Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

BMX Flatland Rider Inspires Students

Elementary North’s third, fourth and fifth graders received quite a treat today. Matt Wilhelm, a BMX Flatland rider and motivational speaker, performed at the school. He is known for his fast spinning and aggressive riding style. He is a three-time X Games Medalist, World Championship Silver Medalist, two-time United States National Champion, and Guinness World […]

Finding the Best Match

Fourth-grade students have an opportunity this week to learn what instrument best suits them and to join Hawthorn’s band or orchestra. Each elementary school is hosting an instruments fair in which students get to try out a variety of instruments, such as the snare drum, xylophone, cello, violin, flute, clarinet, trumpet and saxophone under the […]

Get Ready for Kindergarten Welcome Night – August 16

Elementary North has been preparing to welcome parents and students at its Kindergarten Welcome Night. Staff members created a photo booth and teachers decorated and organized their classrooms. This is a popular night in which parents and children meet teachers, tour the school, drop off supplies, and see their classrooms. Parents watch an informational presentation […]