The Clarion

  • Wayne YMCA Offers Special One-Day Savings Event for Summer Camp
  • Office building at heart of downtown Paterson sold for more than $15 million
  • Grandmother, granddaughter allegedly smuggled 200 pounds of meth from Mexico into California

Kimberly Griffin (’05): No Ordinary Substitute

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

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...

Wallace Masiak: Class of ’69 and Going Strong

Hamza Albondogji, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

“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! ...

Passion For Dancing

Jessica Trojanowski, Staff Writer/Photo Editor

February 2, 2012

When I step onto that dance floor, I feel free. Ballroom dancing is a partnership sport. My partner and I must work as one. Once my feet steps onto the dance floor, we’re being judged; how we present ourselves is the first thing th...

Gabriel Sung: Future Filmmaker

Michael Patullo, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

For a young man only in high school, he has a very impressive resume. He has created two films, one with an Internet Movie Data Base page, and is currently working on two more films.  His special effects are beyond the average ...

Mr. Davidson, Physics, and Chuck Norris

Melissa Miller, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

Anyone walking through the science wing on the first floor will usually hear the booming voice of Michael Davidson, Hawthorne’s physics teacher. When he came to this school in the middle of the 2010-2011 school year, no one really knew what to expect, but students clicked wi...

Goodbye to Mr. Patrick McQueeney

Adam Kahn, Staff Writer

January 30, 2012

Patrick McQueeney, Hawthorne High School’s vice-principal, is leaving HHS this February to continue his career as the vice-principal at Randolph High School. Mr. McQueeney took over for our previous vice-principal, Daniel L...

Ms. Clifford: Teacher, Advisor, Friend

Michael Padilla, Staff Writer/Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2012

Kelly Clifford, English teacher at Hawthorne High School, is one of the many great teachers at Hawthorne High School. Clifford has been teaching at Hawthorne for six years. She has taught every grade and is also class advisor for ...

Evan Ramos: Man on a Mission

Michael Patullo, Staff Writer

January 20, 2012

He placed first in the Garfield Tournament and third in the District 6 Tournament as a freshman.  He then came back sophomore year and once again placed first in the Garfield Tournament, second in the Hawk Classic Tournament,...

The student news site of Hawthorne High School.