Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Hawthorn Enrichment Institute Kicks Off Its First Day

Teachers and students were equally excited to start the first day of the Hawthorn Enrichment Institute (HEI). Within no time, students were involved in fun science, math, art and other projects. Lots of smiles in every classroom. Designed to expand the educational horizon for Hawthorn students, HEI offers many types of project based learning courses… Continue Reading Hawthorn Enrichment Institute Kicks Off Its First Day

Highlights of the June 24 Board of Education Meeting

Abe Singh, Director of Finance & Business Operations, provided a summary of the 2019-2020 tentative budget.  A public hearing on the proposed budget will take place on August 22. The budget will be adopted on September 12 and will be submitted to ISBE on September 30. The revenue is projected at $72,586,559 and expenses are $70,527,699. The… Continue Reading Highlights of the June 24 Board of Education Meeting

Special Session Scheduled for July 2

A special session of the Board of Education will take place Tuesday, July 2, at 5 p.m. at Middle School North, 201 Hawthorn Parkway in Vernon Hills. The session will focus on plans for the renovation of Middle School North. Community members are encouraged to provide input.

Highlights of the June 10 Board of Education Meeting

In the public comment section of the meeting, Lake County Board Member Julie Simpson (District 18) thanked the Board of Education members for everything they do. She also noted that she and other community members have formed a group that is concerned about the financial incentives that the Village of Vernon Hills may offer to… Continue Reading Highlights of the June 10 Board of Education Meeting

Congratulations to Teachers and Administrators Who are Receiving Tenure

The Board of Education honored 48 teachers and administrators who are about to receive the status of tenure. Prior to the Board meeting, the teachers gathered with their families at a reception in their honor. First Name Last Name Building Arturo Abrego DO Hannah Altshuler MN Stephanie Arnopolin MN Jennifer Binek EN Hillary Boruta MN… Continue Reading Congratulations to Teachers and Administrators Who are Receiving Tenure

Community Invited to Provide Input on Expansion Plans for Hawthorn Middle School North at July 2 Community Forum

Hawthorn School District 73 will hold a community forum for members of the public to provide input for the development of the plans to expand and renovate Hawthorn Middle School North.  The event will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, at the Middle School North gym, 201 Hawthorn Parkway in Vernon Hills.  At… Continue Reading Community Invited to Provide Input on Expansion Plans for Hawthorn Middle School North at July 2 Community Forum