Financial Information

Finance Team

  • Abe Singh

    Director of Finance and Business Operations

    Click here to learn more about the finance and business operations at Hawthorn.

  • Gloria Bentzen

    Administrative Assistant

  • Jane Gorski

    Payroll Bookkeeper

  • Cinde Klunder


  • Mary Sas

    Accounts Payable Bookkeeper

  • Nancy Zielonka

    Assistant Bookkeeper


  • school board meetingHighlights of the July 24 Board of Education MeetingJuly 28, 2017 - 7:56 am

    Watch the July 24 Board of Education Meeting  Abe Singh, the District’s Director of Finance and Business Operations, provided a budget update for fiscal year 2016/2017, noting that the numbers are not finalized yet. He compared the District’s per pupil operating cost of $12,742 with other local school districts. District 73’s per pupil operating cost […]

  • Education Foundation LaunchedMarch 14, 2017 - 10:54 am

    The Hawthorn District 73 Board of Education warmly greeted the newly appointed Hawthorn Education Foundation inaugural board at its recent meeting. The seven-member foundation board collectively has extensive background in fundraising. grant writing and capital projects for schools.  Helping to create non-governmental financial support for District 73 is one of the most important and effective […]

  • Educational Facilities Master Plan ApprovedJanuary 23, 2017 - 3:38 pm

    On January 11 the Board of Education adopted an Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP) for the district.  An EFMP is a 10-year facilities plan to support the district’s growing needs and long-term strategic plan.  The Board selected the revised Option B – On Campus Additions.  The revision includes plans to add STEM facilities to each […]

  • BOE MeetingAugust 6, 2016 - 5:23 pm

    The Hawthorn Board of Education meeting is set for 7 p.m. Monday, August 8 in the district office. Please click here for the agenda. There is also a public hearing on the proposed budget.

  • Tentative Budget AdoptionJuly 8, 2016 - 9:05 am

    The Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education in June tentatively approved a $74.72 million budget for the 2016-2017 school year. The budget is backed by $70.41 million in revenue. A public hearing is set for 7 p.m. Monday, August 8. The budget is up for Board adoption on Monday, September 12. The district is […]

  • Architect Contract ApprovedApril 27, 2016 - 9:56 am

    At its April meeting, the Hawthorn Board of Education authorized an architectural contract for DLR Group, of Chicago. DLR Group estimates a 12 to 14 week process to develop an Educational Facility Master Plan for Hawthorn School District 73. That process will include analyzing the facilities, meeting with stakeholders, and developing proposals. As part of […]


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