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Preschool graphic with Peer application deadline
Jennifer Caufield

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Integrated Preschool Program is dedicated to helping young children, with and without disabilities, learn together in an inclusive and developmentally appropriate environment. 

COMPLETE PRESCHOOL APPLICATION:  Please complete and submit a preschool application.  If you would prefer a paper copy, it can be picked up and returned to the Winthrop School Front Office (325 Bay Road, Hamilton). Applications are due December 8, 2023. Contact with any questions or visit our website for more information


In order to be considered as a peer, children must meet the following criteria:

  • The child must currently reside in Hamilton, MA or Wenham, MA
  • The child is 3 or 4 years of age, and NOT eligible for Kindergarten in September
  • The child has age-appropriate skills in the following areas: speech and language; fine and gross motor; social skills; behavior regulation; and cognition
  • The child is NOT currently receiving services through Early Intervention
  • The child has no identified special education needs OR a current referral for a special education evaluation​​
HWSEPAC Parents Rights Workshop
Jennifer Caufield

This workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction to special education laws and procedures. We will cover the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  You will also learn what to do if the student is not eligible and the parent’s procedural due process rights for resolving disputes. The Federation for Children with Special Needs hosts additional parent workshops on topics such as “Transition Planning” and “Understanding the IEP”. Dates and times of all Federation-sponsored events can be found on their website:

The workshop will be presented virtually via ZOOM by Tracey Morgan, a special education advocate. Everyone must register via the Zoom link to receive the meeting link and presentation materials for this workshop.

Registration Link:       


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poster for the high school play: Merrily we Roll Along
Jennifer Caufield

December 1 @ 6:30

December 2 @ 2:00 & 6:30

The HWRHS Theatre Department will be performing Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical Merrily We Roll Along, on December 1 @ 6:30 pm and December 2 @ 2:00 and 6:30 pm, in the Ferrini Dramatics Center (775 Bay Rd. South Hamilton, MA).  Come out and support our large team of cast and crew, which includes:

Tickets will be available @ the door ($8 for Seniors/Active Military/Veterans, $10 for Students/Faculty/Alum & $15 for Community).

Run time- approx. 2 hours 15 minutes, with one 20-minute intermission

Cast members:

Quintin Appel
Jake Bassinger
Sofia Brown
Maddie Carey
Cory Colman
Annabella Connell
Sophia Filipov
Jake Flynn
Savannah Gauron
Liam Geaney
John Jones
Myla O'Neill
Caroline Monahan
Lana-Elise Randazzo
Chloe Sacco
Maya Wakeham
Catherine Walsh

Crew members:

Davis Angelli-Nichols
Gillian Begin
Aaron Brown
Adison Caufield
Nicholas DaSilva
Red Herzog
Megan Logemann
Mallory Manganaro
Claire Payne
Niki Pillai
Meyer Scholnick
Ian Swanson
Nat Tangney
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Winthrop Holiday Boutique December 2nd
Jennifer Caufield

The Holiday Boutique is the largest annual fundraiser for our school, and the money raised by this event is invested back into the Winthrop community to provide enhanced educational opportunities for our children.

This year's Holiday Boutique will feature more than 80 Local Vendors offering fabulous gift ideas for the holidays. Visit our Holiday Boutique facebook page to see vendor highlights! In addition to shopping with vendors, you can bid on some great items at the Silent Auction and enjoy scrumptious lunch from our on-site food truck.

A favorite with the kids: Children will delight in doing their own holiday shopping with the help of some very eager elves in the Children's Secret Shop where all gifts cost $8 or less.

Don't miss out on the excitement and spread the word among your friends in the community!

Vendor Registration Now Open!  - Click to Register

We are excited to offer slots for the 2023 Boutique. Please click here to Register, Pay, and find additional information about our event!  Visit our Facebook page to view past vendors, setup up, and promotional activities. 

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HW School Committee Vacancy
Jennifer Caufield

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee is currently seeking applicants to fill a vacant seat on the School Committee. 

Interested candidates must be a resident of Hamilton and should send a letter of interest with a resume to the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District by Monday, December 4, 2023, to The School Committee and the Hamilton Select Board will meet jointly on December 6, 2023, at the School Committee meeting to interview applicants and vote to fill the vacancy. This appointment will fill the remaining portion of the previously elected member’s term which concludes on April 11, 2024. If the candidate wishes to stay on the committee for the remaining two (2) years of this term, they may follow the procedures to be elected at the April 11th Annual Town Meeting Election.

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Congratulations to the Boys & Girls Cross Country Teams!
Jennifer Caufield

HW Boys and Girls Cross Country have earned the right to be called Division III-B Champions this weekend at Northfield Mountain.  The Girls' team finished the race by going 1-2-3 and Grace Rich won the race outright.  Not to be outdone, the Boys placed four runners in the top 15 to seal their first division title since 2014 (when, ironically, both Boys and Girls won the Division Championship in the same year). Both teams will compete in the All-State Championships on Saturday, November 18th at Fort Devens at 11:00 AM.

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