• 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.

  • November 28Term 2 progress reports will be released on December 15.

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THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Coach Larareo has positive impact on girls’ lax

Emily Smith, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016


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New girls’ varsity lacrosse coach Vanessa Larareo has big aspirations for the team this season and in the years to come after seeing the team dynamics in their first few games. After losing to Bromfield 8-7 in a thrilling season opener, the team bounced back quickly, defeating Notre Dame Academy...

Boys’ tennis triumphs

Boys’ tennis triumphs

Diana Roy, Copy Editor

May 18, 2016


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With the addition of a strong freshman class, the boys’ tennis team hopes to top their previous record and achieve the State Championship this year. According to coach Gerald Cushing, new players such as freshmen Christian Jorgensen, Riyan Farhat and Andy Zhao have helped the team grow stronger. “It’s...

Underclassmen girls improve track team

Underclassmen girls improve track team

Julia Desautels, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016


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The girls’ outdoor track team hopes to make states and districts by utilizing the potential of new runners. “We lost a lot of people last year; there were a lot of seniors that graduated,” senior captain Kaitlyn Shreeve said. “We had a good distance group and two good pole vaulters that were...

Baseball picks up pace after slow start

Baseball picks up pace after slow start

Darby Kim & Elissa Gorman, Staff Writers

May 16, 2016


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The boys’ varsity baseball team is 4-4 (as of May 3) with a high prospective for success. “Our season has started a bit slow...but the kids are working hard,” coach Mike Mocerino said. “The current record is not indicative of who we are as a team.” The team has big ambitions for the season. “Making...

Wrestlers go National

Wrestlers go National

Joe Braverman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2016


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The ultimate personal goal was reached when senior captain Austin Roche (138 lbs) and junior captains Bryce Finnegan (126 lbs) and Drew Cozzolino (132 lbs) competed in the NHSCA (National High School Coaches Association) National Wrestling Tournament on March 27 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Even though...

Track sprints to success

Track sprints to success

Julia Desautels, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016


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The boys’ track team hopes to win the league title this year and meet expectations based on their previous accomplishments. “Our last indoor season we were Mid-Wachusett A league champions. The 4X800 meter relay team, Matt Burmeister, Noah Brazer, Patrick Sullivan, and Max Michaud, broke the school...

Girls’ rugby remains resolute

Girls’ rugby remains resolute

Julia Desautels, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


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After a traumatizing bus crash while on the way to their first game against Lincoln-Sudbury, the girls’ rugby team is working to move forward and have a successful season with the help of the community and each other. Due to minor injuries sustained in the crash and other sports-related injuries,...

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...

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