The General Consensus

2018-2019 Staff

Mr. Hickey

Journalism Teacher and General Consensus Advisor

This is Mr. Hickey's first year teaching Journalism, a new semester-long elective at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School.  Open to all grade levels, Journalism introduces students to the excitement and responsibility of running...

Brendan Callahan

Editor-In-Chief/Graphic Designer

Brendan Callahan, a senior at HWRHS, is excited to be creating content for The General Consensus and progressing the design of the site. At school, Brendan played the Baker in the 2018 production of Into the Woods and assistant...

Audrey Fusco

Editor-in-chief/Staff Writer

Audrey Fusco is a sophomore at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. She is a three sport athlete, participating in soccer, gymnastics, and lacrosse. Audrey has become a part of the school newspaper to spread the news and imformation...

Gretchen Callahan

Photography and Video Editor/Staff Writer

Gretchen Callahan is currently enrolled as a sophomore at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. She would like to improve her writing ability by learning new skills and tools through practice and lessons in Mr. Hickey's Journalism...

Herbie Collins

Staff Writer

Herbie Collins is currently a sophomore at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School and a Staff Writer for The General Consensus. What he hopes to attain from being in journalism and contributing to the school's newspaper is to be...

Ava Cote

Staff Writer

Ava Cote is a freshman at Hamilton-Wenham. Ava grew up in Wenham and has attended Bessie Buker Elementary School and Miles River Middle School. Ava is a strong writer who continues to love finding ways to improve. Ava took this ...

Ariel Greenberg

Staff Writer

Ariel Greenberg is a freshman at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School.  At the school, Ariel is a part of DECA and Girl Up.  She found a love for writing in eighth grade.  When she saw the Journalism class, she found it appealing...

Aydin Hurst

Staff Writer

Aydin Hurst is a senior at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. Aydin wants to inform the public about important matters, and he enjoys writing articles and taking photos. Outside of school, Aydin works at the local hardware...

Leo Kagan

Staff Writer

Leo Kagan is a freshman at HWRHS and is a Staff Writer for The General Consensus. Leo thought it would be an interesting experience to try his hand at journalism, as he has been interested in student journalism for some time now,...

Erica Luo

Staff Writer

Erica Luo is a junior at HWRHS. When she was younger she went through a bit of a journalism phase, and she has carried that with her through the years. Erica is interested in journalism because she loves finding new information...

Sarah McMahon

Staff Writer

Sara McMahon is a freshman that came into the new year with little information about the school and what it has to offer. She wishes to inform incoming freshman and to share her ideas with the student body. After school, she is...

Luke O'Donnell

Staff Writer

Luke O’Donnell, a sophomore at The Regional, is very excited to be writing for The General Consensus. His favorite part of the Journalism class is being able to learn about different topics and then take a stance with his wri...

Shannon O’Toole

Staff Writer

Shannon O'Toole is a senior at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. She is an active member of our community on and off the soccer field.  Shannon wants to improve her writing skills and bring the community together as a whole...

Hannah Pasquarello

Staff Writer

    Hannah Pasquarello is a ninth grader at HWRHS and also a talented staff writer. She was born in Beverly and lived there until she was 3. She moved in 2007 to Wenham Massachusetts and attended Bessie Buker Elementary scho...

Charlotte Penn

Staff Writer

Charlotte Penn is a junior at Hamilton-Wenham, and in her free time, teaches dance to young students at Rockport Dance Academy. Charlotte finds joy in writing almost anything, as Journalism is her favorite class. As she takes...

Chris Romano

Staff Writer

Chris Romano is a junior at HWRHS. He became interested in journalism at the end of last school year, so he chose to take the Journalism elective this year. He has enjoyed being as part of the student newspaper this semester....

Bryn Smith

Staff Writer

Bryn Smith is a senior that enjoys acting and singing, and she is pleased to be apart of The General Consensus. Her hopes for the newspaper include informing the school about important stories and upcoming events. She specializ...

Caitlyn Story

Staff Writer

Caitlyn Story is a freshman at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. She is one of the staff writers of The General Consensus who has fit journalism into her busy schedule. She joined the Journalism elective because she hopes to i...

Oliver Tymann

Staff Writer

Oliver Tymann is a sophomore at HWRHS. He has always liked the idea of being a journalist, and was part of the journalism club last year. He was very interested in joining this class when it was presented as an option last year,...

Hannah Vidu

Staff Writer

Hannah, a freshman at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, is a staff writer for The General Consensus this semester. She was born in Romania and moved to America when she was five years old. She attended Winthrop Elementary Sc...

Lisette Leonard

Staff Writer

Lisette Leonard is a freshman at Hamilton-Wenham. Lisette loves to write and has always had an interest in journalism so she felt that this class was a great opportunity for her. Outside of school Lisette is very active and part...

Alison Campbell

Staff Writer

Alison Campbell is a freshman at Hamilton-Wenham. She enjoys playing soccer and listening to music. Her favorite class is Geometry, and outside of school she likes to spend time with friends. She hopes to improve her writing sk...

Audrey Wang

Staff Writer

Audrey Wang is a sophomore at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. She had never heard of journalism before so she decided to try it. She is originally from China and she has no siblings. She is now a part of DECA and likes ha...

Brigitte Worstell

Staff Writer

Brigitte Worstell, a freshman at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, enjoys writing and is looking forward to developing new skills as a member of The General Consensus. Outside of school Brigitte is on the swim team and enj...

Emme Whitehead

Staff Writer

Emme Whitehead is a senior at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. She was drawn to journalism because she really enjoys writing and has a passion for politics and news. Emme thought it would be a positive experience writing a...

Vivienne Willett

Staff Writer

Vivienne Willett is a freshman at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. She is a member of the HWRHS swim team. Vivienne loves to write and her favorite subject in school is English. She also wants to use her passion for photogra...

Adam Blanchard

Staff Writer

Adam Blanchard is a senior at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. In school he loves writing, especially poetry.  He also enjoys making art, including sketches and drawings with Micron pens. Outside of academics he has a d...

Niall Merrett

Staff Writer

Niall Merrett is a senior at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys playing basketball and listening to music. He loves the ability the newspaper gives him to express himself and get his opi...

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