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  • A Festivo Festival: 2017 Spanish Festival

    A Festivo Festival: 2017 Spanish Festival

    Melanie Parcells and Vanessa Pena

    November 27, 2017

    ¡¡¡HOLA AMIGOS!!! On Friday, November 3, many students and teachers were able to enjoy the annual Spanish Festival. This year not only did the Spanish Honors Society help prepare for the festival, but the Spanish Club did too! There was homemade food that was muy deliciosa! Along with Spanish des...

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  • New Workshop In the Library

    New Workshop In the Library

    Moe Jawish and Justin Irvolino

    November 21, 2017

    On November 14, 2017 there was a workshop in the Hawthorne High School media center taught by HHS principal Mr. Dan Lagrone on how to tie a tie . During the course of two separated lunch periods Mr. Lagrone showed students an easy and simple way to tie a Windsor neck tie. Mr. Lagrone taught the stud...

  • First Year Drum Major

    First Year Drum Major

    Rachel Zuckerberg, Staff Writer

    November 16, 2017

    The Clarion was interested in the Hawthorne High School's first year drum major, Nikki Schuldt, and her experiences and responsibilities as a drum major. The drum major is a student leader of the marching band and they are selected upon their work ethic, passion, and character. Nikki was recently inte...

    Nikki Schuldt

  • HHS Celebrates Its Diversity with the New Culture Club

    HHS Celebrates Its Diversity with the New Culture Club

    Alexander Nadirashvili, Staff Writer

    November 14, 2017

    Recently, the Hawthorne High School has launched a new Culture Club, organized by Laith Matari and advised by Mrs. Shaina Strang-Wolf. The Culture Club is based around the concept of uniting the diverse students of Hawthorne High School and emphasizing the importance of sharing and learning about...

    Diversity

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  • Paws-A-Tive Photography Contest

    Paws-A-Tive Photography Contest

    Victoria Jungermann, Staff Writer

    October 24, 2017

    Calling all photographers the Paws-A-Tive photo contest is here hosted by the Digital Media Arts Club! This contest has three categories: Best Pet photo, Best School Spirit Selfie, and Best Holiday photo! Each category has a different judge: Best Pet photo is judged by the Hawthorne High School students...

    The Contest!

The Truth About Vaping

Emily Garvie, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

Vaping isn’t as harmless as you may think. It is not “just air” and it can negatively affect your health. Many people do it because they believe that is completely...

Hawthorne’s History: Where Blondie Came From

Hawthorne’s History: Where Blondie Came From

December 15, 2017

When one thinks of Hawthorne, New Jersey, the idea of the town being interesting or having a rich history does not often come to  mind. It seems as if ...

Starbucks Holiday Cup Causing Trouble Again!!

Starbucks Holiday Cup Causing Trouble Again!!

December 11, 2017

Every year around the month of December, every store starts to get into the holiday season.  However one store seems to be spreading more hate than hol...

Who Said Ethical Can’t Be Practical

Who Said Ethical Can’t Be Practical

December 6, 2017

Beverage companies have been coming under fire in recent years about the amount of plastic that their disposable bottles produce. Many of the bottles end...

This Day in History : December 7, 1941

This Day in History : December 7, 1941

December 6, 2017

On December 7 1941  the United States finally entered World War II. As President Roosevelt said, “...the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attac...

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Just Say Merry Christmas: An Opinion

Mike Ptak, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

Over 90% of the population in the United States, or nine in ten Americans, say they celebrate Christmas. Lately, however, it seems America has forgotten its roots and tur...

My Top Five Christmas Movies: An Opinion

Michael Jacobsen, Editor

November 29, 2017

Soon it will be December and winter is upon us. This means that many will begin to decorate their houses. Others will also listen to Christmas music to cheer them up. Me and ...

The Holidays Are Coming

The Holidays Are Coming

November 27, 2017

Halloween came and went...Thanksgiving is done. This means the holiday season has officially started. This is a very exciting time for most kids and...

Two Lunches at HHS: An Opinion

Two Lunches at HHS: An Opinion

October 5, 2017

When my friends and I received our schedules for the 2017-2018 school year, we noticed that the lunches had been split up. Some of my friends didn't...

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Tag, You’re It!

Lila Kawash and Alyssa Jackler

November 29, 2017

December 2 marks the day of the annual Hawthorne Santa Parade. While Santa and Mrs. Clause are definitely something you don’t want to miss, the Hawthorne High School Marching...

Shop ’til You Drop: Class of 2019 Vendor Day

Shop ’til You Drop: Class of 2019 Vendor Day

November 29, 2017

HHS Blood Drive

HHS Blood Drive

November 27, 2017

Hawthorne Day 2017: From Pumpkin Painting To Fireworks

Hawthorne Day 2017: From Pumpkin Painting To Fireworks

October 6, 2017

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Slideshow
D-Day

Fazli Hida, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017

The largest seaborne invasion in history, known as D-Day, began on June 6, 1944, which opened a new front in the Western Theater for the Allied forces. This invasion was coord...

This Day In History: February 14th

This Day In History: February 14th

February 8, 2017

The Passing of Fidel Castro

The Passing of Fidel Castro

November 29, 2016

How Do World Leaders View Trump?

How Do World Leaders View Trump?

March 21, 2016

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Classic Clarion: Students and Staff Show Support

Unknown, The Clarion Staff of 1991

March 16, 2017

Since war became a reality in the Middle East, many of the students and faculty have been wearing yellow ribbons in support of the troops. All of us have been affected by...

NJ’s Best Student Section?

NJ’s Best Student Section?

January 26, 2017

HHS Italian Club Shows its FORZA ITALIA

HHS Italian Club Shows its FORZA ITALIA

February 25, 2016

Classic Clarion : The History of Valentine’s Day

Classic Clarion : The History of Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2016

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The Tennis Team’s Successful Season

Rachel Zuckerberg, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

The Hawthorne High School Varsity Girl’s Tennis team has impressed everyone this year with all the hard work they have put in this season. The team finished off the s...

Girls Basketball: Alexandra O’Neill

Girls Basketball: Alexandra O’Neill

December 1, 2017

Alexandra O’Neill has played a big part in Hawthorne Girls Varsity Basketball for the past three years and now she has the opportunity as the only Sen...

Girls are now taking over the Field!

Girls are now taking over the Field!

November 29, 2017

Throughout our lives as young women, we were always told that football is a man’s sport. This year at Hawthorne High School two girls have changed our per...

Winter Sports Preview 2017-2018

Winter Sports Preview 2017-2018

November 29, 2017

This week marks the beginning of the 2017-2018 winter sports season. Hawthorne High School Winter Sports include:   Wrestling : Coached by Joe M...

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Teaching History the Wright Way

Aly Christie, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Ms. Hayley Wright has joined the Hawthorne High School teaching faculty as an American History II and III CP teacher. After her first two months of officially teaching here...

A Teacher’s Perspective: Mr. Hurley

November 28, 2017

Has it ever crossed your mind that the teachers teaching you now are the ones that used to be sitting in your same exact seats? It just so happened to c...

Get To Know Mr. Vanwinkle!

Get To Know Mr. Vanwinkle!

October 24, 2017

The Hawthorne High School journalism classes have successfully created the school newspaper, The Clarion, for the last 17 years. 17 years ago, a very ...

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Senior Spotlight: Michael Jacobsen

Gabriella Van Sickell, Editor

November 28, 2017

“Senior Spotlight” will be an ongoing series throughout the school year, highlighting graduating seniors and their thoughts about their time here at Hawthorne High School...

The Great Chino

The Great Chino

December 19, 2016

As Hawthorne High School winter sports are starting, we go back to take time to recognize the talent from the fall season. Jason Diaz, frequently known...

Interview with A Second Year Drum Major

Interview with A Second Year Drum Major

December 13, 2016

One of the Hawthorne High School Marching Band's drum major, Michael Carone, was interviewed before the town tree lighting. The Clarion is interested in what...

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