Five Hawthorn schools were included on the list of schools with the best attendance this year organized by The Lake County Regional Office of Education’s Attendance and Truancy Division. The schools are as follows:
- Hawthorn School of Dual Language
- Hawthorn Townline Elementary
- Hawthorn Elementary North
- Hawthorn Elementary South
- Hawthorn Middle School South
This attendance competition promotes improved school attendance at the beginning of the school year, and emphasizes the need to attend regularly to receive full educational benefits.