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Students park on a cold fall morning at Hamilton Wenham High School.

New details revealed about the cost of student parking this fall

Margot Addis October 30, 2021

The cost for students to park at Hamilton Wenham Regional High School this fall has been raised from $100 last fall, to $200 this fall.  The new school year raises questions and answers as to where this...

Signs reminding students to mask up remain a common sight in the Regional.

Potential unmasking of the regional

Madison Butler and Birima Tanona October 21, 2021

On Friday, November 1st, 2021, the State Department of Education is scheduled to revise its mask policies, allowing school districts to decide on their own mask mandates. These mandates would be based...

HWgivesback Is Back!

Ariel Greenberg, Co-Editor, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

Beginning on Tuesday, October 12, the Student Body Government has planned a food drive to stock the shelves of the local Acord Food Pantry. Each year, the school hosts several fundraisers such as this,...

Firefighters of the FDNY on September 11, 2001, after the Twin Towers fell to the ground.

Children become firefighters to honor their parents

After 9/11, my children that had parents in the FDNY (New York City fire department) became firefighters.
Emma Ryan October 19, 2021

On September 11th, 2001, the biggest terrorist attack in United States History occurred at 8:46 am, when a plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, New York. 343 New York firefighters...

Protest against new law banning abortion outside the Minnesota state capitol building is one of many around the country.

The Texas abortion ban and it impacts on women

Rebecca Schroot, Journalist October 12, 2021

Governor Abbott has signed a law in Texas prohibiting abortion as early as six weeks that took effect on September 1st. There are conflicting opinions between the majority of the Supreme Court and...

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...

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