Junior High Holds Amnesty Day Assembly

Monday, Oct. 23 marked the first day of the second quarter for all students at Hawthorne Junior High School. During the past several week’s parents, staff members and administrators have been holding discussions and building consensus on eligibility requirements and codes of conduct for students in 7th and 8th Grades. Principal Jeff Wales opened the… [More…]

Stingray swim team enjoys successful season

Members of the Hawthorne Stingray Swim Team finished the 2017 season with the Medal Meet held in Yerington on June 24. Hawthorne swimmers competed with hundreds of youth within the region consisting of Round Mountain, Yerington and Lovelock. Hawthorne successfully hosted the first meet of the season early in June with the assistance of many… [More…]

Annual Mt. Grant Challenge Set for Saturday

The 15th anniversary of the 911 attacks will be remembered with reverence this weekend as the community prepares for the Annual 911 Memorial Mt. Grant Challenge. Organizers for the yearly event have noticed a trend in large groups and families using the occasion to plan a reunion or get-together. Participants will be hiking in memory… [More…]

911 Memorial Challenge Plans Weekend of Remembrance

The 6th Annual 911 Memorial Challenge Committee is witnessing and coordinating the evolution of a bona fide community and regional tourism event. The full-day 17-mile hike will still be the focus of the Challenge (to include the newly established Half Challenge) however, activities planned for the weekend will provide opportunities for everyone to be a… [More…]

Registration Underway for Annual 9/11 Challenge

This year will mark the 6th Annual 9/11 Memorial Mt. Grant Challenge. As the day of the event approaches committee members and volunteers are working out the details of quite a few enhancements to this year’s event. Although the event is not a “timed” event, those who are the first (2nd or 3rd) to make… [More…]

Former USO Building Hosts Rehearsal Dinner and Farewell Gala

Nearly 200 guests enjoyed the SOC Nevada sponsored Rehearsal Dinner and Farewell Gala on June 29. Convention Center Manager Michael McNeill assisted dinner organizers in making arrangements for a last-minute change of venue. General Manager of the El Capitan Glenn Carns also worked quickly to enlist extra employees to cater the “first ever” event which… [More…]

Hawthorne swim team to host meet Saturday

Competitive swimmers from Yerington, Lovelock, Round Mountain (and maybe Tonopah) will be in Hawthorne this Saturday for the annual Medal Meet. The races will be held at the Lions Park pool beginning at 8 a.m. The Stingray’s are hoping for the home team advantage this year. Lovelock’s pool was closed all last week, Round Mountain’s… [More…]

Stingrays Off to Strong Start

Nearly 20 swimmers participated in the first meet of the season at the Yerington Swimming Pool on Saturday, June 11. Two weeks of practice and longer training sessions paid off for the Hawthorne team. Coach Jim Bennett has arranged for earlier practices (4:30 p.m.) and has been working hard with the swimmers. Competing in the… [More…]

Army Depot holds drone showcase

The community of Hawthorne and Hawthorne Army Depot successfully showcased a sample of what can be offered to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones during Operation Hawthorne Discovery last week. Christopher E. Walach, Director of Operations for the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, proclaimed the event a huge success during the After Action Review held… [More…]

Memorial challenge a success

The 5th annual 9/11 Memorial Challenge began last week with the procession of the community’s big flag down Main Street to Veteran’s Memorial Park. Many participants and spectators enjoyed the parade honoring the victims of Sept. 11. It is expected that this will become an annual part of the Friday night activities which includes a… [More…]