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  • Boy Scouts Allows Transgender Kids Into Boys-Only Programs

  • Ben Affleck Won’t Direct Batman: “I Cannot Do Both Jobs”

  • Oprah Winfrey Joins 60 Minutes as Special Contributor

  • Annual HHS Oscar Week

    Annual HHS Oscar Week

    Dani Bonafede, Editor

    February 17, 2017

    On February 26, 2017, the 89th Academy Awards ceremony will unfold at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. These awards will honor nominated films for a multitude of categories such as Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Actor, and many more. Here at Hawthorne High School, Media Arts teacher Mr. John... READ MORE »»

    Advanced Media Arts students and Student Council president pose on the red carpet with Media Arts teacher John DiLonardo

    Dani Bonafede

  • A Jonathan Martone Review: Rogue One

    A Jonathan Martone Review: Rogue One

    Jonathan Martone, Contributor

    February 14, 2017

    The recently released Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been met with a generally positive reception. It is the first spin-off movie of the Star Wars franchise, as well as the first movie in over 30 years to take place during the time of the Original Trilogy. The main questions are: is this movie what ... READ MORE »»

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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  • Mr. Hawthorne: Patrick Moorehouse

    Mr. Hawthorne: Patrick Moorehouse

    Dakota Brantner, Editor

    February 8, 2017

    Hawthorne High School's Mr. Hawthorne talent show is on March 4 at 7:30 PM in the HHS auditorium. The Clarion sat down with each of the contestants to get a chance to see what they think of the show and their chances to take the Mr. Hawthorne crown. They have been working day and night practicing their... READ MORE »»

  • Mr. Hawthorne: Rocco Pecoraro

    Mr. Hawthorne: Rocco Pecoraro

    Dakota Brantner, Editor

    February 8, 2017

    Hawthorne High School's Mr. Hawthorne talent show is on March 4 at 7:30 PM in the HHS auditorium. The Clarion sat down with each of the contestants to get a chance to see what they think of the show and their chances to take the Mr. Hawthorne crown. They have been working day and night practicing their... READ MORE »»

    Picture courtesy of Dakota Brantner.

  • Mr. Hawthorne: Alex Ferriola

    Mr. Hawthorne: Alex Ferriola

    Dakota Brantner, Editor

    February 8, 2017

    Hawthorne High School's Mr. Hawthorne talent show is on March 4 at 7:30 PM in the HHS auditorium. The Clarion sat down with each of the contestants to get a chance to see what they think of the show and their chances to take the Mr. Hawthorne crown. They have been working day and night practicing their... READ MORE »»

    Picture courtesy of Dakota Brantner.

This Day In History: February 15th

This Day In History: February 15th

Fazli Hida, Staff Writer

On this day in 1898, the USS Maine experienced a massive explosion and sank in the Havana harbor in Cuba; 260 men out of less than 400 on the ship died due to this tragedy. ...  Read More »

Feb 17

This Day In History: February 14th

This Day In History: February 14th

February 8, 2017

On this day in 1929, Al Capone ordered his family to assassinate his rival, organized crime boss Bugs Moran. Capone sent four men, donned in police unif...  Read More »

PACE Fundraiser

PACE Fundraiser

January 26, 2017

PACE is a non-profit organization that stands for Philanthropic Aid through Collaborative Efforts. They were established in 2015 to alleviate hunger,...  Read More »

This Day In History: January 30th

This Day In History: January 30th

January 25, 2017

On January 30th, 1968, Vietnam was celebrating Tết, the Vietnamese New Year. This is a shortened form of Tết Nguyên Đán, which translates to “T...  Read More »

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

January 10, 2017

The well known musical production of Fiddler on the Roof will soon be leaving Broadway and taking the stage of Hawthorne High School. The musical was wr...  Read More »

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La La Land: An Opinion

La La Land: An Opinion

Liam Duffy, Staff Writer

  There was a bunch of new movies released in 2016. Many have been considered successful and they have received numerous Oscar nominations for their story lines,...  Read More »

Feb 17

An Opinion: New Year’s Resolutions Are Useless

An Opinion: New Year’s Resolutions Are Useless

Liam Duffy, Staff Writer

  The new year has begun with a blast of new promises and millionaire singers having meltdowns at their concerts. 2016 was a failure of a year for the world, but...  Read More »

Jan 12

Nintendo Needs To Make Their Video Games Better: An Opinion

Nintendo Needs To Make Their Video Games Better: An Opinion

January 11, 2017

  Ever since the 1980s,  Nintendo is a legendary video company. Nintendo has turned video game characters like Mario, Link, and Kirby into...  Read More »

The World According to Shakir: Winter Break

The World According to Shakir: Winter Break

December 21, 2016

Winter break is right around the corner. Excitement is building, knowing that we are all going to have a week off from school. By now I am sure everyone...  Read More »

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The Luck of the Pancakes

The Luck of the Pancakes

Kieran McAllister, Aidan Harmer, and Vanessa Tousignant

Saint Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and there is no better way to celebrate the holiday like a Pancake Breakfast! On Saturday, March 18th from 9-12 pm, you ar...  Read More »

Feb 15

HHS’s Carnevale!!

HHS’s Carnevale!!

February 7, 2017

PACE Fundraiser

PACE Fundraiser

January 26, 2017

NJ’s Best Student Section?

NJ’s Best Student Section?

January 26, 2017

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This Day In History: February 14th

This Day In History: February 14th

Fazli Hida, Staff Writer

On this day in 1929, Al Capone ordered his family to assassinate his rival, organized crime boss Bugs Moran. Capone sent four men, donned in police uniforms, to North Clark...  Read More »

Feb 8

The Passing of Fidel Castro

The Passing of Fidel Castro

November 29, 2016

How Do World Leaders View Trump?

How Do World Leaders View Trump?

March 21, 2016

Climate Change

Climate Change

October 15, 2015

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NJ’s Best Student Section?

NJ’s Best Student Section?

Mia Lewis and Kieran McAllister

Come show your support and help the bear cave win NJ’s best student section. Free foam fingers will provided. Coach Christopher Warner has been organizing this student se...  Read More »

Jan 26

HHS Italian Club Shows its FORZA ITALIA

HHS Italian Club Shows its FORZA ITALIA

February 25, 2016

Classic Clarion : The History of Valentine’s Day

Classic Clarion : The History of Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2016

Classic Clarion: New Faces at Hawthorne High School

Classic Clarion: New Faces at Hawthorne High School

February 12, 2016

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A Come Back to Remember

A Come Back to Remember

Mia Lewis, Staff Writer

Super Bowl Sunday was a night to remember for all football lovers, when the New England Patriots had a huge turn around and were able to defeat the Atlanta Falcons with an...  Read More »

Feb 14

Boys Basketball: Passaic County Tournament

Boys Basketball: Passaic County Tournament

February 10, 2017

After Passaic beat Pompton Lakes in the first round of the county tournament, they came to Hawthorne High School to play the Bears in a second round mat...  Read More »

Basketball Game Student Sections

Basketball Game Student Sections

February 7, 2017

For the past three home basketball games, Hawthorne High School has put together a ‘student section’ for the fans to sit and cheer on the varsity bo...  Read More »

Hawthorne v. Glen Rock: A Second Look

Hawthorne v. Glen Rock: A Second Look

February 1, 2017

On January 26, the Hawthorne Boys Basketball team faced off against Glen Rock to try to avenge their only loss from the first half of the season. The Bears...  Read More »

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A Motherly Figure For All

A Motherly Figure For All

Sarah Ahmad and Abby Reicher

High School years are not always easy, even though they are the best years of people’s lives. Sometimes you just need that motherly figure to step in at school, and for...  Read More »

Nov 16

Ms. Russo: An Appreciation

October 27, 2016

The Clarion caught up with Art teacher extraordinaire, Ms. Danielle Russo, for a quick Q & A.   Clarion Reporter:  When did you start te...  Read More »

New Vice Principal: Craig Jandoli

New Vice Principal: Craig Jandoli

September 28, 2016

At the start of the 2016-2017 school year, there were several changes to Hawthorne High School, including new teachers, equipment, student faces, and above...  Read More »

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The student news site of Hawthorne High School.
The student news site of Hawthorne High School.