Hawthorne School News 2/1/19
A newsletter from Hawthorne School and the PTA
Kindergarten Registration and Round-Up Event
Thursday, March 7th, 6:30-7:30pm
6:15 p.m. - Doors open: please enter at door 1 or door 14.
6:30 p.m. - All families should go to the gym first for introductions and a brief presentation; incoming Kindergarten students will then visit the Kindergarten classrooms with the Kindergarten teachers and staff, while parents stay in the gym for further presentations and a tour of the school.
7:00 p.m. - Parents reunite with their children in the Kindergarten classrooms and time to drop off paperwork or ask our office staff about documentation and paperwork requirements for Kindergarten registration.
Registration packets are now available in our office for pick up; please contact our office NOW to be added to our planning list (630) 682-2065; it is strongly suggested you begin the paperwork now and turn it in before this event on March 7 to avoid the possible long lines.
Valentine's Day Card Donations Needed
Valentine's Day Parties on February 14th
Homework Club Snack Donations Needed
5 Essentials Survey
Parents, you have the opportunity to share your thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness in a survey about your child’s school.
On behalf of the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois 5Essentials Survey will be administered online by UChicago Impact at the University of Chicago. The survey gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes, including improved attendance and larger test score gains. These five indicators that affect and predict school success are:
· Effective Leaders
· Collaborative Teachers
· Involved Families
· Supportive Environments
· Ambitious Instruction
Your participation in the parent portion of the survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement. Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child.
To take the survey please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/ and select the appropriate survey to begin. For more information about the Illinois 5Essentials Survey, or to view previous years’ Reports, please visit https://www.5-essentials.org/illinois. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact 5Essentials Client Services at 1-866-440-1874 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Danielle Moran, Principal
STEM Night: Coming Soon to Hawthorne School
The PTA Executive Committee Needs You
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 email@example.com 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...
Feb. 5: PTA meeting in LLC at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 8: Plunge Into Fitness Challenge begins
Feb. 14: Valentine's Day Classroom Parties at 2:15-3:15 p.m. (Morning Kindergarten at 10:30-11:30 a.m.)
Feb. 18: No School: Presidents Day
Feb. 20: Kids Heart Challenge during P.E. (more info coming soon!)
Feb. 21: Family STEM Night at 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Feb. 28: Dad's Gym Night 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.)