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Generals Wellness Podcast: educational student-created podcast episodes

Generals Wellness Podcast: educational student-created podcast episodes

May 21, 2019


Filed under Podcasts, Student Life

Ms. Petrucci's Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Junior Wellness Class has created a podcast where students discuss health topics and prevention skills to reduce risk behaviors. Take a listen below! Episode 1: Teenagers Overcoming Mental Health Issues Using Self Management Skills Episode 2: How to ...

Kings of the Beach doesn’t go to the beach: inside student music groups Kings of the Beach, Dell Belles, and Harmony

Kings of the Beach doesn’t go to the beach: inside student music groups Kings of the Beach, Dell Belles, and Harmony

Brendan Callahan, Editor-In-Chief/Graphic Designer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, New, Student Life

You’ve probably heard of Kings of the Beach. If you’re new to the Regional, maybe that name sounds strange, but to members it is second nature. “Kings”—as it’s most commonly referred to—is Hamilton-Wenham’s student run co-ed a cappella group. When I asked co-student leader Lauren Verge ...

Library Media Center: an evolving learning space

Library Media Center: an evolving learning space

Niall Merrett, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under New, Student Life

Students mostly think of the library as a place to go during powerblock, but the way we are using the library is changing. When you go there, you will see more books on display and projects around. Humanities projects are set up around the perimeter and books are organized by genre like biographies and...

Student spotlight: Klaudia Rushi — from student to athlete to influencer

Student spotlight: Klaudia Rushi — from student to athlete to influencer

Emme Whitehead, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life

From 7:40 to 2:20, 6 hours and 40 minutes that’s how long Hamilton-Wenham Regional high school students spend in school every day. When the clock strikes 2:20 everyone is in position to sprint to their cars, navigate the parking lot and say “goodbye” to this place for a day. They are ready t...

Annual Poetry Day – This Friday, April 12th

Annual Poetry Day – This Friday, April 12th

Adam Blanchard, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Student Life

Do you have any poetry you are proud of? How about a poem from one of your favorite authors? It doesn’t matter whether it's an original poem or not, you are welcome to read some poetry during the HWRHS annual Poetry Day. It will be happening on Friday, April 12th and is open to all students, wh...

An adventure in Peru

An adventure in Peru

Molly Doane

April 11, 2019


Filed under Features, New, News, Student Life

Have you ever dreamed of seeing new places, learning about and experiencing different cultures, meeting new people and helping different communities? Our school provides a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the diversity of Peru and experience the lessons from Spanish classes firsthand. You can ex...

MCAS update: tests now online!

MCAS update: tests now online!

Audrey Wang, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under New, Student Life

MCAS is a statewide standardized test. Since the Class of 2011, all high school students have been required take tests in certain subjects, as well as passing English and math in order to graduate.   On March 26th and March 27th, sophomores took their English MCAS. It is the first MCAS that high sch...

A.L.I.C.E. Update

A.L.I.C.E. Update

Brigitte Worstell, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under New, Student Life

You might wonder what happens when the students aren’t allowed in the building after school on certain Wednesdays. After school the faculty from both the middle school and high school, along with administrators, staff members, and members of the Hamilton and Wenham fire and police departments, all com...

Class of 2019, submit a Candlelight speech!

Class of 2019, submit a Candlelight speech!

Emme Whitehead, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Student Life

All graduating seniors are encouraged to submit a candlelight speech for consideration. Each senior interested is invited to submit an essay that would be meaningful to the student and their classmates. This essay can include memorable moments from your last four years at the high school, but th...

Max and Timothy organize event for a good cause: food drive accepting donations until April 12th

Max and Timothy organize event for a good cause: food drive accepting donations until April 12th

Niall Merrett and Brendan Callahan

April 2, 2019


Filed under New, News, Student Life

Over the next two weeks HWRHS students and faculty are encouraged to donate nonperishable food to support the Acord Food Pantry. All donations are being accepted in the high school lobby. These donation will support families who are in need of nutritional meals. Heading this food drive are Max Vanderwilden...

Onto the next competition: Generals Robotics wins rookie award

Onto the next competition: Generals Robotics wins rookie award

Alison Campbell, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under New, News, Student Life

This past weekend the Hamilton-Wenham Generals Robotics Club headed to another competition. From March 22nd to March 24th the Generals competed at Revere High School. This club, also known as team 7822, placed 26th out of 28 teams with a total of nine points. Although 26th place does not quali...

The Mandarin character challenge

The Mandarin character challenge

Lisette Leonard, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life

This week Ms.Che’s classes are participating in a competition, a character challenge. Chinese characters are used as letters to express words and phrases. For example 你好-“Hello” is broken up into two characters, 你 and then 好. The purpose of the character challenge is too broaden th...

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