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The official student news site of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, MA


The official student news site of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, MA


Chris Kirwan, Algonquins newest gym teacher, displays his knot tying skills.

Kirwan brings experience from the field to the ARHS gym

Samantha Capes, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

Coming into a new environment as a teacher can be overwhelming, but for new Health and Fitness teacher Chris Kirwan, the Algonquin students have made this process seamless. Kirwan, who comes to his...

Senior captain Kylie Tomasetti kicks the ball at the girls soccer game against Wachusett on Oct. 25; Algonquin won 4-1.

Q&A: Girls’ soccer captain proud of team, reflects on season

Riya Mahanta, Editor-in-Chief November 28, 2023

The girls’ soccer team ended the season with a record of 10-4-4, led by senior captain Kylie Tomasetti, who has been on the team since freshman year. Tomasetti highlights the team’s achievements and...

Senior captain Liam Cunniffe shares the highs and the lows of the football season thus far.

Q&A: Football captain acknowledges team’s accomplishments throughout the season

Marygrace Sarrasin, News Editor November 22, 2023

The football team has been making various improvements on and off the field, currently holding a record of 1-8. This season's captains include seniors Liam Cunniffe and Aidan Callaghan, as well as juniors...

Junior Grace Chiota spikes a ball over two of Cantons blockers during the Division II state semi-final game. Algonquin lost 2-3 against Canton High School.

SLIDESHOW: Girls’ volleyball defeated in close state semi-final game, proud of successful season

Anna Bellville, Ellie O’Connor, and Riya Mahanta November 20, 2023

Editor’s Note: The captions in this slideshow contain sources who are members of The Harbinger’s Editorial Board. Such members have been removed from the editorial process in order to maintain...

Senior captains Garrett Burns, Owen Provencal and Keenan Siao, along with junior Zach Ruthfield, led the boys soccer team this fall season.

Q&A: Boys’ soccer captain reflects on season, key players

Riya Mahanta, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2023

The boys’ soccer team ended the season with a record of 9-7-2. This season’s captains include seniors Keenan Siao, Garrett Burns and Owen Provencal as well as junior Zach Ruthfield. Siao looks back...

Senior captain Joseph Lamburn races the finish during the boys cross country Division IC State Meet on Nov. 11, 2023.

Boys’ cross country wins Divisional State Championship meet, White finishes as runner-up

Ellie O’Connor, Online Editor November 15, 2023

The boys’ cross country team won the Division 1C State Championship on Saturday, Nov. 11, with standout performances across the board. The race was held at Gardner Golf Course, a notoriously challenging...

Players on the girls volleyball team celebrate after scoring a point during their game against Plymouth South on Nov. 7. Algonquin won 3-1 to advance to the Elite Eight round of the state playoffs.

Girls’ Volleyball marches on to Final Four after Friday night victory

Grace Bouzan and Amelia Sinclair November 14, 2023

Girls’ varsity volleyball defeated North Quincy 3-2 in a hard-fought State Quarterfinal game on Nov. 10, advancing to the Division II Final Four. The Final Four match will take place on Nov. 15...

Senior captains Sophie Hjerpe and Caroline Macaulay have helped lead the girls volleyball team to success this season.

Q&A: Girls’ volleyball captains reflect on regular season achievements, look forward to playoffs

Zara Shaikh, Assistant A&E Editor November 2, 2023

The girls’ volleyball regular season ended with a record of 17-4, driven by senior captains Caroline Macaulay and Sophie Hjerpe. Macaulay and Hjerpe revisit their successes from the regular season as...

Junior quarterback Liam Snyder carries the ball down the field as teammates block Marlborough defenders during the Football game on Oct. 14. The game was played at Shrewsbury High School.

Gonkplex Progress

Amelia Sinclair and Lila Shields October 27, 2023

Despite Gonkplex construction delays and outdoor fall sports having to play most of their home games away this season, students are excited to utilize each phase of the new complex.  Since the start...

Senior captain Olivia Mullen helps lead the cheerleading team to success this fall season.

Q&A: Cheerleading captain discusses team unity, upcoming competitions this season

Grace Bouzan, A&E Senior Staff Writer October 17, 2023

The girls’ cheerleading team is in high spirits as their season is off to a good start, led by senior captains Olivia Mullen, Maggie Gorman and Holly Cavanna. Mullen sat with the Harbinger to reflect...

Senior captain Sheila Purcell has helped lead the girls cross country team to win all of their dual meets this season, with anticipation for the post season.

Q&A: Girls’ cross country reflects upon success, builds team camaraderie

Jeffrey Dratch, Opinion Editor October 16, 2023

Senior captains Austeja Bazikas, Olivia Guckian, Colleen Donohoe, Brigid Purcell and Sheila Purcell have seen incredible success on the girls’ cross country team. The Harbinger was able to sit down with...

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