• 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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From club to varsity: boys’ rugby tackles new season

From club to varsity: boys’ rugby tackles new season

Larissa Andrade, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


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After four years of being a club, the boys’ rugby program is officially a varsity sport that focuses on the basics to have a winning season. “We started four years ago,” senior Ha Neul On said. “Jared [Woislaw], one of our captains, he and several others [alumnus Will Moore, Chris Gwyn, James...

Girls’ tennis plans to ace their season as a team

Girls’ tennis plans to ace their season as a team

Caroline Beek, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016


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After finishing off a successful last season, the girls’ tennis team hopes to claim this year’s state championship. With talented returnees and prospective newcomers, the fourteen players have high aspirations. “This year we hope to beat Shrewsbury, Westborough, Nashoba and Wachusett and to...

Although limited to one team, softball plays to win

Although limited to one team, softball plays to win

Maggie Shoemaker, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016


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This season the softball program has been reduced to only a varsity team due to the lack of players; however, they are making the best of having one team. In previous years, softball players were separated into junior varsity and varsity teams. The decrease in players this year forced new varsity...

Boys’ hockey seniors reflect positively on record-breaking season

Boys’ hockey seniors reflect positively on record-breaking season

Annie Campbell and Julia Desautels

April 8, 2016


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  Michael Tascione Senior Captain Goalie Q: How did it feel to play at the TD Garden? A: “It was unbelievable playing at the Garden. Just to think you’re playing at the same place as a lot of historic players and current stars is pretty cool." Q: At the beginning of t...

OPINION: Rugby rules, football drools?

OPINION: Rugby rules, football drools?

Kiera James, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016


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From Madden, to Fantasy Football, all the way to Sunday evenings, or as ‘they’ call it “Sunday Night Football,” America is infatuated with watching men run around in multi colored tights. But there’s another sport that’s similar. According to Diffen, “It is a game played between two teams...

Luiso leaps and leads gymnasts to success

Luiso leaps and leads gymnasts to success

Lily Scearbo, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


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The gymnastics team had a successful season this year, finishing 8-2 with the help of one of their all-around competitors, Kerry Luiso. This was Luiso’s first season on the school gymnastics team and because of her great success she was recently chosen to represent Massachusetts in the National...

Morcone takes the coaching mound

Morcone takes the coaching mound

Riley Garand, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under Profile, Sports

Health and fitness teacher Kristen Morcone is ready to take over as the new head varsity softball coach and is excited to bring her experience and knowledge for the game into this upcoming season. “I have been the assistant for the past two years and when Lisa Strom called me, and told me [that...

New coach, new era for boys’ lacrosse with Nofsinger

New coach, new era for boys’ lacrosse with Nofsinger

Alex VanAntwerp, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016


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With plans to continue the tradition, the new varsity boys lacrosse coach, Matt Nofsinger, looks forward to the upcoming season. Nofsinger is a seasoned veteran of the lacrosse scene with a history of success. “He has an understanding, [and] an overall vision of what it takes to run a very successful...

Skiers take run at States

Skiers take run at States

Caroline Beek, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


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Seven Alpine ski racers competed at the MIAA high school championship at Wachusett Mountain on February 23. Senior girls’ captain Casey Reynolds, senior Juliet Chapin, juniors Jessie Delouis and Shelby Morrison, sophomore Kaleigh Reynolds, and freshman Meghan Nelligan and senior captain Ruide Bu...

Boys’ track struggles with injuries

Boys’ track struggles with injuries

Caroline McAndrews, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016


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The boys’ indoor track team beat school records, went undefeated, and even won the league title. However, injuries and distractions led to a disappointing outcome at States. At the state qualifying meet on February 10, senior Max Michaud broke his own school record by running 1,000 meters in 2:32. Earlier...

Wrestling locks in winning season

Wrestling locks in winning season

Joe Braverman, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


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Wrestling has taken center stage after strong team performances all throughout the playoffs with championships and state tournament berths. Huge strides were made all throughout the season culminating with a Division 2 Central Sectional championship for the first time in school history highlighted...

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