If you walk through the halls of Hawthorn schools today, you will find many teachers setting up their classrooms. Their friends and family members are helping to make each classroom a very special place for students.
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Approximately 30 new teachers attended the New Teacher Orientation at Middle School South this morning led by Dr. Karen Maturo, Coordinator of Staff Development. One of the things she discussed was the Hawthorn District 73 culture. She stressed that teachers should “love first, teach second.” She explained that teachers should genuinely care about their students… Continue Reading Hawthorn Welcomes New Teachers
A Committee of the Whole and Regular Session of the Board of Education will take place on Monday, August 13. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the District Office, 841 West End Court in Vernon Hills.
Have you ever had to find ways to get through writer’s block? Sixth through eighth grade students in “The Write Place” class at the Hawthorn Enrichment Institute learned how to tackle that feeling of being stuck by using poetry, flash fiction and story cubes. They also learned techniques to make story plots more interesting. At… Continue Reading Tackling Writer’s Block
Phones are temporarily down at Hawthorn School District 73. Stay tuned for updates.
Many thanks to all the parents and families who attended this year’s Residency Event. If you missed the event, you can verify residency beginning on Monday, August 13, at the District Office, 841 West End Court in Vernon Hills. Please come between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Monday… Continue Reading If You Missed the Residency Event
Creative challenges are making learning fun in classes throughout the Hawthorn Enrichment Institute. Students are up and out of their seats involved in activities that promote thought, creativity and discovery. In Science, they are determining what is living and non-living. In CSI, they are identifying fingerprints and hair samples. In STEM they are building all… Continue Reading Creative Challenges Make Learning Fun
It’s another great day at the Hawthorn Enrichment Institute. Many thanks to Vernon Hills Public Works staff for bringing trucks to Townline this morning and educating the children about the important work they do. Inside Townline, STEM students tested their parachutes in the stairwell, and Silly Science students used racing cars to experiment with gravity.… Continue Reading Another Great Day at HEI
As a reminder to returning families, the last day to verify residency is Monday, August 6, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Middle School North. During the week of August 6, the District Office will only be open to new residents with appointments. Returning families who miss the Residency Event will be unable to… Continue Reading Last Day to Verify Residency is August 6
As a reminder to returning families, the last day to verify residency is today, August 6. During the week of August 6, the District Office will only be open to new residents with appointments. Returning families who miss the Residency Event will be unable to verify their residency until the week of August 13. Details to… Continue Reading A Reminder About the Residency Event