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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...

Ella Weidman wears a floral skirt for one of her roles

A Grimm Nightmare

Anna Hoppe, Editor March 14, 2023

The Essex High School auditorium looks like a fairytale is emerging. Dense stands of branches, dotted with little dark details, fill the stage. Costumed actors hurry around before the official start 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...

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...

Oliver Kranichfeld

Teacher Feature: Oliver Kranichfeld

Roslyn Gibbons, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Oliver Kranichfeld is a special educator at EHS. He has taught here for nine years. Roslyn Gibbons interviews him about his path to becoming a teacher. [/infographic]

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...

Ethan Walters

Meet The Hive’s New Graphic Designer

Raygan Gilmond, Staff Writer December 22, 2022

Ethan Walters, a senior here at Essex High School, has taken on the task of being The Hive’s own graphic designer.  The Hive: How long have you been doing graphic design? How did you get started? Ethan:...

Mr. Skoglund stands outside EHS

EHS’s Own Rock Star: Mr. Skoglund

Anna Hoppe, Editor September 30, 2022

Ben Skoglund, formerly one of Essex High School’s counselors, became the new Director of School Counseling this past summer. The Hive interviewed him at the end of last school year and this fall about...

Meet Ms. Cavoneil!

Meet Ms. Cavoneil!

Lily Larsen and Martina Alaimo, Staff Writers September 30, 2022

The Hive sat down with one of our new assistant principals, Ms. Cavoneil! The Hive: First of all, we're just wondering where you grew up and where you went to high school? Cavoneil: Sure. So I grew...

True Blue & Gold: Jefferson Goodrich

True Blue & Gold: Jefferson Goodrich

Gianni Maffessanti, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

The Hive recently caught up with Assistant Principal, Jefferson Goodrich. The Hive: Can you tell us what your current role is at EHS? Mr. Goodrich: Currently, I'm an Assistant Principal here at Essex...

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