Hawthorne Happenings

February Newsletter

Hello Hawthorne families,


Believe it or not, February 1st will mark the 100th day of school. Before you know it spring will be upon us and summer will be right around the corner. This month provides parents and families lots of opportunities to come into our building and spend time with their students. We have events like our Sweetheart Tea, Valentine's Day parties, and Birthday Lunch. We hope you can attend! For more information, please read ahead.


Thank you,

Mr. Marsden



Kindergarten Round-Up - March 8th & 9th

It's that time of year again...our Hawthorne is preparing for next year's incoming Kindergarten students. On Thursday, March 8th and Friday, March 9th, Hawthorne Elementary will host it's annual Kindergarten Round Up. If you have in incoming Kindergarten student or know a family with an incoming Kindergarten student, please call Hawthorne Elementary at (319)524-3503 to schedule a time on March 8th or 9th to attend our Kindergarten Round Up. Please review the following flyer for additional information. Thank you!!!
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Sweetheart Tea - February 9 @ 1:40 to 2:00 PM

Our annual Sweetheart Tea for all Kindergarten classes will be held on February 9. It will go from 1:40 to 2:00 PM. Our kindergarten students have been encouraged to invite a "Sweetheart" to join them in our gym. The students will treat their guests to a song and refreshments. We hope to see you there!!!

PTO Meeting - February 13

Our PTO will be holding it's monthly meeting on February 13 starting at 6:30 in the Hawthorne library. As always, all staff and parents are welcome!

Valentine's Day Parties on February 14

Kindergarten through Third Grade will be holding their Valentine's Day parties on February 14th. All parties will be done by 1:00 PM. Please call the school to confirm party times.

No School on February 19

There will be no school on February 19 in recognition of President's Day.

End of Second Trimester - February 23.

The second trimester ends on February 23.

February Birthday Lunch & Bookstore - 2/23

We will have our February birthday lunches and bookstore on February 23rd. All students with a February birthday will have a special lunch. Parents are always invited to join!

Excellence in Education Award

If there's a professional educator who's changed your life or the life of your child, consider nominating him or her for the Excellence in Education award. It's Iowa State Education Association's recognition program which honors our everyday heroes--the ones who demonstrate excellence every day for their students or schools.


Excellence in Education Award nominations are now open through March 1.


Excellence in Education Award Nomination Form

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February Breakfast Menu

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February Lunch Calendar

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February School Calendar

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