At first glance, the nickname may seem to be a pun related to "cutting the lawn;" but, that is somewhat coincidental. The moniker was coined by a local newspaper during the school's inaugural football season, in 1943. A few players on the team were suspended for the first half of an Oct. 11 game against the Leonia JV after cutting class. They returned for the second half and helped Fair Lawn rally from a 12-0 deficit to a 13-12 win. The headline in the following day's paper referenced the "Cutters' Come Back" victory. A copy of the article hangs in the hallway leading to the school gym. Source: Northjersey.com
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