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September in Library Media Center

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Clarion Staff
September 26, 2014

Banned Books Week:  In the Library Media Center, the sign “This week, you cannot read these books!” presented National Banned Book Week to the student body. Showcased on the entrance display are comics and graphic novels that have been banned by schools, libraries, and organizations. The accompanying... Read more »

Author Visits HHS Via Webcast

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Clarion Staff
September 24, 2014

The HHS Creative Writing Club had a cyber visit on September 23, 2014 with Rick Riordan, author of the popular Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods series. Speaking from the 60th floor of the Empire State Building, Riordan spoke in this live webcast about his work. He also answered questions about mythology... Read more »

Healthcare Detectives

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Clarion Staff
September 18, 2014

Junior and senior students in Joanne Dallessio’s elective class, Anatomy & Physiology, gathered around the windows of the Library Media Center to examine several types of medical images that were hung on the Library windows for easy viewing. These images included: X-rays, MRI’s, CT scans... Read more »

Faith Martin: Standing Out in a Crowd

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Robert Dutzar, Staff Writer
June 16, 2014

Hawthorne High School senior Faith Martin truly knows how to stand out in a crowd. In addition to being one of the top seniors in the graduating class of 2014 and an active part of HHS, Martin is an outstanding member of the Hawthorne community, actively participating in a local youth group to better... Read more »

Ruqaiyah ElSaawy: A Stevens Scholar

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Luis Mendoza, Staff Writer
June 16, 2014

When you hear the word “scholar” from now on, associate it with Hawthorne High School senior, Ruqaiyah ElSaawy. ElSaawy, who is graduating in the top percentile of the senior class, will be attending Stevens Institute of Technology next fall and entering the elite Steven’s Scholar Program. According... Read more »

Jenna Dyksen: Leaping into Success

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Leah Matari , Staff Writer
June 16, 2014

Hawthorne High School senior, Jenna Dyksen, will forever be remembered here at HHS. Not only will she be remembered for her amazing athletic prowess, record-breaking performances, and as The Record’s Athlete of the Week title, she will also be remembered for being a remarkable, kind-hearted, hardworking... Read more »

Zack Henderson: Great Student, Great Person

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Natalie Tousignant, Staff Writer
June 16, 2014

Hawthorne High School’s Zack Henderson is not your typical, top of the class, brilliant senior. Quite simply, nothing about Henderson is typical, and that is what makes him so remarkable. Henderson is a BMX bike riding, guitar playing, music loving, Spanish speaking, hardworking student whose approach... Read more »

Haley Cimillo: Gifted Student and Artist

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Leah Matari, Staff Writer
June 15, 2014

Hawthorne High School senior, Haley Cimillo, has always been academically driven. Graduating at the top of her class and being a member of both the National and Italian Honor Societies, Cimillo’s ambition to be a successful student is easily seen. However, HHS has also brought out another talent in... Read more »

Natalie Tousignant: A Multitasking Inspiration

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Rikki Mc Clinton, Staff Writer
June 12, 2014

Tousignant in Italy in April of 2014. Imagine working 16-plus hours a week, playing two varsity sports, being involved in (and running) various clubs and organizations, having a very active social life, all while maintaining an impressive GPA. Many are exhausted just thinking about it, but Hawthorne... Read more »

Hannah Van Der Eems: Class of 2014 Valedictorian

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Ricky Dockray, Staff Writer
June 11, 2014

With each passing year, only one student is honored as the class valedictorian. The only way to earn this title is to be the one student with the highest academic achievement out of the whole graduating class. Hawthorne High School’s Class of 2014 senior Hannah Van Der Eems is that person. From balancing... Read more »