Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Smoke Trailer Has Winter Home at District 73

Lake County has a smoke trailer that is used for training kids about the dangers of fire. Each year, the trailer plays a key role in demonstrations at schools throughout the county, including Hawthorn District 73 schools. This year, Hawthorn District 73 cleaned out an area that allows enough space for this great training resource… Continue Reading Smoke Trailer Has Winter Home at District 73

Highlights of the November 26, 2018 Board of Education Meeting

Presentation on the Annual Financial Report Kevin Smith, a certified public accountant with Eder Casella, gave the results of the audit on the 2017-2018 Annual Financial Report. President’s Report Board President Sonali Patil gave a brief overview of the 2018 IASB Joint Annual Conference (Triple I) in Chicago. This was the 86th meeting of the… Continue Reading Highlights of the November 26, 2018 Board of Education Meeting

Hawthorn Students Win Plenty of Prizes in Library Bookmark Contest

Each year the Cook Memorial Public Library District holds a contest that enables students to show just how creative they are. Participants create bookmarks that are inspired by their favorite books or characters. The contest is open to all schools in the library district. This year, about 800 bookmark designs were submitted from approximately 20… Continue Reading Hawthorn Students Win Plenty of Prizes in Library Bookmark Contest

Students Shine at Orchestra Festival

Middle School North and South seventh-grade students did a fine job performing with Vernon Hills High School students on Tuesday at the Orchestra Festival. The guest conductor was Deborah Peot, Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of Music Education at Elmhurst College.  Congratulations students on an excellent performance!