Entries by mvanduch

Education Foundation Launched

The Hawthorn District 73 Board of Education warmly greeted the newly appointed Hawthorn Education Foundation inaugural board at its recent meeting. The seven-member foundation board collectively has extensive background in fundraising. grant writing and capital projects for schools.  Helping to create non-governmental financial support for District 73 is one of the most important and effective […]


Hawthorn District 73 is developing a program that will target families of children newborn to 4-years-old. Studies show that 80 percent of brain development happens during a child’s first three years of life, said Katie Waggoner, Elementary North School principal and facilitator of NEST. About 27 percent of Hawthorn kindergarteners are missing a literacy rich […]

Superintendent’s Coffee – Why an Educational Facilities Master Plan is needed

  Saturday March 18, Hawthorn School District 73’s Superintendent Nick Brown will host a “Superintendent’s Coffee – Why the Educational Facilities Master Plan is needed” at Aspen Drive Library, 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mr. Brown’s coffee chat will include a short facilities presentation followed by a question/answer session. The […]

BOE Meeting

The D73 BOE will meet in the district office at 7 p.m. March 13. Details ~ http://bit.ly/2bx8cEK ~.