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 ...

Food (drive) for thought: an update on Max and Timothy’s food drive

Food (drive) for thought: an update on Max and Timothy’s food drive

April 26, 2019


Filed under New, News

All HWRHS students attending school between April 1st and April 12th heard Max Vanderwilden and Timothy LaBudde promoting their food drive during morning or afternoon announcements and saw their decorated collection boxes in the lobby. With these announcements and the following school involvement, what...

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...

Library Media Center: an evolving learning space

Library Media Center: an evolving learning space

Niall Merrett, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under New, Student Life

Students mostly think of the library as a place to go during powerblock, but the way we are using the library is changing. When you go there, you will see more books on display and projects around. Humanities projects are set up around the perimeter and books are organized by genre like biographies and...

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...

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...

MCAS update: tests now online!

MCAS update: tests now online!

Audrey Wang, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under New, Student Life

MCAS is a statewide standardized test. Since the Class of 2011, all high school students have been required take tests in certain subjects, as well as passing English and math in order to graduate.   On March 26th and March 27th, sophomores took their English MCAS. It is the first MCAS that high sch...

A.L.I.C.E. Update

A.L.I.C.E. Update

Brigitte Worstell, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under New, Student Life

You might wonder what happens when the students aren’t allowed in the building after school on certain Wednesdays. After school the faculty from both the middle school and high school, along with administrators, staff members, and members of the Hamilton and Wenham fire and police departments, all com...

Hamilton-Wenham kicks off Red Sox opening day

Hamilton-Wenham kicks off Red Sox opening day

Alison Campbell and Audrey Wang

April 9, 2019


Filed under New, News

The Red Sox opening day is today, April 9th. The Red Sox will host the Toronto Blue Jays for their first home game of the season. It will kick of their 119th home season and their 108th at Fenway with the game starting at 2:05 pm. The ceremonies will start at 1 pm today with the unveiling of ...

Max and Timothy organize event for a good cause: food drive accepting donations until April 12th

Max and Timothy organize event for a good cause: food drive accepting donations until April 12th

Niall Merrett and Brendan Callahan

April 2, 2019


Filed under New, News, Student Life

Over the next two weeks HWRHS students and faculty are encouraged to donate nonperishable food to support the Acord Food Pantry. All donations are being accepted in the high school lobby. These donation will support families who are in need of nutritional meals. Heading this food drive are Max Vanderwilden...

Scholastic winners

Scholastic winners

Brigitte Worstell, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, New, News

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...

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