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Feedback Sought on Kindergarten Center

The Vernon Hills Park District Board of Park Commissioners and Hawthorn District 73 representatives met on Tuesday, January 3 to discuss and receive feedback from the public on a potential partnership for the development of a Kindergarten Center adjacent to the Sullivan Center Park District facility. Due to holiday schedules, the Hawthorn School Board did […]

Kindergarten Parent Meeting

Kindergarten registration is fast approaching in Hawthorn District 73. Learn about the district’s full day program at upcoming meetings. Please click here for details on the informational meeting and for information in Spanish.

Kindergarten Center

The Vernon Hills Park District Board of Park Commissioners and the Hawthorn District 73 School Board announce that they are in discussions regarding a partnership in the development of a Kindergarten Center adjacent to the Sullivan Community Center Park District facility. The new Kindergarten Center would house kindergarten classes currently attending the four Hawthorn elementary […]

Board Delays Action on Facility Plan

The Hawthorn Board of Education discussed in depth the two concepts presented on December 5 to the Board as part of the Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP) process.  The Board thanked the members of the Core Team for their commitment to the process and investment of 2,500 combined hours of work. The Board reviewed the […]

EFMP Latest Update

Close to 200 residents who attended a special Hawthorn Board of Education meeting this week were presented with two options to help address enrollment capacity issues in District 73’s schools and provide upgraded facilities for the future of education at Hawthorn. Both options call for constructing a kindergarten center onto the Sullivan Center, bringing the […]

Special Meeting on Facilities

Child care is being offered for a special Board of Education meeting on Monday, December 5 where residents will receive updated information about the proposed Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP).  The Core Team has analyzed data and feedback received from the community and will present two options culminating with a recommendation of one concept to the […]

Library Bookmark Contest

Many Hawthorn students were winners in the recent Cook Memorial Public Library District Design a Bookmark contest where there were close to 740 entries. Please click on this link to view the winners and their artwork.

Toys for Tots Donations

From now through December 16, the Vernon Hills Police Department will be a drop-off location for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.  The Toys for Tots program accepts new, unwrapped items. All kinds of toys can be donated.  The Marine Corps will distribute them according to age.  Some ideas for older children include sporting […]