• After 44 years, Laney Silva Retires

    After 44 years, Laney Silva Retires

    Claire Fennelly, Contributing Writer

    June 23, 2017

    In 1973, many events took place; the Watergate scandal was well underway, Nixon resigned from the White House,  and Ms. Helaine Uchenick starting teaching in the Hingham Public Schools. Ms. Uchenick, more well-known as Ms. Silva, the Director of the English Department, is retiring from Hingham after...

    Laney Silva and members of the English Department pose before graduation.

  • FBI Director Comey Testifies Before the Senate

    FBI Director Comey Testifies Before the Senate

    Edan Larkin, Contributing Writer

    June 12, 2017

    On June 8th, 2017, Americans across the nation put their lives on hold to watch the anxiously anticipated testimony of former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Passionate Americans watched the broadcasts from their homes and their places of work. Bars throughout the country...

    Comey taking oath at the hearing, swearing to tell the truth and nothing but the truth.

    ANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

  • Senior Prom 2017

    Senior Prom 2017

    Kaylee Hill, Contributing Writer

    June 6, 2017

    Thursday June 1st, Hingham High School held their annual Senior Prom. The grand night always starts downtown at the Hingham Bathing Beach Gazebo for the big red carpet event. As the time ticked to five-o'clock, the parking lot began to fill with cars, limos, and party buses. Two massive party buses emptied...

    Courtesy Lulu Wiley

  • Beloved Math Teacher Ms. Hunt Retires

    Beloved Math Teacher Ms. Hunt Retires

    Will Sutton, Contributing Writer

    June 5, 2017

    Ms. Hunt is caught in a moment of consideration, gazing at her Smartboard. The screensaver is a photo of a solitary mountain, with Ms. Hunt’s favorite mantra, “Mathematics is not a spectator sport!” emblazoned across the scene. “Honestly, what I love most about Hingham High is the kids. When...

    Ms. Hunt poses with the author (left) and his classmate Harry Hull (right) in late December.

    Olivia Davies.

  • A Farewell to a Spectacular Nurse

    A Farewell to a Spectacular Nurse

    Liv Casey, Contributing Writer

    June 5, 2017

    Whenever a member of Hingham High faculty and staff hears someone mention the school nurse’s office, he or she immediately responds with an overflow of praise for the incredibly kind Nurse Pat Szyman. It is well known around the school that the nurse’s office is home to two of the amiable and...

    The dynamic duo of Ms. Szyman and Ms. O'Keeffe, who will be the full time nurse next year, poses for a picture.

    Liv Casey

  • Hats Off Class of 2017!

    Hats Off Class of 2017!

    June 5, 2017

    The class of 2017 celebrated their graduation from Hingham High School on Saturday, June 3, in a ceremony that began with sunshine, continued in the rain, and ended with some breaking sun. After walking onto the field to the traditional processional "Theme from Pomp and Circumstance” played by...

    Hats off in celebration!

    Harborlight Adviser Annmarie Fennelly

  • Rain Hold Off for Seniors’ Last Day

    Rain Hold Off for Seniors’ Last Day

    May 30, 2017

    The rain held off and the sun even made an appearance on May 24th, seniors' official last day and the kickoff to seniors last 10 days before graduation from HHS. Parents and teachers watched as seniors enjoyed the PTO-sponsored day full of fun events. The Harborlight would like to thanks Patricia...

  • HHS Crew Competes at the NEIRA Championships

    HHS Crew Competes at the NEIRA Championships

    Ruthie Kerber, Contributing Writer

    May 30, 2017

    On Saturday, May 27th, the Hingham High crew team competed at NEIRA (New England Interscholastic Rowing Association) Championships. The girls' 3rd varsity boat raced first and finished in 4th place, but missed qualifying for their final by half of a second. The boys' 3rd varsity came in 6th, and the...

    The 1st Varsity boat (left to right: Katie McDowell, Gill Mehigan, Gianna Merion, Maureen McGonagle, Lauren Mitchell, Aisling Cunningham, Anne Lipsett, and Nicole Merian) poses before their first race.

    Ruthie Kerber

  • Seniors’ Last Day of School

    Seniors’ Last Day of School

    Shira Berkin, Junior Editor

    May 27, 2017

    On Tuesday, May 23rd, the class of 2017 took their last strolls through the halls on what was their last day of classes at HHS. A day of both bitter and sweet, most seniors enjoyed an easy day of handing in books, picking up their school records, and taking pictures with friends and teachers. Seniors'...

    The BC Calculus class takes a selfie via-selfie stick on their last day of A block math class.

    Ms. Hebert's BC Calculus class

  • Hingham High’s GSA Observes Day of Silence

    Hingham High’s GSA Observes Day of Silence

    Curran Dillis, Contributing Writer

    May 26, 2017

    On Friday, April 28th, Hingham High School was a little bit quieter. That morning, students walking into school couldn’t help but notice the chalk drawing outside, announcing Hingham High School’s Gay-Straight Alliance’s annual hosting of the Day of Silence. This annual event was created by GLS...

    The GSA display case sits at the end of the 2nd floor of the History/English wing.

    Curran Dillis

Student Life

Senior Prom 2017

Senior Prom 2017

Kaylee Hill, Contributing Writer

Thursday June 1st, Hingham High School held their annual Senior Prom. The grand night always starts downtown at the Hingham Bathing Beach Gazebo for the big red carpet event. As the time ticked to five-o'clock,...

June 6, 2017No Comments

Hats Off Class of 2017!

Hats Off Class of 2017!

The class of 2017 celebrated their graduation from Hingham High School on Saturday, June 3, in a ceremony that began with sunshine, continued in the rain, and ended with some breaking sun. After walking...

June 5, 2017No Comments

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Sports

HHS Crew Competes at the NEIRA Championships

HHS Crew Competes at the NEIRA Championships

Ruthie Kerber, Contributing Writer

On Saturday, May 27th, the Hingham High crew team competed at NEIRA (New England Interscholastic Rowing Association) Championships. The girls' 3rd varsity boat raced first and finished in 4th place, but missed qualifying...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Webb’s Swim Team Offers Amazing Experience for Swimmers

Webb’s Swim Team Offers Amazing Experience for Swimmers

Liv Casey, Contributing Writer

From the outside, Webb’s Pro Fitness of Norwell appears to be a fairly typical, if not a little bit smaller than average, gym. Most people will pass by in their cars on the road outside and never even think to stop in an ...

May 22, 2017No Comments

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After 44 years, Laney Silva Retires

After 44 years, Laney Silva Retires

Claire Fennelly, Contributing Writer

In 1973, many events took place; the Watergate scandal was well underway, Nixon resigned from the White House,  and Ms. Helaine Uchenick starting teaching in the Hingham Public Schools. Ms. Uchenick, more well-known as Ms. Silva, ...

June 23, 2017

FBI Director Comey Testifies Before the Senate

FBI Director Comey Testifies Before the Senate

Edan Larkin, Contributing Writer

On June 8th, 2017, Americans across the nation put their lives on hold to watch the anxiously anticipated testimony of former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Passionate Americans watched...

June 12, 2017

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