The Student News Site of Wachusett Regional High School

Wachusett Echo

The Student News Site of Wachusett Regional High School

Wachusett Echo

The Student News Site of Wachusett Regional High School

Wachusett Echo

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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Book banning resurfaces in some communities
Book banning resurfaces in some communities
Allison Deskins and Amelia Darmanin May 18, 2022

Earlier this year Tennessee banned Maus, a children’s graphic novel on the Holocaust because of perceived excessive violence. “Banning...

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Photo of James Reilly, the new Superintendent of the Wachusett Regional School District
New Superintendent Serves the District
Saaya Daga and Aydin Cevik November 15, 2022

A prominent new addition presides over Wachusett Regional School District this year. The school committee voted unanimously last March to appoint...

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Illustration by Samantha Lane
New Phone Policy Sparks Debate
Ryan Tracey, Staff Reporter • October 26, 2022

Every year, administration reviews the Regional’s policies in the handbook. This year, one of the biggest and most divisive changes has been...

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Ms. Foss-Deluca and Mr. Gribouski
This year’s retirees leave indelible mark on the Regional
Ella Grady, Staff Reporter • May 30, 2022

The months of May and June signify the end of the school year at the Regional and for seniors, it marks the conclusion of their high school education. But...

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2021-2022 Finale: Questions to Seniors
2021-2022 Finale: Questions to Seniors
Emma Chouinard, Kyla Ormsbee, and Elizabeth Van Liew May 23, 2022

Join the Echo Podcast hosts and senior Ava Towle for the final episode where they answer questions submitted by listeners about college, teachers,...

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Showcase Cinema being torn down.
Streaming Services Appeal to Students Over Movie Theater Showings
Seamus Quercio, Staff Reporter • November 17, 2022

Most people remember sitting in front of the big screen for the first time, whether it was watching The Bee Movie or Mr. Popper’s Penguins. "Going...

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Badlands showing spirit during a football game
Badlands Benefits Student Athletics
Emma George, Staff Reporter • November 7, 2022

All across Massachusetts, there are student cheering sections for sporting events that attract hundreds of teenagers for games. Based on social...

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March 8th, at 6:56 am
Time has come to end daylight savings
Emma Chouinard, Illustration Editor • April 10, 2022

On March 13, 2022, Americans in every state except Hawaii and Arizona lost an hour of sleep. In the grand scheme of life, one hour doesn’t...

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