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24-Hour Attendance Line


Regular School Hours:

1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM

Lunch 11:05 to 12:05


AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM

Student Late Arrival Instructional Schedule
AM Kindergarten 
9:15 AM to 11:40 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:40 PM to 3:00 PM
Grades 1 - 5
9:15 AM to 3:00 PM

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Office Contacts

Tammaru, Nikki
Principal ntammaru@elmhurst205.org
Ryan, Amy
Secretary aryan@elmhurst205.org
Reichert, Jennifer
Assistant Secretary jreichert@elmhurst205.org
Thrall, Judy
Registered Nurse jthrall@elmhurst205.org

School Nurse

Robbie Ostling


Important Dates

October 1 Harlem Wizards vs Dist. 205 All Stars, 7 pm, York H.S. (All Stars include Mr. Bertani, Mrs. Fiore, and Ms. Iturbide!)
October 2 The Chip Shoppe Fundraiser Sale Ends
Author Visit, P.J. Hartenaus, 3-5 graders
October 6 Picture retakes
October 12 No School, Columbus Day
October 14 Late Arrival Day
October 24 Hawthorne Happening, 4-7 pm


Focus 205 Community Engagement Session 2 - October 8
The second Focus 205 community engagement session is just around the corner. Please join the conversation on Thursday, October 8 from 7 to 9 PM in the York High School Commons. Dr. Michelle Fitzgerald, Assistant Superintendent for Learning and Tea... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 9/29/15

'James and The Giant Peach' Advanced Ticket Sales Begin October 8
York High School has been honored with the rights to produce and perform the very first high school production of the brilliant musical, James and the Giant Peach based on the children’s book by Roald Dahl. This musical features a captivatin... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 9/28/15

Pictures from the Harlem Wizards vs. the District 205 All-Stars Game!

Sunflowers & Milkweed in the Outdoor Classroom

Mrs. Lindstrom and Mrs. Behrend’s 1st and 5th grade classes spent a sunny spring afternoon together in the Outdoor Classroom. They read The Sunflower House by Eve Bunting and planted several ...more



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What is PBIS?

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is based on creating a positive school environment through the use of proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting ...more

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Hawthorne Mission

The mission of Hawthorne School is to provide an education that will enable students to achieve academic, interpersonal, and civic success.