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Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to attend an event at the Sullivan Center from about 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22. The center is located across the street from Middle School South on Aspen Drive. Be advised that due to this special event traffic may be interrupted for a short period of time. […]
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 […]
Hawthorn contractors will apply fertilizer and weed control to district lawns on October 18th. For more information, please view the . If you would like to receive direct notification of such applications, please send your name and mailing address to email@example.com.
A proposed bill has been created to change the way public education is funded in Illinois. As proposed, this bill will have a direct and negative impact on District 73, its associated high school districts, and most schools in Lake County. What is Senate Bill 16? Last July, a committee of state legislators was charged with recommending […]
Every year Mundelein/Vernon Hills Rotary Club President Sybil Schecter-Kelly asks the same question, “Do any of you know what a dictionary is?” Hands shoot up into the air. Every year the Rotary Club hands out about 1,200 dictionaries to Mundelein and Vernon Hills third graders. “It’s good for the brain,” President Schecter-Kelly said. Aspen Elementary […]
Boundary Updates – Parents are invited to attend the Hawthorn District 73 Board of Education meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, District Office. The Board of Education will explore in-depth, the various school boundary options. There will be a public comment section at the meeting. Four criteria are being used by the Hawthorn School District […]
Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2015 school board election in Hawthorn District #73 are available at the Hawthorn School District 73 Administrative Office, 841 West End Court, Vernon Hills, IL. Forms may be picked up between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Nominating petitions may also be picked up at the […]
Five Hawthorn schools ranked in Lake County’s top 10 lists for having high attendance records during Attendance Awareness Month. September is Attendance Awareness Month, a nationwide event recognizing the connection between school attendance and academic achievement. The following Hawthorn schools ranked in the top 10 in their category. They are: Aspen School of Dual Language Townline […]
The Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education was presented with four boundary line concepts at the September 22, 2014 board meeting. This is the first in a series of reports on creating boundary lines for the elementary schools with the goal to balance enrollment and demographic indicators across its four elementary schools. The Board […]
- Traffic Patterns to be Interrupted on Aspen DriveOctober 17, 2014 - 3:38 pm
- BOE Narrows Concepts to Two & ThreeOctober 17, 2014 - 7:00 am
- Students Move to Increase Heart RateOctober 15, 2014 - 1:24 pm
- Notification: fertilizer and weed control applicationOctober 14, 2014 - 2:08 pm
- District Stands to Lose $2.87 million per Year Under Proposed BillOctober 13, 2014 - 10:43 am