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Your Opinion Matters

Tell us what you think in the state’s annual 5Essentials Survey ~ https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/ ~. If your children attend more than one district school, please base your survey answers on one school. You may answer the survey for each school. The survey provides a unique opportunity for parents to have a voice in improving their schools. […]

Foundation Members Sought

Foundation Application The Education Foundation is coming to Hawthorn.  Hawthorn is starting an Education Foundation to raise private sector funds to support the goals of our Strategic Plan.  Currently, we are looking for inaugural Board Members to kick off 2017. Profile of the Successful Board Member:  The minimum time commitment for a board member includes […]

Feedback Sought on Kindergarten Center

The Vernon Hills Park District Board of Park Commissioners and Hawthorn District 73 representatives met on Tuesday, January 3 to discuss and receive feedback from the public on a potential partnership for the development of a Kindergarten Center adjacent to the Sullivan Center Park District facility. Due to holiday schedules, the Hawthorn School Board did […]

Kindergarten Parent Meeting

Kindergarten registration is fast approaching in Hawthorn District 73. Learn about the district’s full day program at upcoming meetings. Please click here for details on the informational meeting and for information in Spanish.

Kindergarten Center

The Vernon Hills Park District Board of Park Commissioners and the Hawthorn District 73 School Board announce that they are in discussions regarding a partnership in the development of a Kindergarten Center adjacent to the Sullivan Community Center Park District facility. The new Kindergarten Center would house kindergarten classes currently attending the four Hawthorn elementary […]

Board Delays Action on Facility Plan

The Hawthorn Board of Education discussed in depth the two concepts presented on December 5 to the Board as part of the Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP) process.  The Board thanked the members of the Core Team for their commitment to the process and investment of 2,500 combined hours of work. The Board reviewed the […]

EFMP Latest Update

Close to 200 residents who attended a special Hawthorn Board of Education meeting this week were presented with two options to help address enrollment capacity issues in District 73’s schools and provide upgraded facilities for the future of education at Hawthorn. Both options call for constructing a kindergarten center onto the Sullivan Center, bringing the […]

Special Meeting on Facilities

Child care is being offered for a special Board of Education meeting on Monday, December 5 where residents will receive updated information about the proposed Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP).  The Core Team has analyzed data and feedback received from the community and will present two options culminating with a recommendation of one concept to the […]