Hastings High School (New York)
Hastings High School
One Mount Hope Boulevard, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 10706
9 to 12
Louis A. Adipietro
Green and Gold
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."
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.
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.
- Ricky Griffin, all-time season point leader and second highest career goal scorer in Carnegie Mellon soccer, history
- Jason Cammisa, senior editor at Road & Track magazine
- Stephen Collins, actor
- Libby Copeland, reporter for the Washington Post
- Ricki Lake, actress
- Jake Tuber, former ESPN and ESPNU college basketball commentator and comedian, history
- Robert Meeropol, son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
- Dave Rice, college football coach
- Jeffrey Feinstein, Teacher of the year, 2012 West Potomac High School
- Benh Zeitlin, director