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Important Student Testing Dates Information

IAR Testing Dates: Save the Date (IAR) Illinois Assessment of Readiness testing dates: 4/3 – ELA 7:40 – 9:50 4/4 – ELA   7:40 – 9:50 4/8 – Math 7:40 – 9:20 4/9 – Math  7:40 – 9:20 4/10 – Math  7:40 – 9:20 Please make your best efforts to ensure that your student is in […]

1-2-3 Andrés! is Coming!

Hosted by Hawthorn School of Dual Language, come enjoy an evening with 1-2-3 Andrés on Friday, March 8th, from 6:30-7:30 pm at School of Dual Language. Andrés Salguero, better known as 1-2-3 Andrés, is one of the most exciting new voices on the family music scene in the US and Latin America. Andrés brings to […]

Illinois Assessment of Readiness

Our students take federally required assessments every spring. These assessments help us understand how our students are growing academically, compared to their peers across the state. This year, the English language arts and math assessment for grades 3-8 is called the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR). You can find full information on this assessment in […]

8th Grade Promotion Pictures 2/19

8th Graders reminder: 8th grade promotion pictures will be taken on Tuesday, February 19th. All students must be photographed for the 2019 class composite picture. Dress code: Boys need to wear a shirt with a collar and tie for the gown picture. No jeans please. Girls wear appropriate dress clothes. No jeans please.

Season 4 Activity Bus Letter and Application

Student sign up for Season 4 will begin on Friday, February 15, 2019 and conclude on Monday, February 27, 2019 at 8:00 AM. ●The Activity Bus start date for Season 3 will begin on April 1, 2019 and run through May 3, 2019.  You can find the full information here as well as under Parent Links above. […]

District Parent Workshop to Host Two Parent Evenings

The Hawthorn middle school social workers have teamed up again with District 128 and their feeder schools to bring you two wonderful, informative parent evenings.   Please join us on Tuesday, February 19 from 7:00 – 8:30pm at Vernon Hills High School  for a special screening of the indie film Angst; Raising Awareness around Anxiety.  Feel free […]

8th Grade Snow Tubing Fun

A great group of 8th graders had a fun chilly evening snow tubing at Wilmot. Shout out to Mr. Cantagallo and Ms. McMahon for being great chaperones. We all had a great time!! Also thanks to Ms. Harris and the 8th grade team for setting up this field trip! 

Vernon Hills Enrollment Process Dates Revised Due to Weather

Hello, 8th Grade Families. Due to predicted extreme weather conditions and school cancellations, multiple aspects of the Vernon Hills High School enrollment process have been revised: L-Z 8th grade orientation for the Class of 2023 has been postponed. As a result, families with last name L-Z and those unable to come last week will meet […]

Incoming Freshman Orientation Postponed

Hello, 8th Grade Families. Due to the current and predicted weather conditions, 8th grade orientation for the Class of 2023 has been postponed. As a result, the schedule has been revised as follows: Families with last name A-K — Vernon Hills High School Auditorium: Thursday, January 24th: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm *Will no longer include activity fairFamilies with […]