The Student News Site of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School

The General Consensus

The Student News Site of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School

The General Consensus

The Student News Site of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School

The General Consensus

Teachers at Hamiton Wenham Regional High School stand outside the school to voice their support for paid parental leave.

The Fight for Paid Parental Leave

Charlotte Maunsell, Student Journalist May 28, 2024

Many countries worldwide provide paid parental leave after the birth of a child or an adoption. However, some countries provide more paid leave than others. Educators across the state of Massachusetts...

Protestors unaffiliated with the UVA painted over a UVA STRONG mural for Chandler, Davis Jr., and Perry, writing GENOCIDE JIM in all capital letters.

Campus tensions rise as “GENOCIDE JIM” appears on UVA Strong Memorial

Max Clarke, Student Journalist May 16, 2024

On Monday night, 5/6, pro-palestine protestors painted "GENOCIDE JIM" over a memorial mural remembering the three football players killed in an on campus shooting in November of 2022. Devin Chandler,...

Hamilton-Wenham Girls Tennis Team Championship at Endicott College Tennis Courts in Beverly, Massachusetts. In the back, from left to right, Morgan DeJoy, Lena Voss, Sydney Dolan, Maddie Minich, Angelina Meimeteas, Sydney Amero, Abby Simon, Sienna Gregory, Ava Maher, Sofia Montoya, Laynee Wilkins, Olivia Romans, Julia Maher, and Coach Joe Maher. In the front, from left to right, Emily McIntosh, Mariah Boys, Ellie Holbrook, Alle Benchoff, Chloe Gern, Sky Jara, Naomi Provost, and Nina Finn.

Hamilton-Wenham Girls Tennis: Back-to-Back State Titles and Looking for Another

Emily McIntosh and Clare O’Toole May 10, 2024

Billie Jean King once said, “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” On Father’s Day, June 18th, 2023, the Hamilton-Wenham Girls Varsity Tennis Team traveled to Endicott College to compete...

Downloading apps on a phone is the most efficient way to access social media.

Does the media have good intentions?

Sienna Tripp, Student Journalist March 5, 2024

As technology advances and the media develops, the exploitations of social media are increasing exponentially. The media has created problems and risks ever since it became accessible to the public.  Companies,...

Ski mountains in Canada are already seeing the affects of climate change. America will be next.

Climate change: how does it affect businesses?

Benjamin Holland March 1, 2024

Climate change has affected weather across the world. In New England, the effects can be seen mainly in the wintertime. A decrease in snowfall and warmer temperatures are big changes that can affect companies...

In 2020, Hamilton-Wenham Police and Firefighters took part in a specialized safety protocol drill. All students were volunteer actors from HWRHS.

School shooting rates are climbing, but what precautions are schools taking?

Emma Hughes, Student Journalist March 1, 2024

According to The Center for Homeland Defense and Security, school shooting rates continue to climb. As these rates climb, Schools all over the country are forced to find ways to keep students and staff...

This picture was taken on January 21st and shows one of the AED machines that ReadyToReactCPR has installed in Beverly, Massachusetts.

The Need for AED Machines

Reed Sparks, Student Journalist February 29, 2024

As spring comes, more sports are starting up, meaning the gyms and fields should ensure they have safety equipment in case of medical emergencies. Many athletic fields or gyms don’t have AED (automated...

Sam Butts is showing us how to do a Rotational Chop.

Personal Training Opens Doors For Everyone to be Physically Fit

Mariah Boys, Student Journalist February 28, 2024

The gym or training space can be intimidating for people just starting out. For this reason, Sam Butts, the Director of Sports Performance Training at the Manchester Athletic Club (MAC), knows that learning...

The president of the polling station and assistant seal the ballot box at a polling station in Tunisia.

2024: Democracy’s Greatest Triumph or its Greatest Threat

Ian Swanson January 12, 2024

As the world enters what has been called “the biggest election year in history,” democracy is on the line with international elections. Over half the world population across more than 60 countries...

The snow storm on January 7, 2024 Massachusetts got its first snow storm.

Is the Snowing Season Changing?

Margot Bryce Morris, Staff Writer January 9, 2024

In the past, New England has been known to receive a lot of snow as the winter begins; however, over the past few years, this has not been the case.  Prior to January 2024, Boston had only had around...

Many people make new years resolutions. But it can be hard to keep them as the days turn in to months.

Why do New Year’s Resolutions fail?

Maya Wakeham, Student Journalist January 9, 2024

With the arrival of the New Year, many people are hoping for a fresh start. For many, this means setting New Year’s resolutions. However, according to Drive Research, only 9% of adults see their resolutions...

The Presidents of Harvard, MIT and University of Pennsylvania testify before Congress on December 5 regarding their response to antisemitism on their respective campus.

What has happened with the Presidents of Harvard, MIT, and Penn

Maya Wakeham, Student Journalist December 21, 2023

On Wednesday, December 6th, the Presidents of Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and MIT were called to a Congressional Hearing following student comments on their campuses. Because of their answers...

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