The General Consensus

The Entertainment Industry’s Response to the Coronavirus

As with many entertainers, James Corden has had to reinvent how he does his late night talk show

Kate Riccio and Caleb Schmidt

May 26, 2020

The effects of COVID-19 have been detrimental to small businesses across the nation. With unemployment rising to 15%, the United States economy is at its lowest point since the recession of 2008. In countless US living rooms, news stations blare of the latest economic updates, distressing the ci...

Book Reviews: What to Read During Quarantine

Book Reviews: What to Read During Quarantine

Megan Amero

May 6, 2020

As the world seems like it’s melting down around us, all anyone wants to do is get out. In the past few weeks, I’ve been reading non-stop, chasing that feeling of escape while still remaining indoors. To help you all through the boredom that comes with quarantine, I’ve rounded up a few of my f...

The Grammy Awards Scandal

Taylor Swift performs for her fans in Sydney Australia, but refrains from entertaining them at the Grammys.

Kate Riccio

February 7, 2020

Taylor Swift pulled out of the Grammys due to allegations made by former President and CEO Deborah Dugan regarding alleged corruption of the Academy.

Mamma Mia!: Was it worth your money, money, money?

The Mamma Mia! Waterloo finale.

Annalee Messina

January 2, 2020

Hamilton-Wenham does it again with an outstanding performance of this year’s high school musical, Mamma Mia! The musical, directed by Mr. and Mrs. Burnett, involved over 50 students both in front of and behind the scenes of the show. With a line which stretched from the front door of the Ferrini a...

Mamma Mia! Opens November 8th at the HS

Students rehearse for Mamma Mia!

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

2018-2019 members of Kings of the Beach

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

Students listening to Megan Peterson share a poem at Poetry Day, April 2019

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

Fighting with your shadow 

Aiden Henry (Grand prize)

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.

Aidan Heney with U.S. Representative Seth Moulton at the award ceremony at Montserrat College of Art.

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

Spring flowers

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...

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