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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 »

Right or Wrong: ACM Awards Wrap-Up

George Strait

Robert Dutzar, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014

The 49th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards show took place on Sunday, April 6, 2014. As always, the ACM Awards were full of energy thanks to lively hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan and amazing live performances by artists like The Band Perry and Miranda Lambert. Of course, the night pitted... Read more »

HHS Annual Blood Drive: Another Success

Blood Drive

Luis Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014

The Hawthorne High School Student Council hosted another successful annual Blood Drive on March 25, 2014. This year’s Blood Drive was a huge success due to the large number of students and staff who donated – a grand total of 97. When asked how he felt about the success of the Blood Drive, Chase... Read more »

Honk! at Hawthorne High

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Ricky Dockray, Staff Writer
April 11, 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 »

Say It Out Loud: I READ!

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April 11, 2014

I READ! That’s the message proclaimed out loud at Hawthorne High School during this second semester. To promote the joy of leisure reading, the hallways are decorated with large posters featuring administrators, faculty and students reading their favorite books while announcing “I Read!” The posters,... Read more »

Anatomy and Physiology Students Visit Body Worlds


Stephanie Doot, Contributor
April 4, 2014

Hawthorne High School’s Anatomy and Physiology classes were given the opportunity to visit Body Worlds, Pulse exhibit in New York City on March 14, 2014. The trip was funded by Passaic County Community STEM Program. Body Worlds, Pulse is an exhibit of cadavers, emphasizing different types of bones,... Read more »

Occupational Therapist In-Training Visits HHS Anatomy and Physiology Classes

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Stephanie Doot, Contributor
April 4, 2014

Joy Dallessio, an occupational therapist (OT) major at Quinnipiac University, visited the HHS Anatomy and Physiology classes on March 13, 2014. Dallesio is the daughter of HHS science teacher Joanne Dallessio. In a PowerPoint presentation, Joy Dallessio incorporated a link to a cartoon video that explained... Read more »