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24-Hour Attendance Line


Regular School Hours:

1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
Lunch 11:05 to 12:05


AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM

Student Late Arrival Instructional Schedule
AM Kindergarten 
9:15 AM to 11:40 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:40 PM to 3:00 PM
Grades 1 - 5
9:15 AM to 3:00 PM

Parent Links

Office Contacts

Tammaru, Nikki
Principal ntammaru@elmhurst205.org
Ryan, Amy
Secretary aryan@elmhurst205.org
Reichert, Jennifer
Assistant Secretary jreichert@elmhurst205.org
Thrall, Judy
Registered Nurse jthrall@elmhurst205.org

School Nurse

Robbie Ostling


Important Dates

April 27, 29-30 PARCC testing-5th grade
April 29 Olympian Debbi Sullivan Assembly
April 30 Music Performances:
~5th-8:30 am
~4th-9:30 am
~3rd-10:30 am
May 1 MAY DAY SALE-Support the Outdoor Classroom
May 2 5th Grade Pool Party, Oakbrook Aquatic Club 6:00-8:00 pm
May 4-5, 7 PARCC testing-3rd grade
May 6 Late Start, student arrival 9:15 am
Music Performances:
~2nd-12:45 pm
~1st-1:45 pm
Intermediate Band Concert, 7:00 pm Sandburg
May 11 Prep Band Concert, 7:00 pm Sandburg
May 15 REACH PTA meeting, 9:15 am EPL
PTA Meeting & Volunteer Luncheon, 10:30 am, new gym


MAY DAY SALE-Support the Outdoor Classroom!
Student Council is sponsoring a MAY DAY SALE to support the Outdoor Classroom.  On May 1st, your child may purchase any of the following items made from recycled materials.  All proceeds will support special teaching guests, yearly garde... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Reichert
Published: 4/24/15

Elmhurst Cycling Classic Sponsors Poster Art Contest
The Elmhurst Cycling Classic (ECC), a day of professional and amateur bike racing, set for July 24 in Elmhurst, is once again sponsoring a bike-themed contest for elementary aged children. Last year, ECC sponsored a bike safety essay contest for 4... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 4/17/15

Hawthorne Student Artwork Chosen for 2014 McHugh Holiday Card


Each year since 2006, James McHugh Construction Company has asked District 205 elementary school students to design a holiday/ construction card which McHugh uses for the cover of their annual ...more

Preparing for Winter in Hawthorne's Outdoor Classroom


Hawthorne 4th graders learn about the value of native plants and how to protect our ecosystems by removing invasive species.

This fall, 4th grade students at Hawthorne School learned about invasive ...more


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Special Events

Events Calendar

December Star Educator - Cass Rufus

Congratulations to Mr. Rufus, fourth grade teacher at Hawthorne, who recognized as Star Educator for December! On December 10, Mr. Rufus was very surprised to learn that he was nominated by the ...more



What is PBIS?

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is based on creating a positive school environment through the use of proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting ...more

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Hawthorne Mission

The mission of Hawthorne School is to provide an education that will enable students to achieve academic, interpersonal, and civic success.