The Student News Site of Essex High School

The Hive

The Hive

The Hive

Screenshot of calendar from EHS website

EHS Admin to Add an A day to the Schedule

Katie, Editor March 14, 2023

Due to the recent snow days, the Essex High School calendar has been amended to include an extra A day in the schedule.  The EWSD School District has had 4 snow days this year, and the majority of...

Meeting in the Middle: Vertical Alignment in the EWSD

Meeting in the Middle: Vertical Alignment in the EWSD

Lily Larsen and Jacob Law March 10, 2023

Some teachers in the Essex High School’s social studies department have expressed a divide between their curriculum and that of the middle schools in the EWSD district. Teachers have commented that some...

Birding in Vermont

Birding in Vermont

Roslyn Gibbons, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

Known for being green- both in mountains and residents’ lifestyles- Vermont might be the best place for your next birding trip.  With one National Wildlife Refuge, two National Forests and 4,249,355...

Get to Know EHS Clubs: Scholars Bowl

Get to Know EHS Clubs: Scholars’ Bowl

February 10, 2023

Essex High School opens early for some dedicated students, offering a variety of extracurricular activities. One such club, Scholars’ Bowl, provides students the opportunity to test their abilities against...

Croissant Crisis: Fire in the School Counseling Lobby *VIDEO INCLUDED*

  Just before 8:00 am, a toaster fire cleared the school counseling lobby.  Roxanne (Roxie) Pike, EHS cafeteria worker, was working behind the breakfast cart when smoke filled the air. “It...

Behind the Scenes of the EHS Cafeteria

Behind the Scenes of the EHS Cafeteria

Sam Houghton, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

If you get school lunch, have you ever thought about how it got to your plate? You may be surprised when you find out what goes on behind the scenes at the Essex High School cafeteria Scott Fay is the...

Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at Student Town Hall

Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at Student Town Hall

Sam Houghton and Greg Maiberger, Staff Writers January 18, 2023

On Thursday, January 12, United States Senator Bernie Sanders stopped by Essex High School (EHS) and the Center for Technology Essex (CTE) for a student town hall discussion. Senator Sanders is currently...

English teachers work together to establish expectations during their PLC.

Wednesday Early Release: Wasteful or Worth it?

Maddie Ahmadi and Katie Adams January 13, 2023

Per district policy, Essex High School employees have an obligation to “maintain the reputation of the school.” Some quotes will remain anonymous to protect our sources.   Every Wednesday, students...

Voices of Vermont Hunters

Voices of Vermont Hunters

Roslyn Gibbons, Staff Writer January 6, 2023

[Content Warning: Images below might be disturbing for some.] Hunting in Vermont is a tradition that extends back before the country’s founding. In fact, Vermont was the first state with constitutional...

To Weigh or Not to Weigh? The GPA Debate Resurfaces

Kaitlyn Corbin, Staff Writer December 22, 2022

During their October full block meeting, Student Government passed legislation that aims to implement a weighted GPA system here at Essex High School. In a weighted grade point average, or a weighted GPA,...

Winter Break Update: Important!

Riley Ashe, Staff Writer December 22, 2022

In a new memo sent out to all students, faculty, staff, community members, substitute teachers, and construction workers, EHS announced that Winter Break has been reduced to two days, those days being...

A Disc-ussion: Girls Ultimate?

A Disc-ussion: Girls’ Ultimate?

Lily Larsen, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

At Essex High School, the spring sports season has become increasingly talked about. Will the addition of a girls' ultimate team be something that’s possible, or even something that’s wanted? Currently...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Hive
Our Goal

Activate Search