Hawthorne School News 3/22/19
A newsletter from Hawthorne School and the PTA
School is closed for Spring Break: March 25-29
Fine Arts Night
Tuesday, May 7th, 6-8pm
Please enter through Door 14.
There will be several performances by our very talented Hawthorne musicians, and several pieces of artwork on display created by Hawthorne students!
Here is the schedule for the night:
5:30 p.m. CLEF Club dinner
6:30 p.m. Orchestra
7:00 p.m. Band
7:30 p.m. Chorus
CLEF Club is our club for "Children Learning English Fluency".
Hawthorne’s 5th Annual BOB Tournament is Coming
The teams are assigned, and the books are chosen for the Intramural Battle of the Books Tournament! An email went to parents this week with more information; if you did not receive the email, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, and good luck, readers!
Safety During Arrival and Dismissal
- Never allow your child to cross in the middle of the street; always cross at a crosswalk
- No parking on the north side of Wakeman between Washington and Scott Streets; please adhere to the yellow "no parking" and "no pick up/drop off" signs
- Drive 20 miles per hour or SLOWER in our school zone
- No cell phone usage in our school zone
- Do not turn your vehicle around using a Hawthorne neighbor's driveway
State Testing: Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR)
It's time to order your yearbooks if you haven't done so already! They cost $11.99 each. Deadline is April 17th PLUS you can log in and create 2 custom pages for your student. In other words, 2 pages full of pictures just of them! Order online: www.treering.com/validate and use School Code: 101515708176509
Also,please send your pictures you'd like included in the yearbook directly to email@example.com - you can email individual images, use google drive, dropbox, facebook messenger, whatever works for you! Please make sure they are clearly labeled with the activity and grade of students. Thank you!
Plunge Into Fitness Challenge
PTA Announces 2019-2020 Executive Committee
Congrats to the nominations for next year's PTA Executive Committee. The new committee will be voted in at the April 2nd General Meeting with their term to begin on July 1. A big thank you to all who have agreed to serve! Nominations include:
Angie Wilson - President
Lauren Fortosis - Executive Vice President
Christy Whittington - Treasurer
Jenny Wiley - Vice President, Volunteers
Jackie Bovee - Vice President, Fundraising
Joy Castrovillari - Secretary
Rent the Hawthorne Sign - Your Kids Will Love It!
Celebrate your child’s birthday in a big way! Wish him/her a Happy Birthday on the Hawthorne School sign. Rent it for their big day and let them see their name in big letters and lights! Cost is $20 for your first child and $10 for subsequent children. Another great way to support the PTA! You can find the form on the PTA website, in the main office or by clicking here.
Contact Kelly Hubbard for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org or text me at 630-730-2955.
Connect with the PTA on Facebook
It's an easy way to get updates on school initiatives and our work! You don't have to be on the board, a volunteer, or even a member to join. https://www.facebook.com/groups/217707928290340/
Dates to remember...
Mar. 25-29: Spring Break: No School
Apr. 1: School Resumes
Apr. 2: PTA meeting in LLC at 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 3: Butterbraid/Wooden Spoon Cookie Dough orders due
Apr. 5: Hawthorne Spirit Day: wear red PTA shirt
Apr. 9: "Taming the Anxiety Beast" Parent Workshop at 7:00 p.m. at WWSHS
Apr: 11,12, 15-17: IAR testing (State testing) in grades 3-5
Apr. 17: Last day to order your yearbook
Apr. 19: No School
Save the Date: Fine Arts Night on May 7 at 6:00-8:00 p.m.
The Hawthorne Way
...prepare for learning.
...respect ourselves, each other, adults and our school.
In partnership with parents and community, we inspire each student to think, create, and achieve at high levels, within a positive and caring learning environment, while meeting the needs of all students, and celebrating the diversity of our learners.
All Day Kindergarten & Grades 1-5:
9:05 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (late bell 9:15 a.m.)
12:00-1:00p.m. Lunch/Recess for all students
9:05 a.m.-11:45 a.m. (late bell 9:15 a.m.)