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.


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A Social Group for Students Who Struggle Socially

Project Connect is offering an innovative social group for students (ages 10-17) who struggle in social situations. Contact Catherine Marquard at for more information.

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Free Boat Safety Class, June 19

Countryside Fire Protection District is hosting a free boat safety class on Saturday, June 19. Call 847-908-6145 to register.

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Join the Vernon Hills Cougars

Registration for VH Jr. Cougars flag football opens up June 1.  Tackle is already open. Flag football is open for Gr K-8.  Tackle football is for Gr 3-8. Boys and girls can come out to join the fun. Visit our website to get registered:VHCOUGARS.ORG

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Carmel High School Offers Athletic Camps This Summer

This summer Carmel Catholic High School in Mundelein will offer a variety of athletic camps for students entering grades K-12. More details and registration can be found at

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Kirk Players Theater Presents Clue

Clue: Stay-at-Home Version, based on the Paramount Pictures motion picture, inspired by the Hasbro, Inc. board game, adapted from the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, with additional material provided by Hunter Foster, Eric Price, and Sandy Rustin. Whodunnit? Where? And with what? Was it Miss Scarlet in the Billiard Room with the lead pipe? Could it […]

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Girl Scouts Offers Opportunities to Explore and Learn

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana is continuing to offer its members a place to explore and learn while increasing their courage, confidence, and character. They are hosting free virtual parties with different topics – like being a detective or playing family Olympics. They are also starting a Becoming Me Series in partnership […]

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Check Out Adler Arts Center This Spring

Check out the fun activities available at Adler Arts Center this spring and summer, from music lessons to an arts festival.

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The Lake Prairie Federation Indian Guides and Princesses Program

The Lake Prairie Federation Indian Guides and Princesses program is a parent and child organization in the northern Chicagoland suburbs with hundreds of member families who have children in grades K through 8. With a strong focus on kids, family and fun, the Lake Prairie Federation helps build a strong bond and life-long memories for […]

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Code Ninjas Summer Camps

Transform your child’s love for technology and video games into an exciting learning adventure! Code Ninjas Summer Camps offer an engaging and fun environment for children to explore technology, build problem-solving & critical thinking skills, gain confidence, and have a blast with friends! Choose from In-Center Camps (half-day or full-day) or Virtual camps (interactive 1-hour sessions.) We […]

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Spring Into Fun Activities at Adler Arts Center

Plenty of fun, family activities are coming up at Adler Arts Center this spring, including an Earth Day Celebration on April 24.