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Welcome to the H-W

School Counseling Office

The mission of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Pre K-12 Counseling Department is to guide students to become compassionate, responsible, and resilient individuals who are able to meet the challenges of an increasingly diverse and changing society.

The vision of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Pre K-12 Counseling Department is to create an environment in which students will feel safe and supported in an effort to maximize their individual potential.

As counselors, we work collaboratively to teach, model, and advocate for students.

  CEEB Code 222010

News and Events

Senior College Night Information Webinar

If you missed the webinar held this week, please click here for the full presentation.


Military Day at HWRHS, Wednesday November 9, 2022

Students will have the opportunity to stop by the Cafeteria during Power Block on Wednesday, November 9th to speak with representatives from various branches of the military.

Representatives will be available from the following branches: U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, & U.S. Coast Guard Academy.


2022-2023 AP EXAMS 

The registration window is now open for students enrolled in AP classes to sign up for AP exams that will take place in May 2023.  Click here for more information and dates.

Please register and pay for exams through myschoolbucks.  The registration window will remain open until Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

Just the Facts

School Population - 451 students 

School Hours (M,T,Th,F) - 7:40—2:20

Wednesdays 7:40—1:30

School Colors - Blue & White

School Mascot - Gerry General

Nickname:  The Generals

Faculty - 47

Town Populations: (as of 2020 census)

  • Hamilton - 7,561
  • Wenham - 4,979

School Sponsored Clubs/Activities - 22

Number of Athletic Programs - 26

Average Class Size - 18.9 (21'-22')

Student/Teacher Ratio - 12.5:1 (21'-22')

Schedule - 5 day/7 Block rotating schedule

College Placement - 89% (2022)


Common Requests

Transcript Requests

Alumni Transcript Request Form


Work Permits

All minors under the age of 18 must complete an employment permit application and obtain the permit before starting a new job.

Applications for employment permits are available at:

Completed applications along with required documentations must be brought by the student to the main office at the high school.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Mrs. Miller at 


Contact Us

School Counseling Secretary: 

Sandy Williams  978.468.0480         

School Counselors:

Dr. Kristen Lazzaro - 
Director of School Counseling PreK-12
Julia Cahill-O'Shea
Matt Fitzgibbons
Erin Donovan / Danielle Barry        978.468.0435          
School Adjustment Counselors:

Sue Howland  

Alison Trimby                                   978.468.0483

RISE Academic Coordinator:

Stefanie Rogal                              978.468.0432

775 Bay Road       
S. Hamilton, MA 01982
Phone: 978.468.0480         
Fax: 978.468.0241
7:30 AM to 3:00 PM