Hawthorn Enrichment Institute

Save the Dates for the 2018 Hawthorn Enrichment Institute

The Hawthorn Enrichment Institute summer program is open to all kindergarten through eighth-grade Hawthorn District 73 students. It will take place from July 9 – August 10, 2018.  Registration begins February 1, 2018.

Hawthorn Enrichment Institute (HEI) Registration is Open

Summer 2016 HEI Registration and information is available here.

Registration is Open!

Inclement Weather Update

Hawthorn takes school closings very seriously. Should schools close due to inclement weather or other unforeseen reasons, the district uses an automated emergency notification system to send a recorded voice message to each student’s home telephone number, as provided during registration. Parents have the option of managing their emergency notifications by logging in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal to change telephone numbers, request text messaging, and request email messaging. For more information on how Hawthorn determines school closings, please click here.

Dual Language and Townline Annual Ice Cream Social

Lenguaje Dual & Townline Helad Anual Social

Come join in the fun with ice cream and family entertainment on Sept. 20 from 6:30-8:00pm at the Townline / Dual Language School. Please return your registration form no later than 9/13 so we know you are coming! You can find the form and more information here:

Students playing instruments

Instrument Trials

Fourth grade students at Townline and the School of Dual Language were excited to try out different instruments on Friday.

Students in classroom

Enthusiasm is in the Air

Lots of enthusiastic students had their hands in the air as Ms. Hernandez, Mrs. Lara and Mrs. Roznowski taught Spanish to first grade classes this morning at the School of Dual Language.

students in school

All Smiles for the First Day of School

Smiling children were everywhere as the first day of school got underway at the School of Dual Language.

Families at School of Dual Language

Students Get Acquainted with Their New Teachers/Classrooms

Elementary schools welcomed parents and students attending annual “Get Acquainted” events. In addition to the School of Dual Language, these events are taking place today at Elementary South, Elementary North, Townline and Aspen. Families met teachers and dropped off school supplies. Students got a chance to check out their new classrooms before school starts. For more photos, visit the District’s home page.

Children playing during Field Day

Field Day is a Blast

Students had a great time playing outdoors last Friday during the annual Townline/School of Dual Language Field Day. Samples of teamwork and good sportsmanship were everywhere as children played a wide assortment of relay games, tug of war and other fun games.

La Kermés is a Big Hit

Families enjoyed strolling around the wide assortment of booths and tables that comprised La Kermés, the School of Dual Language’s annual Latin American Carnival, last Friday. Volunteers provided samples of delicious snacks, main dishes and desserts from many Latin American countries, including Columbia, Mexico and Puerto Rico, including empanadas, bunuelos, and chicharrones. Children played all sorts of games from bowling to basketball. Families had a chance to win a variety of children’s games through a raffle. Children enjoyed the face-painting and temporary tattoos. Overall, the event provided a wonderful taste of the world and culture south of the border.

students working out in gym class

The PE Year in Review

Third grade students at the School Of Dual Language got an opportunity to review many of the different activities they learned in gym over the year at today’s PE Year in Review. There were smiles everywhere as students climbed ropes, swang on ropes, bowled, jumped rope and played box hockey, volleyball, basketball and so much more all in one gym period.

Parent Volunteers Needed for Field Day, 5/31

We are looking for volunteers to help run our field day stations.  If you are willing to help at a station please sign up for the time that your child will be on the field.  All rules to the games will be provided prior to the day! Thank you so much!

(K, 1st grade, 2nd grade: 9:05-10:50 a.m.)

( 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade: 1:05-2:50 p.m.)

Sign up HERE

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4bada822abfc1-field

teachers and PTO members at lunch

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week

The Hawthorn PTO put together a “Tuesday Tacos” lunch for teachers and staff at the School of Dual Language. The lunch included guacamole and chips, tacos and fake margaritas. The PTO is organizing events throughout the week at all the schools to thank teachers for all the great work they do throughout the year.