School Supplies List
For the latest School supplies list please click here.
For general information, downloads, meeting minutes and more please visit our new Reorganization plan webpage.
Strategic Plan Project
For information, member list and contact information check the strategic planning webpage.
A more complete online calendar is always available from a link at the top of this webpage. You may download the 2014-15 general holiday calendar as well as the full 2014-15 calendar, which is also available in Spanish. Please check back for schedule changes.
Forms & Docs
Handbooks, medical forms, downloadable calendars, district data and other resources are available here.
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The Hawthorn District 73 Board of Education is expected to hear various school boundary options at its next regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22 at the District Office. Click here to read the criteria being used to establish boundaries. http://ow.ly/BpuOX
Hawthorn contractors will apply fertilizer and weed control to Lincoln School playgrounds and fields on Saturday, September 20th. and Sunday, September 21st. For more information, please
More than 120 employees of Hawthorn School District 73 have taken steps to return to school fit for life through a Summer Wellness Challenge sponsored by the district’s Hawthorn Employee Health and Wellness Committee. The wellness challenge encouraged the district’s 600 employees to track the number of steps they take on a daily basis over […]
District 73 is beginning the process of putting its After School Care program out to bid. This is a normal process that occurs every three years to ensure that we have the program that best meets the needs of students and their families. The district hopes to wrap up the decision-making process by the end of December so […]
New teachers, like new students, can feel overwhelmed, anxious, intimidated, and excited their first days in school. Hawthorn School District 73’s Office of Professional Development works hard to make sure new staff succeed in their jobs, said Karen Maturo, coordinator of district professional development. Indeed, District 73 staff reviews hundreds of applications for a single […]
This summer children had the opportunity to participate in an American Sign Language Class through the Hawthorn Enrichment Institute. In this class they learned how to communicate in another language using hand gestures, body language and facial expressions. The children mastered over 500 signs and can now communicate with others who are hard of hearing […]
Close to one-third of Hawthorn School District 73’s 4,100 students participated in the library’s summer reading program. The 1,305 District 73 participants in the Cook Memorial Public Library District. Reading program participants were balanced across the six schools. In the fall the library district takes reading to a new level by inviting area principals to […]
Dmitry Andrievsky joins Hawthorn as the new director of technology. He comes to the district with 17 years of school related technology experience. His most recent post was serving at Quincy Public Schools 172 as that organization’s technology coordinator. Mr. Andrievsky obtained a Master of Business Administration from William Woods University in Chicago. He double […]
James Cieciwa returns to Hawthorn School District 73 as the Middle School North assistant principal. He replaces Elizabeth Szepesi. He was a math and science teacher at Middle School South for six years before becoming the assistant principal at Cary Junior High School in Cary. He has a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership from […]
Hawthorn School District 73 has been busy hiring and training dozen of new staff over the summer including a director of technology, Middle School North assistant principal, coordinator of bilingual education services, occupational therapists, 38 teachers, along with a variety of support staff. Following is a list of the teachers and support staff and their […]