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80 + Self-Care Activities for Teens

Self-care refers to the deliberate activities we do in order to meet our physical, emotional, and mental health needs. When we hear about self-care, it’s usually in reference to adults. However, let’s face it, adolescents are under a tremendous amount of pressure. They can also benefit from practicing regular self-care! https://www.kiddiematters.com/80-self-care-activities-teens/

Internet Safety for Parents

The Internet can be wonderful for kids. They can use it to research school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids, and play interactive games. But online access also comes with risks, like inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and online predators. We are happy to share KidsHealth Internet Safety for Parents. https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/net-safety.html

The Middle Years: Tweens, a Shifting Relationship

Watching your child grow into an adolescent can be fun. You get a peek at his future adult self as his interests, opinions, andsense of humor develop. It may also be confusing, though, as he becomes more independent. Try these strategies for maintaining a strong relationship.

2019 State Report Card Released

Today, the State of Illinois has released the 2019 State Report Card as required under the Illinois Everybody Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015. Please read the District 73 letter from Superintendent Hannigan here: Principal Collins’ MSN specific letters: Questions about ESSA:  https://www.isbe.net/essa

HallowSTEAM at MHS

Enjoy an evening of ghoulish and slimy experiments, epic egg drops, slithering creatures, raging robots, art design and more! For grades PreK-8 – Wear a Costume! Tuesday, October 29th, 6-8:00 pm at Mundelein High School

Student Led Conferences

What are Student Led Conferences? This is a conference with parents led by the student.  The role of the teacher is a facilitator in the conference process.  Students lead parents through a discussion of their work and focus on academic and social/emotional action steps.  The process includes the teacher overseeing several conferences at the same time.   ¿Qué es […]

Fall Spirit Wear on Sale Now Thru 10/14

Student and staff Fall Spirit Wear is currently on sale through October 14th. You can order online at the following sites: Students: https://hawthorn2019.itemorder.com/sale Staff: https://hawthornstaff2019.itemorder.com/sale 

Snowflake 2019 Registration is Open

Dear 7th and 8th Grade parents: You and your child will be given the opportunity to take part in an exciting program: Snowflake 2019, hosted by Hawthorn and Oak Grove Schools.  Snowflake is a prevention program, which addresses a broad range of young adolescent concerns and encourages school, family, and community involvement.  It is based […]

MSN Mania is Friday, 10/25

Hawthorn North, are you ready for some fun?  MANIA will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 6-8pm.  The cost is $20.  We have giant inflatables, a DJ, hayride, airbrush tattoos, basketball, Giant Hungry Hippo, arts & crafts, etc.  Only Hawthorn North students can attend so don’t miss out on fun with your friends! If you sign up […]

6th Grade is Going to Camp Duncan

All 6t​h​ grade students will take part in an all-day field trip to Camp Duncan in Ingleside, IL. Please sign the attached ​“​Field Trip Permission Slip”​ a​nd return it to school along with $27 (cash or check) no later than​ ​FRIDAY OCTOBER 11, 2019. Todos los estudiantes de sexto grado participarán en una excursión de un día entero […]