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Mr. Hawthorne 2015

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Veronika Alvarez, Staff Writers
March 23, 2015

Hawthorne High School held their popular, annual competition on Friday, March 6th. This male pageant was open to upperclassmen, and ultimately featured: Matt Altemus, Paul Reilly, Steven Sutphin, Ali Awari, Julio Aybar, Liam Morrissey, Jake Grootenboer, Frank Giglio, Jesse Dorfman, and Davius Bunch.... Read more »

Bear With Me is Now Open!

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Jason Bryant & Staff, Contributor
March 18, 2015

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Bear With Me Graphics on February 26 was attended by Superintendent Spirito, BOE Members, Principal LaGrone, staff and parents. Members of the program welcomed guests, sold tee-shirts, answered questions, and served as host. HHS members include Zachary Alkes, Michael Christensen,... Read more »

HHS Cheerleaders Win State Championship

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Rocco Pecoraro & Staff
March 12, 2015

The Hawthorne High School cheerleading team took home the title of New Jersey State Champs at the Eastern States Cheerleading Championships at Fairleigh Dickinson University on February 22, 2015. With a clean and solid routine, the HHS cheerleaders got first degree of excellence in all of the events... Read more »

Varsity Lacrosse Comes to HHS

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March 10, 2015

This spring Hawthorne High will compete in its inaugural season of Varsity Lacrosse. After a few years at the JV level, the program is moving into North Jersey Interscholastic Lacrosse League play (NJILL), and will face opponents from both Bergen and Passaic County high schools. The team will face new... Read more »

Hawthorne Reads Across America

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Jessica Layton, Contributor
March 10, 2015

Volunteer members of HHS’s Student Council visited Hawthorne’s elementary schools, Roosevelt and Jefferson, on February 24 and February 27 consecutively to participated in Read Across America, a program that brings together younger children and teens through the power of reading. During the trip... Read more »

What Color is this Dress?


James Addie and Kaitlyn Melendez, Staff Writers
February 27, 2015

Is it white and gold, or is it black and blue? It is a controversy causing thousands of social media users from Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to argue over a simple dress. Some argue whether it is a white dress with gold lace, or whether it is a blue dress with black lace. The controversy however,... Read more »

Book Talk with Authors


February 27, 2015

The HHS Creative Writing Club participated in a book discussion with three contemporary authors at the Louis Bay II Library on Wednesday, Februrary 25, 2015. The club members listened to the three female writers each discuss their writing habits, their publishing experiences, and their plans for future... Read more »

The 87th Academy Awards


February 24, 2015

The 87th Academy Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, were held in Hollywood, California at the Dolby Theater on Sunday evening, February 22. Anyone who has been paying close attention to this “Oscar” race, knows that the ceremony held little surprises when it came to the big winners of the night. Veteran... Read more »

Danielle Hampson Honored with Athletic Award


February 10, 2015

Hawthorne High School senior athlete, Danielle Hampson, was recognized on Sunday, February 1, by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, as the school’s twenty-eighth recipient of the National Girls and Women in Sports Day Award at a state-wide luncheon at Seton Hall University.... Read more »

Salisbury Earns Athlete of the Week


February 10, 2015

Congratulations to winter track team member Kaitlin Salisbury, The Record Female Athlete of the Week. At the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference indoor track championships on Friday, February 6, Salisbury finished first in the 55 meters and long jump and second-place in the triple jump. HHS sends... Read more »