Hastings High School (New York)

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Hastings High School
Name

Hastings High School

Address

One Mount Hope Boulevard, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 10706

Established

1905

Students

Coeducational

Grades

9 to 12

Principal

Louis A. Adipietro

Assistant Principal

Melissa Hardesty

Colors

Green and Gold

Mascot

Yellow jacket

School Website

School Website

Hastings High School (HHS) is the lone public high school of the Hastings-on-Hudson school district in Westchester County, New York. The principal is Louis A. Adipietro.

History[edit]

The class of 1908 was the first graduating class of Hastings High School. In 1949, the school adopted the coat of arms of Hastings, England. The school's motto is the Latin saying, "Primus Inter Pares," which translates to "First Among Equals."

Achievements[edit]

Hastings High School is a recipient of the U.S. Department of Education's National Blue Ribbon Award for excellence, 2001-2002. Hastings High School's curling team won both the County and Section titles during the '05 and '06 Campaigns. The Hastings Athletics Department has been recognized by the Journal News as recipients of the NHSCSA Sportsmen Medallion for their outstanding efforts in both Crowd Attendance and Spirit. The Student Section, also known as the "Cochran Crazies," has been awarded the TFS Scholar Creative Minds Award recognized by the Section 1 Athletic Committee in 2006.

The Buzzer[edit]

Hastings High School's newspaper, The Buzzer, is one of the most successful clubs at the school. It has been represented by its Editorial Staffs at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Conference at Columbia University, the Young Author's Conference of 2007, and "Journalism That Matters: The DC Sessions" at The George Washington University. The Buzzer has featured interviews with Owen Wilson, Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Jeff Daniels as well as prominent bloggers. Its website is located at www.hastingsbuzzer.com.

Notable alumni[edit]

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Coordinates: 40°59′36″N 73°52′30″W / 40.99333°N 73.87500°W / 40.99333; -73.87500