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  • Julia, a Muppet With Autism, to Debut on ‘Sesame Street’

  • Rezekne, Latvia, Frets About Trump NATO Stance, War With Russia

  • 'Beauty and the Beast' Star Luke Evans on Gaston's New Backstory and Making People Laugh

  • Hawthorne High School Participates in NJ Makers Day

    Hawthorne High School Participates in NJ Makers Day

    March 27, 2017

    The maker movement in the United States isn’t just a hobby; it’s having a significant impact on school curriculum development and growing local economies. To celebrate making and maker culture, the Hawthorne High School Library Media Center’s Makerspace became a registered participant in the third...

    Puzzle makers enjoying Makers Day at HHS

  • Bertollo Girl’s Run Over Hawthorne

    Bertollo Girl’s Run Over Hawthorne

    Kieran McAllister, Staff Writer

    March 21, 2017

    The Hawthorne High School Girls' track team gains new runners every season. Each year the coaches prepare the new recruits for the meets to help them thrive for success. This season Heather Bertollo, a sophomore here at HHS, will be joining her sister Nicole Bertollo, a junior, at the starting line....

    The Bertollo Sisters

    Courtesy Of Kieran

  • Meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

    Meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

    Mia Lewis, Staff Writer

    March 17, 2017

    Every year on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated all over the world. People wear green, have parties, and attend various parades to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day. However, many do not know the true meaning of this holiday. On this day, it marks the death of St. Patrick, who supposedly died...

  • Mr: Congeniality: Gio Occhipinti

    Mr: Congeniality: Gio Occhipinti

    Barbara Cucci, Staff writer

    March 16, 2017

    The HHS Clarion had the opportunity to sit down with this year's Mr. Congeniality, senior Gio Occhipinti. Those who attended the student council fundraiser on Saturday, March 4 2017, got to see all of the contestants compete through a dance routine, talent portion, and fashion round. Gio impressed th...

    Picture courtesy of Dakota Brantner.

  • Mr. Hawthorne: George Nadirashvili

    Mr. Hawthorne: George Nadirashvili

    Chloe Sena, Staff Writer

    March 13, 2017

    I had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Hawthorne himself, senior George Nadirashvili. Those who attended the Student Council fundraiser on Saturday, March 4 2017, got to see all of the contestants compete through a dance routine, talent portion, and fashion round. George impressed the judges all...

    Picture courtesy of Dakota Brantner.

Bath Bomb Disaster

Bath Bomb Disaster

Sierra Van Houten, Staff Writer

We all know of the world famous company Lush, that is most popular for their bath bombs and other bath products and supplies. However, there are also a number of other comp...

March 13

This Day In History: February 15th

This Day In History: February 15th

February 17

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 ...

This Day In History: February 14th

This Day In History: February 14th

February 8

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...

PACE Fundraiser

PACE Fundraiser

January 26

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

This Day In History: January 30th

This Day In History: January 30th

January 25

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...

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The World According To Shakir: Spring Break

The World According To Shakir: Spring Break

Shakir Shakiri, Staff Writer

It's that time of the year again. Spring Break is around the corner and I can't wait. Just last week we had around a foot of snow...I'm done with Winter and I'm ready...

March 16

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,...

February 17

An Opinion: New Year’s Resolutions Are Useless

An Opinion: New Year’s Resolutions Are Useless

January 12

  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...

Nintendo Needs To Make Their Video Games Better: An Opinion

Nintendo Needs To Make Their Video Games Better: An Opinion

January 11

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

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HHS Marching Band Fish and Chips Dinner

HHS Marching Band Fish and Chips Dinner

Breanna Rooney, Staff Writer

On Saturday, April 1, the Hawthorne High School Marching Band will be holding their annual Fish and Chips dinner from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. There are tickets for a fish dinner o...

March 10

Color Run

Color Run

March 7

The Luck of the Pancakes

The Luck of the Pancakes

February 15

HHS’s Carnevale!!

HHS’s Carnevale!!

February 7

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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...

February 8

The Passing of Fidel Castro

The Passing of Fidel Castro

November 29

How Do World Leaders View Trump?

How Do World Leaders View Trump?

March 21

Climate Change

Climate Change

October 15

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Classic Clarion: Students and Staff Show Support

Classic Clarion: Students and Staff Show Support

Unknown, The Clarion Staff of 1991

Since war became a reality in the Middle East, many of the students and faculty have been wearing yellow ribbons in support of the troops. All of us have been affected by...

March 16

NJ’s Best Student Section?

NJ’s Best Student Section?

January 26

HHS Italian Club Shows its FORZA ITALIA

HHS Italian Club Shows its FORZA ITALIA

February 25

Classic Clarion : The History of Valentine’s Day

Classic Clarion : The History of Valentine’s Day

February 12

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Hawthorne High School Boy’s Basketball: State Sectional Semifinal

Hawthorne High School Boy’s Basketball: State Sectional Semifinal

Jonathan Di Filippo, Staff Writer

The Hawthorne High School Boy's Basketball team had a home state sectional semifinal game for the first time in decades against the Newton Braves. The first half finished...

March 10

HHS Boys’ Basketball Team Wins Again

March 2

Imagine the crowd on their feet, screaming and cheering with all their might…that is what the gym looked like for the entire game.   The Hawthorn...

A Come Back to Remember

A Come Back to Remember

February 14

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...

Boys Basketball: Passaic County Tournament

Boys Basketball: Passaic County Tournament

February 10

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...

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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...

November 16

Ms. Russo: An Appreciation

October 27

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

New Vice Principal: Craig Jandoli

New Vice Principal: Craig Jandoli

September 28

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...

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