• 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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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 18, 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,...

Boys’ volleyball spikes out killer season with 15-1 record

Boys’ volleyball spikes out killer season with 15-1 record

Liza Armstrong, Assistant Sports Editor

June 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boys’ volleyball team is heading into the Central Mass playoffs as the Mid-Watch champions, and they are ready to bump their way to a state championship. The team is entering playoffs as ninth in the state, a position earned by their outstanding performance on the court. “We’ve just kind...

Boys’ tennis swings for championships after big win early in season

Boys’ tennis swings for championships after big win early in season

Jen Piekarz, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys’ tennis team, which sits atop Mid-Wach A with a 7-0 league record (13-2 overall), is on the road to championships after beating the defending State Champions, Westborough, 3-1. For the past four years, Westborough has had an overwhelming amount of success; this year, however, the loss of ...

Unified track allows for friendships, competition, unity in school community

Unified track allows for friendships, competition, unity in school community

Hailey Thompson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Unified track and field is welcoming to all, allowing all students to compete, train and participate under a team goal of unity. In its sixth season, the team is made up of athletes with and without intellectual and physical disabilities; each and every individual is dedicated to the sport and the unity of t...

Underrated, undefeated boys’ volleyball sets season for success

Underrated, undefeated boys’ volleyball sets season for success

Chloe Bernier, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

Despite their 11-0 record, the boys’ volleyball team feels as though they continue to go unnoticed by the student body. Still perceived by some as a relatively new sport, the team was formed approximately 14 years ago, according to athletics secretary Susan Baburins. It took a while to achieve success, but the...

Girls’ rugby remains undefeated through practice, hard work

Girls’ rugby remains undefeated through practice, hard work

Kaylin Blair, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

With a majority of the team being completely new to the sport, girls’ rugby sees their hard work being paid off during their first season as an MIAA sport as they are currently undefeated. While almost half of the girls on the team’s starting lineup are new players, countless practices and advice from se...

Girls’ softball has rough start, hopes to improve with practice

Girls’ softball has rough start, hopes to improve with practice

Kelly McCann, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Girls’ softball had a tough start to their season, but despite their early difficulties the team is ready for more challenging games to come. After graduating many starters last year, the team is young and inexperienced with the high school level. “Our weakness is probably the lack of exp...

Boys’ lacrosse gains momentum after victory against Westborough

Boys’ lacrosse gains momentum after victory against Westborough

Kate Hostage, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Boys’ lacrosse shocked many as their season started out rougher than they had anticipated. Starting the season with a 4-7 record, the boys put themselves in a tough position. Fortunately, the tides may be changing since their victory against Westborough on April 29.   Thus far, the team has suffered som...

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