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Congratulations to the Class of 2012!

June 22, 2012

Congratulations to the Class of 2012 of Hawthorne High School. The 78th Annual Commencement was held on June 21, 2012 on the Allison N. King Athletic Field. After senior vocalist Kim Meneses sang the National Anthem, National Honor Society Pre...

Senior Profiles: Alexandra Ross

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

June 14, 2012

As June comes to an end, HHS will be saying goodbye to Alexandra Ross. Ross will be attending Laboratory Institute of Merchandising (LIM) College in NYC this fall and majoring in fashion merchandising. “I hope to learn more...

Melissa Miller: English Extraordinare

Pat Furrey

June 14, 2012

Melissa Miller is a senior at Hawthorne High School. She first moved to Hawthorne starting her freshman year and has stayed ever since. “I moved around a lot as a kid, but it was nice to settle down here,” says Miller. Miller...

Rachel Bellafiore: Destined to Succeed

Melissa Miller, Staff Writer

June 14, 2012

Everyone should wake up in the morning and be grateful to be alive. Senior Rachel Bellafiore makes this a priority. When she and her twin James Bellafiore, also a senior at HHS, were being born, Rachel had her mother’s umbilical co...

Summer Reading at HHS

Brittaney Marsico

June 14, 2012

All Hawthorne High School students and upcoming students have to read an assigned book and complete a given project over the summer. I think this is a good idea to have summer reading because it brings the reading skills up in...

Jigsaw Puzzle: A Real Team Effort

Michael Padilla, Staff Writer

June 14, 2012

Hawthorne High School students have worked together over the course of three months to complete a jigsaw puzzle in the Media Center, which was provided by Theresa DiGeronimo. The puzzle was finally completed on the last full d...

Henry Peneno: Farewell to a Dedicated Educator

June 14, 2012

Hawthorne High School wishes a fond, yet sad, farewell to Henry Peneo as he retires from his long career in education. The current supervisor of Guidance, English, World Languages, Art, and Music began teaching in 1966 and arrived at...

Amanda Hauser: Valedictorian

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

June 13, 2012

Senior, Amanda Hauser, is honored to be the graduating class of 2012’s Valedictorian. “It’s an honor to be first in my class; I’m very shocked,” said Hauser who will be studying General Humanity at Montclair State Universi...

Michael Padilla: Aspiring Physicist

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

June 13, 2012

After graduating from his four years at Hawthorne High School this June, senior Michael Padilla will attend New Jersey Institute of Technology. Padilla is going to major in computer engineering and then double major in physics. P...

Steve Walls

Jessica Terrizzi, Staff Writer

June 13, 2012

Senior, Steve Walls, will attend Massachusetts Maritime Academy after he graduates Hawthorne High School in order to pursue a career as a ship captain. He decided that he wants to attend this college because Massachusetts Maritime Academy specializes in th...

Thaddeus Kopec: A Beloved Teacher Retires

Michael Padilla, Staff Writer

June 12, 2012

Hawthorne High School’s science teacher Thaddeus Kopec is retiring this year. During his 11 years at HHS, many students have said that he was one of the best teachers they had. Kopec’s students know that he loves his job a...

HHS Wins Best All-Around Media Partner Award from MSG Varsity

June 12, 2012

MSG Varsity senior management has chosen Hawthorne High School as the best all-around media partner among the partnership schools in the tri-state area for the 2011-12 school year. On Monday, June 11, 2012, MSG Varsity New Jersey Reg...

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