Welcome Back Principals’ Letter

Dear School of Dual Language Parents and Guardians:

The 2020-2021 school year has arrived!  We hope you and your family are safe and well!  Thank you so much for your patience, flexibility, and understanding as we prepare for the unique start to this school year.   The entire Hawthorn staff have been working extremely hard to get the School of Dual Language remote learning environment ready for the beginning of the school year.  

First Day of School

The first day of student attendance is Monday, August 31st. 

The school day begins at 8:50 am and ends at 3:05 pm. 

Please click here for a revised 2020-2021 school year calendar.

Teacher Assignment

On Monday, August 17th, you will be able to log in to PowerSchool and access your child’s teacher assignment.  Click here to view directions for accessing PowerSchool.  Your child’s teacher will be hosting a virtual meet and greet on Friday, August 27. More information about this event will be coming soon!


A survey will be emailed from the Technology Department on Monday, August 17th regarding technology needs for your child(ren).  Please note, you may need to check your spam folder/junk mail folder as the first few messages could be directed to that folder(s).

Device and Take-Home Bag Pick-Up

Student devices and take-home bag pick-up will take place on Wednesday, August 26th and Thursday, August 27th.  Specific pick-up times will be scheduled by last name and shared soon.

We look forward to a wonderfully successful school year!  Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or needs. Feel free to check our district website for updates as well.  


Dr. Gordon and Mrs. Fabrizio

Interim Co-Principals



PowerSchool Parent Portal/Portal de Padres PowerSchool

Please visit the PowerSchool Parent Portal at https://ps.hawthorn73.org/public to log into your secure PowerSchool account.  If you do not remember your username or password, click “forgot username or password?” On the PowerSchool Parent Portal homescreen.  
Por favor visite el portal de padres PowerSchool en https://ps.hawthorn73.org/public  para tener acceso a su cuenta segura PowerSchool. Si usted no recuerda el nombre del usuario o contraseña, por favor hacer un click en ”Forgot username or password? en el portal de padres PowerSchool en su pantalla.