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Oktoberfest Is a Big Hit

Friday night’s Oktoberfest at Viper Alley was a fun way to bring community members together in support of Hawthorn School District 73. A lively local band kept the energy high. The event included a silent auction, a wide variety of appetizers, and other activities. Proceeds will benefit Hawthorn students.

Aspen Drive Library Update

Upcoming Changes in Aspen Drive Library’s Hours   Monday, October 28 – Friday, November 1 Aspen Drive Library is continuing its expansion progress. Please be aware of the following:   — Monday, October 28 and Tuesday, October 29: Aspen will be closed. — Wednesday, October 30, Thursday, October 31, and Friday, November 1: Delayed Opening at… Continue Reading Aspen Drive Library Update

Board of Education Meetings, Oct. 17

A Regular Session as well as a Closed Session of the Board of Education will take place on Thursday, Oct. 17.  The Closed Session will take place at 6:00 p.m. The Regular Session will begin at 7:00 p.m. The meetings will take place at the District Office, 841 West End Court in Vernon Hills. 

David Adler Music and Arts Center Is Enrolling Students for Fall Classes

The David Adler Music and Arts Center is currently enrolling new students for private music lessons in piano, voice, ukulele, guitar, electric base, violin, viola and cello.  Join a group art class and explore comic books, ceramics, and portraiture. Want to learn to DJ?  Try a new beginning DJ class and learn to make beats, mix… Continue Reading David Adler Music and Arts Center Is Enrolling Students for Fall Classes

Students From Three Schools Come Together for Annual Concert

Seventh and eighth grade students from both middle schools took part in a field trip to Vernon Hills High School (VHHS) for a rehearsal with guest director Jim Garbrecht, former Middle South Band Director. VHHS students joined them as they prepared for the Annual Band Festival Concert. Although the students were from three different schools,… Continue Reading Students From Three Schools Come Together for Annual Concert

Key Points About Hawthorn District 73’s Parent Notification System

The District places high priority on swiftly communicating with parents in the event of an emergency. We use the SchoolMessenger notification system to send out information through email, phone and/or text messages. SchoolMessenger is integrated with PowerSchool and delivers messages to the PowerSchool contact information provided by parents/guardians. Emergency information is also posted on the District Website… Continue Reading Key Points About Hawthorn District 73’s Parent Notification System

Elementary South Celebrates Its National Blue Ribbon Recognition with a Breakfast

Teachers, board members and administrators came together Friday morning for a breakfast to celebrate Elementary South’s designation as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon school. Elementary South is among 25 schools in Illinois and 362 schools nationwide to receive this recognition from the U.S. Department of Education. In mid-November, awardees will be recognized by the U.S.… Continue Reading Elementary South Celebrates Its National Blue Ribbon Recognition with a Breakfast