Dan Rooney Interview


Mr. Dan Rooney

There are many new faces among the faculty and staff here at Hawthorne High School in 2018-2019. In an ongoing series of articles, The Clarion is proud to introduce Dan Rooney, who is a security guard here at Hawthorne High School…


CLARION: How long have you been working here?

Rooney: I have been working here for 4 days.


CLARION: Where did you work before coming here?

Rooney: I recently retired from the Paterson police department. I worked there for 27 years.


CLARION: How do you feel about working here at HHS?

Rooney: I am looking forward to it. So far so good. I am looking forward to working with the staff and students.


CLARION: What made you decide to work here?

Rooney: I enjoy working with kids.


CLARION: What is the best part of the job?

Rooney: The best part of the job is providing a safe learning environment for students and teachers.