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Collage of DECA students compiled by Mathilde Gordon

17 HWRHS Students Named Finalists at Mass DECA’s 2021 State Career Development Conference

DECA Students Advance to Next Round
Ella Tran and Sierra Rullman March 26, 2021

On Thursday March 18th, the Grand Awards Session was held to determine who would move on to the International Career Development Conference (ICDC), for the 2020-2021 school year. The students who placed...

Christopher Domoracki reaches down to pick up garbage polluting Old Garden Beach in Rockport.

Turn The Tide Mass Beach Clean up

Niko Kessler March 25, 2021

On March 21 of 2021, thirty teenagers spent 3 hours cleaning up trash from Old Garden Beach in Rockport. These teens are all members of the volunteer group Turn the Tide Mass, an organization built...

Several are left with questions as the plans for the  COVID-19 vaccine are announced.

COVID-19 Vaccine Plan: Where Do High School Students Come In?

Celia Coleman March 25, 2021

With the recent creation and distribution of the new COVID-19 vaccine, one major question remains to school-aged children, "Where will I be eligible?" There are 3 phases of eligibility for the vaccine,...

The stress of taking the  SATs could be a thing of the past for many students.

Many Colleges Remain Test-Optional for the 2021-22 Admission Cycle

Sarah McMahon, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the college entrance exam testing industry, which resulted in a number of colleges shifting to a test-optional admissions process for the 2020-21 admissions cycle. Last...

DECA State Career Development Conference Comes to a Close

HWRHS sends 65 students to compete in the State Career Development Conference
Ella Tran, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

Despite having gone virtual for competition this year, the HWRHS DECA chapter still managed to send sixty-five qualified students to the State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in March 2021.  The...

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...

Student working

The Push for Students to have More Live Instruction

Abigail Crocker January 24, 2021

On December 10, 2020 the state released a memorandum stating that “fully remote students will now have 35 hours of live instruction every ten days.” Student voice has been an issue on a school and...

Best Mask for School V.S Sports

Do Students Feel Safe In School?

Amber Scanlon January 24, 2021

Students in the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District and all over the country have been placed in different learning environments and models due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This new situation students...

Science experiment with milk, dish soap, and food coloring.

How People Kept Busy During Quarantine

Jacqueline Chapdelaine January 18, 2021

Throughout the tough times of the global pandemic, people truly tried to make the most of them. Many people took new hobbies upon themselves, connected with old friends over zoom “parties,” or learned...

Is the Learning this Fall Actually Effective?

Sienna Gregory and Lina Sudachi November 13, 2020

Fall of 2020 has been a questioning time. The Hamilton Wenham School District is doing a hybrid schedule, which is three days on an at-home plan and two days in person. It is nearing the beginning of winter,...

classes outside during the corona virus

COVID-19 Effects On Students

Jacqueline Chapdelaine and Abigail Crocker November 5, 2020

HWRHS students, as well as adolescents around the world, have been feeling isolated and alone during the COVID quarantine, which may have lasting consequences.   Throughout quarantine, students have...

An empty elementary classroom in Alaska.

Collateral Damage of School Closures

Neve Sheckells May 26, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused school closures both nationwide, and subsequently requires students to transition to online learning. Missing real-time interaction with teachers in school may be a rather...

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