Hawthorne Happenings

April Newsletter

No School - April 2

Last day of Spring Break.

Back to School - Arpil 3

Welcome back! Hope everyone had a wonderful Spring Break.

Field Trip - April 3 - April 6

Some of the 3rd grade students will be traveling to Hickory Grove. This field trip was rescheduled due to road construction in the Fall. Here is the schedule of classes attending this field trip.


Mrs. Hetzel - April 3rd - 8:50 am to 11:30 am.

Mrs. Brooks - April 4th - 8:40 am to 11:00 am.

Mrs. Umthun - April 5th - 8:50 am to 10:45 am.

Mrs. Wessel - April 6th - 9:30 am to 12:15 pm.

Spring Pictures - April 4

Interstate Pictures will be taking Spring pictures on April 4th. Dress to impress and smile pretty!!

Field Trip - April 5

Field trip to the Keokuk Animal Service Shelter for Mrs. Hartis' class. Students will be attending from 1:10 pm to 2:00 pm.

Field Trip to Dresser Farms - April 9 & 10

The following classes will attending Dresser Farms on April 9th & 10th.

Mrs. Cox/Mrs. Biggerstaff - April 9th - 8:15 am to 11:00 am.

Mrs. Kies/Keokuk Catholic Schools - April 9th - 12:15 pm to 2:00 pm.

Mrs. Delperdang/Mrs. Wenke - April 10th - 8:15 am to 11:00 am.

Mrs. Votroubek/Mrs. Summers - April 10th - 12:15 pm to 2:00 pm.

PTO Meeting - April 12

Our PTO will be holding it's monthly meeting on April 12th starting at 6:30 in the Hawthorne library. As always, all staff and parents are welcome!

Grandparent's Day - April 13

Kindergarten will be hosting our annual Grandparent's Day on April 13 from 1:45 pm to 2:15 pm.

Lee County Reading Association - April 17

K - 12 grades writing celebration in MS Media Center.

Coach Sloth - April 19

Coach Sloth will be coming to give a presentation to each grade level about his journey to becoming an author and his many years of playing football at Iowa State and being in movies! He also will be sharing his anti-bullying message to the students. Coach Sloth will also be in attendance at the Title Reading Night that afternoon for any students who would like to purchase a signed copy of his books!

Title Family Night - April 19

All are welcome to our Title Family Night. Coach Sloth will be in attendance. Students will have an opportunity to purchase his books and get them signed by Coach Sloth!


Kindergarten & 1st grade - 4:00 pm

2nd & 3rd grade - 5:00 pm

Field Trip - April 19

Field trip to Keokuk Animal Services for Mrs. Johnson's class from 1:10 pm to 2:00 pm on April 19.

Iowa Assessments - April 23 - April 27

All of our students will testing for the Iowa Assessments during this week. Please make sure they eat a good breakfast and get plenty of sleep during this time.

Birthday Lunch & Bookstore - April 27

We will be having April birthday lunches and bookstore on April 27th. All students with birthday's in April will have a special lunch. Parents are always invited to join!!

Field Trip - April 30

Field trip to Wilson Lake on April 30th from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Classes attending this field trip are: Mrs. Cox and Mrs. Biggerstaff.

April Hawthorne Calendar

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April Breakfast Menu

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April Lunch Menu

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