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New Teachers Are Settling In

New teachers at Townline Elementary are settling into their routines. Lots of energy and participation in the classrooms of Ms. Mihalka, Ms. Niederman and Ms. Prince.

 

Welcome back students

Welcome Back Students

Dr. Jennifer Haack, the new Principal at Townline Elementary, and Dr. James Tohme, the Principal at the School of Dual Language, greeted students as they returned to school on Wednesday.

Family Fun Fitness Night – Friday, April 20th

Come out and join in the Fun Family Fitness Night at Townline Elementary School, Friday, April 20th at 6:30 pm. (Doors open at 6:00pm.)
This event is open to all families & schools (k thru 8), the minimum age is 5 to participate. $10 per person (with advance registration), $15 at the door. $25 max per family. Please register through the PTO Store: https://services.hawthornpto.org/store

DANCE FITNESS, YOGA & AGILITY FOR PARENTS & KIDS!

Choose one the following classes:

  • • ZUMBA & HIP-HOP (dance fitness)
  • • YOGA ( bring a yoga mat, if possible)
  • • AGILITY (obstacle course & open gym)
100% of the proceeds from this event will go directly to the PTO!
All those registered will be automatically entered into a FREE raffle to win a Leap Frog Epic Academy Edition Device

 

Music Program Art Contest

Our students have the opportunity to participate in the art contest for the Open House program cover.  All students are invited to design a program cover and submit it for consideration.  Download the cover template below for submission.  The deadline to submit your entry is Friday, April 27.  Good luck!

Please select the submission form for your child’s grade:

Kindergarten & 1st Grades Art Contest

2nd & 3rd Grades Art Contest 2018

4th & 5th Grades Art Contest 2018

Sign Language Classes Are Starting Up!

Everyone is invited to sign up for the ASL (American Sign Language) classes offered here at the John Powers Center.  You can find all the information here:

ASL General Class Flyer 2017-2018

School Board Clip Art

Hawthorn Hosts an Evening with the Board

Hawthorn School District 73 is inviting the community to attend an Evening with the Board on Wednesday, February 21, at 7:00 p.m. at Hawthorn Middle School South, 600 N. Aspen Drive in Vernon Hills, IL. The event will focus on how to solve the District’s present and future space needs.  The event will include a presentation and an opportunity for community members to provide their feedback and advice to the Board of Education.

The school district is growing. Over the next 10 years, it is projected to welcome approximately 700 more students. By 2026, its enrollment will reach more than 5,000 students, representing a more than 30 percent increase since 2008.  Hawthorn’s facilities have either been at capacity or above capacity for the past six years. Administrators have made numerous adaptations to manage space, including adding a portable containing two classrooms at Elementary South, and conducting gym in the cafeteria and hallways of the middle schools.

Childcare will be provided.  Spanish translators will be present. If you need childcare, please register by February 19. Send an email to: petersonw@hawthorn73.org.

 

Spelling Bee

Townline Spelling Bee Results

Townline Elementary’s best spellers (in fourth and fifth grade) took part in a spelling bee on January 19. The fourth and fifth grade homeroom classes held individual spelling bees to select two winners from each class. These winners became the 14 students who took part in the annual spelling bee: Emily H., Sri K., Diya R., Timothy D., Sree S., Wesley E., Joanna C., Jessica X., Kayla J., Shaila W., Luke W., Vaishnavi P., Sofia K., and Luke A.

The students did a great job. The winner was Luke W. (fifth grade) and the runner up was Jessica X. (fourth grade).  Congratulations to the students.

Ann Martin

Author Ann Martin Talks with Students

Fourth and fifth graders at Townline Elementary and the School of Dual Language received a special treat on January 11. World-renowned children’s book author Ann M. Martin spoke with them about the many books she has written.  Librarian Cathy Gross asked her a series of questions about her writing and what inspired her to become an author. The students also asked questions. Ms. Martin is known for “The Baby-Sitters Club” series and other books for children and young adults.

Student Eagle Chorus is Starting!

TL/DL Eagle Chorus will start on Tuesday, January 23rd.  Rehearsal will be Tuesday and Thursday from 7:40-8:20 a.m.
Chorus information will be sent home this week.  Any questions can be directed to  Mrs. Grubb.

Project Change Sponsors TL/DL Food Drive

This year’s Food Drive was another success!!!  THANK YOU for all your support and donations!!!  Students had a lot of fun Wednesday morning loading the food drive donations onto the truck!!  Super proud and we definitely had even MORE donations from last year!  That’s all because of YOU and your SUPPORT!!!