Entries by Margaret Van Duch

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), […]

Daily Herald Features Townline

Townline is among 13 elementary schools statewide that will participate in the Science Olympiad program targeted at younger grades. A team of students from Townline will compete at the all day event on Saturday, May 7. In addition to the state competition, Townline will hold its own Science Olympiad competition night and awards ceremony from 6 […]

Architect Contract Approved

At its April meeting the Hawthorn Board of Education authorized an architectural contract for DLR Group, of Chicago. DLR Group estimates a 12 to 14 week process to develop an Educational Facility Master Plan for Hawthorn School District 73. That process will include analyzing the facilities, meeting with stakeholders, and developing proposals. As part of […]

Architect Begins Work

Architect DLR Group, of Chicago, has begun working with the Hawthorn School District 73 administrative team and Board of Education to determine space needs for student learning. DLR Group was selected from among eight firms that submitted proposals. DLR Group is considered the largest K-12 architectural firm in the country. The firm’s next step is to […]

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 […]

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.

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.

Principal for a Day

Madi Nelson was named Townline Principal for a day. As part of that honor Madi sat at principal Victoria Kieffer’s desk, wrote and recited school announcements, greeted students in the hallway, and read stories to children.

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.