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. Teachers, principals and administrators greeted the children as they entered the buildings. What a great start for the school year.

Parents and Students Connect with the District

A flurry of activity is happening at the District’s schools as parents, children, teachers and staff get ready for the first day of school on August 23. Parents and children are connecting with teachers and staff through information nights, kindergarten bashes, get acquainted times, orientations and other events.

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… Continue Reading Teachers and Staff Come Together for Opening Day 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… Continue Reading Highlights of the August 14 Board of Education Meeting

Hawthorn Wants to Hear From You

Hawthorn School District 73 is holding a series of “Bagels with the Board” meetings for the public to discuss their perceptions about the District and its facilities planning efforts with Board of Education members. Please join us at one of the following sessions: Tuesday, August 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Village of Vernon Hills, 290 Evergreen… Continue Reading Hawthorn Wants to Hear From You