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Have You Registered?

Parents should complete online registration through the PowerSchool parent portal using the information that the district provided you in a Returning Student Enrollment letter. It is important for you to register your child as soon as possible. Students will not be assigned a teacher or a bus route until online registration is complete. Failure to do […]

D73 Families Register Now for Fall 2017

Enrollment letters for the 2017-18 school year have been mailed to Hawthorn parents of returning students. Parents should complete online registration through the PowerSchool parent portal https://ps.hawthorn73.org/public/home.html using the information that the district provided you in a Returning Student Enrollment letter. It is important for you to register your child as soon as possible. Students will not […]

Registration Now Open for Families New to Hawthorn

Please invite your neighbors who are new to Hawthorn District 73 to register now for school for Fall 2017. Families whose children will enroll in District 73 schools for the first time in Fall 2017, should fill out the following forms ~ http://www.hawthorn73.org/hawthorn-information/registration/  ~ and turn them into the registrar during a scheduled visit. Please […]

13 Reasons Why

Please read D73 Superintendent Nick Brown’s thoughts on the 13 Reasons Why Netflix series and its possible impact on students.

Alert: Student approached

May 1, 2017 Dear Parents and Guardians, This afternoon the district Resource Officer received a report that a white male driving a red car approached a student and offered a ride. There was no enticement or encouragement when the student refused. Please have a conversation about safety with your children. Vernon Hills Police Department has […]

2017 Creative Writing Contest Winners

The following Hawthorn students were named the “best of the best” in the Cook Memorial Public Library District Creative Writing Contest for 2017. A reception for the award winners is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7 at the Aspen Drive Library. Over 100 entries were considered. The following were named winners from Hawthorn: 4th […]

Personalized Learning

When learning is personalized for students, they become the leaders of their own learning and work at a pace that’s right for each of them. Hawthorn teachers have been working on the Guaranteed Viable Curriculum (GVC) for the last three years, which identifies our desired results for all students. Personalized learning experiences allow students to […]

Hawthorn Enrichment Institute – Summer 2017

  Open to ALL K-8 Hawthorn StudentsJuly 5-Aug 4, 2017 Two sessionsSession 1- July 5 – July 21, 2017 $375Session 2 July 24-Aug 4, 2017 $280 Monday-Friday8-11:55Includes four classes(Classes Are Located on HEI Webpage) * Before and After Childcare* Offered by Vernon Hills Park District REGISTER ONLINE HAWTHORN 73 WEB PAGE http://www.hawthorn73.org/summer-programs/hawthorn-enrichment-institute/ Questions?847-489-5598HEI@hawthorn73.org

Early Voting Begins this Week for the April 4 Election

Early voting began this week for the April 4, 2017 election. During the election, voters will be asked to consider spending $42 million in school facilities funding to help accommodate for our growth and maintain our commitment to educational excellence, based on the vision set forth in the Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP). Learn more […]

Dual Language Expands to Middle Schools

The Hawthorn 73 Board of Education voted to expand the dual language program into the middle school beginning in the 2018-19 school year. The program will expand  into Middle School North and Middle School South initially in sixth grade and then expand into seventh grade in the 2019-20 school year and then into eighth grade […]

Education Foundation Launched

The Hawthorn District 73 Board of Education warmly greeted the newly appointed Hawthorn Education Foundation inaugural board at its recent meeting. The seven-member foundation board collectively has extensive background in fundraising. grant writing and capital projects for schools.  Helping to create non-governmental financial support for District 73 is one of the most important and effective […]

Register Now for D73 Summer Classes

Mid-way through summer students get excited about returning to school with Hawthorn’s summer classes that include kindergarten readiness, discovering the world of dinosaurs, mastering the math monsters, exploring furry, feathery, scaly friends and more!  Register and view the 2017 class catalog here in English and Spanish. Registration is now open for Hawthorn’s summer music camp. Hawthorn’s […]

Meetings Set on Hawthorn School Construction Plans

Two meetings are scheduled by Hawthorn School District 73’s superintendent, Nick Brown, to inform parents of why additions and renovations are needed for the district’s six school buildings. Superintendent Brown will host a “Superintendent’s Coffee – Why the Educational Facilities Master Plan is needed” From 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at Aspen Drive Library, […]

HSAP Makes Children’s Lives Better

Teachers know first hand that when children are struggling with personal matters they can often find it difficult to concentrate in school. HSAP offers a forum for students and staff to problem-solve together and share ideas about how to improve the educational experience of the whole child. In a world of illness, pending divorce, bullying […]