Implementing our Mission: “Picturing the Graduate”


Dear Friends,

Over the last two school years, we’ve been working to codify and publish curriculum documents for the HWRSD. While for many, the idea of curriculum brings to mind an endless list of “facts” that one needs to memorize in order to be considered a “literate” person, a true curriculum contains much more than that. An effective curriculum identifies for teachers, parents and students the major milestones that need to be mastered at each grade level, and taken as a whole, provides a coherent, sequential process for students to attain and master the knowledge and skills they need to possess in order to earn their diploma from Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. The diploma itself represents that students have achieved the goal of the HWRSD Mission Statement: “[T]o educate students to become young adults who are of good character and demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed to be…

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