Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Highlights of the Feb. 11 Board of Education Meeting

Board President Sonali Patil recognized Middle School North’s Science Olympiad Team for winning second place at the West Ottawa Invitational. She also recognized the elementary level Science Olympiad Team at Townline Elementary. Every student on the team received a medal at the competition held at Middle School South.  Abe Singh, the district’s Director of Finance… Continue Reading Highlights of the Feb. 11 Board of Education Meeting

Tech Forum Focuses on 1:1 Programs

Representatives from numerous K-12 school districts came together for a tech forum on Feb. 11 coordinated by Hawthorn District 73 at the Sullivan Center. The focus of the forum was on the personalized learning 1:1 program initiatives that the schools had launched. The participants learned a lot from each other as they shared their experiences.… Continue Reading Tech Forum Focuses on 1:1 Programs

Getting Ready for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Ms. Mayfield’s Preschool for All class at Lincoln Early Childhood Center in Mundelein had plenty of fun projects to explore. They turned brown paper bags into works of art using sequins and other colorful decorations, in preparation for sharing Valentine cards on Thursday. They also learned about the… Continue Reading Getting Ready for Valentine’s Day

New: Online Report Cards for Elementary School Students

As you may know, Hawthorn’s middle schools no longer generate paper copies of student report cards. Instead, they share report cards with families electronically. In an effort to better streamline our communication with all district families, we are working to make this same transition at the elementary level. Benefits to online report cards include more… Continue Reading New: Online Report Cards for Elementary School Students

2/5/19 Kindergarten Parent Information Meetings Rescheduled

The National Weather Service has issued an Ice Storm Warning starting tonight at 6 p.m. and lasting until 6 a.m. tomorrow. Roads are expected to be treacherous tonight. As a result, the Kindergarten Parent Information meetings scheduled for Elementary South and Townline Elementary for tonight at 7 pm are cancelled. The Kindergarten Parent Information Nights… Continue Reading 2/5/19 Kindergarten Parent Information Meetings Rescheduled