Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Show will be performed March 21 and March 22 at the high school auditorium.
Take a trip back to the roaring 1920s with the cast and crew of the Hasbrouck Heights High School musical who will bring the silly and fun comedy "Bugsy Malone" to the stage this week. Once again drama teacher Erin Schneeweiss directs this musical production which will be performed for the community Thursday and Friday this week. The cast for this show includes about 60 students, a large group for a high school production, and about two dozen members in the stage crew, says Schneeweiss. Many of the students who were once in stage crew on previous productions are now performing in the play, she says. The story of Bugsy Malone revolves around two rival gangs always trying to outdo each other, says Schneeweiss. The show is Rated G where …
Friday, March 15, 2013
The Hasbrouck Heights High School academic team will be featured on MSG Varsity's "The Challenge" quiz show.
Hasbrouck Heights High School's academic team returns to the TV screen this month taking on J.P. Stevens High School in the MSG Varsity's "The Challenge" quiz show. The team beat out Waldwick High School last fall in round one advancing to round two in the challenge which will air Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. on Cablevision's Channel 14. The Hasbrouck Heights High School team is represented by: Christopher Sciancalepore, Connor DiCorcia, Connor McCabe, who serves as captain, and Michael Perez. Alternate team members are Kushal Parokh and Benjamin Ker. Catherine Cassidy, assistant principal and principal Linda Simmons serve as academic advisors. Hasbrouck Heights High School is joined by 47 other schools from New Jersey as they progress…
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Deadline is Friday, March 15
Tuesday, March 12
The deadline for Hasbrouck Heights High School seniors to apply for local community-based scholarships is Friday, March 15. Every year numerous community groups sponsor scholarships and awards for graduating seniors for achievements in the areas of academics, athletics, community service, and arts and music. Transcripts, SAT scores, and recommendation letters should have been previously requested as Monday, March 11 was the deadline for this materials, as per the website. A full list of available scholarships are listed on the school district's website.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Paramus Board of Education trustees hope to co-op with Hasbrouck Heights in order to save its ice hockey program.
Hasbrouck Heights school district is considering proposals from area high schools looking to co-op their ice hockey programs. Paramus High School, one of the schools which has made a proposal to the Heights district, is hoping to co-op in order to save its program. The Spartan team has decreased in the number of players over the past year and will need players from an outside district joining in order to keep it going, Paramus Board of Ed trustees say. Hasbrouck Heights has taken part in co-op teams such as Wood-Ridge for example for other sports but has yet to have its student atheltes play ice hockey. According to Heights BOE trustee Connie Doheny, the district is considering the proposal from Paramus and also one from Old Tappan. …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Hasbrouck Heights High School senior athlete has earned the title of Athlete of the Week from The Record newspaper.
Wednesday, January 16
High school track star Roland Gamez is known for his high jumping ability, his unicycle, and his many other athletic contributions which all led him to be named The Record's "Athlete of the Week," according to NorthJersey.com. See more on NorthJersey.com.
High School Multicultural Club celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday by teaching their younger peers about his message.
Every year the high school's multicultural club students work together to celebrate and live out the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King. This year the students focused their efforts on spreading the message of Dr. King with their younger peers visiting the students at both Euclid and Lincoln schools, talking to them about the importance of celebrating diversity and how his work has made the world a better a place. Although Martin Luther King Day is observed on Monday, Jan. 21 his actual birthday is Jan. 15 and the students decided to spend Tuesday honoring his message, said teacher Lauren Czekaj, the club's advisor. The students work to serve on King day making it a day on, not a day off, she explained. The students who all represent …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Hasbrouck Heights High School Academic Challenge Team competed on MSG Varsity's "The Challenge" quiz show for high school students.
The Hasbrouck Heights school community got to watch some of their very own on television Thursday night as the episode of MSG Varsity's "The Challenge" quiz show featured the high school's academic challenge team. The Hasbrouck Heights team made up of Connor McCabe, Connor Di Corcia, Michael Perez and Chris Sciancelapore racked up 355 points winning round one against Waldwick High Schoo which earned 280 points. The show quizzed the students on various subjects from math to literature to current events, even music. Students Kushal Parikh, Ben Ker, Diggy Mehta and Darien Cheng are also on the academic challenge team. The team goes back in January to tape Round 2 of the show.
Watch the Hasbrouck Heights High School Academic Challenge Team compete on Cablevision's MSG Varsity "The Challenge" which airs Thursday evening.
Hasbrouck Heights High Schoolers will be featured on TV Thursday night. Members of the school's Academic Challenge Team face off against Waldwick High School on Cablevision MSG Varsity's "The Challenge" show which airs Thursday evening. The 2012-2013 season of "The Challenge" features 48 high schools from all over New Jersey, according to the MSG Varsity website. Hasbrouck Heights was selected among a handful of Bergen County high schools to compete on the show this year. Catherine Cassidy, assistant principal, says the students won this first round which they taped recently at Metropolis Studio in New York City and they will go back to compete in the next round in January. The community can watch students Connor McCabe, Connor Di Corcia…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
High school students and faculty recently returned from the annual National Scholastic Press Association conference in San Antonio.
The Hasbrouck Heights High School Pilot's Log has done it again. The high school student newspaper once again earned a Best of Show award at the National Scholastic Press Association competition at the fall national high school journalism conference this month. The Pilot's Log earned a Best of Show award for its special edition on coverage of Hurricane Sandy. Hasbrouck Heights took second place in the category. "Winning Second Place in Best of Show competition for our Special Edition Magazine about Hurricane Sandy was truly special. Because we thought getting New Jersey's story out at the National Scholastic Press Association Convention about the devastation here, the students managed to produce a 12-page magazine in just four days," said…
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Students on the high school newspaper staff are currently in San Antonio, Texas for the national high school journalism convention.
The Hasbrouck Heights High School students newspaper, The Pilot's Log, has once again entered into the national high school journalism competition. Superintendent Mark Porto announced Thursday night that five students of the Pilot's Log staff along with faculty advisor Lora Geftic and vice principal Catherine Cassidy are currently in San Antonio, Texas attending the National Scholastic Press Association Fall National High School Journalism Convention. Last year The Pilot's Log won "Best of Show" prize at this national convention. This year the high school entered one of its issue for national recognition along with a special edition issue just on Hurricane Sandy coverage which Porto called "a remarkable issue." Stay tuned for news on how …