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  • 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!

  • Halloween, is There an Age Limit?

    Halloween, is There an Age Limit?

    Alexander Nadirashvili, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2017

    As we get older, certain childhood traditions start to become obsolete and the social idea of being too old for something becomes prevalent. Perhaps the greatest example of this would be Halloween. Most people can probably remember going trick-or-treating with their family and friends when they we...

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  • The Crucible Finds its Crew Managers and Cast

    The Crucible Finds its Crew Managers and Cast

    Alexander Nadirashvili, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2017

    After the callbacks for The Crucible occurred Friday, September 29, everyone who auditioned was eagerly awaiting the cast list to go up on Monday, and hopefully many were not disappointed. Leading the play will be Bilal Meshanni and Krista Kedl as John Proctor and Abigail Williams. We are so happy...

    The Crucible

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Hawthorne Mandela Effects

Hawthorne Mandela Effects

Ellie Gallo, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

Alright, many of you are probably thinking, what the heck is a "Mandela effect"? The Mandela Effect refers to a phenomenon in which a large number of people share false...

Favorite Halloween Candy

Favorite Halloween Candy

October 23, 2017

Halloween: A child’s favorite holiday to dress up in fun costumes and eat a lot of candy...and then eat some more candy! Fun fact: In the early 1900s...

Senior Spotlight: Bilal Meshanni

Senior Spotlight: Bilal Meshanni

October 18, 2017

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

The Story Behind Friday the 13th

The Story Behind Friday the 13th

October 13, 2017

As October rolled around, it started off the Spooky Season. This year, October was honored to have the scariest day of the year, Friday the 13. As a k...

New Chemistry in Hawthorne High School

New Chemistry in Hawthorne High School

October 13, 2017

Mr. Maranhao recently joined the Hawthorne High School staff as a Chemistry Honors and CP teacher. Prior to becoming a Bear, Mr. M worked at Westfield...

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Two Lunches at HHS: An Opinion

Two Lunches at HHS: An Opinion

Michael Galland, Staff Writer

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 have lunch with me...

A Tale of Two Lunches: An Opinion

A Tale of Two Lunches: An Opinion

Melanie Liriano, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

It is about time that we speak about the elephant in the room. Since Hawthorne High School introduced the drop-schedule a few years ago, the multiple lunch periods merged...

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

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

June 7, 2017

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...

Final Exam Exemptions: An Opinion

Final Exam Exemptions: An Opinion

June 6, 2017

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  the...

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Hawthorne Day 2017: From Pumpkin Painting To Fireworks

Hawthorne Day 2017: From Pumpkin Painting To Fireworks

Kayla Cabascango and Alexandria Henriquez

October 6, 2017

The 9th annual Hawthorne Day, a day to celebrate our town, occurred Saturday, September 23, 2017. Hawthorne Day is a family-oriented annual event that features games, fire...

Marching Band Pasta Dinner

Marching Band Pasta Dinner

October 6, 2017

Spring Fling at HHS

Spring Fling at HHS

May 11, 2017

Lip Sync Battle

Lip Sync Battle

April 28, 2017

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Slideshow

D-Day

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

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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2017 World Series Recap

2017 World Series Recap

Michael Galland, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

The 2017 World Series was definitely one to remember. The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers played an exciting seven game series. Game 1 took place on Tuesday,...

HHS Girls’ Varsity Soccer

November 14, 2017

Sadly, the Hawthorne High School girls’ varsity soccer season came to an end on Thursday, November 2 at Westwood. The girls ended their season with a...

HHS Cheerleading Captains 2017-2018

HHS Cheerleading Captains 2017-2018

October 13, 2017

Every year, senior captains are picked for the Hawthorne High School Varsity Cheerleading team. This year, the captains are Marissa Shea, Carly Spirito...

Alexandria Henriquez: HHS Volleyball Team Member

Alexandria Henriquez: HHS Volleyball Team Member

October 13, 2017

The Hawthorne High School Volleyball team is a very productive and hard-working group that is part of the HHS sports program. With a good amount of players t...

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Get To Know Mr. Vanwinkle!

Get To Know Mr. Vanwinkle!

Reema Hassan and Lubanah Alayoubi

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 special teacher joined t...

Kabrel and His Ka-Bride

Kabrel and His Ka-Bride

October 19, 2017

On August 5, 2017 Joshua Kabrel and Lia Ribustello became united in matrimony. This life-changing event takes a lot of hard work and preparation. As high...

Transition From A Tullo to A Strang-Wolf

Transition From A Tullo to A Strang-Wolf

October 18, 2017

One of the most beloved teachers of Hawthorne High, Ms. Tullo, recently got married! Mrs. Strang-Wolf, her new surname, teaches English 2 Honors and En...

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The Great Chino

The Great Chino

Beth O'Boyle, Staff Writer

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 as Chino, has just...

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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