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The Great Pacific Trash Patch

The Great Pacific Trash Patch

Zoe Horner June 16, 2021

The Great Pacific Trash Patch is a collection of marine debris and microplastics that is also known as the Pacific Trash Vortex. The buildup occurs because plastic is not biodegradable, instead, it is...

The progress flag was hung up and on display beside the American flag at Hamilton Wenham Regional High School.

The Progress Flag: A Symbol of Greater Acceptance and Equality

Celia Coleman June 16, 2021

As pride month emerges, a new idea has been brought to the table at the most recent school committee meetings. Should a pride flag be displayed behind the committee in Buker’s multi-purpose room, just...

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‘It’s a Great Day’: a major step forward to pre-pandemic life

Hadley Braillard, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

In a major step toward pre-pandemic life, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention amended its guidance for fully vaccinated citizens, no longer enforcing wearing masks indoors or outdoors, including...

The High Price of Fast Fashion

The High Price of Fast Fashion

On May 29, 2021, participate in the clothing drive Hamilton-Wenham High School to address the growing issue of fast fashion.
Hadley Braillard, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Fast fashion is inexpensive and convenient; its low price tags often catch our eye. We're all guilty of it; buying a shirt or a pair of shorts at a low price is alluring. Fast Fashion allows us to accommodate...

COVID-19: Current Travel Advisories MA

COVID-19: Current Travel Advisories MA

Zoe Horner May 5, 2021

As ordered by the CDC on March 22, 2021. All visitors and returning residents of Massachusetts are required to quarantine for ten full days. You must quarantine if you have symptoms or a positive test...

HW Jumps into the Pool and Swims Away from Remote Learning

Ariel Greenberg and Oliver Tymann April 16, 2021

#HWJumpintothepool...what does that even mean?    Well, as plans have been made to re-open to a five-day in person schedule in the Hamilton-Wenham School District, the town has adopted the...

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Suspended Out of an Abundance of Caution

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Suspended Out of an Abundance of Caution

Sarah McMahon, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The United States, South Africa, and the European Union have temporarily stopped the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine, after reports of rare blood clotting, known as cerebral venous sinus...

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 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...

Outside of one of the many ICE facilities

Will President Biden’s Plan to Reunite ICE Detainment Families Fail?

Emily Matus March 25, 2021

By the end of 2021, President Biden planned to close all ICE detainment centers and reunite families that were divided during Trump's term, but the COVID-19 pandemic has led many to question the validity...

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 Trumps 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...

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...

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