News & Announcements
Dates to Remember:
August 31st - School Community Council 6:00PM in the library
September 3rd - Evening PTA meeting 7:00PM
September 4th - PTA meeting in the library 12:45PM
September7th - Labor Day - School is closed
September 11th - PTA Fund raiser - Hawk Walk 6:00PM
*September 22nd-23rd SEP conferences
September 24th - half day
September 25th - No school for students
Looking Ahead: Seminar and workshops for parents at Clayton Middle October 22nd at 7:00PM
* Families observing Yom Kippur on September 22nd may arrange with teachers for more convenient times for SEPs
Welcome Back Hawthorne Hawks
School Community Council
William and Megan Buhler have been nominated for the position of Co-chairs of Hawthorne's School Community Council. Jennifer Hamelin has been nominated by the ELP Steering Committee to fill the position of ELP representative to the School Community Council.
SCC thanks past Chairman Mariana Ahlers and members Heidi LaPlante, Matthew LaPlante and Jennifer Batchler for their service to the school and committee.
Current members of SCC will review and vote upon these nominations at the first meeting on August 31st at 6:00PM in the library.
Hawthorne parents who may wish to be considered for SCC membership are invited to contact the school principal.
2015 SAGE Test Results:
Parent guide to student report
Hawthorne has a wonderful book exchange across from the library. Students are encouraged to take books or leave books for others to enjoy. Donations are always appreciated. In addition older library books that are free to our school community are on a table outside of the library. Come and browse.
10 Ways to Foster Your Child's Success
- Talk with your child. Talking early and
often with your children helps them trust
you as a source of information and guidance.
- Set high but realistic expectations.
Paying attention to your children's strengths,
while acknowledging where they need assistance,
can help children develop realistic self-expectations.
- Build your child's self-esteem and confidence.
Encourage your children to make choices
even if it means making mistakes. This is
how children learn and grow.
- Keep your child healthy. Promote your
children's physical emotional, and social
- Support learning at home. Show that
education is important to you and that you
- Communicate with your child's school.
Communicate on a regular basis with the
school to stay informed and involved.
- Encourage exploration and discovery.
By encouraging your children to develop
their interests and seek opportunities to
try new things you help them make the most
of the world around them.
- Help your child develop good relationships.
All children want to fit in and belong.
Helping your children develop friendships
that affirm them will go a long way to helping
them build solid relationships a adults.
- Keep your child safe. Teach your children
safety procedures and how to avoid dangerous
- Participate in community service. Children's
positive energy and talents can be acknowledged
beyond the classroom when used to serve
or help others.
From "How to Help Your Child Succeed"
-- National PTA's Building Successful