Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Coding Sphero Robotic Balls

Eighth grade STEM students have been learning how to code the Sphero robotic balls. After much practice, they are now working on their own projects demonstrating their knowledge of Oval coding language. The boys are coding Sphero to go through a maze, while the girls chose to code Sphero to “release all the animals in […]

Welcome to Ellis Island

On September 8, the eighth-grade students in Ms. Balmes’ and Mr. McKenzie’s Social Studies classes learned about the immigrant experience by role playing scenes representing the process that took place on Ellis Island.

PowerSchool Student Portal

In preparation for the Personalized Learning Initiative, students will now use their Google usernames and passwords to access their PowerSchool Student Portal accounts.  Students should not include “@hawthorn73.org” in their usernames.    Students who access the portal via mobile app will need to log out of the app and then back in again using their Google credentials.