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Too Much Technology?

Nicole Lembo, Contributor

June 6, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

With today’s modern technology and extremely popular social networking sites, our generation has been exposed to a whole new way of life. While the advancement of technology is quite remarkable and social networks are a clever...

School Dances at Hawthorne High School

Shayla Lugo, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In the winter of 2012, Hawthorne High School’s Student Council hosted a homecoming dance unlike any other in recent years. The theme: white out. Students wore all white and danced around while black lights made the crowd glow...

Drop Schedule: What do the Students Have to Say?

Bridget Grenier

May 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

All junior, sophomore, freshmen, and incoming freshmen students at Hawthorne High School have been introduced to the new drop schedule for the 2013-2014 school year through assemblies, lectures, and numerous articles already...

World Poverty: An American Responsibility

Abby Provencher, Staff Writer

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion

World poverty is a devastating issue that is well known in the world today. However, while Americans are constantly told about poverty through TV commercials and fundraisers created by charity organizations, many don’t really...

The Not So “GR8” Spelling Revolution

Olivia Meier, Community News Editor/Staff Writer

April 20, 2013

Filed under Opinion

It was a normal Monday morning here at Hawthorne High School, half way through my freshman history class. (I was doing pretty well for it not being one of my strongest subjects.)  All of a sudden my teacher gave me back an essay...

Women’s Rights: Fighting in on the Front Line

William J. Brown, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The American military has some of the world’s toughest, well-trained men in the world. But what about the women? Even though women have the right to join the military and climb through the ranks, some people disagree with the Pentagon's recent...

Does Mr. Hawthorne Need a Miss Hawthorne?

Ammy Pena, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Last year the HHS Student Council created a fundraising event known as Mr. Hawthorne. The male talent competition is “light-hearted as an event, to showcase kids being kids,” stated art teacher and head of Student Activities,...

Is the HSPA Really Necessary?

Sarah Kearsley, HHS News Editor

March 20, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Since September 1, 2001, all eleventh grade students, attending a public school in the state of New Jersey, are required to pass the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) in order to graduate high school, according to Nj.go...

Class Rings: Are They Worth the Price?

Hector Castillo, Staff Writer

March 15, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Class rings are now on sale at Hawthorne High School and, of course, many students look forward to buying these rings and wearing them with pride. These rings are purchased for their sentimental value and can be great keepsakes,...

Carnation Nation

Michelle Pasquale, Staff Writer

March 4, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Red, white, or pink?  This was the question going through every student’s head in Hawthorne High School who was participating in the annual carnation sale for Valentine’s Day.  Personally, I find this idea to be successful...

Bags Banned: Not the Best Solution

Sha’la Padilla, Staff Writer

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Recently, Hawthorne High School has begun enforcing its "no bags" rule. The enforcement of this rule is intended to ensure safety in the school; however, enforcing this rule will not be what keeps the students safe. Since the Ne...

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