The Student News Site of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School

The General Consensus

The Student News Site of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School

The General Consensus

The Student News Site of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School

The General Consensus

Mean Girls: Do We Really Need More Remakes?

Catherine Walsh, Staff Writer January 12, 2024

Mean Girls is coming out on January 12, 2024. Released a mere 20 years after the original movie, it is intended as nostalgia bait for thirty-year-olds as well as an attempt to transfer the musical to the...

Holiday DIY Project Ideas

Holiday Craft Ideas

Capria Cole December 18, 2023

The holidays are all about spending quality time with your family and loved ones. Small arts and crafts are always a fun way to bond and create everlasting memories. Below is a list of fun DIY creations...

Student Dylan Whitman performing a solo with Kings of the Beach during Harvest 2022.

Harvest Concert

Norah Keys, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

Join the vocal groups of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High for the Harvest Concert, next Tuesday, November 21, at 6:30 p.m., in the cafeteria. This event is free and open to the community. The Harvest Concert,...

Mad Honey Book Review

“Mad Honey” Book Review

Norah Keys, Staff Writer September 28, 2023

Jodi Picoult-- the New York Times bestselling author of Wish You Were Here-- and Jennifer Finley Borland-- the bestselling author of She's Not There-- came together to write the captivating novel, Mad...

Some progress has been made as some films have changed their views of Asian American characters over time, from the yellow face featured in Breakfast at Tiffanys to the all-Asian cast of Everything Everywhere All at Once. However, there are things that still need to change.

From Yellowface to Whitewashing in Hollywood

Ella Tran, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2023

Bruce Lee was as revered in my household as a kid as Tom Cruise might have been in my friends’ houses. Scrapbooks in our house feature a mini-me in a yellow tracksuit with black stripes down the side,...

Katherine Bradford Montserrat Arts Award

Katherine Bradford Montserrat Arts Award

Norah Keys, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

Are you looking for an opportunity to improve your art skills and develop a portfolio for your college applications this summer? If you answered yes, then look out for the Katherine Bradford Montserrat...


Hamilton-Wenham Advances to Finals in METG’s Drama Fest

Ella Tran, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2023

13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview is back! The brilliant comedy written by Ian McWethy is brought to life by the incredibly talented cast and crew of the Hamilton Wenham Theater Workshop and Theater...

HWs Got Talent Is Back

HW’s Got Talent Is Back

Ella Tran, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2023

The annual DECA Talent Show has arrived at Hamilton Wenham! Last year, we got to see brilliant acts including a number of musical acts, magic, and more. This year, who will step up to showcase their talents? All...

Rite of Spring by Eugene Ahn

Six Hamilton-Wenham Students Recognized By the Prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Ella Tran, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2023

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards is a prestigious, century-old, annual competition for middle and high school students. Notable alumni of the contest include It author, Stephen King, in 1965; Amanda...

An Homage to Jamaica Kincaid 

Danie Leger March 14, 2023

This poem won a Gold Key in the 2023 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Wake up a half an hour earlier to do your hair for school; wrap your braids in a scarf; don’t let  them see the frizz; is it...

Dan Gemeinhart’s Scar Island: A Commentary On How Society Perceives And Treats Troubled Youth

Cassi Sullivan March 14, 2023

This critical essay won a Gold Key from the 2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.      Society is an unforgiving place to troubled youth who, in a momentary lapse, commit a minor crime; it ultimately...

Pawns & Kings Album Review

Pawns & Kings Album Review

Noah Peabody, Staff Writer and Podcaster March 10, 2023

Alter Bridge has added yet another album to their increasingly long catalog.  Founded in 2004, Alter Bridge was founded by the lead guitarist Mark Tremonti. He was previously in the band Creed with Scott...

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