Hawthorne Happenings

Week of 3/13 - 3/17

Hello all,


Here are the highlights from last week:



  • Kindergarten Round-Up - We had 114 new students come through our doors on Thursday and Friday. Things went pretty well. We tried some new things this year and Round Up seemed to go pretty smoothly. As always, we will continue to try new things in hopes of improving. Thank you to all of our staff who assisted in making this day a success! We are looking forward to seeing our Round Up students return in August.

Week of 3/13-3/17

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March Madness Challenge

It's one of my favorite times of year again. It's time for the NCAA basketball tournament!!! Sadly, my Syracuse Orange did not make the cut this year. Regardless, the bracket challenge is always fun. Just like last year, let's have some friendly competition! I've attached the link to the printable March Madness bracket. If you would like to participate, please turn in your completed bracket into my mailbox by the end of the day Wednesday. The scoring goes as follows:


  • First Round wins - 1 pt
  • Second Round wins - 2 pts
  • Sweet Sixteen wins - 3 pts
  • Elite Eight wins - 4 pts
  • Final four wins - 6 pts
  • Championship game wins - 10 pts


The top three will receive the following:


  • 3rd place - Breakfast item of their choosing
  • 2nd place - Breakfast item and one 1/2 hour extended lunch
  • 1st place - Breakfast item, one 1/2 hour extended lunch, and a duty-free week


Click here to print the NCAA tournament bracket.
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PTO Meeting - 3/14

The monthly PTO meeting will be held in the Hawthorne library starting at 6:30 this Tuesday. Please join us if you have some time Tuesday night. Teacher participation is always appreciated.

Fire Drill - 3/17

There will be a fire drill this Friday. It has been a while since we have done one, so please remember to bring your emergency folders with you.

Looking Ahead...

  • 3/20 - Show Choir performance at the Grand - K/1 @ 8:45 and 2/3 @ 1:00
  • 3/21 - PBIS Incentive - Snowball Tournament
  • 3/21 - Parent / Teacher Conferences - 1:30-9:30
  • 3/22-3/26 - Spring Break

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