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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

Parent Links

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

April 23 B.R.A.G. Night 5:30-7:00 pm
Kindergarten Orientation, 6:45 pm
April 29 Olympian Debbi Sullivan Assembly
April 30 Music Performances:
5th-8:30 am
4th-9:30 am
3rd-10:30 am
May 2 5th Grade Pool Party, Oakbrook Aquatic Club 6:00-8:00 pm
May 6 Late Start, student arrival 9:15 am
Music Performances:
2nd-12:45 pm
1st-1:45 pm


Elmhurst Cycling Classic Sponsors Poster Art Contest
The Elmhurst Cycling Classic (ECC), a day of professional and amateur bike racing, set for July 24 in Elmhurst, is once again sponsoring a bike-themed contest for elementary aged children. Last year, ECC sponsored a bike safety essay contest for 4... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 4/17/15

New Meeting Day for 3rd Grade Storytime Club
Due to a conflict with the Running Club, the 3rd Grade Storytime Club is meeting on Wednesdays for the remainder of the school year.  The last day that the club will meet is Wednesday, May 13, 2015.  Please contact Mr. Brian J. Sprang, R... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Reichert
Published: 4/10/15

Random Acts of Flowers-Vase Collection April 19th
One of York High School's student groups, R.A.Y.S. (Raising Awareness in Youth Society) will be hosting a vase collection drive for a group called Random Acts of Flowers who will reuse the vases to provide flowers to people in hospitals. ... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Reichert
Published: 3/18/15

Kindergarten Orientation Night
Save the Date!--Kindergarten Orientation Night for incoming kindergartners will be Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 6:45 pm. Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Reichert
Published: 2/4/15

Hawthorne Student Artwork Chosen for 2014 McHugh Holiday Card


Each year since 2006, James McHugh Construction Company has asked District 205 elementary school students to design a holiday/ construction card which McHugh uses for the cover of their annual ...more

Preparing for Winter in Hawthorne's Outdoor Classroom


Hawthorne 4th graders learn about the value of native plants and how to protect our ecosystems by removing invasive species.

This fall, 4th grade students at Hawthorne School learned about invasive ...more


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Special Events

Events Calendar

December Star Educator - Cass Rufus

Congratulations to Mr. Rufus, fourth grade teacher at Hawthorne, who recognized as Star Educator for December! On December 10, Mr. Rufus was very surprised to learn that he was nominated by the ...more



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.