Community Notes


These webpages are designed to share information of interest to Hawthorn families, while also reducing the amount of paper going home with our students. Inclusion on this page does not mean that Hawthorn endorses any of these programs. Rather, we are simply passing along information. All information presented here must be associated with organizations that are local, non-profit, open to all of our student community and/or otherwise of potential benefit to our students or parents. Hawthorn has the right to refuse to post any item that does not meet these criteria and may limit the amount of time it is posted to two weeks. For more information, please refer to Chapter 8:25 Community Relations of our online Board Policy Manual, or call the Hawthorn District Office at (847)990.4200. If you would like your information considered for inclusion on this page, please email your request to Community Notes You may also fax to 847-367-3290 (attn: Becky) or call 847-990-4200.



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

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Good News Club Registration

Good News Club is a fun-filled club for kids.  If you would like to register your children, please complete this form.

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Registration is Open for the Fall 2018 Kessel Basketball Season

Registration is open for the Kessel Basketball fall 2018 season.

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Sullivan Center Fall Classes for Parents and Teens

Classes Sullivan Center Fall 2018 Do you ever wish parenting a tween/teen came with an instruction manual? We can help with that! At You Be You we combine the skills of a Middle School Registered Nurse and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor to bring you and your child the education and communication tools you both… Continue Reading Sullivan Center Fall Classes for Parents and Teens

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Opioid Documentary Screening: August 30

Congressman Brad Schneider and representatives from the FBI, Lake County Health Department, Nicasa, and the Lake County Board have organized an opioid documentary screening and Q&A. It will take place at the Sullivan Community Center at 635 N. Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Date: Thursday August 30 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm RSVP… Continue Reading Opioid Documentary Screening: August 30

Fall Classes Offered at David Adler Music and Arts Center

The David Adler Music and Arts Center is offering classes for youth, teens and adults this fall.

Vernon Hills Park District Is Hiring

The Vernon Hills Park District is hiring part-time after-school instructors  for its HAP After School Program, held at Hawthorn Elementary North and Hawthorn Elementary South.

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Townline Elementary Seeks Principal

Hawthorn Community Consolidated School District 73 in Vernon Hills, Illinois is searching for an experienced elementary principal for Townline Elementary, K-5, starting on July 1, 2018. The Vacancy Announcement and Application details may be found at:

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Cook Memorial Library Offers Many Programs/Activities for Children this Summer

From Mad Science to Drop-In Harry Potter, the library is offering many activities for children and families this summer.

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Health and Safety Fair, June 2

Northwestern Medicine Grayslake Outpatient Center will host its 14th annual Children’s Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, June 2nd. See public safety vehicles and take a photo with a Flight for Life helicopter, weather permitting. Learn the benefits of exercising and eating right. For more information, click one of the links below. English Spanish