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The Hoagie Returns to School Lunches

Jessica Terrizzi, photo by Olivia Meier

December 20, 2012

Filed under HHS News, Top Stories

            After its annual State Agency Meeting on December 7, 2012, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will eliminate the maximums for grains and proteins in school lunches for the rest of the 2012-2013 school year. ...

HHS Presents a 10-Year Anniversary Production of Our Town

Olivia Meier, Photos by Kim Griffin

December 20, 2012

Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

Hawthorne High School presented the annual fall drama production on December 14, 15 and 16, 2012. Our Town was chosen by English teacher and head of the drama department, Melody “Jill” Hackett, to celebrate her 10 years as the director of school pr...

Nicole Crilly: A Talented Actor

Bridget Grenier, Photo by Bridget Grenier

December 20, 2012

Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles, Top Stories

Nicole Crilly, junior at Hawthorne High School, is known for having a true passion for acting and singing, both inside and outside of school. Crilly has been a part of every musical and drama at HHS since her freshman year, including Willy Wonka, Oklahoma!, You Can’t T...

Fall Sports Post-Season Awards

December 19, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

This HHS fall athletic season ended with every team qualifying for the state playoffs,  as well as many athletes making All-League, All-County, and All-State teams. The Clarion congratulates all our award-winning athletes. ALL S...

Holiday Gift Guide for the Last Minute Shopper

Ammy Pena, Photo by Ammy Pena

December 16, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories

It’s that time of year when the holidays are upon us. Many people get into the jolly spirit by giving presents, and with the 2012 holiday season in full swing, if you’re wondering what to get, here is holiday gift guide to help avoid the st...

SAT Tips

Nicole Psota, Staff Writer

December 16, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories

If you have attended the SAT and College Info Night at Hawthorne High School or have taken the SAT Prep class, you have learned some tactics for improving your SAT scores. However, if you have not had the opportunity to spend time in a prep class, here ...

The Origins of Christmas

Hector Castillo, Staff Writer

December 16, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories

As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, many people start to look forward to one holiday in particular: Christmas. This may be for religious reasons, or simply just to enjoy the holiday season. Whatever the reason...

Santa: Do You Believe?

Nina Nadirashvili, Staff Writer

December 16, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories

The snow drifted down from the sky as Santa Claus sat, devastated, for not one student of Hawthorne High School had written him a letter for Christmas. Was he truly starting to lose a place in the children’s hearts, or had their...

Hawthorne’s Annual Santa Parade

Stephanie Doot, Photo by: Julio Aybar

December 16, 2012

Filed under HHS News, Top Stories

Students from Hawthorne High School participated in the annual Santa Parade by dressing up as characters.  Julio Aybar, sophomore at Hawthorne High School, first dressed as Mickey Mouse but then traded in his costume to be one of Santa...

New Jersey Anti-Idling Law: Thinking Green

Olivia Meier, Community News Editor/Staff Writer

December 13, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In New Jersey, a law against idling has been in effect since May 2010 and is now being enforced strongly by all police officers and state authorities. Idling affects the environment and public health negatively, which is why...

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