Friday, February 5, 2021

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2020-2021

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Visual Art Department is proud to announce that our students have received two silver keys and one honorable mention in the 2020-2021 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.  

 
Troy Hargrove (Grade 12) 
“Captain Horton Meets the Space God” received a silver key in Drawing and Illustration 

Amanda Lannon  (Grade 10) 
“Spring Rain” received a Silver Key in Photography
“In the Shadows” received an Honorable Mention in Photography 


Captain Horton Meets the Space God
Troy Hargrove, Grade 12 
Silver Key 



Spring Rain
Amanda Lannon. Grade 10
Silver Key 



In the Shadows
Amanda Lannon, Grade 10
Honorable Mention


Other noteworthy student entries from students at HWRHS: 



Sea Blue
By Bella Fazio, Grade 9
        

Stormi and Bosco
by Maya Beach, Grade 10 



Bob the Turtle
by Maya Beach, Grade 10 

Pollen Allergies
by Eugene Ahn, Grade 9 

Monster
by Eugene Ahn, Grade 9 



 
Becoming Endangered
Kaitlyn Menegoni, Grade 10


Reflect Back to Me
Julia Tsappis, Grade 9


Look for the Rainbow
Amanda Lannon, Grade 10



Katie
Maya O'Connor, Grade 12



Friday, March 6, 2020

6th Congressional District High School Art Competition and Exhibition

Here are the Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School student entries for the 6th Congressional District High School Art Competition and Exhibition.  Good luck to all our artists!

Exhibition: March 14-21, 2020
Reception: March 21, 3:30-5 pm
23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA




Abandon All Hope
by Troy H. 

White Dragon
By Yueyan Z. 

Love Galore
by Sophia P. 

Katie
by Maya O

Friday, February 7, 2020

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2019-2020 Winners

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Visual Art and English Departments are proud to announce that our students have received one gold key, one silver key and four honorable mentions in the 2019-2020 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. Gold Key work is currently being reviewed at the national level in New York City by panels of creative professionals. National Medalists selected by these panelists will be announced on Monday, March 16, 2020.
  
Congratulations to all winners!

Nidhi Pillai (Grade 11)
"Dear Caroline" received a Gold Key in Writing in the Personal Essay/Memoir category.
"Grief" received an Honorable Mention in the Poetry category.
current teacher:  Mr. Pape

Emma Sullivan (Grade 11):
"Schools Need to Stop Putting a Band-aid on Vaping" received an Honorable Mention in the Critical Essay category.
"All the Light We Cannot See:  Underscoring Nonconformity By Manipulating Time" received an Honorable Mention in the Critical Essay Category. 
current teacher:  Ms. Mahoney

Troy Hargrove (Grade 11)
“Abandon All Hope” received a Silver Key in Drawing and Illustration

Maya Beach (Grade 9)
“Neighbor?” received an honorable mention in Painting


Abandon All Hope
Troy Hargrove


Neighbor?
Maya Beach


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

6th Congressional District High School Art Competition and Exhibition


6th Congressional District High School Art Competition and Exhibition 

Sponsored by Seth Mouton
Hosted at Montserrat College of Art
Beverly, MA 

Exhibition: March 21-23, 2019
Reception: March 23, 3:30-5:00pm 

Congratulations to our own Aidan Heney for winning the Grand Prize.  His work will be displayed in Washington D.C. and will hang in the Capitol for an entire year! 



GRAND PRIZE
Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School
Aiden Heney
Grade 12
“Sucked Back In”






Thursday, February 7, 2019

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2018-2019 Winners

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Visual Arts and English Departments are proud to announce that our students have received two gold keys, six silver keys and eight honorable mentions in the 2019 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. Gold Key work is currently being reviewed at the national level in New York City by panels of creative professionals. National Medalists selected by these panelists will be announced on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.  Gold Key award-winning work will be exhibited at the Massachusetts Scholastic Art and Writing Awards regional exhibition at Breed Memorial Hall, Tufts University, from March 16 through March 25.

Visual Arts: At Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Violette Holbrook received a gold key.  Aidan Heney, Makenzie Liphardt, and YueYan Zhang received silver keys.  Miranda Boyd, Margaret Brown, Lily Cassidy, Annabel Howley and Olivia Malloy received honorable mentions.  At Miles River Middle School Maya Beach received two honorable mentions. 

English: At Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Nidihi Pillai received a gold key and an honorable mention.  Megan Amero received a silver key and Nora Sullivan-Horner received two silver keys. 

Congratulations to all winners!



Tessa Violet
Maya Beach, Grade 8
Honorable Mention
Reflection
Maya Beach, Grade 8
Honorable Mention
Muir Beach Skull
Olivia Malloy, Grade 12
Honorable Mention 
Three Musketeers
Annabel Howley, Grade 12
Honorable Mention
Succulent
Makenzie Liphardt, Grade 10
Silver Key
Kate and Maren
Lily Cassidy, Grade 9
Honorable Mention
Melting Marsh
Margaret Brown, Grade 12
Honorable Mention
Barbed Fauna
Miranda Boyd, Grade 11
Honorable Mention
Still Life with Plaster Hand
YueYan Zhang, Grade 11
Silver Key

Fellas by the Beach
Violette Holbrook, Grade 11
Gold Key
Fighting Your Shadow
Aidan Heney, Grade 12
Silver Key



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.