Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Five Hawthorn Schools Recognized for High Attendance Rates

Five Hawthorn schools were included on the list of schools with the best attendance this year organized by The Lake County Regional Office of Education’s Attendance and Truancy Division. The schools are as follows: Hawthorn School of Dual Language Hawthorn Townline Elementary Hawthorn Elementary North Hawthorn Elementary South Hawthorn Middle School South This attendance competition… Continue Reading Five Hawthorn Schools Recognized for High Attendance Rates

Highlights of the September 17 Board of Education Meeting

Director of Finance and Business Operations Abe Singh summarized the 2018-2019 budget which is due to the tax extension office by September 28. The district’s final budget shows an overall deficit of approximately $3 million. The district’s operating fund revenues total $50,223,776 with expenditures budgeted at $52,449,717. The deficit is due primarily to the property… Continue Reading Highlights of the September 17 Board of Education Meeting

Hawthorn Planning Council Members Meet

Hawthorn Planning Council members held a productive meeting on September 18.  Consisting of administrators and teachers from each Hawthorn building, the Council meets on an ongoing basis throughout the year to work out detailed action plans to implement the strategies outlined in the district’s strategic plan.

STEM Conference for Middle School Girls on September 29

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a national network that hosts one-day conferences to encourage young women to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. The program provides STEM role models and hands-on activities for middle school girls. The ultimate goal is to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st… Continue Reading STEM Conference for Middle School Girls on September 29

A Regular Session and a Closed Session Will Take Place September 17

A Regular Session and a Closed Committee of the Whole meeting will take place on Monday, September 17. The Regular Session will take place at 7:00 p.m.  The closed meeting will take place prior to the regular session at 6:00 p.m. The meetings will take place at the District Office, 841 West End Court in Vernon… Continue Reading A Regular Session and a Closed Session Will Take Place September 17

Hawthorn District 73 Seeks Community Input  in Its Search for a Superintendent

Hawthorn School District 73 has scheduled a Community Engagement Day on Monday, September 24, to gather input from community members and other constituents in connection with its search for a new superintendent. Parents and members of the general public are invited to meet with executive search consultants BWP & Associates on that day from 6:30… Continue Reading Hawthorn District 73 Seeks Community Input  in Its Search for a Superintendent