The General Consensus

Schools should require extracurricular participation

Alex Boardman , Student Journalist January 12, 2023

Extracurricular activities like clubs and sports are very important and should be required by the school to ensure that all of their students are staying connected with the schools provided activities.  As...

Extracurriculars Should Not Be Required

Caroline Ciriello, Student Journalist January 12, 2023

Extracurriculars should not be required. Although such activities can help students stay active and social, sometimes it doesn’t work for everyone.  Some students  have jobs after school that they...

An altar made for Tupac Shakur on Day of the Dead. Photographer is John. W Schulze.

Why are rappers dying so young?

Shelby Allen, Student Journalist January 8, 2023

We all know by now that many of the rappers/artists that made it big are now dead. Mac Miller overdosed at 26, Pop Smoke was shot at 20, 2Pac was shot at 25, Juice Wrld and lil peep both overdosed at 21,...

Vote yes on Question 1 to help improve public schools, infrastructure, and transportation in Massachusetts.

Vote “yes” on Question 1 for a more equitable Massachusetts

Olivia Soolman, Student Journalist & Editor October 28, 2022

Question 1 – a question regarding Massachusetts’ income tax – will be on the ballot this November. If approved, any income over $1 million will be taxed an additional 4%. The revenue will be used...

People who are pro-choice protesting to keep abortions legal.

Roe v. Wade and Why it Should Stay

Shelby Laurajean, student journalist May 31, 2022

In 1973 Roe v. Wade forced the Supreme Court to not only discuss abortion rights but pass abortion rights. Ever since reproductive rights got passed, the states have created more than 1,074 laws to restrict...

Menstrual products come in various shapes and sizes, depending on the needs of the person menstruating

The Freedom of the Period Products

Ava Jewitt, Student Journalist May 19, 2022

How many times have you come to school without one very important item? Unfortunately, for many students, that item can often be menstrual products. It’s embarrassing enough to ask a student you may...

A 6:15 wake up via alarm clock is what some students will face 5 days a week.

Too Early to be a Good Morning! 

Sophie Keys May 10, 2022

Sleep has a significant impact on everyone’s mental, physical, and emotional health, and it needs to be taken more seriously. As a school district, Hamilton-Wenham should recognize the impacts of getting...

This interlocking ignition device, seen here, requires the driver to take a breathalyzer before being able to start the vehicle.

Ignition-Interlock Device: Can It Save People?

Owen Schmidt, Student Journalist May 5, 2022

According to the National Highway-Traffic Safety Administration, about twenty-eight people die every day in drunk-driving crashes. That would be the loss of someone’s life every fifty-two minutes. Alcohol...

Foamed Latte from Atomic Café in Beverly, MA. Lattes have a little less caffeine than coffee, but they should be consumed at a minimum.

The Benefits of Going Caffeine Free

Ariel Greenberg, Co-Editor, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Even though many teens believe that drinking coffee is the best way to wake up and be alert for the school day, caffeine is actually doing more harm than good to the teenage body. While caffeine...

Urgent care located in North Beverly.

Save emergency rooms for emergencies

Exploring whether one should got to urgent care or the emergency room
Shelby Laurajean, Student Journalist April 28, 2022

People need to go to urgent care rather than going to the emergency room for minor injuries. People are clogging up the emergency room necessarily due to a lack of knowledge. They end up waiting longer...

Landscapes Drawn By Students in Studio Art 2 At Hamilton Wenham Regional High School

Taking Art to a New Level at HWRSD

Sydney Amero, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

At Hamilton Wenham students are surrounded by a competitive and rigorous academic environment. Students are pushed and challenged in STEM, history, English, and foreign language. In a school where excellence...

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