Entries by Margaret Van Duch

Townline Makes Connections 

Townline Elementary School is developing leaders through volunteering. More than 45 students across all grade levels in the kindergarten through grade 5 building selflessly give of their time in a variety of ways. Students become lunch buddies with children who may have difficulty interacting with others on the playground. Teachers use volunteers to read to […]

Principal For A Day

Lexi Hellmich sat behind the principal’s desk and wrote the Townline Elementary School announcements. Once the 11-year-old was satisfied with her script she began to recite what she would read. The Vernon Hills fifth grader was recently chosen to serve as Principal for a Day under the guidance of Townline Principal Victoria Kieffer. As part […]

Fourth Grade Receives Perfect Math Score

Townline fourth grader Joel Kim received a perfect math score over a course of five months after answer six challenging questions from the Continental Math League. The 915 students in Hawthorn District 73’s fourth and fifth grade classes participated in the math league each month as a way to help them develop critical thinking and […]