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Thanks to the School Leadership Team

The Hawthorn School District 73 Administrative Team would like to thank the members of each School Leadership Team (SLT) for the 2015-2016 school year. The SLTs provide critical leadership concerning all areas of Hawthorn schools.  The members of these teams dedicate a tremendous amount of time to plan, implement and monitor school improvement efforts.  Oftentimes the […]

Countryside Food Drive

The Countryside Fire Department is seeking school participation in its food drive to help replenish the local food bank. Look for red bins in the schools in which to place nonperishable food items. For more information on the food drive, please click here.

Register Now

Enrollment letters for the 2016-17 school year have been mailed to Hawthorn parents of returning students. Parents should complete online registration through the PowerSchool parent portal ~ https://ps.hawthorn73.org/public/home.html ~ using the information that the district provided you in a Returning Student Enrollment letter. Please register your child by Monday, May 16. Students will not be assigned a teacher or […]

Most Improved Award

Twelve students were named the winners of the annual David Yomtoob Hawthorn’s Most Improved Student Award at a recent Board of Education meeting. The award, given to students by former superintendent Dr. Joe Yomtoob, and his wife, Parichehr, recognize students for showing how they’ve set goals to make improvements to their life over the past […]

Band & Orchestra Camp

There’s still time to register for Summer Band and Orchestra Camp, which runs for two-weeks July 18 to July 29. This camp can be combined with the enrichment camp by walking into Hawthorn Middle School North to pay in person. The camp meets at Middle School South from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The camp is open […]

Accelerated Weekend Experience Offering Classes in June!!

Accelerated Weekend Experience (AWE) at the Center for Talent Development (CTD) offers weekend-long accelerated programs for gifted students, hosted at community sites across the country. Unique courses connect students with practicing professionals. Join experts in the field for a real-life perspective on topics, such as Alice 3D Programming, Cognitive Neuroscience, Aviation, Biotechnology, Python Programming, Forensic Science, MIT […]

Townline Rocks at Science Olympiad

Townline Elementary School students beat out 12 schools to place in 7 out of 10 categories in its first Science Olympiad competition held in May. Out of 10 events, Townline placed 1stin Rock Hounds with student competitors Brian Li (5) and Jacob Qian (5); 1stplace in Mystery Powders with Jacob Qian (5), Aashi Shah (4) and Snigdha Chatterjee (5); 2ndplace in Trajeggtory with Andrew Palmer (4), […]

Notification: fertilizer and weed control application

Dear Hawthorn Family:

This letter is to inform you that a Hawthorn contractor is scheduled to apply fertilizer and weed control to our district lawns on the afternoon of May 10, 2016. A projected backup date is scheduled for May 14, 2016, if needed. Sprayed areas will be posted, and people are encouraged to stay off of the areas for two hours after the application.