Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

This March Madness Is All About Books

March Madness isn’t only about basketball. On Thursday, Ms. Stern’s third-grade class at Elementary North kicked off the first step of their “March Madness Battle of the Books”. The students walked around the classroom evaluating a wide variety of books. They provided each other with feedback on which books were their favorites. The goal was […]

Take the 5Essentials Parent Survey

Students, parents and teachers across Illinois have an opportunity to participate in the seventh annual statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey between now and Feb. 15.  The survey is designed to generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your student’s school and gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes. Additionally, Hawthorn […]

Hawthorn Enrichment Institute Registration Begins Feb. 1

Hawthorn is excited to bring another year of summer programming designed to expand the education horizon for our students. We are offering many new types of project based learning courses and opportunities in the areas of core academics, the arts and athletics. The program, open to all kindergarten through eighth-grade Hawthorn District 73 students, will take […]