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Congrats to Coach Passero


April 22, 2014

Congratulations to Varsity Baseball Coach John Passero on his 200th career win! With the win over Hasbrouck Heights (11-2) on Monday 4/21/14, Passero achieved this impressive milestone. Passero has a long history with Hawthorne baseball. He was the first baseman on the HHS ’92 team that reached Passaic... Read more »

Hawthorne Learns 2b Cyber Safe


April 22, 2014

Hawthorne High School students learned how to be safe online through a Dare 2b Cyber Safe assembly led by Internet crime expert Keith Dunn on April 17, 2014. Dunn stressed to students that the Internet can be a very negative place and to be wary because “negativity breeds negativity.” Dunn, who... Read more »

Honk! at Hawthorne High

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Ricky Dockray, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014

In just a few short weeks Hawthorne High School’s theatre will soon erupt with laughter and applause as the spring musical, Honk!, is performed April 24-27 by the talented students of HHS. Honk! which is an adaptation of the classic tale The Ugly Duckling, follows Ugly, a duckling that is taunted and... Read more »

Diana Davis: New Head of Special Programs


Luis Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014

Shortly after the new year began, the Hawthorne school district welcomed a new Head of Special Programs, Diana Davis, on January 2, 2014. Although Davis did not start her teaching career in special education, she discovered a personal passion for and connection to it when her son was born with special... Read more »

Trashion Show Registration Deadline


April 21, 2014

Take a creative challenge this week: Turn “junk” into fashion and enter the first-ever Trashion Show at this Saturday’s Cel-Earth-Bration. The Trashion show is a fun, creative way to turn recyclables into clothing and compete to win a prize.

Baseball Alum Return to HHS to Honor Coach DiSalvo

Alumni baseball team at the Jack DiSalvo Alumni Baseball game.

April 20, 2014

Bear’s current coach and 1992 team member, John Passero, posing pre-game with Jack DiSalvo’s sons Chris & Brian, and event organizer Pat Quinn (1992) Photo by Nicole LaDuca Quinn The baseball diamond at HHS was the scene on Saturday, April 18, 2014 for the first annual Jack DiSalvo Charity... Read more »

Carolyn Bryan’s Coaching Debut


Natalie Tousignant, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014

New junior varsity softball coach, Carolyn Bryan, is bringing a new energy to the softball program at Hawthorne High School. Alongside veteran varsity coach, Jackie Turco, and freshmen coach, Jackie Peene, Bryan is prepared for a season of improvement and learning, both on her part as a new coach and... Read more »

Derek Jeter: Final Trip Around the Diamond


Robert Dutzar, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014

After 19 astounding years, Derek Jeter, 40-year-old New York Yankees captain and shortstop, announced on February 12, 2014, that the upcoming 2014 season will be the end of his career, and he will be hanging up his helmet and retiring. Jeter, who was drafted by the Yankees in 1992 right out of high school,... Read more »

Hear the Music: VOTE TODAY!

HHS band competition

April 14, 2014

The HHS band program has a chance to win a $10,000 musical instrument package! Mr. Dubois has entered the band in a contest that is won by highest number of votes. Go to the following link and vote for the Hawthorne High School Marching Band. You can vote only once per email address. Please spread the... Read more »

Five HHS Students Attending Boys State

Boys State

Ruqaiyah ElSaawy, Staff Writer
April 12, 2014

The American Legion Post 199 will be sponsoring five boys from Hawthorne High School to attend the American Legion Boys State program to be held at Rider College, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, on June 22-27, 2014. Post 199 was so impressed with the all of the candidates that additional funding was secured... Read more »