Wachusett Echo

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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Every great runner has a great pair of running shoes!
Swidey stays spry amid scourge
Raymond McDermott, Staff Reporter • April 15, 2021

At a time when many adults have abandoned their gym memberships and put on the Covid 20,  one Mountaineer teacher has remained dedicated to...

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
Science teacher embarks on mission to save planet
Emmah Francese, Staff Reporter • April 15, 2021

For the one Environmental Science teacher, recycling has transformed from a passion to a way of life.  “I try to make less trash as a family,”...

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These seals represent the five towns that school committee representatives are advocating for.
2021 WRSD School Committee Candidates
Echo Staff, Staff Reporters • May 7, 2021

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In these uncertain times, it is essential to look out for our beloved teachers!
Local clinic helps teachers get vital vaccine
Ian Mcarthy, Staff Reporter • May 7, 2021

In early spring, many adults encountered difficulties when trying to get a vaccine. But, for educators in the Wachusett district, a mass teacher...

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Mountaineers take on MCAS
Mountaineers take on MCAS
Saaya Daga, Staff Reporter • May 7, 2021

Following the Regional’s return to full in-person learning, the normalcy that students and teachers just began to find ended. Only one school...

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Echo Podcast Episode 9
Echo Podcast Episode 9
May 7, 2021

Join the editors of the Echo as they chat with guest Mr. Whitmore on the ninth episode of the Echo podcast!

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Dominos Pizza is a classic takeout item for people in the five Wachusett towns.
Pandemic boosts interest in food on the go
Emma Finnerty, Staff Reporter • May 7, 2021

Going to a restaurant to eat with close friends and family has been a staple of life that everyone, children and adults alike, would partake...

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Birthday of Civil Rights’ leader needs more truth recognition at local, national levels
Birthday of Civil Rights’ leader needs more truth recognition at local, national levels
Luchian Belau-Lorberg, Staff Reporter • January 30, 2021

January 18th marked the 92nd birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. But, for most Mountaineers, it simply meant a day off from school. Perhaps a...

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Maura Lemoine doing freestyle during a swim meet.
Lemoine breaks aquatic records but receives little fanfare
Mia Monahan, Staff Reporter • April 13, 2021

One recording breaking Mountaineer athlete has made the pool her second home.  “I have been swimming since fourth grade,” said senior...

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