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.


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Unleash the G.I.R.L. Expo

The Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are hosting an event in Libertyville on Friday, February 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The focus is on learning what you can do as a Girl Scout Leader by experiencing what girls can do in Girl Scouts. Girls are invited to attend with an adult.


Girls Night of Code

Students at Vernon Hills High School have organized Girls Night of Code 2018. Girls at Hawthorn Middle School North and South are invited. It is an opportunity to have fun with friends and explore coding in a pressure free learning environment. Continue Reading Girls Night of Code

Carol’s Coffees

Please join State Representative Carol Sente for Carol’s Coffees. The next one will take place on Saturday, February 3, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Market Square Restaurant, 600 W. Dundee Road in Wheeling. For more information, please contact Rep. Sente’s full-time constituent service office at 847-478-9909 or

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Music and Art Classes

The David Adler Music and Arts Center offers a wide range of music and art classes.

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Library Offers Fun Activities Over Winter Break

The Cook Memorial Public Library District is offering plenty of fun things for your children to do over winter break and into next year.


The Nutcracker Comes to Lake Zurich

The Illinois Youth Dance Theatre presents the Nutcracker at the Lake Zurich Performing Arts Center. You can also greet Clara and other cast members at a special VIP party on Saturday, December 9.


You Are Invited to a Girl Scout Event, November 30

Girls will have the opportunity to learn basic yoga moves from a certified yoga instructor at an event sponsored by the Girl Scouts.  The event will take place Thursday, November 30, 6 – 7:30 p.m. at 650 Lakeview Parkway in Vernon Hills.  

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Volunteers Needed

Hawthorn School District 73 is looking for volunteers to help screen local children between the ages of newborn and 3 for early intervention services.

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David Adler Music and Arts Center Offers Wide Variety of Programs

David Adler Music and Arts Center offers music and arts programs for children of many ages.

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Save the Dates for the 2018 Hawthorn Enrichment Institute

The Hawthorn Enrichment Institute summer program is open to all kindergarten through eighth-grade Hawthorn District 73 students. It will take place from July 9 – August 10, 2018.  Registration begins February 1, 2018.