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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 »

Football Mid-Season Review


Anthony Ramos, Contributor
October 18, 2014

  The Hawthorne Bears varsity football team is currently in the middle of its season, where most players are settling to their positions, learning their plays, and “getting into the groove” of playing every Friday or Saturday to the best of their ability. Assistant Coach Paul Wojciechowski... 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

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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 »

Welcome Keith Williams: HHS Band Director


Nikki Schuldt, Contibutor
October 13, 2014

  Keith Williams is one of several new faculty members at Hawthorne High School this year. An alum of the Hartt School (a comprehensive performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford), Williams brings a younger perspective to his new position as band director. “My goal for the marching... 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 »

Tennis County Competition


Abby Provencher, Contributor
October 6, 2014

Hawthorne High School’s varsity girls tennis team, coached by Jaclyn Peene, competed in the Passaic County Coach’s Association (PCCA) County Tennis Competition on Tuesday, September 30.  The team’s first singles player, second singles player, and second doubles players all made it to the second... Read more »