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Fall Sports Awards

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November 25, 2014

Congratulations to these Fall Sports Awards winners: Volleyball Hannah Frascella 1st Team All-League, 1st Team All-County Barbara Colizza 2nd team All-League, 2nd Team All-County Alyssa Matos Honorable Mention All-League, Honorable Mention All-County Cielle Tousignant Honorable Mention All-County   Tennis Danielle... Read more »

Girls Volleyball 2014 Wrapup

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Kelsey Cimillo, Contributor
November 24, 2014

The Hawthorne High School girls volleyball team ended its season on October 31, 2014. Despite the obstacles of this past season, such as not having a gym in which to play home games and having to practice in Lincoln Middle School with low ceilings, the team managed to focus on the game and end... Read more »

8th Grade Orientation at HHS

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Jason Bryant, Contributor
November 20, 2014

Hawthorne High School had its annual 8th grade orientation on Thursday evening, November 13, 2014. This event introduces 8th graders and their parents to the high school and all the fun activities they can be a part of. To begin the night, parents and students gathered in the auditorium where student... Read more »

Assemblyman Eustace Visits HHS

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Leah Matari, Contributor
November 20, 2014

Hawthorne High School’s Advanced Placement and Pre- Advanced Placement U.S. History classes had a combined assembly Friday, November 14, 2014 to welcome New Jersey Assemblyman Timothy J. Eustace. The classes, taught by Christopher Ward and Matthew Corvo, listened attentively as Eustace spoke about... Read more »

Criminal Justice Classes at the Shooting Range

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Justin Rodrigues, Contributor
November 19, 2014

The Criminal Justice classes of HHS, taught by Joshua Kabrel, took a field trip to the Hawthorne Police Department shooting range on Wagaraw Road on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Kabrel explained that “the police came into the classroom and gave lessons on other uses of force that police officers use... Read more »

Football 2014 Wrapup

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Anthony Ramos, Contributor
November 19, 2014

Hawthorne High School Bears varsity football ended the 2014 season with 5-5-0 record.  Although the Bears tried to show that they deserved a spot in the playoffs, they did not have the opportunity to secure a slot before the 41-27 against Elmwood Park—the only home-turf loss of the season.  The Bears... Read more »

The Truth About Islam: A Series


Sawzer Basha, Contributor
November 18, 2014

Part 1: Muslims and Slavery.   A bitter hate has been increasingly growing like a wildfire in the hearts of Americans against Islam, and justifiably so, for modern acts of terror are typically enacted by people shrouded in the cloak of the Muslim religion. What should Americans believe when we are... Read more »

Why U.S. and China Agreement is Vital First Step in Controlling Climate Change


Ryan Lemaire , Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

Climate is a crucial part of our planet’s survival. It is imperative that the global community stops the environmental damage that is causing a destructive shift in the delicate climate balance.  President Obama’s recent landmark agreement with China’s president Xi Jinping to reduce... Read more »

Creative Writing Club Hosts Author Visit

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November 13, 2014

In celebration of National Novel Writing Month, HHS Creative Writing Club students welcomed author Sandy Hall, an HHS alum, on Wednesday, November 12. Hall is the author of the young adult novel A Little Something Different, published in August. A Little Something Different is the first book to be... Read more »

Journalism Trip: A Day at The Record


Katherine Interiano, Staff Writers
November 12, 2014

Journalism students and members of the Journalism Club at Hawthorne High School had a valuable educational experience at The Record newspaper,on October 16.  The students had an eye-opening encounter filled with journalism tips that the reporters, editors, and writers gave them. During this wonderful... Read more »