Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Middle School Winter Concert, December 18th 2018

The Fine Arts Department of Miles River Middle School presented the annual winter concert last night in the Ferrini Dramatics Center.  This lively evening of music was led by Director of Bands, Erik Fecke and Director of Choirs, Katie Simko.  Here are some photos of the ensembles from the event.  Special thanks to the Friends of the Arts for providing the musicians.  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Winter Concert

December 13th, 7:00pm, Ferrini Dramatics Center
The Fine Arts Department of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School will present the annual Winter Concert on Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ferrini Dramatics Center at the Regional. The Winter Concert is free and open to all members of the community. The program will include a wide variety of pieces to be performed by the Concert Band, Jazz Band, Concert Choir, and Harmony. Please join us for an exciting evening of music led by Director of Choirs, Katie Simko and Director of Bands, Erik Fecke.

HWRHS Winter Art Show and Reception

December 13th, 6:00pm-7:00pm
The Fine Arts Department of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School is proud to announce that the work of student artists from grades 9-12 will be on display at this year’s Winter Art Showcase. The reception will be held on Thursday, December 13, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the visual arts wing.  

Friday, November 9, 2018

Come “Into the Woods” this weekend

Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School presents “Into The Woods”.  Join the talented cast for opening night in the Ferrini Dramatics Center as the curtains open for this charming production tonight at 7pm.  

Weekend Performances:
Friday, 11/9, 7pm
Saturday, 11/10, 2pm
Saturday, 11/10, 7pm

Tickets are $15 adults and $10 for students/seniors and available at the door.  Online ticket sales will continue through Saturday afternoon at:

Good Skill to all the cast and crew, especially to the cow, proudly funded in part by HW FOTA.  

Poster artwork by: Cadyn Sawyer, HW FOTA’s 2018 Montserrat College of Art Summer Program sponsorship recipient.  Nice work Cadyn! 

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Miles River Middle School Cape Ann Museum Exhibit November, 2018

The following Miles Rive Middle School students have artwork on display at the Cape Ann Museum for the month of November, 2018. 

Grade 6:

Backpack paintings:

Madeline Ciaramitaro
Abram Labell
Andrew Sorrenti
Maren Webster
Annie Page
David Drummond

Relief Prints:

Madeline Ciaramitaro
Bizzy Ireland
Quintin Appel
Dylan Mason
Tessa Hunt
Luke Free
Spencer Wallace
Joseph Lussier

Grade 7:

Bird Masks:

Angelina Meimeteas
Lidua Idoko
Ava Maher
Ava Vatour
Lauren Li
Calvin Guay
Gaby Campbell

Grade 8:


Jason Kenny (container)
Allie Tripp “ 
Andrea Kohler “ 
Sophie Packard “ 
Mariana Kaulback (tray)
Maya Granese “ 

Repurposed Bowls:

Katarina Makoganov
Samantha Videtta
Liam Heney

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Miles River Middle School One Acts Update

On April 28th Miles River Middle School participated in the One act Festival and performed a piece written by the cast and crew titled, "A Song for the Birds".  We are so thrilled to share with you our results from this year's METG Middle School Drama Festival!

Ian Castracane received an All-Star Company award recognizing his Foley-style live sound design
Leo Kagan and Margo Tsouvalas both received All-Star Company awards recognizing their excellence in performance
Brigitte Worstell, Chloe Gern, Ava Cote, and Libby Collins all received All-Star Company awards recognizing their costume designs for the production, AND
Olivia Soolman was honored with the coveted Stage Manager's award, which is only given to one school on the merit of displaying professionalism, organization, planning, and poise at both the tech rehearsal and on the festival day.

Our students are so thrilled with the outcome!  

-Chrissy deLima
Marcie Sidlowski

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2018

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Visual Arts and English Departments are proud to announce that our students have received three gold keys, two silver keys and five honorable mentions in the 2018 Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Established in 1923, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the United States.  Gold Key works will automatically advance to national judging and will be considered for national awards. National Medalists will be announced on March 13, 2018.

Visual Arts: Annabel Howley was awarded two gold keys and an honorable mention. Nora Sullivan-Horner received a gold key. Thomas Lattanzi, Cadyn Sawyer and Helen Peppler were awarded honorable mentions.     

English: Raquel Souza was awarded a gold key for a critical essay.  Luce Brandt was awarded a silver key for a personal essay/memoir. Notably, Nora Sullivan-Horner was also awarded a silver key for a personal essay/memoir in addition to her win in visual arts. 

Gold Key by Annabel Howley

True Blithe
Gold Key by Annabel Howley
Sandy Dunes
Honorable Mention by Annabel Howley

What Remains
Gold Key by Nora Sullivan-Horner

Fine Wines
Honorable Mention by Thomas Lattanzi

Open for Business
Honorable Mention by Thomas Lattanzi 
Sara Spins
Honorable Mention by Helen Peppler