Mr. Sean Van Winkle



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Sean Van Winkle

Here at Hawthorne High School, I am a Teacher of English. I teach two different classes: The Study of Film and Journalism. I am the advisor to both the school newspaper, The Clarion, and the Journalism Club.

Please check out the HHS Clarion here:

Looking forward to a successful and safe school year! Parents and students, feel free to contact me at any time: either through my staff email or by phone, 973-423-6415, extension 2153. I'm in my classroom (room 223) every morning for extra help or guidance. 


"What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured."

Kurt Vonnegut


Degrees and Certifications

Bachelor's Degree: Writing, William Paterson College

Master's Degree: Writing, William Paterson University

Teaching Certification: Teacher of English, High School