Wachusett Echo

Meet the new mom and Wachusett alumni, Ms. Tinsley!
Tinsley transitions into life with technology
Michaella Namiotka, Staff Reporter • May 30, 2021

In the course called “Foods for Healthy Living” taught by Meghan Tinsley at the Regional, students receive grades for their cooking skills...

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Teachers balance parenting and instruction
Teachers balance parenting and instruction
Sydney Lyne, Staff Reporter • May 23, 2021

Last spring teachers and students ventured into the unknown territory of remote learning. On top of that, many educators had to deal with supervising...

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Mr. Becker is a world-record scrabble player!
Becker recalls blissful and baneful life experiences
Ailish Coleman, Staff Reporter • May 5, 2021

Science teacher and former Mountaineer student, Robert Becker, had initially planned to pursue medicine before discovering his passion for teaching.  “I...

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Local libraries reopen their doors to the public
Local libraries reopen their doors to the public
Allison Deskins and Amelia Darmanin June 12, 2021

During the pandemic - especially when the stay-at-home order went into effect - many people rekindled their interest in reading. Unfortunately,...

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Midterms and finals have both been canceled this year.
Pandemic nixes exams
Ray McDermott, Staff Reporter • May 23, 2021

For the last few weeks of each semester, students prepare in each class for their two hour exams covering the last four and a half months. This...

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Mountaineers return to full day, in-person learning
Mountaineers return to full day, in-person learning
Echo Staff, Staff Reporters • May 23, 2021

On Monday April 26, the Regional welcomed back students for the first full week of school in the building this year as the district completed...

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Wachusett Ninja Drummer
Wachusett Ninja Drummer
June 6, 2021

Join the editors of the Echo as they chat with guest Jonathan Godbout on the eleventh episode of the Echo podcast!

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Freshman Rowan Lefferts plays the flute with COVID protocols.
Virtual music performances accent pandemic affected year
Alex Bates, Staff Reporter • June 12, 2021

Every department in the Regional has had to make significant changes in order to adapt to a year defined by the coronavirus. For the music teachers,...

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Period products belong in school bathrooms
Period products belong in school bathrooms
Sydney Lyne, Staff Reporter • June 12, 2021

Feminine products should not be considered luxuries. All public schools should be required to supply their female students with accessible tampons...

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Mar 31, 2021 at the TD Garden in Boston for a game against the Dallas Mavericks
Sports Closures
Gabriella Boyle, Staff Reporter • June 12, 2021

Due to COVID-19, many sports had to put seasons on pause or cancel them entirely. For those teams that did play, most of their seasons had few...

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