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Meal Service Update

The District is continuing to provide breakfasts and lunches. Children under the age of 18 are qualified to receive individually packaged meals at no charge. We welcome families to pick up lunches on Wednesdays at Middle School South between 8-10 am.

HEI Offers Summer Fun

Whether it’s classes in fashion design, paleontology, art or fishing, this year’s Hawthorn Enrichment Institute offers something for everyone. Kindergartners are learning sign language and how to be super heroes. Elementary students are honing their skills in dance, problem solving, acting, and design. Middle school students are practicing yoga, public speaking, and solving mysteries as […]

Board of Education Meeting: June 17, 2021

A Board of Education meeting will take place on Thursday, June 17, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Vernon Hills Village Hall, 290 Evergreen Drive in Vernon Hills. Members of the public may attend on a first come first served basis in keeping with social distancing and building capacity guidelines.


Below are links to updates and resources from District 73 and other sources. We will update this page regularly, as new information becomes available. District 73 Updates Community Update 5-14-2021 in English and Spanish Returning Student Enrollment for 2021-2022 School Year in English and Spanish Letter to Remote Learning Families Regarding Survey 4-23-2021 in English […]

The Last Day of School

Schools were busy with fun activities on the last day of school, from a classroom’s kindergarten “graduation” ceremony at Hawthorn School for Young Learners to a fifth-grade kickball tournament at Elementary South. At dismissal time, teachers lined up to wave heartfelt good-byes to their students. Congratulations to our Eagles for another successful year. Thank you […]

Congratulations to Hawthorn’s Retirees

Congratulations to our 2021 retirees! They have enriched, guided and supported countless students, staff and families during their years of service.  Certified Staff Lilia Davis, School of Dual Language Mary Hehr, Elementary North Karen Lemon, Middle North Renee Ullberg, District Office Non-Certified Staff Jane DeCaluwe, Townline Marie Deutschman, District Wide Chris Dierbeck, Townline/Dual Language Katie […]

Join the Vernon Hills Cougars

Registration for VH Jr. Cougars flag football opens up June 1.  Tackle is already open. Flag football is open for Gr K-8.  Tackle football is for Gr 3-8. Boys and girls can come out to join the fun. Visit our website to get registered:VHCOUGARS.ORG

Summer Meal Update

No child should be hungry this summer. That is why Hawthorn School District 73 is once again pleased to offer free breakfasts and lunches to all children 18 and under. We will be offering eight breakfasts and eight lunches every Wednesday per child throughout the summer beginning on June 9, 2021.  Please complete the interest […]