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Upcoming Events

Schools have scheduled a host of events for parents and students in the upcoming weeks. Click here for details on everything from about parent information night to kindergarten play dates. Elementary South School News 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 19 – New Parent Information Night 6 p.m. Thursday, August 20 – Kindergarten Play Date 5 p.m. […]

Over 775 Years of Service to Hawthorn Retires

When Joan Sheldon began her teaching career at Hawthorn School District 73 some 41 years ago, students were taught in a single schoolhouse. Route 60 was two lanes. Cows meandered up to the fence to visit with her physical education classes. “My legacy to my students is that they strive to lead a healthy lifestyle […]

Hawthorn Retires Over 775 Years of Service

When Joan Sheldon began her teaching career at Hawthorn School District 73 some 41 years ago, students were taught in a single schoolhouse. Route 60 was two lanes. Cows meandered up to the fence to visit with her physical education classes. “My legacy to my students is that they strive to lead a healthy lifestyle […]

Most Improved Student Award

Twelve students throughout Hawthorn District 73 received the Most Improved Students Award at a recent Board of Education meeting. Former superintendent Dr. Joe Yomtoob and wife, Parichehr, honor students with the award for showing how they’ve made improvements in their life over the past three years. Click here to view the names of the award winners.

Residency Verification

Residency verification for all Hawthorn families takes place in August. Parents of all students must provide required proof of residency documents at a new Residency Event at Middle School North, 201 Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills. The event times follow: 12 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 5 12 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 6 8 a.m. […]

Creative Writing Contest Winners

Eighteen Hawthorn School District 73 students in grades 4 through 8 will have their writing selections published in the Cook Memorial Public Library after their pieces were chosen from among 111 entries in the 2015 Creative Writing Contest. Winners were chosen based on creative, interesting entries. All of the winning entries will be published in […]

Art Show

Girls in party dresses and boys sporting ties greeted hundreds of guests recently during the opening night of the Hawthorn School District 73 Art Show held at the Aspen Drive Library, 701 Aspen Dr., Vernon Hills. About 375 students in grades kindergarten through eighth were selected to showcase their media ranging from acrylic, tempera and […]