Students draw their traditions

Gallery Walk Explores Diverse Traditions

In Mrs. Hughes’ second grade social studies class, students drew pictures related to their cultures and traditions. Next, the students went on a “gallery walk” to view everyone’s drawings. Students discussed what they had seen. Many noted the similarities and differences between the cultural backgrounds of everyone in the class.


Students in art class

Hawthorn Enrichment Institute Registration Begins Feb. 1

Hawthorn is excited to bring another year of summer programming designed to expand the education horizon for our students. We are offering many new types of project based learning courses and opportunities in the areas of core academics, the arts and athletics. The program, open to all kindergarten through eighth-grade Hawthorn District 73 students, will take place at Townline Elementary, 810 N. Aspen Drive in Vernon Hills.

  • Session 1 (grades 1 – 8) July 8 – July 19 Fee: $280
  • Session 2 (grades 1 – 8) July 22 – August 2 Fee: $280
  • Kindergarten dates: July 8 – August 2 Fee: $560.00
  • Hours: 7:55 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
  • Hawthorn will be offering before care in the Townline cafeteria from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Cost: $100 per session

For more information and to view the course descriptions in English and Spanish, visit the HEI page of our website. If you have questions, please call: 847-489-5598 or email:

Students singing

Eagle Chorus Performs at Globetrotters Game

The Dual Language/Townline Eagle Chorus was invited to sing the National Anthem at the Harlem Globetrotters game at the Allstate Arena during winter break. The students had the opportunity to meet the Globetrotters. A special thank you to parents for their support in transporting the chorus to the performance.


Orchestra Sounds Great

The Townline/Dual Language fifth grade orchestra is sounding great!


Children singing

Sing Along is Delightful

Kindergarten through second graders gave a delightful performance at the Townline Elementary/School of Dual Language Sing Along on Dec. 20. Thank you to Mrs. Schaefges and Mrs. Grubb for this wonderful event.

We Will Rock You

The fifth-grade Townline/Dual Language band is rocking with the Queen song “We Will Rock You.”

Students performing

Nutcracker Musical is Delightful

The Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairies, the Mouse King and other beloved characters came to life in Thursday’s performance of the Nutcracker Musical performed by many talented Townline and School of Dual Language students.


students collect items

Drive Collects Food Items for Local Families in Need

Approximately 1,000 food items were collected by the School of Dual Language and Townline School for needy families within our community. Thank you Dual Language and Townline Project Change for leading this effort for our schools!

Eagle Chorus Performs at Wolves Game

Eagle Chorus Performs at Chicago Wolves Game

The Townline/School of Dual Language Eagle Chorus did a great job performing at the Chicago Wolves game on Veterans’ Day (Nov. 11).



Thanksgiving Celebration

Thanksgiving Celebration is a Hit

Kindergarten and first grade students gave wonderful performances at the Thanksgiving celebration on Nov. 19.  They  sang a wide range of songs and danced.  The teachers joined in when they all came together to sing “Turkey Trot Hokey Pokey.” The audience members enjoyed watching their children perform.