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Girls States Finals

Stephanie Doot, Staff Writer

February 28, 2012

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Seeded #9 in the North 1 Group 2 Tournament, the HHS girls’ basketball team will be playing the #8 seed, North Warren, on February 29 at North Warren. Varsity Starting Lineup: Chelsea Otte (Forward), Alex Ross (Forward),...

Journalism Class Launches The Clarion

Clarion Staff, Hamza Albondogji, Olivia Meier, Johnny Fisher, and Samantha Contrini

February 28, 2012

Filed under HHS News

The Hawthorne High School Journalism class launched the school’s first online newspaper, The Clarion, on February 28, 2012 in the Library Media Center. The class celebrated the event by inviting all students and teachers to t...

Ramos Brothers Head to Atlantic City

William Brown, Staff Writer/Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2012

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Evan and Ethan Ramos, varsity wrestlers at Hawthorne High School, advanced to the New Jersey State Wrestling Tournament held in Atlantic City on March 2-4 with only one loss between the two of them. The Ramos brothers both succ...

Boys Basketball

Mahin Chowdhury, Staff Writer

February 27, 2012

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity boys basketball team has made an incredible comeback from their 1-19 season last year. This year, its 7-13 record has brought them to the state tournament to compete on the road against Mountain Lakes High School...

A Mother like No Other

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

February 27, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories

Tinctures stacked everywhere and an array of herbs drying on strings hanging form the ceiling is what local herbalist and mother of 3, Lisa Meier's house looks like. Lisa Meier, who also happens to be my own mother, has been pra...

House Rules by Jodi Picoult: 4.5 Stars

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

February 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews

When Jacob Hunt, an 18-year-old who's crazy about forensic science, was three years old, he was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, which is a form of high functioning autism. His father, Henry Hunt, decided that Jacob was too...

On the Border: 4 Stars

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

February 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

The smell of Mexican food in the air and the upbeat sound of Spanish music in your ears is what it is like when you walk into On the Border Restaurant in Paramus, New Jersey across from Garden State Plaza. When you first walk...

Mr. Hawthorne

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

February 20, 2012

Filed under HHS News

Hawthorne High School held its first Mr. Hawthorne Talent Competition on January 25, 2012 in the HHS auditorium. The Mr. Hawthorne Talent Competition featured 10 junior and senior boys: Steve Walls, Cristian Cardenas, Nick...

Stonehill Signs Hollis

William Brown, Staff Writer/Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2012

Filed under Football, Sports

Hawthorne High School’s Ryan Hollis, a renowned varsity football quarterback and a top student in his senior class, was just recently signed to the Division II Stonehill College. While at a football camp at the University of Connecti...

Bowling at HHS

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

February 16, 2012

Filed under Bowling, Sports, Winter Sports

Although you may not hear a lot about the Hawthorne High School bowling team, it is not new to HHS. The sport has been a part of the athletic program for 35 years and is one of the 147 high school bowling teams in North Jersey....

Video Editor Visits Journalism Class

William Brown, Staff Writer/Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2012

Filed under HHS News

Lisa Crifasi, a video editor for FOX News, recently visited Theresa DiGeronimo’s journalism class at Hawthorne High School (HHS) to give the young journalists advice on how to increase their skills in video editing. Crifa...

Media Arts I Logo Project

Johnny Fisher, Staff Writer

February 14, 2012

Filed under HHS News

The Media Arts I students completed on a logo re-design project on January 11, 2012 using Adobe Illustrator to work on this project. The students had to choose either a well-known logo or one that needs some recognition. The students had to explain the history...

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