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Magical plant that promises fame and fortune? Come see it for yourself...

“Magical plant that promises fame and fortune?” Come see it for yourself…

November 10, 2023

Enter the derelict streets of Skid Row, where love, greed, and a mysterious, unidentified plant collide in the upbeat, dark comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors. Seymour Krelborn, a meek and downtrodden...

Behind the Scenes: Set Design for Little Shop of Horrors

Behind the Scenes: Set Design for Little Shop of Horrors

William White, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

EHS’s fall musical, Little Shop of Horrors, is right around the corner, premiering on November 16, 2023. The work that our performers put into the show, the puppets, and the great musical numbers will...

Cross Country Mid-Season Recap

Cross Country Mid-Season Recap

Sam Houghton and Zach Jackman October 27, 2023

The Essex Cross Country team is strong almost every year, winning 36 state titles in the past. This season is no different from any other, with St. Johnsbury Academy always being a strong competitor.  The...

Homecoming Pep Rally 2023

The “Pep” Behind Our Pep Rallies

Scarlett Cannizzaro and Maecy Odit October 27, 2023

A little over two weeks ago, EHS students took part in the first pep rally of the 2023-24 school year. They gathered by grade in the gym to compete in some fun and stake-free games. The Hive wanted...

Fall Break Boxes

Fall Break Boxes

October 27, 2023

In your advisories, please collect the following items to complete a fall break box for EHS families in need. If your advisory completes one box, you get an ICE CREAM PARTY! Two boxes...PIZZA PARTY! All...

Seniors Find Confidence and Community on the Track

Seniors Find Confidence and Community on the Track

James Steward, Staff Writer June 9, 2023

Not only has the Essex High School Track team been a place of competition for our EHS seniors, but it has also been a place of fun and friendship. These seniors lost both their 9th grade outdoor and 10th...

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Summer Experiences in Vermont

Scarlett Cannizzaro, Staff Writer June 9, 2023

It may not seem like it, but summer is just around the corner. Soon enough, you’ll be sitting around wondering what to do all day. The Hive wanted to share some of the best, most exciting experiences...

Taylor Swift Shines on the Big Screen (Photo Credit- Aggie Morse)

EHS at the Eras Tour

Maecy Odit, Staff Writer June 9, 2023

Over the past few weeks, Taylor Swift has been performing all over the country. Out of all the 200,000 people who went to the Gillette Stadium shows in Foxborough, MA, among them were many Essex High School...

Cino Ambris and Hannah Karki

Starstruck: EHS Student’s First Fashion Show

Lily Larsen, Staff Writer June 9, 2023

Griffin Holzman, an 11th grader at EHS, is passionate about fashion.  Recently, he designed original clothing for Starstruck, his own fashion show in the school auditorium. A crowd gathered to see his...

First Chess Tournament at EHS

First Chess Tournament at EHS

Greg Maiberger, Staff Writer May 12, 2023

EHS hosted its first chess tournament on April 6th in the library after school. There were 20 contenders that showed up for the tournament, and the skill level of the players ranged from novice to expert.  The...

State House in Montpelier

Students Rally for Climate Justice

Maecy Odit, Staff Writer May 12, 2023

Students marched to the State House in Montpelier to share their concerns about climate change on Friday, April 14th. Every year, Youth Lobby, a student-led organization that meets frequently to discuss...

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