The General Consensus

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, New, Student Life

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 ...

The General Consensus’ evolution: a note from the editor

The General Consensus’ evolution: a note from the editor

Brendan Callahan, Editor-In-Chief/Graphic Designer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Features, New, News

Dear Reader, Welcome to The General Consensus, Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School’s student news source. Our staff includes students in Journalism class, outside writers and photographers, and teacher advisor Mr. Hickey. This year, along with creating content and building a team, the newspaper ...

Mr. Bucci discusses retirement and plans for the future

Mr. Bucci discusses retirement and plans for the future

Vivienne Willett, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Features, New

For the first time in decades Mr. Bucci will not be returning to his classroom next fall. After 34 years of teaching at HWRHS Mr. Bucci is retiring. The history department will be missing one of its most hardworking and valued members. While teachers and students are preparing for the next school...

Honeycomb Bakery: Hamilton’s hidden gem

Honeycomb Bakery: Hamilton’s hidden gem

Kate Convey, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Features, New

A small bakery sits on Bay Road in Hamilton. As you walk in the door, you are hit with the delicious aroma of the freshly brewed coffee. The newly baked pastries are displayed inside a glass case, and the low hum of voices pulses throughout the room. Honeycomb was started by Lauren Kroesser Moran, who graduated f...

Student spotlight: Klaudia Rushi — from student to athlete to influencer

Student spotlight: Klaudia Rushi — from student to athlete to influencer

Emme Whitehead, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life

From 7:40 to 2:20, 6 hours and 40 minutes that’s how long Hamilton-Wenham Regional high school students spend in school every day. When the clock strikes 2:20 everyone is in position to sprint to their cars, navigate the parking lot and say “goodbye” to this place for a day. They are ready t...

An adventure in Peru

An adventure in Peru

Molly Doane

April 11, 2019


Filed under Features, New, News, Student Life

Have you ever dreamed of seeing new places, learning about and experiencing different cultures, meeting new people and helping different communities? Our school provides a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the diversity of Peru and experience the lessons from Spanish classes firsthand. You can ex...

DECA: Are you ready for it?

DECA: Are you ready for it?

Emme Whitehead, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life

Life for students moves faster than we ever realize. One moment you are a freshman trying to navigate the daunting halls of high school, and then in the blink of an eye, you are a senior, searching for colleges and a career path you are passionate about. Are you ready for it? The students a part of ...

A passion for learning… and sports

Shannon O'Toole

January 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Did you know many teachers in our school play sports? Mr. Menegoni has played basketball since he was three years old and continues to coach his kids’ teams, just like his father. He is no longer able to play basketball but enjoys running to clear his mind and stay healthy. You may know Mr. Hayden as ...

History Fair podcast

History Fair podcast

Oliver Tymann, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Podcasts, Student Life

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40,000 deaths, but nothing has changed

40,000 deaths, but nothing has changed

Audrey Fusco, Editor-in-chief/Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion

Imagine you’re at school, sitting in class when all of a sudden a gunshot echoes down the hall. The calm classroom begins to panic. Screams fill the hall as you and the rest of your classmate sprint through to safety. Every day, Americans live in constant fear of where the next shooting will be, and ...

Changes in school safety: A.L.I.C.E.

Changes in school safety: A.L.I.C.E.

Luke O’Donnell and Leo Kagan

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features, News

Crouched and huddled in corners, with the lights off and the shades drawn, students sit silently. Perhaps they talk in whispers, but in general, the atmosphere is quite different from your everyday classroom. This is a lockdown drill. In recent years, school shootings have become a hot-button topic...

Riots in France

Riots in France

Hannah Vidu, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Features, News

The first week of December is usually the beginning of a joyful season that brings people together; however, in France it was time plagued by chaos, destruction and death. The people of France have led protests that turned violent, against Emmanuel Macron, the president of France.   The Fr...

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