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10 Things to do under $10

Ava Jewitt, Student Journalist June 15, 2022

Summer is almost here: With high schoolers finishing their finals, there is much to be excited about. While many families already have plans to travel during the vacation, there is still plenty of summer...

Creative writers will develop and refine new work and learn technical aspects of writing that make their writing more compelling.

Creative Writing Workshop For Teens

Piper Shepherd, Student Journalist June 13, 2022

Many Hamilton-Wenham students enjoy creative writing. This summer, students can participate in a writing workshop taught by professional writers; Charlotte Gordon, Dan Sklar, Elizabeth Winthrop, and Laurie...

Freshmen class representatives hold a bake sale to help raise money.

HW Gives Back Raises $1000 for Charity

Lilly Glass and Shelby Laurajean June 10, 2022

HW Gives Back recently raised $1,000 this spring for charity. $500 is going to Sunflower of Peace, a charity that aims to help Ukrainians, and $500 going to Samaritans for suicide awareness and prevention.  HW...

Podcast-Writing with Importance

Sophie Keys and Ariel Greenberg May 19, 2022

In this podcast, Sophie Keys and Ariel Greenberg explore how writing transforms an individual and how handwriting can be more beneficial than typing.

Frisco helps calm a group of ninth graders after a hard day of tests and on-demand writing.

Frisco: The Regional’s brand new facility dog

Owen Schmidt, Student Journalist April 4, 2022

Say hello to Frisco! Hamilton-Wenham's brand new facility dog, the pup who has brought many smiling faces to the hallways. Frisco is a two-year-old flat-coated retriever who spent the first two years...

Students playing Hacky Sack in the cafeteria.

High school students bring back the hacky sack game

Shelby Laurajean, Student Journalist March 24, 2022

The Hacky Sack game that got nationwide popularity in the early 1980s is back.  The game has lost participants since the late 1990’s but lives on in small groups around the world.  One of...

Students rehearse for The Oregon Trail.

Clubs take their competition on the road

Lilly Glass and Ariel Greenberg March 23, 2022

Hamilton-Wenham offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students, some of which face off against other schools. Recently three groups, DECA, the theater club, and the robotics team traveled...

Walking in to the HWRHS School Counseling Department, students and faculty are greeted by an introduction to the School Counseling Department.

Mental Health at HWRHS

Ella Tran, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

We all know about the importance of mental health, especially in teens. It has been reiterated time and time again, along with words of criticism from adults and peers alike such as, “It’s your phone,”...

Freshman year English books with a mix of choice  options, current core texts, and some retired core texts.

Are Choice Books Here to Stay?

Sophie Keys February 15, 2022

In Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School English classrooms, students are, on average, asked to read 4-6 books a year, and 1 to 2 of those texts are choice books. Some people complain about too many old,...

Podcast-How Social Media Influences Teens

Madison Butler January 25, 2022

On this episode of Teen Talk, host Madison Butler discusses social media use among teenagers and how it can affect their mental health.

Ava Shultz, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Foliage   The leaves reach their auburn and simplistic glow for a moment of autumnal nostalgia  Years pass And the leaves have yet to last For a moment in time The leaves were mine  And...

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