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  • Drum Captain Interview

    Drum Captain Interview

    Breanna Rooney, Staff Writer

    June 14, 2017

    Graduating senior and drum captain Gio Occhipinti was interviewed to get his views on the marching band. The Clarion wanted to see how the marching band has impacted him and his future.   Clarion: What inspired you to go out for Drum Captain? Gio: After being in the band for four years, I ...

  • Graduation With a Twist

    Graduation With a Twist

    Mia Lewis, Staff Writer

    June 13, 2017

    School is coming towards an end, which means difficult goodbyes for seniors and a warm welcome to the new incoming freshmen. The one event that every person cannot wait for is their  graduation. Whether it is high school or college graduation, it is a huge milestone in everyone’s life and it signif...

    Jerich Alcantara and His Parents

  • Youth in Government

    Youth in Government

    Dani Bonafede, Editor

    June 13, 2017

    On Wednesday June 7, several Hawthorne High School students were privileged enough to be a part of Youth and Community Day. There is another article about Youth and Community Day on the Clarion regarding the Board of Education, but this event was about the Borough of Hawthorne's own government. Each...

    (L to R) Dan Whalen, Nick Forsythe, and Brian Rielly with their government counterparts

    Dani Bonafede

  • Alumni Spotlight: Mr. Paul Korzinski

    Alumni Spotlight: Mr. Paul Korzinski

    Kieran McAllister, Staff Writer

    June 9, 2017

    Paul Korzinski is a 1944 Hawthorne High School Alumni. He is the Paul of Paul’s Volvo right on Goffle Road. In 1943, he enlisted in World War II to help our country and left Hawthorne High School when he was almost about to graduate. You may catch Mr. Paul Korzinski at his shop or attending an eve...

    HHS Alumni Paul Korzinski

    Courtesy HHS

  • Roller Coaster Project at HHS

    Roller Coaster Project at HHS

    Sarah Ahmad, Dani Bonafede, and Abby Reicher

    June 9, 2017

    If you have talked to any of the upperclassmen at Hawthorne High School, you may have heard about the famous roller coaster project that the Pre-calculus Honors and CP students have been working on. On June 7, Mrs. Cheryl Pasquale and Mr. Ryan McMann judged the students' countless hours of hard work. The...

    Roller Coaster Day at HHS

    Rocco P.

The Most Stressful Time of the Year

The Most Stressful Time of the Year

Sierra Van Houten, Staff Writer

The last week of school is less than one month away and it is something students look forward to from the very first day of school. We students enjoy having a break from educat...

June 2, 2017

SNY Future Filmmaker’s Festival

SNY Future Filmmaker’s Festival

May 30, 2017

Every year, SportsNet New York (SNY) looks for high school students in the tri-state area that are passionate about film and sports to take part in the...

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

May 26, 2017

10 years ago this month, on May 3, 2007, 3-year-old Madeleine McCann and her family were at a vacation villa in Portugal. Her parents, Gerry and Kate McCann,...

Mental Health and Teens

Mental Health and Teens

May 18, 2017

Mental health among teens is a very serious issue that still doesn’t get enough attention. People often think it’s just a “phase” that they go...

PAWS

PAWS

May 12, 2017

The Hawthorne High School ARCH students had the privilege of having a visit from the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. and the PAWS program. This prog...

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The World According to Shakir: The St. Anthony’s Feast

The World According to Shakir: The St. Anthony’s Feast

Shakir Sakiri, Staff Writer

It's that time of year again. The weather is warm, school is almost out, America's Got Talent is back on TV, and the feast is back, by St. Anthony's Church. We all know...

June 7, 2017

Final Exam Exemptions: An Opinion

Final Exam Exemptions: An Opinion

Daniel Sweetman, Staff Writer

As it currently stands the only students that may be exempt from finals here at Hawthorne High School, are seniors. Seniors can be exempt from all of  their classes (or none...

June 6, 2017

Summer Plans: An Opinion

Summer Plans: An Opinion

June 2, 2017

  Summer is almost here...what will you be doing once school is over? Of course, you could get a job or finish off any assignments over the...

Terrorism: An Opinion

Terrorism: An Opinion

May 18, 2017

Terrorist groups are abundant in this year of 2017. Groups include Al-Qaedea, Boko Haram, and ISIS. These groups have one common goal: to strike fear into...

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Spring Fling at HHS

Spring Fling at HHS

Mia Lewis, Staff Writer

It is almost the end of the school year and that means tests, finals, and crunch time for students and teachers. So, do you need a break from all of the chaos in your lives?...

May 11, 2017

Lip Sync Battle

Lip Sync Battle

April 28, 2017

Italian Honor Society Induction

Italian Honor Society Induction

April 25, 2017

Junior Class Sale

Junior Class Sale

April 20, 2017

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D-Day

D-Day

Fazli Hida, Staff Writer

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...

June 7, 2017

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

Classic Clarion: Students and Staff Show Support

Unknown, The Clarion Staff of 1991

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...

March 16, 2017

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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Boys Varsity Track Breaking Records

Boys Varsity Track Breaking Records

Barbara Cucci and Chloe Sena

It's no surprise to anyone that the Hawthorne High School Boys' Track team has had a very successful run over the past few years. What students may be unaware of, however, is ...

May 24, 2017

Derek Jeter is Having His Number Retired

Derek Jeter is Having His Number Retired

May 3, 2017

Yes, it is true the legendary Yankee, Derek Jeter, is having his number retired this weekend. Jeter was a Yankee from the very start of his professional...

Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush in Pursuit of Miami Marlins

Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush in Pursuit of Miami Marlins

April 27, 2017

We all know Derek Jeter as one of the most famous Yankee players of all time. We also know Jeb Bush as the former governor of Florida and because his father...

Boys Baseball 2017

Boys Baseball 2017

April 27, 2017

It is Spring and that means Hawthorne High School baseball is back! Coach John Passero is looking forward to another successful season. The Clarion was able to...

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A Motherly Figure For All

A Motherly Figure For All

Sarah Ahmad and Abby Reicher

High School years are not always easy, even though they are the best years of people’s lives. Sometimes you just need that motherly figure to step in at school, and for...

November 16, 2016

Ms. Russo: An Appreciation

October 27, 2016

The Clarion caught up with Art teacher extraordinaire, Ms. Danielle Russo, for a quick Q & A.   Clarion Reporter:  When did you start te...

New Vice Principal: Craig Jandoli

New Vice Principal: Craig Jandoli

September 28, 2016

At the start of the 2016-2017 school year, there were several changes to Hawthorne High School, including new teachers, equipment, student faces, and above...

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The Great Chino

The Great Chino

Beth O'Boyle, Staff Writer

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 as Chino, has just...

December 19, 2016

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...

Senior Spotlight: Stefanie Scirocco

Senior Spotlight: Stefanie Scirocco

November 30, 2016

Throughout the 2016-2017 school year, the HHS Clarion will be interviewing students from the senior class. First up, is senior Stefanie Scirocco.   Clarion: What is your fav...

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The student news site of Hawthorne High School.
The student news site of Hawthorne High School.