Hawthorne Happenings

December Calendar

Can you believe it's December already!! This time of year is full of excitement for all and our calendars tend to fill up quickly. We have a lot of special events coming up for students and families. As the first half of our school year winds to a close, please remind your Little Chiefs that is still lots of important learning happening in the classroom! We are ecstatic about their current progress and are looking forward to what they can achieve before and after the winter break!

PTO Meeting - December 4th

Our monthly PTO meeting will be held in the Library. This meeting will start @ 6:30. All parents are welcome to attend and help with our activities here at Hawthorne.

Scholastic Book Fair - December 6th & 7th

We will be holding our Book Fair on 12/6 from 8:00 AM to 4 PM and 12/7 from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM. This will be held in the Kindergarten wing. It's a great way to start your early Christmas shopping!

Winter Musicals - December 7th

Hawthorne will be holding it annual Winter Program. Here is the schedule for the following grades:

12/6 - Wilson, Hayes & Wacker - 9:50 am to 10:20 am.

12/7 - All 1st Grade classes will be performing from 9:05 am to 9:35 am.

12/7 - Bruce, Hinton, Quinlan & Worster - 9:50 am to 10:20 am.

12/7 - All 2nd Grade classes will be performing from 10:35 am to 11:05 am.

12/7 - All 3rd Grade classes will be performing from 1:10 pm to 1:40 pm.


We hope to see you all there to watch your children perform during this Winter Program.

Singing @ McDonald's - Dec. 10th

Mrs. Magliari and Mrs. Folluo's classes will be performing at McDonald's on December 10th from 8:05 am to 8:45 am.

Singing @ McDonald's - Dec. 11th

Mrs. Hetzel and Mrs. Umthun's classes will be performing at McDonald's on December 11th from 8:05 am to 8:45 am.

Singing @ McDonald's - Dec. 12th

Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. Wessel's classes will be performing at McDonald's on December 12th from 8:05 am to 8:37 am.

Neighborhood Singing - Dec. 13th

The following classes will be singing in our neighborhood December 13th:

Mrs. Biggerstaff, Mrs. Stutzman, Mrs. Votroubek & Mrs. Magliari from 8:05 am to 8:35 am.

River Hills Singing - Dec. 13th

The following classes will be performing at River Hills on December 13th from 9:55 am to 10:25 am.

Mrs. Finney, Mrs. Sisk & Mrs. Summers

December Birthday Lunch & Bookstore - December 14th

We will be celebrating December birthday's and bookstore on December 14th. Please join us if you have a student with a birthday in December. The book store will also be open. Come by and check out all the great books that they have.

Neighborhood Singing - Dec. 14th

The following classes will be singing in our neighborhood on December 14th from 8:05 am to 8:35 am.


Mr. Ard, Mrs. Delperdang, Mrs. Radel & Mrs. Hetzel

Keokuk Middle School Band - Dec. 14th

The Keokuk Middle School Band will be performing for our school on December 14th from 8:45 am to 9:15 am.

Hearing Test - Dec. 17th & 18th

Hearing test will be performed on all Kindergarten thru 2nd grade on December 17th & 18th.

Polar Express - Kindergarten - Dec. 21st.

All Kindergarten classes will be reading the Polar Express on December 21st at 8:15 in the Kindergarten wing. MAKE SURE TO WEAR YOUR COMFORTABLE PJ'S.

Holiday Classroom Parties - Dec. 21st

Each classroom with be hosting their classroom holiday parties on December 21st. As always, parents are welcome to attend. Be watching for a note from your student's teacher notifying you of the party time. If you have questions, you may always call the school for answers.

Early Dismissal - Dec. 21st

Students will be released from school on December 21st @ 1:45 due to our holiday break. School will resume back on January 7th. HAPPY HOLIDAY'S FROM ALL OF US AT HAWTHORNE!!

Box Tops

Don't forget! If you have Box Tops collecting at your home please send them to Hawthorne with your student. Each box top is worth 10 cents that Hawthorne can use to support your Little Chief. The class that provides to most box tops with earn a popcorn party courtesy of the Hawthorne PTO!!

December Breakfast Menu

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December Lunch Menu

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December Calendar

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