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Thursday’s Early Release Day

The Jan. 16 Early Release Day provided an opportunity for teachers and staff to focus on school improvement through the professional learning community process. During an afternoon session, approximately 400 teachers came together to discuss collaboration, cooperation, coordination and how to establish highly effective teams. The bottom line is to improve student learning across the… Continue Reading Thursday’s Early Release Day

Early Release Day

Please note that the next Early Release Day is on Thursday, Jan. 16. Please follow your regularly scheduled early release times for your child’s school: Middle North and Middle South: 11:10 a.m. Elementary South and Elementary North: 12:10 p.m. Aspen: 11:25 a.m. Dual Langauge and Townline: 12:20 p.m.Lincoln: AM Classes Only! No PM Classes.

Combined Choirs Give Outstanding Performance at Choir Festival

Bravo to the Middle School North, Middle School South and Vernon Hills High School students who performed in the 2020 Choral Fest at VHHS on Jan. 14. They did an outstanding job. Prior to the performance, the three choirs spent many hours rehearsing together. The rehearsal provided opportunities for the middle school and high school… Continue Reading Combined Choirs Give Outstanding Performance at Choir Festival

Board of Education Meetings: Jan. 16, 2020

A Committee of the Whole and Business Meeting of the Board of Education will take place on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7:00 p.m.  In addition, a Closed Session will take place prior to this meeting at 6:00 p.m. The meetings will take place at the District Office, 841 West End Court in Vernon Hills.

District 73 Launches Recognition Program

To say thank you in a meaningful way and recognize the people who go above and beyond, Hawthorn District 73 is launching a recognition program. Anyone, including teachers, staff, students or community members, can nominate individuals to receive awards.  “We want to acknowledge and appreciate the people who are going the extra mile for our… Continue Reading District 73 Launches Recognition Program

The 2020 Girls Night of Code is Jan. 24

Join Vernon Hills High School’s Computer Science Club for their 3rd annual Girls Night of Code! The event will feature hands on coding activities, a guest speaker, and a presentation about CS opportunities in high school. This event is FREE to attend: free food, swag and fun! Date: Jan. 24th, 2020Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.Location: Vernon… Continue Reading The 2020 Girls Night of Code is Jan. 24

An Update on the 2020-2021 School Calendar

District 73 has been receiving inquiries regarding the 2020-2021 school calendar. The District’s administrative team is scheduled to present a 2020-2021 draft calendar to the Board of Education during the Board meeting on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. We anticipate the Board approving the calendar during the Board meeting on Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.