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Rachel Bellafiore: Destined to Succeed

Melissa Miller, Staff Writer

June 14, 2012

Everyone should wake up in the morning and be grateful to be alive. Senior Rachel Bellafiore makes this a priority. When she and her twin James Bellafiore, also a senior at HHS, were being born, Rachel had her mother’s umbilical co...

Amanda Hauser: Valedictorian

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

June 13, 2012

Senior, Amanda Hauser, is honored to be the graduating class of 2012’s Valedictorian. “It’s an honor to be first in my class; I’m very shocked,” said Hauser who will be studying General Humanity at Montclair State Universi...

Michael Padilla: Aspiring Physicist

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

June 13, 2012

After graduating from his four years at Hawthorne High School this June, senior Michael Padilla will attend New Jersey Institute of Technology. Padilla is going to major in computer engineering and then double major in physics. P...

Steve Walls

Jessica Terrizzi, Staff Writer

June 13, 2012

Senior, Steve Walls, will attend Massachusetts Maritime Academy after he graduates Hawthorne High School in order to pursue a career as a ship captain. He decided that he wants to attend this college because Massachusetts Maritime Academy specializes in th...

Cecilia Schiavo

Sabrina Mohsin, Staff Writer

June 12, 2012

Cecilia Schiavo is leaving HHS with many memories, but she is ready to make some new memories in the years ahead. In the fall of 2012, she will be attending Rutgers University in New Brunswick. She will be a double major in journalism and political science. Sc...

Farewell to Marshan

MIchael Patullo, Staff Writer

June 8, 2012

Preparing for graduation isn't the only thing HHS senior Janti Marshan has on his mind.  He is ready to go to college. Marshan will be attending William Paterson University in the fall.  He has not decided what he would like to...

Kirsten Meneses: Published Poet

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

June 7, 2012

HHS junior, Kirsten Meneses, is now a published poet. Her poem "Ode to my Pillow," originally written for Theresa DiGeronimo's English III class, has been selected to be published in the anthology A Celebration of Poems and HHS...

Veronica O’Neill: She Shoots, She Scores

Jessica Trojanowski, Staff Writer/Photo Editor

May 4, 2012

Senior Veronica O'Neill will be attending Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY next fall and will continue to enjoy her passion in basketball. O’Neill was recruited at a Keystone Invitational Shootout, where college coac...

Caroline Shuart: Following her Dreams

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

May 2, 2012

Sweating from the heat of the lights, and itching from the tulle of the tutu are just some of the discomforts that dancers like Caroline Shuart go through on a daily basis. HHS sophomore Caroline Shuart has been a dancer for 14 ye...

Jennie White: Behind the Scenes

Melissa Miller, Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Jennie White, a senior, has a pretty big responsibility this year: She is one of the crew managers for our upcoming musical West Side Story. Jennie has been in crew since her freshman year, and so she has worked her way up the la...

Shealyn Costello: Music is in her Blood

Sabrina Mohsin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2012

When HHS senior, Shealyn Costello, steps out onto the football field as a member of the high school band, she brings with her more than her drum. She brings a legacy passed down four generations from her grandfather, James J. Cos...

Hawthorne’s Vega Faces Life Through Rap

William Brown, Staff Writer/Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2012

Steuben Vega, a Hawthorne High School student, is often seen as a wise soul in a young body when it comes to writing poetry and rapping. “I started writing when I realized so much was going on, and I had nobody to talk to about it,”...

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