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Dress Code in HHS

Jessica Terrizzi, Staff Writer

May 22, 2012

In Hawthorne High School, some students would argue that the dress code we are required to follow is too strict and we shouldn’t have to abide by it. Just because one person finds an outfit inappropriate, it doesn’t mean that...

Reading Lounge Café: A Great Place for Students

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

May 11, 2012

Have you ever had to eat your breakfast, sitting on the floor by your locker? Well that is no longer necessary because HHS just opened the Reading Lounge Café in the back room of the Library Media Center. The café is a great place ...

Jumping to Judgement

Patrick Furrey, Staff Writer

May 11, 2012

Many people are quick to judge. When something sounds wrong, they jump on the bandwagon and condemn it without learning the entire story. They even go so far as to develop strong opinions about it and argue the point based on what ...

Keep Creative Writing in the Curriculum

Michael Patullo, Staff Writer

April 17, 2012

In New Jersey, creative writing is no longer important. That must be the view of the State Department of Education because this skill has been removed from the College and Career Readiness Standards K-12 English Language Arts....

A Rushed Prom?

Sabrina Mohsin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

All HHS students who are attending the prom on June 1, 2012 are given less than four hours to prepare before the bus departures at 4:30 p.m. Many HHS students are not pleased with the minimum time given for the prom preparation. Because...

The Invisible Children’s March

Michael Padilla, Staff Writer/Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012

The Invisible Children is a group of people whose mission is to make a difference in the world and make the public know what is going on in the world. Invisible Children advocates the spreading of the name "Joseph Kony," not...

A New Age of HHS Writing Launched

Patrick Furrey, Staff Writer

March 20, 2012

For the first time in 77 years of the paper’s existence, there is an online Clarion. As a staff writer for The Clarion, I believe recent news will now come out significantly faster than it has before. Also, publishing the paper more ...

High School Sports: Get Cut? Get Tough.

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

March 16, 2012

Have you ever been cut from a high school sports team? Well if you have, you’re not alone. Millions of teenagers across the country get cut all the time, even though some of them have potential talent. That’s what happened...

Federal Student Aid Lacks the Aid

Melissa Miller, Staff Writer

March 16, 2012

Every year, most seniors applying for college fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the FAFSA. This form is used by colleges to determine a student’s financial aid package. The problem with the FAFSA is th...

Stem Cell Research: A Necessary Move Forward

Mahin Chowdhury, Staff Writer

March 13, 2012

Stem cell research is a relatively new technology that takes primitive human cells and develops them into many of the 220 varieties of cells in the human body, including blood cells and brain cells. Some scientists and researchers...

Parking: An Every Day Struggle

Allison Speranza, Staff

March 11, 2012

Imagine you are a senior student who has open lunch and you are running late getting back to school. The bell is going to ring in five minutes and you need to find a parking spot. At HHS you will never make it to class on time....

Welcome to Our New Vice Principal

Allexa Wozniak, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

As a senior in Hawthorne High School, I would like to personally welcome our new vice principal Dario Sforza. I’m hoping he finds a home here and stays for a while. This senior class has had four different vice principals...

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