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Wachusett Echo

The Student News Site of Wachusett Regional High School

Wachusett Echo

The Student News Site of Wachusett Regional High School

Wachusett Echo

Wachusett Parking Lot Under Snow
Administration makes difficult snow day decisions
Patrick McGary, Staff Reporter • January 9, 2023

Snow days are full of frigid, snowy roads and frosted windshields. Deciding to cancel school in these conditions can be one of the most debated...

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New teachers Julie Abbascia (Left), Liz Cirillo (Middle), and Marlon Perez (Right).
The Regional welcomes new teachers
Dan Gass, Student Reporter • November 22, 2022

On the first day of school approximately 400 freshmen and 10 teachers walked into the Regional for the first time.  While ninth graders attend...

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Portrait of Mrs. DeMarco
New administrator excited to work with Mountaineers
Aaron Femia, Staff Reporter • October 19, 2022

When Mountaineers came back to school at the end of August, they found a surprising absence - assistant principal Andrew Costa had not returned...

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“State holiday” naming debate continues
“State holiday” naming debate continues
Trinity Jean Pierre, Staff Reporter • January 30, 2023

A fierce debate has divided districts across the country, begging the question of whether or not modernity should overcome tradition, and whether...

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Intersection of Shrewsbury Street and Doyle Road
Change to traffic pattern in Holden
Aiden Moussette, Staff Reporter • January 29, 2023

After years of demand from Holden residents, the town has finally voted on implementing a roundabout on the intersection of Shrewsbury Street...

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Straws
Removal of cafeteria essentials “last straw” for some Mountaineers
Aaron Femia , Staff Reporter • January 10, 2023

Many Mountaineers enjoy a carton of chocolate milk with lunch. They typically drink it through a straw, but this year, these could not be found...

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Person purchasing a hoodie at thrift store.
Students thrift clothes to save money, environment
Julia Clark , Staff Reporter • February 2, 2023

Thrift stores like GoodWill, Savers, and Salvation Army sell hand-me-down clothing, shoes, bags, and many other essentials. This popular global...

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A for effort: student grades affected by Pandemic
A for effort: student grades affected by Pandemic
Ella Hogan , Editor • December 2, 2022

A for effort? Grade inflation affected students across the country during the years of the pandemic. However, in this school year, students at...

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Field hockey team wins District tournament
Field hockey team wins District tournament
Brady Racca, Staff Reporter • January 5, 2023

As the fall season came to a close, the girls varsity field hockey team took to the field to compete in the state tournament. They won districts...

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Two students and phone with chat bubble
What adults should know about us - volume 6
Echo Editors January 18, 2023

1. Our schedules aren’t easy. Even though all of our schedules vary, no matter how busy we are outside of school, we also spend a majority...

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