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Strategic Plan Project
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Hawthorn has been preparing its new teachers to make the parent teacher conference experience as seamless as possible. Recently parents and seasoned teachers highlighted what teachers should expect during the 15-minute meetings and how to make sure it is a positive experience for both parents and new staff. Here are Tips & Tactics suggested by […]
Lease Renewal Discussions Underway The Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education has begun discussions on renewing its early childhood education lease at Lincoln School in Mundelein. Hawthorn leases a portion of the school building. Hawthorn began leasing these classrooms from Mundelein School District 75 two years ago to provide some space in its existing […]
The Students of Hawthorn Middle School South greets dozens of local veterans this week during their annual Breakfast of Appreciation. The breakfast offered the students the opportunity to honor Vernon Hills local heroes, thank them for their dedication to this nation, and learn about their history.
Bidders – Sealed Bid for 1998 Chevy 3500 truck sold as is. Starting bid is $2,000. Due 2 p.m. Nov. 24. Details click here.
The Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education received a recommendation from the administration to approve a 2014 tax levy that will likely increase District 73 taxes on a $300,000 home between $60 and $80 over what homeowners paid this year. The Board of Education will hold a tax levy hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, November […]
The Board of Education will review and discuss the new boundary concepts 2A and 3A at the Board meeting at 7 p.m. November 10, 2014, in the district office, and review any changes made based on the discussion at the October 27 Board meeting. Another item for discussion will be the issue of siblings at […]
Symetra, Gallagher Benefit Services and the Chicago Bears honored Hawthorn Elementary North teacher Susan Albert as a “Symetra Hero in the Classroom” on Oct. 24, 2014 during a surprise assembly. Albert is a Special Education instructor for grades 3–5 at the Vernon Hills, Illinois, elementary school. Watch the video here of Mrs. Albert receiving that […]
We are currently in the process of reorganizing our school district and determining boundaries for four of our elementary schools. The reorganization of a school district is a process that involves all aspects of the organization and community. It is critical that a school district undergoing a change of this importance recognize that throughout the […]
Following a discussion with the Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education Tuesday evening, the administration is focusing on two boundary line concepts that it thinks will meet the demands of the community in keeping neighborhoods together and having the greatest benefit for student learning. Click here to view the latest school boundary concepts now […]
Hawthorn Middle School South students head into the locker rooms with what appears like a skip in their step. They quickly change into gym uniforms, which also include a Polar H7 heart rate monitor. In the gym PE teachers Chris Crandall and Brian Rude have the students’ names projected on a giant screen and on […]