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Hackensack High School
Image:Hackensack_High_School_seal.jpg
Motto
"There is no limit to the good a man can do, if he doesn't care who gets the credit."

Seal motto: Scientia Terras Irradiamus (We irradiate the Earth with knowledge.)
Established
1894
Public School
Affiliation
Principal
Mark Porto
Students
2,144
Grades
9-12
Location
First & Beech Streets
Hackensack, NJ USA
Oversight
Hackensack Public Schools
Accreditation
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Blue and Gold
Comet
The Comet
Newspaper
The Voice
Athletics
25 Teams
Website
www.hackensackhigh.org

Hackensack High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in Hackensack, New Jersey, in the United States as part of the Hackensack Public Schools. Hackensack High School serves students from the Bergen County communities of Hackensack, South Hackensack, Rochelle Park and Maywood. Students from Teterboro may choose to attend either Hackensack High School or Hasbrouck Heights High School as part of sending/receiving relationship with the respective districts. Image File history File links Hackensack_High_School_seal. ... Educational institutions are often categorised along several dimensions. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with State school. ... Hackensack is a city in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States and the county seat of Bergen CountyGR6. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... The Hackensack Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from the City of Hackensack, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. ... The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools is a voluntary, peer based, non-profit association dedicated to the educational excellence and improvement through peer evaluation and accreditation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... A yearbook, also known as an annual, is a book to record, highlight, and commemorate the past year of a school or a book published annually as a report or summary of statistics or facts. ... A Public High School is a high school that is funded by the government thanks to taxes. ... Hackensack is a city in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States and the county seat of Bergen CountyGR6. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... The Hackensack Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from the City of Hackensack, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. ... Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey, United States. ... Map highlighting South Hackensacks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Rochelle Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Maywoods location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Teterboros location within Bergen County. ... Hasbrouck Heights High School is a high school in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. ... A sending/receiving relationship is one in which a public school district sends some or all of its students to attend the schools of another district. ...

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History

Hackensack High School was founded in 1894 and graduated its first class on February 1, 1898. The cornerstone for its present location at First and Beech Streets in Hackensack was laid on December 2, 1916. The building was dedicated in 1918. By 1920, twenty-two Bergen County towns sent their students to Hackensack High School. New wings were built in the 40's and 50's. The 1965 expansion of Hackensack High School encompassed neighboring Beech Street School and extended a two-story bridge over First Street and in 1967 the Beech Street elementary school became the "east wing" of the high school as it stands today[1]. February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Sports

Hackensack is a founding member of the Northern New Jersey Interscholastic League. Hackensack High and Ridgewood High School are the only founding members of the NNJIL to remain in the league. Since the 1912 visit of Halley's Comet, Hackensack's athletic teams have been known as the Comets ("Colts" before 1912). During the 1924-25 season, the Hackensack Comets Boys Basketball team beat Passaic High School which had won an amazing 159 consecutive games. The ball commemorating this feat still remains in the trophy case in the gym named for that team's captain, Howard Bollerman, Sr. (later principal of Hackensack High School). The Northern New Jersey Interscholastic League, abbreviated NNJIL, is an athletic conference of twenty high schools located in Bergen County and Passaic County, New Jersey. ... Ridgewood High School. ... Comet Halley as taken with the Halley Multicolor Camera on the ESA Giotto mission. ...


In 2006, Hackensack will play rival Teaneck High School in their 75th consecutive meeting on Thanksgiving Day. Teaneck High School (also known as The Castle on the Hill) is a four-year comprehensive public high school, which is part of the Teaneck Public Schools district in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. ... For thanksgiving (lowercase t) as a religious or theological idea, see gratitude. ...


Vince Lombardi was hired to coach football at Hackensack High School, but couldn't get out of his contract with neighboring St. Cecilia's in Englewood, New Jersey. Hackensack turned to Tom DellaTorre to coach the football team, he responded by winning 13 championships and having the football field renamed "Tom DellaTorre Athletic Field" Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was one of the most successful coaches in the history of football. ... Map highlighting Englewoods location within Bergen County. ...


See also

This is a list of high schools in the state of New Jersey. ...

References

  1. ^ Hackensack High School pictures, accessed August 7, 2006

August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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