Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Parents Visit During American Education Week

American Education Week is celebrated each year during the month of November to encourage parents to visit their child’s school. This observance spotlights the importance of family engagement in education. Ongoing research shows that family engagement in schools improves student achievement and reduces absenteeism. Students earn higher grades and test scores, have better social skills, and show improved behavior.… Continue Reading Parents Visit During American Education Week

Highlights of the November 12 Board of Education Meeting

Board President Sonali Patil thanked a number of groups and individuals for their help in educating the community about the referendum, including the Families and Friends of Hawthorn District 73, the school board, administration, teachers and staff. During the public comment section, Mike Schenk, who led the volunteer effort, also thanked the community. Technology Director… Continue Reading Highlights of the November 12 Board of Education Meeting