Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Sheriff’s Inmate Community Service Program provides more than $2 million dollars in savings for Worcester County communities.
Submitted by Kimberly Roy, director of community programs, office of the Worcester County Sheriff Responding to a request from Director of School Facilities Mike Gorman, Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis recently provided free inmate labor through the Sheriff’s Inmate Community Service Program to Algonquin Regional High School to complete some much needed interior painting of the high school Guidance Department as well as the painting and trim work of 15 classrooms. In addition to this most recent project, the inmate work crews have previously completed three other extensive interior painting projects throughout ARHS providing the school with well over $40,000 in total savings. The Sheriff’s inmate work crews are made up of …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Part two of our series on the Gay Straight Alliance at Algonquin talks to teens about their issues of coming out.
Two weeks ago, Northborough Patch met with the Gay Straight Alliance at Algonquin Regional High School. After spending some time with these teens, we decided it best to break our coverage down into parts. Part one discussed the GSA itself, and the difference it is making at the school. And here, we learn about the struggles teens face in "coming out" to their friends, family and peers. There were 35 or so members who attended the meeting that day, but a handful agreed to stay with Patch and share their stories. Mostly, coming out stories. For any gay person, it’s a major time in the person’s life. How and when did you come out? It’s a common question, and one that every gay person has a unique, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Algonquin's David McGovern doesn't slack off when it comes to chasing success.
Leaving a legacy behind is all the motivation senior David McGovern needs to finish the season strong. “My biggest goal is to carry on a tradition of success,” says McGovern. “The banners that stick out to a soccer player the most in our gym are the back-to-back state championships.” A lifelong passion for soccer has driven this Tomahawk to perform at his best, because chances are his playing days at Algonquin may never be replaced. Northborough Patch talked to McGovern, who had just finished practice with the Tomahawks for his thoughts on the season and who he draws inspiration from. Northborough Patch: Are you happy with the way the team is playing this season? Do you expect to repeat as district champions? David McGovern: I am very …
Monday, September 19, 2011
Here's what's being served in the cafeteria this week.
Algonquin Regional High School Monday: French toast sticks, sausage, applesauce, OJ Tuesday: American chop suey, green beans, French bread, jello Wednesday:Baked chicken, rice pilaf, carrots, corn bread, cranberry sauce Thursday: Shepherd’s pie, pan roll, chocolate chip cookies Friday: School baked pizza, salad, fruit Lincoln Street Elementary School and Marion E. Zeh Elementary School Presently unavailable. Updates when menus, and websites, are available.
Monday, September 12, 2011
When the lunch bell rings, here's what the public schools are serving up this week.
Algonquin Regional High School Monday: Hamburgers/cheeseburgers, vegetable, pickles, rolled wheat bar Tuesday:Rotini/meat sauce, garden salad, garlic bread, fruit Wednesday: Chicken teriyaki dippers, rice, peas, school baked roll, fruit Thursday: Manager's choice Friday: Sals pizza, green beans, fruit Lincoln Street Elementary School and Marion E. Zeh Elementary School Presently unavailable. Check back for updates.
Monday, June 6, 2011
Here are your school lunches for the week.
Algonquin Regional High School Monday: Hot dogs on toasted roll, baked beans, carrots Tuesday: Rotini and meat sauce, vegetable, garlic bread, fruit Wednesday: Tacos, lettuce, tomatoes, corn, Jell-o and toppings Thursday: French toast sticks, sausage, orange juice, apple sauce Friday: Sal's pizza, vegetable, fruit Lincoln Street Elementary School and Marion E. Zeh Elementary School Monday: Chicken patty on bun, lettuce, carrot and celery sticks, and congo bar; PB & J sandwich Tuesday: Rotini and meat sauce, garlic bread, vegetable and Jell-o; PB & J sandwich Wednesday: Tacos, lettuce, tomatoes, mixed vegetables, fruit; PB&J Thursday: French toast sticks, orange juice, applesauce, sausage; PB&J Friday: Sal's pizza, green beans and fruit; PB…
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Five things coming at ya from Northborough Patch, fresh and juicy.
1.Guy Bergeron is back singing at the Texas BBQ tonight, starting at 8 p.m. 2. Teamworks is home to a speed clinic today for middle school and high school athletes. 3. Hey parents - weigh in on water safety and chemicals in sunblock on this week's Raising Northborough questions. 4. Cheer 'em on: both boys and girls lacrosse teams and the softball team from Algonquin made the playoff tournaments. 5. The Open Space Committee meets at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Algonquin students and their parents joined the Relay for Life recently, raising lots of dough for the American Cancer Society.
On May 13 and 14, the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life took place at the Algonquin track, where nearly 500 students and their family and friends raised more than $63,000 for cancer research. Elizabeth Cahill, Katie Wilson, Meredish Murphy, Emily Ellis and Christine Sgueglia were among the main organizers of the event.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Here's what's on the menu for kids this week.
Algonquin Regional High School Monday: French toast sticks, sausage, orange juice, apple sauce Tuesday: Meatball grinder, salad, Jell-O/topping Wednesday: Mac and cheese, peas, fruit salad, strawberry shortcake Thursday: Chicken nuggets, French fries, baked roll, fruit Friday: Sal's pizza, green beans, fruit Lincoln Street Elementary School and Marion E. Zeh Elementary School Monday: Tuna roll, veggies, chips, oatmeal cookie; peanut Butter and jelly; egg salad sandwich Tuesday: Meatball grinder, salad, Jell-O with whipped topping; peanut butter and jelly sandwich; tuna roll Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, fries, corn, fruit; peanut butter and jelly sandwich Thursday: Chicken broccoli alfredo, French bread, fruit; peanut butter and jelly Friday…
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Tomahawks looked good against non-league rivals on Monday. Abby Solis strongarms the Highlanders.
The Algonquin Girls Softball team defeated non-league rival Doherty Memorial 6-3 at a rain-soaked Beaver Brook Park in Worcester on Monday.