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

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Mountaineer newspaper passes digital milestone
Mountaineer newspaper passes digital milestone
Editorial Board, Editors • June 16, 2021

As the 2020-2021 school year draws to its much anticipated conclusion, it leaves in its wake a year marked by adaptation. Nearly every institution...

Homecoming outdoor pep rally
Revamped Homecoming events hypes Mountaineers
Julia Kirton, Staff Reporter • November 2, 2021

Student Council members have planned Homecoming events for decades.  But, due to Covid, these student leaders had to modify certain traditions. “It...

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From left to right: Isabella LeBlanc, Joseph Jourdain, Alex Jourdain, Keith Higgins
New addition to MocMUN equips club for success
Ella Rain Hogan, Staff Reporter • November 2, 2021

Three years ago the Regional added the MocMUN club to its extracurricular offerings. This club, alternating between discussing global issues...

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Mr. Miller, Music Teacher
Several staff members receive well-deserved extended vacations
Gemma Cosgrove, Saaya Daga, Sydney Lyne, and Brayden Murphy June 17, 2021

After experiencing a COVID crazy year of teaching, many Mountaineer educators look forward to relaxing during their summer break. But over a...

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Crowded Cafeteria Seating
Crowded cafeteria warrants unconventional seating
Carolyn Creamer, Staff Reporter • November 17, 2021

Every day lunch lines wind between tables while students struggle to navigate through the clusters of people waiting for their friends to claim...

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Pandemic changes previous phone policy
Pandemic changes previous phone policy
Amelia Darmanin and Allison Deskins November 2, 2021

Mountaineers returned to school in September to discover the administration's newfound acceptance of phone usage during school hours.  “We...

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Students enjoy both free breakfast and lunch for another year
Students enjoy both free breakfast and lunch for another year
Jackson Kline, Staff Reporter • November 2, 2021

Mountaineers have one less daily responsibility as they have access to free breakfast and lunches in the school’s cafeteria. Unfortunately...

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2020-2021 Finale: $enior $pecial😈😷😲
2020-2021 Finale: $enior $pecial😈😷😲
June 16, 2021

Join the 2020-2021 editors of the Echo on their final episode as they reflect on their high school experiences and share their favorite memories...

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Wachusett music teacher Ms. Will
Jazz program’s newest teacher already known to musical Mountaineers
Kenichi Gomi, Sports Editor • November 17, 2021

For many Mountaineer musicians, retired teacher Doug Miller had always been their jazz instructor. But with his retirement last spring, the music...

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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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Boys cross country team group photo
Cross-country program endures smooth coaching transition
Gabriella Boyle, Staff Writer • November 17, 2021

Cross country runners had a new mentor this fall season for the first time in over two decades.   Michael O'Malley, who has been an assistant...

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