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8th Grade Orientation at HHS

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Jason Bryant, Contributor
November 20, 2014

Hawthorne High School had its annual 8th grade orientation on Thursday evening, November 13, 2014. This event introduces 8th graders and their parents to the high school and all the fun activities they can be a part of. To begin the night, parents and students gathered in the auditorium where student... Read more »

Assemblyman Eustace Visits HHS

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Leah Matari, Contributor
November 20, 2014

Hawthorne High School’s Advanced Placement and Pre- Advanced Placement U.S. History classes had a combined assembly Friday, November 14, 2014 to welcome New Jersey Assemblyman Timothy J. Eustace. The classes, taught by Christopher Ward and Matthew Corvo, listened attentively as Eustace spoke about... Read more »

Criminal Justice Classes at the Shooting Range

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Justin Rodrigues, Contributor
November 19, 2014

The Criminal Justice classes of HHS, taught by Joshua Kabrel, took a field trip to the Hawthorne Police Department shooting range on Wagaraw Road on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Kabrel explained that “the police came into the classroom and gave lessons on other uses of force that police officers use... Read more »

Creative Writing Club Hosts Author Visit

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November 13, 2014

In celebration of National Novel Writing Month, HHS Creative Writing Club students welcomed author Sandy Hall, an HHS alum, on Wednesday, November 12. Hall is the author of the young adult novel A Little Something Different, published in August. A Little Something Different is the first book to be... Read more »

Journalism Trip: A Day at The Record


Katherine Interiano, Staff Writers
November 12, 2014

Journalism students and members of the Journalism Club at Hawthorne High School had a valuable educational experience at The Record newspaper,on October 16.  The students had an eye-opening encounter filled with journalism tips that the reporters, editors, and writers gave them. During this wonderful... Read more »

Slogan Contest: We Have a Winner

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Veronkia Alvarez, Staff Writers
November 3, 2014

Hawthorne High School recently had a contest to find a slogan that would emphasize our school’s positive vibe. Many enthusiastic students entered their slogans, but of course only one slogan could win. The winning slogan, thought up by two girls, was “Small School, Big Family.” This describes HHS... Read more »

Hawthorne High’s Student Ambassadors


Cielle Tousignant, Staff Writer
November 2, 2014

On July 7, 2014, seniors Richard Rivera and Julian Parra went on 21-day exploration of Italy, France, and England as Student Ambassadors with the People to People organization, which sponsors this annual program designed to help students grow in world awareness, culture and traveling experience. The... Read more »

Sophomore Class sells “Boo” Grams

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Jessica Mulkey, Staff Writers
October 28, 2014

Make sure to stop down by the lunch room Monday through Thursday, October 27 to 30, and pick up a Boo Gram for your “boo.” Boo grams are cute little ghosts with a message attached to them that you can send to anyone in the school! The possibilities are endless! You can send a Boo gram to a teacher,... Read more »

Photos of HHS Spirit Week


Abby Provencher, Contributor
October 22, 2014

It’s Spirit Week at Hawthorne High School. Students on all grade levels will be busy this week competing in various events that will determine whether freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors have the most school pride. The first part of the competition assigns each day a different dress-up theme. ... Read more »

HHS Artists Featured at Public Library


Alennys Nieves, Contributor
October 18, 2014

The HHS Art Department is excited to have its first public show at the Louis Bay 2nd Library in Hawthorne. These original art pieces are being displayed under the direction of HHS art teachers Danielle Russo, Allan Rosenberg, and John DiLonardo. Artists displaying their charcoal and pencil drawings are: Sevan... Read more »