Community Notes


These webpages are designed to share information of interest to Hawthorn families, while also reducing the amount of paper going home with our students. Inclusion on this page does not mean that Hawthorn endorses any of these programs. Rather, we are simply passing along information. All information presented here must be associated with organizations that are local, non-profit, open to all of our student community and/or otherwise of potential benefit to our students or parents. Hawthorn has the right to refuse to post any item that does not meet these criteria and may limit the amount of time it is posted to two weeks. For more information, please refer to Chapter 8:25 Community Relations of our online Board Policy Manual, or call the Hawthorn District Office at (847)990.4200. If you would like your information considered for inclusion on this page, please email your request to Community Notes.  You may also fax to 847-367-3290 (attn: Leslie) or call 847-990-4243.


Hi-Five Sports Zone Tournament

Hi-Five Sports Zone has scheduled a Flag Football Tournament . It will take place on Jan. 25 from 1 to approximately 4:30 p.m.

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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

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Girls’ STEM Day, Jan. 18

Carmel Catholic High School is hosting a Girls’ STEM Day on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please review the flyer for more details.

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Kessel Basketball Winter Camp

Kessel is offering a basketball camp at the Libertyville Sports Complex over winter break.

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Carmel Catholic High School Admissions Information

Students who want to be considered for admission must submit a formal application to Carmel Catholic High School by December 13, 2019.  If you have already submitted your student’s application for admission, please disregard this email. Applications received after this date will still be considered as long as space is available. Click here to access the… Continue Reading Carmel Catholic High School Admissions Information

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Kirk Players Announce Open Auditions for The Jungle Book

The Kirk Players will hold open auditions for The Jungle Book at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 and Wed., Jan. 8, 2020 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 10 S. Lake St. (Rte. 45) in Mundelein. Roles for adults, teens, and children, age 7 and over are available. For more information, please review the flyer.


Mundelein High School Invites You to a Bilingual Holiday Celebration

The Puertas Latino Culture Club students are sponsoring a new event at Mundelein High School, 1350 W. Hawley Street in Mundelein, this year called Dias Festivos on Saturday, Dec. 14th!  This bilingual open house style event is aimed at bringing our Spanish speaking families into the school to celebrate the spirit of the season with their children… Continue Reading Mundelein High School Invites You to a Bilingual Holiday Celebration

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Good News Club Registration Form

To register your child for the Good News Club, please use this form.

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Citadel Theatre Presents Annie

The Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest is presenting the musical Annie. Due to popular demand, it has been extended until January 5. There’s now even more opportunities to enjoy this heartwarming show. You can also gift Annie tickets to those hard-to-shop-for people on your holiday lists. If you’d like a certificate for gift-giving, contact the theater… Continue Reading Citadel Theatre Presents Annie

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Holiday Gift Opportunities for Those on Tight Budgets

Finding it hard to budget gift-giving this holiday season? Toys for Tots, The Salvation Army/Angel Tree, and the Jewish Family Service have sign-up lists where families can request gifts for the holiday season. Toys for Tots- Due Nov 22 Information- to apply: Email Call 7738552687 for questions  Salvation Army Angel Tree Program Information- to Apply- Email or… Continue Reading Holiday Gift Opportunities for Those on Tight Budgets