• April 14Carnival is scheduled for May 18.

  • April 14AP exams will begin on May 7.

  • April 3Junior prom is scheduled for May 19.

THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Girls’ lacrosse cradles strong team foundation for future success

Girls’ lacrosse cradles strong team foundation for future success

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


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The upcoming season for girls’ lacrosse looks bright with the strong foundation of returning players and a powerful team bond. The team is looking ahead and hopes for a strong foot in playoffs. “I think our biggest goal is that we all want to make a run in playoffs again this year,” senior ca...

Girls’ hockey exceeds expectations, qualifies for semifinals

Girls’ hockey exceeds expectations, qualifies for semifinals

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

April 15, 2018


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The girls’ hockey team expectations by not only qualifying for playoffs, but making it to the states semifinals for states, the farthest the team has ever gone. “This is our first return to playoffs since my freshman year,” senior captain Angie Ferro said. “Going into playoffs we were ranked...

Sports spring into play

Sports spring into play

Darby Kim and Liza Armstrong

April 12, 2018


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Girls’ Lacrosse: Coach: Vanessa Larareo Captains: seniors Caroline Riley and Grace Gibbons and junior Erin Blake “Our hopes really revolve around becoming a strong unit. We all know each other well and are comfortable with each other. There's a lot of talent on this team this year and I t...

Boys’ volleyball plans for another spiking season with a new set of players

Boys’ volleyball plans for another spiking season with a new set of players

Mia McAuliffe, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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After having an undefeated season that amazed the Algonquin community, boys’ volleyball is coming back this year in full-force. Graduating nine seniors last year, a whole new team is getting ready to hit the court. “We have a young team with a lot of sophomores,” senior captain Jon Bocamazo ...

Q&A: Boys’ hockey senior captains share ups, downs of season

Q&A: Boys’ hockey senior captains share ups, downs of season

Lucy Huddart, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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What are your goals for the season and how do you decide them as a team? Thomas Ackil: “As a team we sit down and talk about what we want to accomplish and how we accomplish it. They are constantly changing. Either you reach them or you don’t, you plan accordingly and adapt to them. As for our goals, o...

Q&A: Wrestling senior captain speaks about captain responsibilities, wrestling season

Q&A: Wrestling senior captain speaks about captain responsibilities, wrestling season

Ben Grasso, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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What is your favorite part about being on the wrestling team and why? “I like being on the wrestling team because it's a great way to get to know people and it’s a great way to stay in shape.”   What separated wrestling apart from other sports that made you want to join the team? ...

Q&A: Swim team captain reflects on season, team dynamic

Q&A: Swim team captain reflects on season, team dynamic

Maiya Ellis, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Overall, how has the swim team done this season? “We’ve done very well. We were undefeated until we went against Westborough and then we lost by two points. We also won Leagues.” What are Leagues? “Leagues is against all the teams you went against in the regular season. Leagues is technica...

Q&A: Girls’ indoor track captain reflects on track career, team’s season

Q&A: Girls’ indoor track captain reflects on track career, team’s season

Kara Soloman, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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How did the regular season go? How did the team as a whole do? “[The team] went 2-2 in the regular season. We beat Shepard Hill and Leominster but lost to Shrewsbury and Wachusett which are always hard meets for us. We had a lot of new freshmen who came in this year and definitely had a huge im...

Q&A: Ski team captain Andrew Michalik strives for ‘fun times’ with team

Q&A: Ski team captain Andrew Michalik strives for ‘fun times’ with team

Casey Leonard, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


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Senior ski team captain Andrew Michalik describes his role and his hopes for his team this season. Q: How do you guys think you have done this season? Above or below expectations? A: “I think that both the boys’ and girls’ teams [performed] above expectations. The boys have done much better this ye...

Q&A: Cheerleading captains reflect on season

Q&A: Cheerleading captains reflect on season

Jack Golden, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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Senior cheerleading captains Samantha Bleck, Olivia Truong and Kimmie Skinner describe their last season with the Algonquin team. Q: What are your thoughts on the season overall? Samantha: “The season has just begun, but the team's really coming together, routine is coming together.” ...

Girls’ basketball steps up their game

Girls’ basketball steps up their game

Sarah de Carvalho and Darby Kim

February 16, 2018


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With a record of 7-8, girls’ basketball works together with their team camaraderie and  determination to finish off the final stretch of the season and make it to playoffs. The team has also needed to adapt and figure out their dynamic with a fresh new team. “This season I think is very diffe...

Leonard featured on ESPN for golf ball trick shots

Leonard featured on ESPN for golf ball trick shots

Liza Armstrong, Assistant Sports Editor

February 15, 2018


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From messing around in gym class to being featured on ESPN, senior Casey Leonard uses his trick shot account (@kctrickshotz) to showcase his talent. Golfing since the age of five, his love of trick shots soon developed, but he did not become recognized until this year.   “I’ve always been...

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