The Clarion

  • Three of four Americans killed in Syria explosion identified.

  • Judge rules against elderly lesbians rejected from retirement home.

  • Skier dies after avalanche at New Mexico's Taos ski resort.

An HHS Family

February 9, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

Theresa DiGeronimo, faculty advisor of The Clarion, is a happy graduate of Hawthorne High School. All three of her children are also graduates--and each is doing very well in his/her chosen fields: Matt DiGeronimo (‘92) ...

HHS Alumni: Drummer Becomes Hawthorne Police Officer

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

Most people don’t know it, but one of Hawthorne’s police officers used to be a drummer in his own heavy metal rock band. That officer, and HHS alumni, is Guy Tumminello. Tumminello started playing the drums as a fourth grader in...

Kimberly Griffin (’05): No Ordinary Substitute

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Faculty Profiles, Feature Stories

Kimberly Griffin, a 2005 Hawthorne High School grad, has been employed by HHS since January 2010. But she is not your normal paraprofessional; she has a lot more going on in her life than most students know about. Griffin’s theater career started when she...

HHS Alum in the NFL

Jessica Terrizzi, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

Click here for image: Terrizzi The name “Terrizzi” is still well-known among athletes in the area. Not only was Hawthorne High School alumni, Michael Terrizzi, a part of the class of  1971’s record-breaking football te...

Wallace Masiak: Class of ’69 and Going Strong

Hamza Albondogji, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Faculty Profiles

“Every day I tell people I’m going to school because it’s a new adventure every day,” said Wallace Masiak, social studies teacher at Hawthorne High School since December 10, 1973. He’s been teaching at HHS for 39 years! ...

Being a Firefighter

Allison Speranza, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

An alarm goes off at 3 a.m. for the local fire department. While many others would go back to sleep, firefighters respond to the call. It is not easy being a firefighter while juggling work and family. It is especially not easy...

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