Category: News

From Your Editor

I had set out to write an article about something simple: the eighth graders coming into the high school, and what had preceded the decision and the response. I interviewed people from each grade now crammed into the school, and…

Thanksgiving Drive Success

As the temperature drops and snow begins to fall, families reflect on what they are thankful for. Annually we gather for a feast in honor of this beautiful transition, formally known as Thanksgiving, but unfortunately, not all families can enjoy…

Holiday Show Brings Success

This year’s fall play produced by the HHS Drama Club was a historic holiday-themed production called Coney Island Christmas. The show that performed over four days—Nov. 21 to 24— proved to be a comedic, crowd-pleasing experience, wonderful for guests of…

Teen Depression on the Rise

Diagnosed depression rates in teenagers, ages 12-17, have jumped 63 percent since 2017—males are up to 47 percent and females up to 65 percent. Why? People are scratching their heads. School districts are struggling with this epidemic as much as…

Master Class Held at HHS

[Photos by Emilie Sabura] The Hanover Wind Symphony performed alongside the Hopatcong High School Concert Band and Wind Ensemble in a joint concert on Wednesday, May 15, in the Hopatcong High School Auditorium.  Prior to the performance, the members of…

HAPPINESS is the HHS Drama Club

The HHS Drama Club dazzled audiences once again with its spring performance of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Based on Charles Schulz’s classic Peanuts, the fun-loving musical was enjoyed by adults, teens, and children alike. Performed three nights and…

Mr. Hopatcong Struts Once Again

The HHS community enjoyed another successful “Mr. Hopatcong” fundraiser on March 14, an annual event hosted by members of the senior class. This lighthearted and entertaining “Male Beauty Pageant”, consisting of all student contestants, gathered a generous audience. All proceeds…