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Mamma Mia! Opens November 8th at the HS

Mamma Mia! Opens November 8th at the HS

Kate Riccio

November 1, 2019

Mamma Mia, here I go again! Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School is putting on the world-famous musical for its 2019 production. Filled with well-known, catchy numbers, the show features the talents of senior Helen Peppler in the lead role as Donna Sheridan. Peppler gives a dazzling performance as t...

Kings of the Beach doesn’t go to the beach: inside student music groups Kings of the Beach, Dell Belles, and Harmony

Kings of the Beach doesn’t go to the beach: inside student music groups Kings of the Beach, Dell Belles, and Harmony

Brendan Callahan, Editor-In-Chief/Graphic Designer

May 20, 2019

You’ve probably heard of Kings of the Beach. If you’re new to the Regional, maybe that name sounds strange, but to members it is second nature. “Kings”—as it’s most commonly referred to—is Hamilton-Wenham’s student run co-ed a cappella group. When I asked co-student leader Lauren Verge ...

Annual Poetry Day – This Friday, April 12th

Annual Poetry Day – This Friday, April 12th

Adam Blanchard, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Do you have any poetry you are proud of? How about a poem from one of your favorite authors? It doesn’t matter whether it's an original poem or not, you are welcome to read some poetry during the HWRHS annual Poetry Day. It will be happening on Friday, April 12th and is open to all students, wh...

Scholastic winners

Scholastic winners

Brigitte Worstell, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Visual Arts and English Departments are proud to announce that our students have received two gold keys, six silver keys and eight honorable mentions in the 2019 Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Established in 1923, the Scholastic Art and Writing...

Student Spotlight – Aidan Heney: Athlete by day, artist by night.

Student Spotlight – Aidan Heney: Athlete by day, artist by night.

Adam Blanchard, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Aidan Heney at first glance might just seem like your average high school athlete, playing sports year round on top of juggling his academics. Aidan may be a fantastic athlete, but he’s an even better artist. From a young age Aidan has always gravitated toward art. Whether it was staying in during recess...

Student poem: “Senioritis,” by Ella Stock

Student poem: “Senioritis,” by Ella Stock

March 26, 2019

Senioritis I care But, I just can’t. symptoms: Lack of focus, Inability to concentrate, Easily distracted, Low Energy, Finding no joy in tasks, Increased irritability Two months feels like an eternity Must be contagious Because we all have it Senioritis. By Ella Stock...

Theatre Workshop’s disorienting and brilliant performance of “Wake Up Call”

Theatre Workshop’s disorienting and brilliant performance of “Wake Up Call”

Brendan Callahan, Editor-In-Chief/Graphic Designer

March 20, 2019

This year's Theatre Workshop one act production, Wake Up Call, was very well-received by the Hamilton-Wenham community. A comedy by Stephen Gregg, Wake Up Call depicts seventeen-year-old Jim, (played very endearingly by Chris  Tsouvalas,) who wakes up from a nightmare concerning his girlfriend Ro...

Teacher spotlight – Mr. Kerans: from local star to HWRHS staff

Teacher spotlight – Mr. Kerans: from local star to HWRHS staff

Niall Merrett and Adam Blanchard

March 20, 2019

When you think of teachers what comes to mind? Grades? Deadlines? Homework? Well, believe it or not teachers are people too… I know it’s shocking, but just like us they also enjoy music. One example of a teacher with an affinity for music is Mr Kerans. Mr. Kerans has been into music since t...

Arts in school, and why we should care

Arts in school, and why we should care

Vivienne Willett, Brigitte Worstell, Lisette Leonard

March 19, 2019

“All you need is faith, trust and a little bit of pixie dust” -Peter Pan It’s opening night of Peter Pan the Musical at Miles River Middle School. As family and friends settle in for a night at the theater, a booming voice comes over the loudspeaker and echoes through the theater: “Welcome t...

Holidays around the world

Holidays around the world

Hannah Vidu

January 3, 2019

The holidays are here and many cities and countries are in the spirit. From Rockefeller Center to the Santa Village, here is a list of some of the most interesting places to travel this season.  Photo via Flickr by Anthony Quintano New York City You most likely have heard of Rockefeller Center and it’s beautiful decorations. Well it is only one of the many places to visit duri...

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