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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

Click here for our weekly Counseling Department Update

News and Events

Career & Education Discovery Fair - February 2024:

Thank you to those who attended and participated in our annual Career & Education Discovery Fair.  Students had the opportunity to meet and learn about various careers and trades from over (20) representatives from local businesses and organizations.

College Admissions Panel:

A recording of our recent College Admissions Panel Webinar is available here.  We are grateful to the college representatives for sharing valuable information and insight on the college admissions process.

The new 2024-2025 FAFSA:

The new 2024-25 FAFSA is open, but some families have experienced difficulty navigating the application process.  MEFA is offering a webinar on Thursday, February 15th at 8:30a.m., during which they will review known issues, technical bugs, and workarounds (when available) of the new FAFSA. 

They will also discuss the impact of the delayed FAFSA launch on financial aid deadlines and the release of financial aid offers, as well as the process of updating and correcting FAFSA data.

Register HERE to reserve your spot. 



Just the Facts

School Population - 450 students (22'-23') 

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 - 46.9 (21'-22')

School Sponsored Clubs/Activities - 33

Number of Athletic Programs - 27

Average Class Size -  14.2 (21'-22')

Student/Teacher Ratio - 10.5:1 (2021)

Schedule - 5 day/7 Block rotating schedule

College Placement - 92% (Class of 2023)

4 Year College - 86%

2 Year College - 6%


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
Julia Cahill-O'Shea
Matt Fitzgibbons
Erin Donovan            
School Adjustment Counselors:

Sue Howland  

Ali Trimby                                 978.468.0483

RISE Academic Coordinator:

Stefanie Rogal                              978.468.0432

School Counseling Intern:

Gabriella Barbuto  978.468.0479              

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