Entries by Margaret Van Duch

Aspen Art Show

Check out the annual District 73 Art Show at the Aspen Drive Library. Close to 400 student artists displayed unique forms of art during the art show. Click here to see the many artists and their artwork. Artwork is on display through Friday, April 7. The art show represents all the schools strongest pieces including drawings, paintings, collages, paper sculptures, Papier-mâché […]

Gearing Up for State

Eighth graders Diego Corrales and Sathvik Vuppunuthula worked on the design of their car making adjustments in preparation of the upcoming Science Olympiad competition. The Hawthorn Middle School North students are preparing hard for the Science Olympiad competition. There are two teams – junior varsity and varsity with 15 students in grades 6 to 8 on […]

Reaching Out

About 150 students, parents, and staff from the Hawthorn schools volunteered at Feed My Starving Children. They packed 181 boxes, which accounted for just over 39,000 meals or enough food so 107 children will have food for a year.  

School Goes 1:1

On November 28 the Board of Education approved a Personalized Learning 1:1 program initiative at the middle school level. All students in grades 6 through 8 will receive a 2900 series Dell Chromebook II at the start of the 2017-2018 school year. The Personalized Learning Technology Fee for Grades 6 through 8 will be $75. […]

The MSN boys soccer team has been working hard improving their skills and really coming together as a team. As the team approaches its conference tournament the boys are looking forward to showing their newfound skills to their opponents.

6th Grader Places 4th in State

Congratulations to MSN sixth grader Lexi S. for tying for fourth place in the recent IESA State Golf Championship. Representing her middle school, Lexi competed against 71 girls. Her final score was 84 at the Kellogg Golf Course in Peoria. “Being able to hold your focus during a six hour round of golf is not […]


If you missed the residency event, please stop in at the District Office,  841 West End Ct, Vernon Hills, to show proof of residency. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. To expedite the residency verification process, District 73 parents should bring copies of ALL documents, including a photo ID, and […]