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Collage of DECA students compiled by Mathilde Gordon

17 HWRHS Students Named Finalists at Mass DECA’s 2021 State Career Development Conference

DECA Students Advance to Next Round
Ella Tran and Sierra Rullman March 26, 2021

On Thursday March 18th, the Grand Awards Session was held to determine who would move on to the International Career Development Conference (ICDC), for the 2020-2021 school year. The students who placed...

CNN reporter Dana Bash interviews Rep Karen Bass about how systemic racism is influencing vaccination distribution

Racial Inequity Influences Vaccine Distribution

How the Vaccine is the Latest Addition to a Road of Inequity Challenges During COVID
Julia Tsappis, Journalist March 25, 2021

The COVID pandemic has introduced a wide array of issues pertaining to communities of color. The distribution process has highlighted the racial inequity in America, showing the prevalence of the issue...

Christopher Domoracki reaches down to pick up garbage polluting Old Garden Beach in Rockport.

Turn The Tide Mass Beach Clean up

Niko Kessler March 25, 2021

On March 21 of 2021, thirty teenagers spent 3 hours cleaning up trash from Old Garden Beach in Rockport. These teens are all members of the volunteer group Turn the Tide Mass, an organization built...

Several are left with questions as the plans for the  COVID-19 vaccine are announced.

COVID-19 Vaccine Plan: Where Do High School Students Come In?

Celia Coleman March 25, 2021

With the recent creation and distribution of the new COVID-19 vaccine, one major question remains to school-aged children, "Where will I be eligible?" There are 3 phases of eligibility for the vaccine,...

President Joe Biden Speaks at an event about how he plans to bring back the United States from Trump's Presidency.

Biden Reverses Former President Trump’s Actions

Zoe Horner March 18, 2021

On his first night in the White House, January 20th, 2021, President Joe Biden was already signing orders and declarations to reverse former President Trump’s controversial actions. One of the first...

The stress of taking the  SATs could be a thing of the past for many students.

Many Colleges Remain Test-Optional for the 2021-22 Admission Cycle

Sarah McMahon, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the college entrance exam testing industry, which resulted in a number of colleges shifting to a test-optional admissions process for the 2020-21 admissions cycle. Last...

DECA State Career Development Conference Comes to a Close

HWRHS sends 65 students to compete in the State Career Development Conference
Ella Tran, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

Despite having gone virtual for competition this year, the HWRHS DECA chapter still managed to send sixty-five qualified students to the State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in March 2021.  The...

Rioters overwhelm Capitol Police and successfully breach the Nations Capitol (6 January 2021)

Senators Change Their Tune After Capital Riots

Peter Gourdeau January 24, 2021

Just after 2:00 pm EST, January the 6th, a group of primarily right-wing activists started breaking windows and storming the Capitol Building in Washington DC, interrupting a vote to certify the electoral...

Nurse working to vaccinate first responders

Everything To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccine

Lina Sudachi January 24, 2021

On December 11th, 2020, the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines were approved for use by the FDA. Others are in the works, but haven’t been approved yet. Their webpage states basic information...

Student working

The Push for Students to have More Live Instruction

Abigail Crocker January 24, 2021

On December 10, 2020 the state released a memorandum stating that “fully remote students will now have 35 hours of live instruction every ten days.” Student voice has been an issue on a school and...

You Can’t Stop Sports: 2020 American Sports Year in Review

You Can’t Stop Sports: 2020 American Sports Year in Review

Kevin Donovan January 24, 2021

2020 was a wild year for many, including athletes and sports fans. However, if we have learned anything, it's that sports stop for nobody. Let's take a look at the most memorable sports moments of...

The United States Capitol Building.  (Wikimedia Commons License).

Trump: First President Ever To Be Impeached Twice

Emma Sullivan January 24, 2021

The United States House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for “inciting insurrection” on January 13th, 2021.  The impeachment came on the heels of Trump supporters storming the...

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