Hawthorne Happenings

May Newsletter

Jump for Heart

Hawthorne Elementary raised a whopping $6501.000 for Jump for Heart this year. All of these proceeds go to the American Heart Association. WAY TO GO!!!!

PTO Meeting - May 1

Our PTO will be holding it's monthly meeting on May 1st starting at 6:30 in the Hawthorne library. As always, all staff and parents are welcome! This meeting will discuss the Ice Cream Social fundraiser.

Field Trip - Shimek Forest - May 1st

Students will be traveling to Shimek Forest from 8:45 am to 2:00 pm. The classes attending this field trip are Mrs. Hetzel & Mrs. Folluo.

Field Trip - Wilson Lake - May 2

Students will be traveling to Wilson Lake for an educational day from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Delperdang and Mrs. Votroubek.

K-9 & Police Visit - May 2

Hawthorne will be be visited by the Keokuk Police Department and their K-9 dog. The schedule for the 3rd grade classes are:

Brooks, Folluo & Hetzel from 12:00 pm to 12:25 pm.

Magliari, Umthun & Wessel from 12:35 pm to 1:00 pm.

Keokuk Animal Shelter - May 3

Mrs. Finney's class will be traveling to the Keokuk Animal Shelter from 1:10 pm to 2:00 pm.

Field Trip - Shimek Forest - May 3

Students will be traveling to Shimek Forest for an educational day from 8:45 am to 2:00 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Umthun & Mrs. Brooks.

Field Trip - Hy-Vee - May 4

Mr. Quinlan's class will be traveling to Hy-Vee from 11:50 am to 12:40 pm.

Ice Cream Social - May 4

Hawthorne PTO will be holding its annual Ice Cream Social on May 4th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Ice cream, toppings and baked goods will be available for $1.

Staff Appreciation Week - May 7 - 11

Please help us here at Hawthorne celebrate Staff Appreciation Week May 7th - May 11th. If you have a fantastic teacher or staff member you would like to show your appreciation for feel free to shower them with love and appreciation!

Field Trip - Wilson Lake - May 7

Students will be traveling to Wilson Lake on May 7th for an education trip from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Summers, Mrs. Kies & Mrs. Wenke.

Field Trip - YMCA - May 7 & May 8

All second grade classes will be traveling to the YMCA on May 7th from 12:30 pm to 2:15 pm.


All third grade classes will be traveling to the YMCA on May 8th from 12:30 pm to 2:15 pm.

Field Trip - Keokuk Animal Shelter - May 10

Mrs. Sisk's class will be traveling to the Keokuk Animal Shelter on May 10th from 1:10 pm to 2:00 pm.

Scholastic Book Fair - May 10 & 11

Scholastic Book Fair will be held all day on Thursday, May 10th and 8:00 am to 2:00 pm on May 11th. If you would like your student to be able to purchase a book don't forget to send them with money the morning of the book fair.

Field Trip - Two Rivers Vet - May 10

Mr. Quinlan's class will be traveling to Two Rivers Vet Clinic on May 10th from 8:10 am to 9:15 am.

Muffins for Mom & Donuts for Dad - May 11

All third grade students will be celebrating Muffins for Mom & Donuts for Dad on May 11th from 1:40 pm to 2:00 pm. Be looking for your invitations.

Field Trip - Wilson Lake - May 14

Students will be traveling to Wilson Lake on May 14th for an education trip from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Hartis & Mrs. Sisk.

Trip to George Washington School - May 14

All our third grade classes will be traveling to George Washington to check out their new school next year. The following is the schedule for this day:

Wessel, Hetzel & Magliari - 12:50 pm to 1:25 pm.

Brooks, Folluo & Umtun - 1:25 pm to 2:00 pm.

Field Trip - Wilson Lake - May 15

Students will be traveling to Wilson Lake on May 15th for an education trip from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Morgan & Mrs. Holsted.

Field Trip - Historic Nauvoo - May 15

Students will be traveling to Historic Nauvoo on May 15 for an education trip from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Hetzel & Mrs. Brooks.

End of the Year Celebration - Science - May 16

All Kindergarten classes will be going to Rand Park from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on May 16th.

Library Books Due - May 16

All library books are due back on May 16th to Hawthorne's library for the end of the year.

Field Trip - Historic Nauvoo - May 17

Students will be traveling to Historic Nauvoo on May 17th for an educational trip from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Wessel & Mrs. Folluo.

Field Trip - Wilson Lake - May 17

Students will be traveling to Wilson Lake on May 17th for an educational trip from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Finney & Mrs. Johnson.

Birthday Lunch & Bookstore - May 18

We will be celebrating May & June birthday lunches and bookstore on May 18th . All students with birthday's in May & June will have a special lunch. Parents are always invited to join!!

Field Trip - Historic Nauvoo - May 18

Students will be traveling to Historic Nauvoo on May 18th for an educational trip from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Umthun & Mrs. Magliari.

3rd Trimester Award Assembly - May 18

We will be hosting our 3rd trimester award assembly on May 18th. If your student is winning an award, feel free to join us for our assembly starting at 1:45.

Perfect Attendance Lunch - Pizza Hut - May 18

All students having perfect attendance for the 2017-2018 school year will be having lunch at Pizza Hut on May 18th.

Field Trip - Shimek Forest - May 21

Students will be traveling to Shimek Forest on May 21st for an educational trip from 8:45 am to 2:00 pm. The classes attending this field trip will be Mrs. Wessel & Mrs. Magliari.

PBIS - End of the Year - May 21

All second grade classes will be going to Rand Park from 9:45 am to 11:45 am to celebrate all the hard work that has been accomplished this year and to celebrate the end of the school year.


All first grade classes will be walking to Bentley's Playground from 8:15 am to 11:15 am.

PBIS - End of the Year - May 22

All third grade classes will be going to Rand Park from 9:45 am to 11:15 am to celebrate all the hard work that has been accomplished this year and to celebrate the end of the school year.


All Kindergarten classes will be walking to Bentley's Playground:

AM - Bruce, Wacker & Hinton

PM - Quinlan, Worster & Wilson

Literacy Picnic - May 23

Literacy picnic on May 23rd for all volunteers and students involved with the Literacy program from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.

End of Trimester - May 24

This will mark the end of the third trimester.

Last Day of School - May 24

Last Day of School - May 24th. This will be a full day of school due to the last snow day.

Summer Time

All of us here at Hawthorne hope that you have a safe and fun summer. Please don't forget to continue reading during the summer!! See you back in August 23rd.

May Calendar

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May Lunch Menu

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"It's always a great day to be at Hawthorne!"