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Early Voting Begins this Week for the April 4 Election

Early voting began this week for the April 4, 2017 election. During the election, voters will be asked to consider spending $42 million in school facilities funding to help accommodate for our growth and maintain our commitment to educational excellence, based on the vision set forth in the Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP). Learn more […]

Dual Language Expands to Middle Schools

The Hawthorn 73 Board of Education voted to expand the dual language program into the middle school beginning in the 2018-19 school year. The program will expand  into Middle School North and Middle School South initially in sixth grade and then expand into seventh grade in the 2019-20 school year and then into eighth grade […]

Education Foundation Launched

The Hawthorn District 73 Board of Education warmly greeted the newly appointed Hawthorn Education Foundation inaugural board at its recent meeting. The seven-member foundation board collectively has extensive background in fundraising. grant writing and capital projects for schools.  Helping to create non-governmental financial support for District 73 is one of the most important and effective […]

Register Now for D73 Summer Classes

Mid-way through summer students get excited about returning to school with Hawthorn’s summer classes that include kindergarten readiness, discovering the world of dinosaurs, mastering the math monsters, exploring furry, feathery, scaly friends and more!  Register and view the 2017 class catalog here in English and Spanish. Registration is now open for Hawthorn’s summer music camp. Hawthorn’s […]

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Hawthorn District 73 is developing a program that will target families of children newborn to 4-years-old. Studies show that 80 percent of brain development happens during a child’s first three years of life, Mrs. Waggoner said. About 27 percent of Hawthorn kindergarteners are missing a literacy rich upbringing, she said. The idea behind the newly […]

Meetings Set on Hawthorn School Construction Plans

Two meetings are scheduled by Hawthorn School District 73’s superintendent, Nick Brown, to inform parents of why additions and renovations are needed for the district’s six school buildings. Superintendent Brown will host a “Superintendent’s Coffee – Why the Educational Facilities Master Plan is needed” From 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at Aspen Drive Library, […]

Kindergarten Registration

Dear District 73 Families of Incoming Kindergarteners, This is just a friendly reminder, Hawthorn School District 73 2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration will be held on Thursday, February 23 from 3:30 to 7:30 pm and Friday, February 24 from 9 am to 1 pm at Hawthorn Middle School South, 600 N. Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills. Children who […]

HSAP Makes Children’s Lives Better

Teachers know first hand that when children are struggling with personal matters they can often find it difficult to concentrate in school. HSAP offers a forum for students and staff to problem-solve together and share ideas about how to improve the educational experience of the whole child. In a world of illness, pending divorce, bullying […]

Kindergarten Registration

Walk-in kindergarten registration for parents whose children live in Hawthorn School District 73 is set for for 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 23 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, February 24 at Hawthorn Middle School South, 600 N. Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills. Parents must bring with them required registration documents outlined on the […]