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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 »

Hallway Homecoming Transformation

October 17, 2014

Juniors win! The Junior class has won the coveted title of “Best Decorated Hallway” as part of Spirt Week leading up to the Homecoming celebration and game tonight. Seniors won the overall spirit competition. The hallowed halls of HHS were transformed overnight into adventures in imagination. Each... Read more »

A Visit with the Authors

creative writing trip

October 17, 2014

The HHS Creative Writing Club attended the Tour deNoir program at the Louis Bay 2nd Library on October 16, 2014 to enjoy live readings and book signings by three authors who presented themselves as “a traveling band of young adult authors with a taste for darkness.” After introductions each... Read more »

HHS Slogan Contest


Kaitlyn Melendez, Staff Writers
October 15, 2014

Hawthorne High School challenges you! HHS is holding a school contest for an original slogan that emphasizes our school’s positive feel. Anyone can enter this contest, whether it’s a group (of up to four people) or alone. The original slogan must promote HHS’s welcoming environment in five words... Read more »

Homecoming Block Party!

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Nina Nadirashvili, Contributor
October 15, 2014

The HHS School Student Council sponsored the first-ever Homecoming Block Party on Friday, October 10, 2014. The party, located on Parmelee Ave behind the school,  started at 6:30 p.m. and lasted until 9:30 p.m. for a $5 admission fee. The Student Council provided a variety of snacks, foods and drinks.... Read more »

Changing Amongst Changes: A Senior’s Perspective

Senior, Angelika Alvarez

Kaitlyn Melendez , Staff Writers
October 10, 2014

Senior Angelika Alvarez knows about change. Over the last four years, she has seen new principals, new vice principals, new students, new courses and new rules at Hawthorne High School. This senior has some definate opinions about all these changes. “The rules are a lot stricter,” Angelika says. For... Read more »

HHS Fall Play: “It’s a Wonderful Life”


Sara Inglese, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014

This year, director Jill Hackett has chosen It’s a Wonderful Life as the play for the fall production at Hawthorne High School. Many of you may have seen the classic 1946 film; for those of you who haven’t, it is the perfect holiday experience! In the movie, George Bailey (portrayed by the iconic... Read more »

Library News: September Trivia Contest Winner Announced


Clarion Staff
October 7, 2014

Senior Brian Herrmann won two tickets generously donated by the Hawthorne Movie Theater  for correctly answering the Library September Trivia Contest and having his name drawn from all entries. In connection with the Library’s Books-to-Movies theme, Brian knew that author Lois Lowry won the prestigious... Read more »

HHS Welcomes Back an Old Friend and New Principal


Cielle Tousignant, Staff Writer
October 6, 2014

The new Hawthorne High School principal, Daniel LaGrone,  is a Hawthorne Bear to the core. A 1992 alum of this high school, La Grone was a Lincoln Middle School history teacher from September 2001 to December 2009, and then again from September 2010 to August 2012.  He also served as interim vice... Read more »