Dear Parent or Guardian:
A case of mononucleosis has been reported in your child’s school.
Se ha reportado un caso de mononucleosis en la escuela de su hijo.
Chemist Tanya Lubner-Brumer, Director of Professional Certification and Training with the Water Quality Association, gave presentations on water quality to Middle School North’s eighth-grade classes. She spoke about the point-of-use/point-of-entry water treatment industry, giving important information to students on how water is treated and distributed. One of the things she said is that the water in Vernon Hills comes from Chicago through 118 miles of water mains and six storage reservoirs. It takes many engineers and chemists to ensure the water quality stays at specific standards.
On Friday night, Middle School North, Middle School South and Oak Grove welcomed approximately 400 students for Snowflake, a fun retreat focusing on personal and social development, promoting sound decision-making and emphasizing teens helping teens. The event was broken up into large group sessions, in which the students watched performances and presentations, and small group sessions, in which they engaged in activities led by high school students and adults. A special shout out to the 40+ staff members and 40 high school volunteers for facilitating groups and working with the students to focus on ways to “wake up, be kind, and repeat”. Lastly, thank you to all of the parents who allowed their students to attend and/or joined us for the parent piece at the end of the evening.
Students: This is your ONLY opportunity to order your 8th grade t-shirt. We will have special days throughout the year when 8th graders will show their pride and wear their custom t-shirts.
The community is invited to attend the final Referendum Community Information Sessions. One will take place Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Aspen Drive Library. The final meeting will take place Friday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Vernon Hills Village Hall. The district will share information and answer the community’s questions about the referendum at these meetings.
When: Friday, October 19, 2018
Red Ribbon Week is filled with fun so dress for success on these special theme days:
October 22 is Pajama Day Theme: “Drugs are a nightmare”
October 23 is Hawaiian Day Theme: “Don’t hula around with drugs”
October 24 is Wear Pink Theme: “Drugs/Cancer..no one likes you”
October 25 is Sports Day Theme: “Knock drugs outta da park”
October 26 is Color Wars 8th: black, 7th: blue 6th: yellow
October 29 is Decade Day Theme: Clean decade’s; clean livin
October 30 is Neon Day Theme: “No drugs = being lit”
October 31 is Halloween Theme: “Scare away drugs”
As you know, our students participate in a variety of assessments throughout the school year. For your convenience, a summary of each assessment and the grade levels of participating students are provided here:
Our Hawthorn Dist. 73 Assessment Guide, which provides more detailed information about each assessment, is posted on our assessment website for your review.
As we strive to go paperless and streamline the process of communication, your student’s Midterms and Report Cards will not be sent home on paper. Parents and students now have access to these reports via the PowerSchool Parent Portal.
Note: the report cards will not be available via the mobile app, only through a web browser.
Directions and further information is available below. Should you have trouble, please contact our office at 847-990-4400.
The Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education is inviting the public to a series of information meetings on the two referenda questions that will appear on the November 6, 2018 ballot. The dates are as follows:
- Tuesday, October 9, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Elementary North Gym, 301 Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL
- Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Middle School North Gym, 201 Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL
- Thursday, October 25, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aspen Drive Library, 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL
- Friday, October 26, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Vernon Hills Village Hall, 290 Evergreen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL
Spanish translators will be present at the Elementary North presentation on October 9 and the Middle School North presentation on October 17.
For more information, visit the District’s referendum website at: referendum.hawthorn73.org. If you have questions, please send an email to: email@example.com.
Tween Discipline that Works:
Charity J. Trowbridge, Assistant Principal
Lesley Lazar, Principal's Secretary
Laura Rash, Office Clerk
201 Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL Office Hours: 7:00AM – 3:30PM
School Hours: 7:40AM – 2:10PM
PH: (847) 990.4400
Fax: (847) 367.8124
Janet Howard, Nurse
Nurse PH: (847) 990.4415
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