Congratulations to the 2013/14 Student Council Board

Today’s election results are in. Congratulations to:

  • Alivia Klinghofer, President
  • Brooke Bedell, Vice Presiden
  • Bridget Leary, Treasurer
  • Emma Altschul, Secretary

All candidates presented great speeches and should be proud of their efforts.

Mystery Readers Are Always Fun!

One of our Mystery Readers really got into character for Ms. Sturgill’s class.  Thank you to Mr. Daniels for telling the true story of  Red Riding Hood!




Hawthorn’s Notification System / Sistema de Notificación de Hawthorn

If school will be closed due to snow or other emergencies, Hawthorn will communicate in several ways:

  • We will send a recorded message to the home phone number on file for each student, unless a parent modifies that request.
  • We will post information on the District website
  • We will send information to, which in turn sends information to local radio and TV stations.

Información general sobre el Sistema de Notificación de Hawthorn Si la escuela estará cerrada debido al mal tiempo u otra emergencia, Hawthorn se comunicará de varias maneras:

  • Le enviaremos un mensaje grabado al número de teléfono en el expediente de cada estudiante, a menos que un padre decida modificar esa solicitud (vea información a la izquierda).
  • Publicaremos información en el sitio web del Distrito,
  • Enviaremos información a cual a su vez la envía a la radio y televisión local.

District Technology Assessment

Beginning in October, Hawthorn will be working with Single Path, a technology management and enhancement company, to assess the state of our District’s technology and make suggestions for improving our resources to better serve students and staff. Part of Single Path’s efforts will incorporate physically assessing our existing technology resources and how they are used in the classroom.  Please read the following backpack letter from Superintendent, Nick Brown:

Back Pack Letter 10/8/13

Add-a-Book Program at Aspen

Celebrating a birthday or something else special this month? Please consider the Add-a-Book program in the school library. For more information, visit Mrs. Heaser’s blog.


Fun in Aspen PE

Here is your happy moment for the day:  Hula Hoops in PE

Mid Term Reports Distributed on 10/10

Mid term reports will be distributed on Thursday, October 10. Please review and keep the report, sign the report card envelope and return the envelope to your child’s teacher.

Come Listen to Mr. Fredricksen Read

Mr. Fredricksen reads at Cook Memorial Aspen Drive Library on Monday, October 7 at 6:45 p.m.  All students are invited!

Lake County Attendance Week

Congratulations to Aspen students!  Aspen received 4th place with a 97.92% attendance rating during Lake County’s Attendance Week. Great work!


Get DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: Hard Luck BEFORE THE BOOK CLUBS!!!  Our fall book fair is offering a specially priced hardcover edition at $9.08 (total after tax).  Books ship November 3rd and should be distributed on the release day of November 5th.
Pre-order your copy today by downloading this order form and turning it in by October 29th.  Thanks for supporting our book fair.