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2017-2018 Staff

Alban Ibraimi

Staff Writer

Hello my name is Alban Ibraimi. I'm a senior at Hawthorne High School. This is my first year writing for The Clarion. I enjoy playing all types of sports. I've been an E.M.T. for about 3 years now. I look forward to writing for...

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Moe Jawish

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Moe Jawish. I'm a Sophomore at Hawthorne High School. This is my first year writing for The Clarion. I play soccer and run spring track. This is also my first year on the wrestling team.

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Keely Washburn

Staff Writer

Keely Washburn is currently a freshman at Hawthorne High School. This is her first of many years writing for the Clarion. She is involved in the S.H.A.R.E program. Outside of HHS she is a competitive dancer, gymnast, and swimmer....

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LeÁna Butler

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is LeÁna Butler. I am a sophmore here at HHS but this is my first year at this school as well as my first year writing for The Clarion. I love to write and am very excited for the year ahead with The Clarion!

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Lila Kawash

Staff Writer

Greetings, my name is Lila Kawash. You may know my brother, Joey Kawash, but I assure you, I am the better Kawash. I am currently a sophomore at Hawthorne High School and this is my first year writing for The Clarion. I am involved...

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Emily Garvie

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Emily Garvie. I am a freshmen here at HHS. This is my first year writing for The Clarion, and I am very excited! I am in multiple different clubs here at HHS including S.H.A.R.E. I also take part in the Keystone...

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Alyssa Jackler

Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Alyssa Jackler. I am currently a sophomore at Hawthorne High School. I am involved in the Italian and S.H.A.R.E. club. Also, I occasionally babysit, and I am a member of the marching band color guard. This is my first...

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Melanie Parcells

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Melanie Parcells. I am a senior at Hawthorne High School. This is my first time writing for The Clarion. In my years at Hawthorne, I have participated in soccer, track, Spanish club and marching band. I wanted to ...

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Rachael Konyak

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Rachael Konyak and I am currently a sophomore at Hawthorne High School. This is my first year writing for The Clarion. I'm a member of the marching band and I like to hang out with friends and read in my free time. I enjoy...

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Alexander Nadirashvili

Staff Writer

Alexander Nadirashvili is currently a sophomore here at Hawthorne High School. His interests include painting, reading, and writing. Alex participates in multiple extracurricular activities, including Drama and Art Club. This...

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Mike Ptak

Staff Writer

As a sophomore in Hawthorne High, I am enrolled in many activities such as the marching band and the track team. My interests vary from puzzles and technology to writing. I am very passionate about music and I play piano, guitar,...

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Anthony Castellanos

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Anthony Castellanos and I am a freshman here at HHS! I enjoy playing Xbox, and skateboarding. I can't wait to have a great year at HHS and writing for the Clarion.

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Evelin Guerrero

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Evelyn and this is my first year in Journalism class. It is also my first year writing for the school newspaper, The Clarion. I expect it to be an interesting and exciting year!

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Daniel Aliberto

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Daniel Aliberto and I am a freshman at Hawthorne High School. I enjoy playing sports like basketball and baseball. I'm going to try out for both the baseball and basketball teams and I hope I make them. I'm excited...

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Caitlin Carone

Staff Writer

Caitlin Carone is currently a sophomore at Hawthorne High School and this is her first year writing for The Clarion. She is a member of the marching band, drama club, and chorus. She has many other passions including dance, the...

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Rachel Zuckerberg

Staff Writer

Rachel Zuckerberg is currently a senior at Hawthorne High School. She is a first time writer for The Clarion and is very excited to write articles. She is a varsity tennis captain, drum captain in the marching band, an active...

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Shakira Peterson

Staff Writer

My name is Shakira and this is my first time writing for the school newspaper, The Clarion. This school year I became a junior. I'm excited for what my future has in store for me.

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Kayla Cabascango

Staff Writer

Kayla Cabascango is an exceptional student here at Hawthorne High School. Being a sophomore, she already partakes in a multitude of after school activities, including Art, Creative Writing, and the SHARE Club. As this is her first...

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Vanessa Pena

Staff Writer

Hey! I’m Vanessa Pena. This is my last year at Hawthorne High School, but my first year writing for The Clarion. I plan on doing a lot this year with journalism and broadcasting. However, I like other things as well such as...

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Timon Penna

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Timon Penna, I'm a senior here at Hawthorne High School. This is my first year writing for The Clarion and I am eager to get started. Feel free to shoot me any story ideas!

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Brendan Quinn

Staff Writer

Howdy, my name is Brendan. I'm a junior here at Hawthorne High School. This is my first year writing for the Clarion which I'm excited to be a part of.

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Gabriella Van Sickell

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Gabriella Van Sickell. I am a senior at Hawthorne High School and it is my first year writing for The Clarion. I am very excited. I spend most of my time hanging out with my friends and drawing. My goal in life is...

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Jenna Ventrice

Staff Writer

Hello! I am Jenna Ventrice. I’m a junior at Hawthorne High School and this is my first year writing for The Clarion. I am an active member in my school’s theater program and I aspire to be a filmmaker. I hope writing for T...

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Geena Occhipinti

Staff Writer

Geena is a senior here at HHS. This is her first year as a staff writer for The Clarion. She is a part of many other activities such as Student Council, Class Cabinet, Italian Club, Italian Honor Society, National Honor Society...

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Mahin Rahman

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Mahin Rahman. I am a junior here at Hawthorne High School. This is my first year writing for The Clarion. I love reading, writing and drawing. Being part of The Clarion is a new experience for me as I am a very...

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Alexandria Henriquez

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Alexandria Henriquez, I'm a student here at Hawthorne High School taking on sophomore year! I'm a part of the Creative Writing Club, SHARE Club, and Spanish Club! I play volleyball for HHS! I'm very excited to write...

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Christopher Larosa

Staff Writer

Christopher is currently a proud student of HHS. This new and upcoming rapper is involved in football,track, and the wrestling team. He is very excited to write for The Clarion.

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Lubanah Alayoubi

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Lubanah Alayoubi and I'm currently a sophomore here at HHS. I like to swim, write, draw, and listen to music. Writing, in particular, has always been an interest of mine. This is my first year writing for The Clarion...

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Harold Sanchez

Staff Writer

I'm Harold Sanchez, I am currently a senior at Hawthorne High School. This is my first time writing for The Clarion. I play basketball for the High School.

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Kayla Joseph

Staff Writer

My name is Kayla Joseph and I'm a sophomore here at Hawthorne High school. This is my first year writing for the school newspaper. My hobbies are art, photography, basketball, and writing. I am excited to write future articles...

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Paul Valentin

Staff Writer

My name is Paul Valentin. I am a sophomore and this is my first journalism class. I am in a family of 8, with 3 sisters and 2 brothers. I am very excited about starting to write for The Clarion

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Melanie Bilbao

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Melanie Bilbao and this year I am a sophomore here at HHS. This is my first year writing for The Clarion and I am very excited to partake in this course! This is a great opportunity for me because of my strong...

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Aly Christie

Staff Writer

Hello, I'm Aly. I am a junior at Hawthorne High School, graduating in 2019. I am a cheerleader for the football and basketball teams. Being a cheerleader means a lot to me and I really enjoy it. Representing my school gives me...

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Kyara Guillen

Staff Writer

My name is Kyara Guillen, and I am currently a sophomore at Hawthorne High School. I don't play any sports yet but I hope to in the future. I enjoy reading, writing and other activities. This is my first year writing for The Clarion...

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Julia Aguero

Staff Writer

Julia is a senior at HHS. This is her second year writing for The Clarion. She plays for the girls varsity soccer team and is a part of student council, class cabinet, and the yearbook staff. Julia is very excited to be bringing...

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Justin Irvolino

Staff Writer

My name is Justin and I am a sophomore at Hawthorne High School. I have been writing for The Clarion for two years now. For the past year I've been working for Downes Tree Company. I love to run winter track and play baseball...

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Victoria Jungermann

Staff Writer

Hello! I'm very excited to be part of The Clarion for the second time in high school.  I'm Victoria, a senior here at HHS. I am a part of many clubs around the school including Drama, Creative Writers, Digital Media, and Broadcasting....

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Ellie Gallo

Staff Writer

Hello! I'm Ellie Gallo, I'm a sophomore, and this is my first year writing for The Clarion. I'm a member of the marching band and the Spanish club. I love writing, so I can't wait to see myself improve as I write for The Clarion....

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KimberlyTamburro

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Kimberly Tamburro! I'm currently a freshman here at Hawthorne High School and this is my first year writing for The Clarion. I enjoy writing, hanging out with my friends, and caring for animals.

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Michael Galland

Staff Writer

Hi, I am a sophomore at Hawthorne High School. This is my first year writing for The Clarion newspaper, and I am very excited. I play baseball for the high school team and I also play in the JD league. I enjoy freshwater fishing...

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McKenzie Brevet

Staff Writer

McKenzie Brevet is currently a senior at HHS and this is her first year writing for The Clarion. She is involved in the National Honor Society, Italian Club, Class Cabinet, Student Council and SHARE club. McKenzie has also been in...

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Hassan Izzard

Staff Writer

  Hi my name is Hassan Izzard and I go to Hawthorne High School. I am 18 years old and I am a senior here at HHS. I first entered into the town of Hawthorne when I was in 7th grade. Ever since I moved here I liked it. ...

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Barbara Cucci

Staff Writer

  Barbara Cucci is a senior at Hawthorne High School. She is a part of the Class Cabinet, Student Council, the Italian Club, PEER Leaders, and S.H.A.R.E. She enjoys reading, writing and hopes to work at Harpercollins ...

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Vanessa Tousignant

Editor

Vanessa Tousignant is currently a junior, at Hawthorne High School, that loves a wide variety of activities. Vanessa is involved in numerous clubs including S.H.A.R.E., Class Cabinet, Italian Club and Peer Leaders. Along with...

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Reema Hassan

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Reema Hassan. I'm a sophomore at Hawthorne High School. I'm interested in writing, drawing, reading, and listening to music. This is my second year writing for the Clarion and I'm hoping to come up with more new...

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Leah Rosado

Editor

Hi!!, my name is Leah Rosado, and I am a Senior at Hawthorne High School. This is my third year writing for The Clarion. I have a passion for being creative and writing, so writing for The Clarion is perfect. Let me tell you a...

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Bilal Meshanni

Staff Writer

Bilal Meshanni is currently a senior at Hawthorne High School, and this is his second year writing for The Clarion. Bilal is a part of the school’s golf team, the chamber chorus, the theatre program, the journalism club, and...

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Sierra Van Houten

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Sierra Van Houten. I am currently a junior here at Hawthorne High. This is my second year writing for the Clarion. As well as writing for The Clarion I also play softball here at the high school. Last year I wrote...

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Melanhy Navarro

Staff Writer

I'm Melanhy, and I'm a sophomore here at Hawthorne. I enjoy, reading, writing, listening to music, and hanging out with friends. I look forward to having a great time writing for The Clarion.

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Sarah Ahmad

Staff Writer

Sarah Ahmad is a Junior at Hawthorne High School and it is her second year as a writer for The Clarion. Sarah enjoys writing because she is able to express her thoughts into words. Currently, she plays on the Hawthorne High School...

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Kieran McAllister

Staff Writer

Kieran McAllister is  currently a junior at Hawthorne High School. This is her second year writing for The Clarion. Whether it's spending time with her family or hanging out with her friends, Kieran always loves helping others...

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Breanna Rooney

Staff Writer

Hello, I'm Breanna Rooney, and I'm a senior at Hawthorne High School. This is my second year writing for The Clarion but I can't wait to get to it. I have been in marching band since freshman year and was a part of the musical...

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Andrew Gomez

Staff Writer

Andrew Gomez is a sophomore in Hawthorne High School who is unafraid to be himself and doesn't care if he looks different. Andrew is a talented writer, and enjoys writing raps and singing. He aspires to reflect the love of God...

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Dakota Brantner

Advisor

Dakota Brantner is a senior at Hawthorne High School. This is her third year writing for The Clarion. She enjoys writing poetry and all different kinds of stories. She also loves to read. She is a part of many clubs including...

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Abby Reicher

Staff Writer

Abby Reicher is a junior at Hawthorne High School.  This is her second year writing for The Clarion. She participates in many clubs and activities throughout the school, including Italian Club, Class Cabinet, and SHARE.  She...

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Giana Innocenti

Staff Writer

I'm Giana Innocenti, a sophomore in high school. I enjoy writing, cheer, and art.

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Marjes Castillo

Staff Writer

Marjes Castillo is currently a Junior at Hawthorne High School. This is her second year writing for The Clarion. In addition to writing for The Clarion, she is also involved in S.H.A.R.E, The Spanish Club, Spanish Honors Society,...

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Michael Jacobsen

Editor

Michael Jacobsen is currently a senior here at Hawthorne High School. He is a second-time writer for The Clarion. He’s happy to write articles about ongoing events. He enjoys learning about U.S. History. He’s open to any...

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