Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week 2018 Activities

Respect Yourself.  Be drug free.   Our school community will be taking a stand against drugs.  

Red ribbon week will be held October 23-30.   We encourage all students to join in the fun!

Red Ribbon Week 2018 Activities

Key to 73 – Hawthorn Education Foundation hosts OKTOBERFEST!

Join us:
When: Friday, October 19, 2018
Where: Viper Alley

275 Parkway Dr, Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Time: 6:30-10:30pm
What: Appetizers, live entertainment, silent auction (all included in your ticket cost)  + cash bar.
Cost: $40.00 per ticket or two for $73.00 (get it?  – D#73)
Where do the funds go?  All the money will go back to classrooms through a grant process rewarding innovation at Hawthorn.

Hawthorn 5K Hustle

Join in the 5K Hawthorn Hustle for a run, walk or stroll and even have a chance at some great raffle prizes.

Saturday, October 20th

9:00 am in Century Park

Info and registration at

Townline Shines During Attendance Week

Congratulations are in order for Townline!  We were recognized by the Lake County Regional Office of Education for our participation in attendance week.  Townline was awarded seventh place for our attendance rate during the week.

School Board Clip Art

Information Meetings on Referenda Questions

The Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education is inviting the public to a series of information meetings on the two referenda questions that will appear on the November 6, 2018 ballot.  The dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday, October 9, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Elementary North Gym, 301 Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL
  • Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Middle School North Gym, 201 Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL
  • Thursday, October 25, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aspen Drive Library, 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL
  • Friday, October 26, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Vernon Hills Village Hall, 290 Evergreen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL

Spanish translators will be present at the Elementary North presentation on October 9 and the Middle School North presentation on October 17.

For more information, visit the District’s referendum website at: If you have questions, please send an email to:

Countryside Fire Protection District Pancake Breakfast

Everyone is invited to the Countryside Fire Dept. Open House and Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, October 7th, from 8:00am. -Noon at the CFPD Station on Deerpath Dr.   It is only $5 per person, or $15 for your family.

Come join in the fun and get a great breakfast.  Bring a canned good or non-perishable food item in exchange for a raffle ticket!

Roller Skating Fun for All! Thursday, 10/4

Don’t forget to join in on the roller rink fun on Thursday, October 4th at the Mundelein Rink.  TL and DL families will come together for some skating excitement from 6:30-8.

The Power of YET!

Kindergarten students learned about the Power of Yet!  Throughout the school year, kindergarten students and teachers will work to build their growth mindset and realize that even though they might not have the skills yet, they can get there.


Dr. Haack Reads at Aspen Drive Library

Come join Principal Haack as she reads at Aspen Drive Library on Thursday, October 18th from 6:30 -7:15pm.  All are invited!

Students Create Art

Working with Shapes and Patterns

Students in Mrs. Smith’s art class combined patterns to create colorful pieces of art. Their pieces were inspired by the work of Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt.