Hawthorne School News 2/8/19
A newsletter from Hawthorne School and the PTA
Math & Science Night: Fun for All Ages!
Thursday, Feb. 21st, 6-8pm
Kindergarten Registration and Round-Up Event
Thursday, March 7th, 6:30-7:30pm
6:15 p.m. - Doors open: please enter at door 1 or door 14.
6:30 p.m. - All families should go to the gym first for introductions and a brief presentation; incoming Kindergarten students will then visit the Kindergarten classrooms with the Kindergarten teachers and staff, while parents stay in the gym for further presentations and a tour of the school.
7:00 p.m. - Parents reunite with their children in the Kindergarten classrooms and time to drop off paperwork or ask our office staff about documentation and paperwork requirements for Kindergarten registration.
Registration packets are now available in our office for pick up; please contact our office NOW to be added to our planning list (630) 682-2065; it is strongly suggested you begin the paperwork now and turn it in before this event on March 7 to avoid the possible long lines.
Kids Heart Challenge
Our school has kicked-off the KIDS HEART CHALLENGE with the American Heart Association to learn how to care for our hearts-- physically and emotionally-- while raising lifesaving donations to fight the nation’s #1 killer, heart disease!
Here are four easy steps to get your student’s online fundraising page set up and start collecting lifesaving donations:
1.Go to your school’s fundraising page: http://www2.heart.org/goto/hawthorne200
2. Click on the Sign Up button
3. Create a username and password and then fill out the registration form
4. Share your personal fundraising link with friends and family right away.
AND/OR Download the FREE mobile app Kids Heart Challenge and register your student that way
Thank you for joining us as we challenge each other to keep our heart healthy and raise money for kids with special hearts.
All students will participate in a culminating activity on February 20th during the day!
Think First with Northwestern Medicine
Digital Citizenship and Social Media Safety
A few helpful resources for parents:
Photo credit below: International Society for Technology in Education copyright 2018
Valentine's Day Card Donations Needed
Valentine's Day Parties on February 14th
Plunge Into Fitness Challenge
The PTA Executive Committee Needs You
Rent the Hawthorne Sign - Your Kids Will Love It!
Celebrate your child’s birthday in a big way! Wish him/her a Happy Birthday on the Hawthorne School sign. Rent it for their big day and let them see their name in big letters and lights! Cost is $20 for your first child and $10 for subsequent children. Another great way to support the PTA! You can find the form on the PTA website, in the main office or by clicking here.
Contact Kelly Hubbard for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org or text me at 630-730-2955.
Connect with the PTA on Facebook
It's an easy way to get updates on school initiatives and our work! You don't have to be on the board, a volunteer, or even a member to join. https://www.facebook.com/groups/217707928290340/
Dates to remember...
Feb. 8: Plunge Into Fitness Challenge begins
Feb. 14: Valentine's Day Classroom Parties at 2:15-3:15 p.m. (Morning Kindergarten at 10:30-11:30 a.m.)
Feb. 18: No School: Presidents Day
Feb. 20: Kids Heart Challenge during P.E.
Feb. 21: Family Math & Science Night at 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Feb. 28: Dad's Gym Night at 6:00-8:00 p.m.
The Hawthorne Way
...prepare for learning.
...respect ourselves, each other, adults and our school.
In partnership with parents and community, we inspire each student to think, create, and achieve at high levels, within a positive and caring learning environment, while meeting the needs of all students, and celebrating the diversity of our learners.
All Day Kindergarten & Grades 1-5:
9:05 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (late bell 9:15 a.m.)
12:00-1:00p.m. Lunch/Recess for all students
9:05 a.m.-11:45 a.m. (late bell 9:15 a.m.)