Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The magazine's 2013 rankings came out Monday.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. Newsweek has ranked Algonquin Regional High School as the #443 high school in the country. According to the survey, Algonquin has a 93 percent graduation rate, and 94 percent of graduating seniors head off to college. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about Algonquin Regional High School's ranking, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. The survey scores were then weighted and calculated using several criteria including on-time graduation and college acceptance rates. In addition, instead of averaging the number of …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Principal Tom Mead highlights the latest and greatest at Algonquin Regional High School.
Information courtesy of Tom Mead, principal of Algonquin Regional High School Musical Notes: The Algonquin jazz bands participated in the Central District MAJE (Massachusetts Association of Jazz Educators) Festival on Wednesday, March 13. ARHS Jazz II, under the direction of Henry Morel, received a silver medal. ARHS Jazz I, under the direction of Eric Vincent, received a gold medal, and performed in the state finals on Saturday, March 23. Athletic Support: In a rousing winter season for Algonquin Athletics, the two athletic office forces were honored with much deserved accolades. Susan Baburins receives her award on March 21 as the 2012-2013 MSSADA Athletic Assistant of the Year, and Fran Whitten receives the District E NIAAA State Award …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Principal Tom Mead shares his monthly update from Algonquin Regional High School.
Information courtesy of Principal Tom Mead God of Carnage was performed Thursday and Friday (Feb. 28, March 1) in the ARHS small theater and at the Mass. Drama Guild Theatre Festival this past Saturday at Leominster High. 18 Students will be participating from Algonquin this year. Maura Morrison directed the festival play. On Feb. 4, the 15-40 Connection Club at Algonquin sponsored its second “Orange Out” of the year. This was in observance of World Cancer Day, and the club invited three speakers to address the sophomore health classes throughout the day. Kim Honey is the advisor for this club. On Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5 National Art Honor Society students visited the Northborough Senior Center to hang decorations that they and other students …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Principal Thomas Mead spotlights the latest and greatest at Algonquin Regional High School.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Information courtesy of Principal Thomas Mead Vital Signs. Anushka Dasgupta, class of 2015, won third place in the annual poster competition sponsored by the American Statistical Association. The UMASS Medical Center will make the award to Anushka in the Rotunda on Friday, Sept. 21. AP Statistics is taught by Diane DeSantis, Chair of the math department. Green Day. On Sept. 7, Algonquin held its third annual One School, One Book event. The book, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, was selected by a committee of teachers, parents and students in the spring of 2012. The author visited with us in two dimensions via Skype, and other sessions included a directed discussion of themes found in the story, and an activity fair centered on the …
Monday, June 4, 2012
The Class of 2012 from Algonquin Regional High School graduates.
Algonquin Regional High School held graduation ceremonies on Sunday. The graduates are: Jeremy Edmund Adams, Elaina Marie Aiosa, Nicole Theresa Alberghini, Zachary Hensley Allor, Tyler Guinan Andrus, Richard Peter Arnold, *Meghan Louise Aubrey, Michael Anthony Babine, Jonathan Patrick Bache, Danielle Alexandra Barney, Nicole Margaret Barr, Rebekkah Joan Barrett, Rachel Elizabeth Barth, ** *Juliana Rose Batista, *Nathaniel Bernard Bautz, Timothy Kristofer Benson, Alex Joseph Jon Berger, Abigail Elizabeth Biron, Holly Rose Bisset, Christopher Harold Blanchard, **Erica Renee Blanchard, Nicole Lawlor Boullianne, *Emily Paige Bourke, Brittany Morgan Bowker, Leah Elizabeth Bradford, Sean Michael Brady, Matthew Daniel Braverman, Laura Graciela …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Milford Boys' Varsity Volleyball team continued its undefeated season Wednesday, stopping Algonquin in three games of the quarter-final tournament: 25-14, 25-12, and 25-20.
Milford Boys' Varsity Volleyball moved ahead in the Central District tournament Wednesday, defeating Algonquin in all three games in front of a home audience. Milford, which now an 18-0 season, will next play Xaviarian in the semi-finals at 7 p.m. Friday, also at Milford High School. Algonquin finished its 2012 season with a 14-6 record. The quarter-finals Wednesday was decided in three games. Milford took them 25-14, 25-12, 25-20. Standout players for the Scarlet Hawks included Alex Wasik, a 6'5" senior, who had 10 kills, and three blocked kills, and was the leader offensively, said head coach, Linda Zacchilli. Dan Seaver, a senior captain, had 8 kills, 4 aces; Michael Soares, a junior, had 10 kills and 3 blocked kills; Kane Wittorff, a …
Friday, May 11, 2012
This is a busy time of year at the schools, with only 29 more days left until the summer break begins. Classes are taking field trips, the final MCAS tests have been given, programs for incoming kindergarteners are being held, field days are being planned
Here are a few highlights of what has been happening in the schools: Staff Appreciation Week: Has a teacher or school staff member gone above and beyond for you or your child? This is the week to say thanks to those who work hard to give students a brighter future. It’s never too late to show gratitude to these professionals; a simple note to let them know how much you appreciate them will make their day. Many of the schools had their own plans to recognize and celebrate their teachers. One parent at Proctor School, a massage therapist, generously donated her time to give massages to the staff. Run for a Cause: The big race in town is only a week away. On Saturday, May 19, the Girls Learn International Club at Algonquin Regional High …
Friday, March 30, 2012
It's spring! Time to clean out your basement and recycle those electronics. Time to dust off those running shoes and train for a 5K race. Time to attend a kids fair. Always time to spend with the family, maybe doing some drumming.
Proctor School Fair: Spring is in the air, and Proctor School is hosting its annual kids fair. According to Alison Cosgrove, the PTO fair chairperson, this year’s theme is Peace, Pride, Proctor. The fair will run at Proctor School on 26 Jefferson St. in Northborough from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 31. As always, there will be a variety of fun events and activities planned for the day including games, inflatables, face painting, nail painting, spin art, Frisbee, and a 50/50 raffle. In addition to the popular and fun classroom basket themed raffles, a silent auction will also be held. Two of the hot items ready for your bids include Red Sox tickets and two Celtic tickets with a pass to the Kids Tunnel, where your child has the …
Friday, February 10, 2012
The athletic department at the high school is excited about its new Hall of Fame site.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Information courtesy of Fran Whitten, athletic director at Algonquin Regional High School The Athletic Department is very excited to announce the launch of the new Athletic Hall of Fame website. You can go to the school’s home page and click on athletics, then sports or go directly to the new site. The site provides a history of the Athletic Hall of Fame, a list of all inductees, induction programs and videos, a description of the selection process and criteria for eligibility, nomination forms, and ways to “support” the Hall of Fame. In addition there are links to the Algonquin Athletic and Athletic Boosters sites. While visiting these sites you can access the athletics schedule and learn more about the mission and role of the booster …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The competition was stiff, but we've chosen the Northborough Patch athlete of the year based on nominations from local coaches, fans and sports club employees.
Northborough's definitely got a sporty gene running through it. But we have to pick but one, and based on a glowing nominations and stunning stats, Colin Davidson sprinted first through the finish line. Since 1976, Jean Fedak has taught and coached at Algonquin High School: JV basketball, JV volleyball, varsity volleyball and, currently, varsity swimming. She said she's seen many athletes—great ones—pass through the courts, fields and tracks at the high school, and many are deserving of the Northborough Patch Athlete of the Year Award. This year, however, her nomination went to Algonquin graduate Colin Davidson for his tremendous track and field accomplishments over the summer in Athens, Greece, at the Special Olympics Summer World Games. …