The Hawk Talk

'Together, We Can Make a Difference.' June 3, 2019

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Principal's Message

Greetings Families,

Hawthorne Elementary has one of the hardest working staffs in Warren Township. We so appreciate the countless hours spent on ensuring that each and every student at our school is successful. From our Support Staff to the teachers that spend 6 1/2 hours in class with your child(ren) each day, THANK YOU for all you do to help kids. Our Instructional Assistants work tirelessly to help kids' learning and are professionals and are ready and willing to take over a classroom on a moments' notice. THANK YOU for your flexibility! Parents, thank you for sharing your children with us and have a wonderful summer. Be safe and remember to read, read and read some more. We will see you July 16 for registration and on Monday, July 29 for our first day of the 2019/2020 school year.

Mr. Butler

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Kindergarten News for 2019/2020

The General Assembly has passed a bill that states children must be 5 on or before September 1st to enter KG. This is a change from the previous law that put the age at 5 on or before August 1.

Dates to Remember

7/16 Registration 12 - 8 pm

7/29 First Day of School

9/2 Labor Day - No School

10/1 Parent Teacher Conferences - No School

10/7-18 Intersession - No School

MSD Warren Township 2019-2020 Calendar

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Hawthorne PTA Newsletter

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Summer Enrichment

Elementary Summer Enrichment

Warren Township will offer Summer Enrichment classes during the summer break for students’ in kindergarten-4th grade. There is a $10.00 fee per class, per student. All classes will be held from 8:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. Students will receive breakfast and lunch. Students must sign up and have paid the fee prior to the class beginning. Please return the sign-up sheet and payment to your child’s school or you may bring it to the administration building located at 975 N Post Road. Contact 317-869-4351 with any questions. Transportation will not be provided.

There is a brief description of each class on the reverse side.

Student Name: __________________________________ 2019-20 Grade: _________________

Parent Name: ___________________________________ Phone #: _______________________

In case of Emergency:

Name: _________________________________________ Phone #: _______________________

Name: _________________________________________ Phone #: _______________________

Place an X next to the class or classes you want your child to participate in:

June 10-14: ______ Time Travel ______Recycled Material Art

June 17-21: ______ Cardboard Adventures ______ iCreate on iPad

______ Whirlwind Tour of Aerodynamics

June 24-28: ______ Drumming All the Way ______ Candy Experiments

______ Learning in the Garden

July 8-12: ______ Math Games Galore ______ Dinosaur Explorers

______ Understanding Robotics ______ Let’s Play Piano

Parent Signature: ____________________________________ Date: _____________________

For School Use Only:

$10.00 per class, per student fee: Date Paid: _____________ Cash: __________ Check: _________

JUNE 10 – 14 at Liberty Park Elementary 8:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.

*Time Travel: Ancient Egypt—Have you heard of mummies? Pharaohs? The Egyptian

Pyramids? Come learn about Ancient Egypt this summer! We will build pyramids, make

mummies, dig for hidden treasure and learn how to write with hieroglyphics.

*Recycled Materials Art Project—We will be studying how to reuse materials to help the

environment. Students will create an art project out of recycled materials.

JUNE 17 – 21 at Pleasant Run Elementary 8:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.

*Cardboard Adventures—Playing with boxes can be so much fun! Take it to the next level and

those boxes into something even more imaginative. Students will be invited to use their

imagination and creative ideas to use cardboard and craft supplies to make a variety of creations.

*A Whirlwind Tour of Aerodynamics (paper airplanes)—We will learn the science behind flight and how

to construct a paper airplane. We will design various paper airplanes and test for the best results.

*iCreate on iPad—What do you want to create this summer? Minecraft codes? Stopmotion iMovies?

Games? Garage band music? QR codes? Join your Warren friends for hours full of creative fun; no

experience required.

JUNE 24 – 28 at Lakeside Elementary 8:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.

*Drumming All the Way—Students will be part of a collaborative group that will demonstrate the ability

to play together and support each other’s unique personal rhythm. Students will gain understanding of

importance of drum circles.

*Candy Experiments—We will conduct candy themed science experiments.

*Learning in the Garden—Hands-on learning about soil, plants, seeds, and many other gardening

related skills.

July 8 – 12 at Lakeside Elementary 8:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.

*Math Games Galore—Students will participate in fun and competitive math games with their peers.

Students will be able to make and take games at camp for at home play!

*Dinosaur Explorers—Explorers, be ready to learn about and investigate dinosaurs and fossils they left

behind for us to find.

*Understanding Robotics—Engineering is COOL! Using the components of a VEX IQ building system,

students will design, build, and test parts of a robot which include the drive train, lift system, and claws

in order to play the game, “Squared Away”.

*Let’s Play Piano—Students will be able to play simple songs using the 5-finger piano method

To Report Your Child Absent...

Please call the school nurse at 532-3954. Leave your child's name, teacher's name and the reason for the absence. Spanish? Call 317-532-3980 ext. 3981

Co-Ed football Camp

Sheldon Day's Daylight Camp is taking registrations for their Co-Ed Football Camp to be held June 20-22. Timeline: June 20 - 5:30 to 8 pm June 21 - Notre Dame trip 7:30 am drop off, 5 pm pick up at Warren Central June 22 - 10 am - 2:30 pm Unity Day To Register visit

Warren Youth Tennis Programs Summer Camp 2019

6 weeks of Summer Camp 5 Days a Week Select ALL or SOME Weeks Multiple Options LOTS of FUN

Informational pamphlets are coming home with students and available in the school office. You may also visit for registration info.

Grade Level Newsletters


The Sonny Day Community Center is located at 10502 E. 21st Street. It is run by volunteers from the Warren Twp. Council of PTA's. They provide food, toiletries, cleaning products, school supplies and gently used clothing. Visit during distribution times listed below. If you would like to volunteer, contact Shelly Hall at If you would like to donate to SDCC, contact Carissa Dollar at Learn more at

Distribution Times:

Saturday, June 15....9-11 am

Thursday, June 27...6-7:30 pm

Saturday, July 13.....9-11 am

Thursday, July 25....6-7:30 pm

Saturday, Aug. 10....9-11 am

Thursday, Aug. 22...6-7:30 pm

Saturday, Sept. 14...9-11 am

Thursday, Sept. 26 6-7:30 pm

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