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You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Debuts This Thursday

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Debuts This Thursday

Olivia Soolman, Student Journalist & Editor January 12, 2023

This week, Miles River Middle School debuts its performance of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. According to MRMS drama teacher and musical director Chrissy de Lima, “this musical is based upon...

Student Loan Debt weighs on many peoples minds. Biden is proposing it be forgiven.

Biden’s Student Loan Debt Relief: What is it, and is it legal?

Kevin Spoon, Student Journalist January 12, 2023

President Biden released his plan for student loan forgiveness, August 24, 2022, and it has many people worried and wondering if what he wants is even legal. There are questions of legality and morality...

Photo of a destroyed Ukrainian street after a Russian attack, taken on April 6, 2022

War In Ukraine: Overview of each month in 2022

Robert Hambelton, Student Journalist January 12, 2023

As the war in Ukraine drags on to another year, below is a summary of some key events from 2022. - February -  In a televised speech, Putin announced a "military operation" to be conducted in Ukraine's...

Anti-abortion protesters outside the Supreme Court 21 January 2022.

Roe v. Wade leads to division at the state level

Shelby Laurajean, student journalist October 25, 2022

Roe v. Wade, the 50-year-old law that protected the right to abortion, was overturned by the Supreme Court on June 24, 2022, which has led to chaos at the state level.  This led states to enact their...

Photo Of Jeff Becker in the school cafateria  on Sep 30th

Hamilton Wenham’s new High school assistant principal

Robert Hambelton, Student Journalist October 24, 2022

As this school year starts at the Hamilton Wenham Regional High school, so too does Jeff Becker’s job as the school's new Assistant Principal.   Jeff Becker was 1 of 8 candidates the school committee...

Updated cellphone policy leads to cellphone free classrooms.

Effects of the New Cell Phone Policy at HWRHS

Alison Bouchard and Reese Murzic October 5, 2022

 The Regional changed its phone policy for the 2022-2023 school year. Students now leave their phone in a holder, where it remains until the class is over.  In the spring of 2022, the school tested...

Students can get pads and tampons in the nurses office bathroom. September 16, 2022.

Free pads and tampons are coming to The Regional

Olivia Soolman, Student Journalist & Editor September 29, 2022

On June 14, the Hamilton-Wenham EdFund approved a grant for new free menstrual product dispensers to be installed in the middle and high school. Currently, high school students have to go to the...

A 4-Day work week would leave many workers only coming in Monday through Thursday.

Study may make four-day workweek a reality

Lilly Glass, Student Journalist June 14, 2022

70 companies and 3,300 workers across the UK are partaking in a study testing the effectiveness of a four-day workweek. The businesses involved in the trial range from small local restaurants to large...

Creative writers will develop and refine new work and learn technical aspects of writing that make their writing more compelling.

Creative Writing Workshop For Teens

Piper Shepherd, Student Journalist June 13, 2022

Many Hamilton-Wenham students enjoy creative writing. This summer, students can participate in a writing workshop taught by professional writers; Charlotte Gordon, Dan Sklar, Elizabeth Winthrop, and Laurie...

Freshmen class representatives hold a bake sale to help raise money.

HW Gives Back Raises $1000 for Charity

Lilly Glass and Shelby Laurajean June 10, 2022

HW Gives Back recently raised $1,000 this spring for charity. $500 is going to Sunflower of Peace, a charity that aims to help Ukrainians, and $500 going to Samaritans for suicide awareness and prevention.  HW...

Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Junior Prom ended early after racist language was used.

Addressing Racist Language at Junior Prom

Lilly Glass, Student Journalist June 10, 2022

On Friday, April 29th the Hamilton-Wenham junior prom at the Ipswich Hellenic Center was cut short after at least one student was heard yelling the n-word.  The word was heard while students sang along...

Ketanji Brown Jackson sitting in the Appeals Court bench.

Breaking Barriers: Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to the Supreme Court

Ariel Greenberg, Co-Editor, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, history was made when Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the United States Senate as the first African American to the Supreme Court. President Biden nominated Jackson as...

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