Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Hawthorn Welcomes Students on First Day of School

Hawthorn teachers and staff were completely energized as students returned for their first day of school. School buses rolled in, parents dropped off their children, and mothers and fathers waved good bye to their kindergarteners. Coaches, teachers, principals and administrators greeted the children as they entered the buildings. What a great start for the school […]

Teachers and Staff Come Together for Opening Day Program

Hundreds of teachers and staff came together on August 21 for the annual Hawthorn District 73 Opening Day program. After a breakfast in the Townline Elementary School cafeteria, Superintendent Nick Brown welcomed everyone to the beginning of the new school year, mentioning how excited he and the staff were to see everyone again. The program […]

Highlights of the August 14 Board of Education Meeting

Among the topics discussed at the August 14 Board of Education meeting was the new Cuneo development. Preparations are moving forward for the construction of 128 new homes on 53 acres on the Cuneo/Loyola Mansion and Gardens property located at 1350 Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills. The Board will determine which district schools the students […]