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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

School Counseling Department News!
Check out the latest on our School Counseling Newsletter here!

School Counseling Department Brochure

College Panel Webinar

The HWRHS school counseling department hosted a College Admissions Panel webinar on 2/16/22 via Zoom. Representatives from several colleges and universities shared information on the college admissions process from the viewpoint of a college admissions counselor.  Questions were asked pertaining to the college search, application and admission processes, and general campus climate, culture, and safety. 

Here is the link to the recorded webinar.  (Passcode: d&vn2dA^)

Incoming Ninth Grade Parent/Guardian Presentation and Webinar


Just the Facts

School Population - 493 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 - 45

Town Populations:

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

School Sponsored Clubs/Activities - 22

Number of Athletic Programs - 26

Average Class Size - 18.9

Student/Teacher Ratio - 12:1

Schedule - 5 day/7 Block rotating schedule

College Placement - 93.5%


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
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