Superintendent Nick Brown has resigned from Hawthorn School District 73 effective June 30 to accept a new position in Indiana to be closer to family. “I really enjoyed my time at Hawthorn and appreciate all the work the staff does for all our students,” Brown said. “We have great parents, students, staff and community.” The Board […]
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Eighth-grade students at Middle School North learned about a wide variety of careers at today’s Career Fair. Thanks to volunteers, students learned about careers in advertising/sales, cosmetology, fashion design, firefighting, journalism, law, nursing, the military, aviation, programming and real estate.
Families were treated to some wonderful performances at Middle School North’s Open House last week.
About 250 band, orchestra and chorus students at Middle School North received a special treat last Friday. They saw the Lyric Opera production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”. They had an awesome time.
Eighth-grade students took a walk down memory lane at the Decades Fair hosted by Ms. Balmes and Mr. McKenzie at the Middle School North library. Students were asked to research a decade of American society from the 1950s up to today. In their presentations, the students addressed two objectives: to understand the changes in contemporary […]
Middle School North students performed “Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” for Elementary North, the School of Dual Language and Townline Elementary students on May 9. The students provided outstanding performances. The Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Red Queen, three versions of Alice and other well-known characters all came to life as the students skillfully […]
Students in the Middle School North Sew What Club had the opportunity to collaboratively paint cellos that were no longer usable. The students chose to embrace the purpose of the instrument by incorporating music-related imagery with school-related subject matter. The cellos will be on permanent display in the school!
Please assist the Key to 73 Education Foundation choose an inaugural gift for each Hawthorn school. The Key to 73 Education Foundation was established to raise private sector funds to support the goals of the District’s Strategic Plan. In its first year, the foundation would like to present each school with a gift to be […]
Horace Mann and the Illinois Principals Association are pleased to announce that Robert Collins, Principal of Middle School North, has been named the 2018 Lake Region Middle School Principal of the Year. The award recognizes middle school principals in 21 Illinois regions who have demonstrated a positive impact on their students and learning community. Mr. Collins, […]
Congratulations to Middle School North English teacher Ms. Rohlfing. The SHE 100.3 and Jewel Osco selected her as the SHE Teacher of the Month for April. She was nominated by a former student who remembered what an impact she had made many years ago. As Teacher of the Month, Ms. Rohlfing won a three night […]
The Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education is inviting the public to a series of community engagement meetings to discuss how to resolve the District’s space challenges. Currently, District 73 is at capacity and it is growing. The six meetings will include presentations by the Board of Education and opportunities for community members to […]
Dear Parents and Guardians: Today I reach out to you as a follow-up to my February 27th letter concerning the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. We continue to hold the victims and their families in our hearts and prayers. There is a national social media movement underway for students to protest […]
All our thoughts recently have been about school safety and mourning the tragic deaths of the students in Florida. This has created important and difficult conversations surrounding violence in our society, and then the one that has always kept me up at night — keeping our students safe at school. This has always been true […]
Please join us on Wednesday, February 21, for an Evening with the Board to discuss Hawthorn’s space needs for today and tomorrow. At the meeting, we look forward to your advice and guidance as we work together to set the course for our school district’s future. The meeting will take place at Middle School South, […]
In light of recent events in Florida with another tragic school shooting, our sympathy and thoughts go out to the parents, staff, students and community of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. (Continued)