Teachers and staff were so excited to welcome back students this morning. Parents hugged their children, said their good byes, and watched them step into the buildings for their first day of school. On the inside, there were plenty of hugs and hellos as teachers greeted their new students and settled them in for a… Continue Reading Welcome Back Students!
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It may seem as if a long time has passed since the community of Hawthorn District 73 approved the Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP). In as much as we all want to see immediate changes to the physical sites of the school district, appropriate planning, discussion, and submissions must happen. The initial months immediately following… Continue Reading Update on the School for Young Learners
Wednesday’s “Opening Day” program brought hundreds of Hawthorn teachers and staff together under one roof. Superintendent Pete Hannigan presented the District’s goals and priorities for the new school year. Board of Education President Robin Cleek, as well as members of the Hawthorn Education Association and the Hawthorn PTO, also addressed the audience. Dr. Dennis King… Continue Reading Opening Day for Hawthorn Staff
Elementary schools welcomed parents and students attending annual “Get Acquainted” events. These events took place on Tuesday at the School of Dual Language, Elementary South, Elementary North, Townline and Aspen. Families met teachers and dropped off school supplies. Students got a chance to check out their new classrooms before school starts.
The next Board of Education meeting will take place Thursday, August 22, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the District Office, 841 West End Court in Vernon Hills, Illinois.
While students won’t be heading back to school until Thursday (Aug. 22), teachers are already here. Monday was the first of three Teacher Institute Days, in which teachers are working on school related issues, and getting ready to inspire their students for the new school year.
As the first day of school rapidly approaches, plenty of activity is going on in the schools. Custodians, the tech team and other staff are putting the final touches on projects. Teachers are getting their classrooms ready for the new year. Everyone is excited to welcome students on August 22.
This is a busy time for teachers as August 22, the first day of the new school year draws near. Teachers are hard at work making their classrooms creative and inspiring places for their students. This is not a simple task; each teacher has his/her own unique way of setting up a classroom for success.
Hawthorn’s 42 new teachers received their orientation on Monday morning. The event included presentations by Hawthorn staff, including Dr. Pete Hannigan, the District’s superintendent. The teachers also took a bus ride to become familiar with the diverse communities in Vernon Hills, Libertyville, Mundelein and other areas that make up Hawthorn School District 73.
Construction is moving forward at the Hawthorn School for Young Learners, the District’s new kindergarten building. The building, which is adjacent to the Sullivan Community Center on Aspen Drive, is scheduled to open by the fall of 2020. Kindergarten students enrolled for the 2020/2021 school year (except for those attending the School of Dual Language)… Continue Reading Kindergarten Building Construction is Moving Forward
- Welcome Back Students!August 22, 2019 - 11:00 am
- Update on the School for Young LearnersAugust 21, 2019 - 12:06 pm
- Opening Day for Hawthorn StaffAugust 21, 2019 - 11:04 am
- Students Get Acquainted with Their New Teachers/ClassroomsAugust 20, 2019 - 11:33 am
- Board of Education Meeting Scheduled for August 22August 20, 2019 - 10:11 am
- Hawthorn Mall Launches Supplies Drive for Hawthorn StudentsJuly 16, 2019 - 2:22 pm
- Library Remodeling UpdateJune 7, 2019 - 1:35 pm
- Next Board of Education Meeting is June 10, 2019June 7, 2019 - 9:07 am
- Community Invited to Provide Input on Expansion Plans for Hawthorn Middle School North at July 2 Community ForumJune 6, 2019 - 10:15 am