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Today: 10/25/16

Support Hawthorne, Eat at Potbelly Tuesday, October 25th!

Please stop by Potbelly, 544 St, Charles Road, this Tuesday, October 25th between 5 and 8 pm to help the Hawthorne PTA raise money for our wonderful school. Present this flyer below on your phone, or feel free to print it and bring it with, and 50% of your purchase dollars will go back to Hawthorne! You do not have to make dinner and HALF your dinner bill goes to Hawthorne... now that is a win-win!

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Hawthorne Happening - Creepy Carnival


Saturday, October 22, 2016, 4 - 7 pm


A huge THANK YOU to Andrea O'Connor for her tireless work making the Hawthorne Happening one of the best of all time! We owe a big debt of gratitude to the entire Hawthorne Happening Committee: Jessica Buenz, Karen Fitzer,Wendy Hronek, Julie Kapotas, Amy Kinsella, Anna Wick and Anne Zimmer. And a special thank you to Hawthorne Custodian, Ramon Alcantar, aka MacGyver, for going above and beyond and helping to transform the old gym into the big tent.

The Hawthorne Happening "Creepy Carnival" was a great success! On behalf of the Hawthorne Happening Committee and the PTA, thank you to everyone who attended, volunteered to work the event, helped decorate and/or helped clean up! We hope you all had a great time and we thank you for your generosity!

Some Buy-In Parties are now on sale. Complete list of Raffle Winners too. Click HERE for all the details.

Charleston Wrap Fundraiser

Charleston Wrap not only includes GIFT WRAP, but fabulous HOMEGOODS, personalized GIFTS and FOOD items. This year families can simplify ordering and delivering out-of-town families/friends with the online ordering option AND students will be eligible for fun daily prizes based on their sales. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get started on your holiday shopping while supporting the wonderful programs provided by the Hawthorne PTA. Our School's online ID: z-10102.

How PTA Money Raised is Spent

How the PTA Spend the Money Raised


Was you child just identified for REACH services?  Not sure what this means or how to support your child?  The REACH PTA is a parent group dedicated to supporting gifted and talented programs in District 205 and encouraging higher level educational opportunities for ALL District 205 students.  Our area of focus includes:

  • Providing parent resources for gifted and advanced learners
  • Organizing advocacy at local and national levels
  • Sponsoring and/or promoting academic-based extra-curricular activities that are accessible to all students
  • Collaborating with REACH teachers to provide additional resources and student opportunities. 

Feel free to visit the REACH PTA website, request to be added to the REACH PTA distribution list to receive information and updates about the program by emailing Patricia.Glosner@icloud.com or plan to join us at any of the REACH PTA meetings (meeting dates found on website). ​

Hawthorne PTA MIssion

The mission of the Hawthorne PTA is to volunteer in the interest of the children, to encourage understanding and cooperation between parents and teachers, and to promote programs that benefit the success of children’s learning. The Hawthorne PTA supports education through active participation and advocacy.

Do you have any feedback on any of the Hawthorne PTA programs? Complete the Feeback form located in our PTA locker above or send us an email at HawthornePTA205@gmail.com. 

Online Orders ~ PTA Webstore

Visit the Webstore to pay PTA dues, order yearbooks and more.  Your sign-on for the PTA Webstore is separate from the District 205 RevTrak and we DO NOT charge the $3 service fee that is charged by the District.  

2016-2017 PTA Meetings

Sept 22 ~ 6:30 pm  ~ Hawthorne Library

Nov 17 ~ 12:30 pm ~ Old Gym

Jan 19 ~ 6:30 pm ~ Hawthorne Library

Feb 16 ~ 12:30 pm ~ Old Gym

March 15 ~ 9:30 am ~ Old Gym

May 19 ~ 10:30 am ~  Old Gym


Principal Coffee

Oct 13 ~ 9:30 am ~ Old Gym

April 18 ~ 9:30am ~ Old Gym

2016-2017 Late Arrival Dates

9:45 am Start

(PM Kindergarten 12:55 pm Start)

September 14

October 19

November 9

December 14

January 25

February 15

March 15

April 19

May 17

Upcoming Events at a Glance...


4   End of First Trimester

9   Late Arrival

10  Family Night, The ProKids Show, 6:30

17  PTA Meeting, 12:30 pm, Old Gym

17  Running Club Ends