Here's the Scoop

Here’s the Scoop!

The 2018-2019 school year is off to a great start.  Thank you to all parents who attended curriculum nights this week. We will be hosting our ice cream social for Townline and Dual Language on Friday, September 21 from 6:00-7:30.  Ice cream will be available for purchase and families can enjoy the entertainment of Brian Wismer which will start at 6:30.  We hope you can join us!

Other upcoming dates to know include:

No School on Monday, September 10
No School on Wednesday, September 19
Spirit Day (Wear blue and yellow) on Friday, September 21
No School on Friday, October 5
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New Teachers Are Settling In

New teachers at Townline Elementary are settling into their routines. Lots of energy and participation in the classrooms of Ms. Mihalka, Ms. Niederman and Ms. Prince.

 

We are off to a great start at Townline!

From creating personal dictionaries to building teamwork skills, from measuring to self portraits, students are learning and growing.  We are excited to see what is next!
Welcome back students

Welcome Back Students

Dr. Jennifer Haack, the new Principal at Townline Elementary, and Dr. James Tohme, the Principal at the School of Dual Language, greeted students as they returned to school on Wednesday.

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Hawthorn School District 73 Superintendent Accepts Position in Indiana

Superintendent Nick Brown has resigned from Hawthorn School District 73 effective June 30 to accept a new position in Indiana to be closer to family.

“I really enjoyed my time at Hawthorn and appreciate all the work the staff does for all our students,” Brown said.  “We have great parents, students, staff and community.”

The Board of Education is grateful for Mr. Brown’s service to Hawthorn and wishes him well at his new district in Indiana.

The Board of Education will work hard to make this transition as smooth as possible with the help and guidance of the District’s administrative team.  An interim superintendent will be hired to support the District for the next year.  Also, the District will hire a search firm to help find the right superintendent candidate for the district.  The District asks for community patience and support in the coming weeks.  The District will continue to focus on what it does best, ensuring the best learning environment for its students.

El Superintendente del Distrito Escolar Hawthorn #73 acepta una posición en Indiana

Nick Brown, el Superintendente de el Distrito Escolar Hawthorn #73 ha renunciado a su puesto a partir del 30 de junio para aceptar un nuevo puesto en Indiana para estar más cerca de su familia.

“Realmente disfruté mi tiempo en Hawthorn y aprecié todo el trabajo que hace el personal para todos nuestros estudiantes”, dijo el Sr. Brown. “Tenemos unos excelentes padres, estudiantes, personal y comunidad”.

La Junta de Educación está agradecida por el servicio del Sr. Brown a Hawthorn y le desea lo mejor en su nuevo distrito en Indiana.

La Junta de Educación trabajará arduamente para hacer que esta transición sea fluida con la ayuda y orientación del equipo administrativo del Distrito. Se contratará un superintendente interino para apoyar al Distrito el próximo año escolar. Además, el Distrito contratará una empresa de búsqueda para ayudar a encontrar al candidato adecuado para el superintendente para el distrito. El Distrito pide paciencia y apoyo a la comunidad en las próximas semanas. El Distrito continuará enfocándose en lo que hace mejor, asegurando el mejor ambiente de aprendizaje para sus estudiantes.

Performance

Fifth-grade Chorus Performs “Rats”

The fifth-grade chorus at Townline and the School of Dual Language performed “Rats”. This musical tells the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. But in this version, the rats are quite adorable.

Students Performing

Students Perform for Full House

Parents, teachers and students enjoyed a wonderful evening on May 15 when fourth and fifth grade students from the School of Dual Language/Townline Elementary  and Elementary North performed for a full house. Pam Stanley and Rachael Hastings did a great job preparing students for this event.

 

Katherine Applegate

Renowned Children’s Author Visits

Young adult and children’s fiction writer Katherine Applegate visited Townline and the School of Dual Language today. All fourth and fifth grade students listened to her talk about her books, which include Animorphs, Remnants, Everworld and other book series. She won the 2013 Newbery Medal for her 2012 children’s novel The One and Only Ivan. (Continued)

Eagle Chorus Presents: “Rats”

Everyone is invited to “Rats” the Musical Presented by the TL and DL Eagle Chorus, on Thursday, May 17, 2018  at  7:00 PM in the Townline Elementary Cafeteria.

“Ratas”
Una musical presentado por:
El Coro Aguila de TL y DL
el jueves, 17 de mayo de 2018
7:00 pm
La cafeteria de la Escuela Townline