The General Consensus

Young girls looking at social media can spiral comparing themselves to influencers

Crushing Self Esteem One Follower at a Time

Norah Keys, Staff Writer January 2, 2022

Have you ever been scrolling on your phone and happen to look up and notice the whole day has flown by? The sky is dark, and you now have 10 more insecurities you are worrying about? This has happened...

Student bubbling in their answers on a standardized testing answer sheet.

Is standardized testing an effective way to determine a student’s intellectual ability?

Birima Tanona, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

The intellectual capability of students should not be represented by a test that extensively favors students with a skilled ability in timed testing. Time and time again, students have had their academic...

Ms. Sette addresses triggering content that occurs in The House on Mango Street with her ninth grade English class.

Triggers, Trauma, and Teaching

How trigger and content warnings should be addressed in the classroom as sensitive conversations become prevalent in today's society.
Sophie Keys November 30, 2021

As mental health awareness becomes more prevalent both in education and society, the idea of trigger and content warnings becomes an important thing to discuss. As societal norms have been challenged...

A collage of names of people who have been lost in mass shootings and school shootings, along with numbers and dates that identify the days of shootings and lives lost due to gun violence

Not a Country of Violence, but a Country of Guns

Julia Tsappis, Staff Writer, Co-Editor May 20, 2021

In order to bring a halt to the insurmountable amount of gun violence in America, the U.S needs to implement stricter gun laws.  The purpose of these policies would not be to take away the right for...

Citizens of the District of Columbia protest and call for Statehood.

‘No Taxation Without Representation’

Why Washington D.C. Should Become the 51st State
Sarah McMahon, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

On January 3rd, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, a representative for the District of Columbia, introduced the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, the District of Columbia statehood bill, to the House...

Strict dress codes are common throughout schools in America.

Times Are Changing, Dress Codes Need to as Well

Celia Coleman May 3, 2021

Dress codes can be found in almost all, if not every, public school in America. What people don’t know is that dress codes are a significant source of sexism in schools. Dress codes are outdated and...

Bleached coral reef in the Pacific Ocean

Climate Change: Coral Bleaching

Zoe Horner April 15, 2021

The ocean is a magical and majestic place, but we have to work hard to keep it that way. The greenhouse gases that factories produce are causing great harm to our ocean’s ecosystems and species, and...

Students in the High School ignore COVID regulations in the tight hallways of the school, something Remote Students seek to avoid.

The Flawed Remote Model

Luke McMahon January 24, 2021

Every day this week, I have gotten up at 7:30, sat down at my desk, and stayed there until 2:20. During the nearly seven hours at my desk, I am barely given enough time to eat breakfast or lunch, and going...

What Makes an Accomplishment Special?

Luke O'Donnell, Staff Writer January 24, 2021
In this podcast episode, I am joined by Grant Landon and we discuss why some moments make us feel proud and reflect on a time where Grant felt proud of his accomplishment.
Seniors cheer passionately for their dodgeball team

Was Spirit Week Rigged

Seniors Walkout Over Loss
Luke Twomey, Staff Writer January 16, 2020

Perhaps the most memorable ending of spirit week was lead by none other than the beloved senior class, who capped off the eventful week by walking out of the gym. Every class is remembered for something;...

Generals Goalie Finn Brophy makes a save versus Pentucket, December 30th 2019.

What kind of goals do we want? A hockey fan’s take on whether the NHL should change the size of the net

Leo Kagan, Staff Writer January 2, 2020

Lately there’s been a push to make NHL nets bigger. With 5 on 5 scoring getting lower and lower, many fans are starting to look to the nets as a solution to this scoring drought that seems to be...

The Mamma Mia! Waterloo finale.

Mamma Mia!: Was it worth your money, money, money?

The show that got Everyone Singing ABBA
Annalee Messina, Staff Writer January 2, 2020

Hamilton-Wenham does it again with an outstanding performance of this year’s high school musical, Mamma Mia! The musical, directed by Mr. and Mrs. Burnett, involved over 50 students both in front of...

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