 22 at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, open for all grades.

  • November 28Winter break will begin with a half day on December 22.

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Field hockey grabs Central Massachusetts championship title

Field hockey grabs Central Massachusetts championship title

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls’ field hockey grasped the title of Central Massachusetts champions with a score of 1-0 on November 10 against Nashoba High School. The team moved on to the state semi-finals, but lost to Longmeadow on November 14, with a tight score of 3-2. The girls have worked towards making it far in t...

Boys’ soccer excels in team chemistry, dynamic

Boys’ soccer excels in team chemistry, dynamic

Natalie Sadek and Elissa Gorman

November 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

After starting fresh with nearly half of the members being new to the team, boys’ soccer works together in order to keep up their impressive 7-3-1 record, as of October 16. The team lost 13 graduated players, which has forced the team to work harder in aspects such as team bonding. “Team ch...

Reyes makes strides to succeed, breaks home course record

Reyes makes strides to succeed, breaks home course record

Abbie Davison, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Junior Tess Reyes has been running since third grade and has made notable strides in her running career since then, including recently breaking Algonquin’s home course cross country record. Her elementary school physical education teacher helped Reyes find her passion for running. “I started in ...

Football tackles on prototype robotic equipment

Football tackles on prototype robotic equipment

Darby Kim and Liza Armstrong

October 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The football team was recently been given the opportunity to test out new equipment, a robotic tackling dummy pad. “It's a tackling dummy pad that is on wheels and moves around using remote control,” senior captain John Polymeros said. “We use it to tackle a moving pad rather than hitting a player...

Permatteo roller-skates to world champion title

Permatteo roller-skates to world champion title

Matt Madamba, Assitant Sports Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

While other people are running in circles trying to keep up with their work, junior Gabbie Permatteo is skating in circles to become a world champion. Permatteo is the current junior world champion for people 18 and under in her roller skating event, Figures. In this event, skaters trace figure circl...

Boys’ golf swings into districts with strong season

Boys’ golf swings into districts with strong season

Mia McAuiffe, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys’ varsity golf is swinging into districts after a regular season record of 14-1-1. The boys were quite satisfied with their current record and are confident in their abilities in postseason. “We lost a lot of seniors last year but I mean, we’re still pretty good for Central Mass so we should ...

Girls’ soccer aims high, looks forward to playoffs

Girls’ soccer aims high, looks forward to playoffs

Darby Kim and Ben Weber

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls’ varsity soccer team has begun an excellent start to the season, holding a strong record of 9-3-1 with the support of a newfound team chemistry. The team got off to a difficult start with a loss against Nashoba and a tie against Franklin, but worked together to bounce back quickly. ...

Girls’ field hockey finds success through new motto of team camaraderie

Girls’ field hockey finds success through new motto of team camaraderie

Anna Silver and Anita Nyberg

October 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Through consistent support and encouragement for each other, the girls’ varsity field hockey team has performed strong with a record of 5-1-2 and a path for further improvement for the rest of the season. Although introducing new members to a closely-bonded team can be challenging, the seven new...

New football head coach Allen promotes improvement, teamwork

New football head coach Allen promotes improvement, teamwork

Paige Morse, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

With leadership being passed on to new head coach Taylor Allen and the loss of 22 graduated seniors, the football program is in the midst of reform. However, the team still has their sights set on a strong season. Former head coach Justin McKay resigned his position to coach St. Peter-Marian High Scho...

Interim athletic director Fran Whitten hopes to provide positive experiences for athletes

Interim athletic director Fran Whitten hopes to provide positive experiences for athletes

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fran Whitten has returned as interim athletic director, after the resignation of former athletic director Karrah Ellis over the summer. “When [Ellis] resigned, they were in a very difficult spot, because it was the beginning of August, and they didn’t really have time to post and hire a new a...

Girls’ golf swings into success

Girls’ golf swings into success

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

June 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Currently with an 11-3 record and a Conference Championship win under their belts, the girls’ golf team is having a strong season. The team began at Algonquin two years ago and is a co-op team with the Westborough varsity team. According to senior captain Jordan Yung, math teacher Nancy Hart,...

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