An Ancient Game Brings Teens Together


Gaby Bartolomei, photographer

Minnechaug’s Student Council held the annual Special Olympics of Massachusetts bocce tournament in the high school’s gymnasium Wednesday, Feb. 10. In previous years, the tournament was held statewide, but because of COVID regulations individuals schools are holding their own events this year. ‘Chaug will hold two more bocce days on the two Wednesdays following winter break. Bocce is an ancient game that is believed to have been invented in 5,000 BC.