6th Grade Orientation

Parents of Incoming 6th grade students for the 2016-2017 school year are invited to attend a 6th Grade Parent Orientation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. This is a parent only meeting. Please attend the orientation event at the middle school where your child will attend in the fall. Please click here for details.

Music Award

The NAMM Foundation has recognized Hawthorn District 73 with the Best Communities for Music Education Merit Award for its support for music in its schools. The National Association of Music Merchants recognizes schools for the commitment of school administrators, community leaders, teachers and parents who believe in music education and are working to ensure that it is part of a complete education for all children.

Art Show

Family and friends turned out for the annual District 73 Art Show at the Aspen Drive Library. Over 350 student artists displayed unique forms of art during the art show. Click here to see the many artists and their artwork. Artwork is on display through Thursday, April 7.

Art Show Rescheduled

Due to a political event with Secretary Hillary Clinton at the Sullivan Center Hawthorn School District 73 rescheduled the opening of Hawthorn’s Art Show at the Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills, to 6 to 8 p.m. Friday March 18.


PARCC Update

PARCC testing begins at Hawthorn in late March. Watch for more news on PARCC coming home from your child’s school. For more details on PARCC, please click here.

Have You Registered for Kindergarten?

Kindergarten registration is now open for fall 2016.  Children who turn 5-years-old on or before September 1, 2016 are eligible for kindergarten.  To learn more about the district’s kindergarten program, curriculum, schools and the registration process, please go to the kindergarten registration website page or call the District Office at 847-990-4280 or 847-990-4217.

Firefighter Tony Presents Hazard House

Students have been learning fire safety from Firefighter Tony using his Hazard House.  Each room has a hazard that the kids need to identify and deal with safely.  The students have had lots of fun while they learned safety lessons for life.

Sign Up For Band Camp 2016!

See attached in English and Spanish.

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