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Hawthorne PTA

Hawthorne PTA Calendar

Today: 3/20/18
8:30 AM 5th Grade Parent Meeting w/Sandburg Principal & Vice Principal
9:30 AM PTA Meeting
7:30 PM All District Band Orchestra Festival

PTA Positions for the 2018-19 School Year

The PTA plays a vital role in supporting and enriching the Hawthorne community. And it is only possible with the many parents who volunteer their time and talents. With our wide and diverse needs, there is truly a role that will match to your interests and fit into your lifestyle.


All Hawthorne PTA positions are listed HERE. Simply click on the position to read the job description and the approximate time commitment. After you have determined your areas of interest, click HERE for consideration. We will be in touch soon. Please direct any questions to hawthornepta205@gmail.com


Hawthorne Variety Show

Thursday, March 15th at 6 pm

Old Gym

With over 40 Acts representing ALL Grades, it promises to be another exciting show! We hope you can join us!

2017-2018 Yearbooks For Sale

Hawthorne yearbooks are now available for sale - please click here to place your order directly with our new vendor, TreeRing. Yearbooks are $18 & will be delivered at the end of the school year. 


Some of you have already purchased yearbooks - here is the link that shows our list of 2017 orders. If your name is on this list, you are all set. If not, please order via the TreeRing link above.

Volunteer Opportunities

Here are the current volunteer opportunities at Hawthorne. Click the event title to be taken to the Sign-Up Genius. or the Chairperson's email for more information. Thank you, your participation is crucial to the PTA being able to offer our children these programs!

Chess Club

Wednesdays, January 17th - March 7th

Hawthorne Variety Show

Tuesday, March 6th Rehearsal

Thursday, March 15th

Lunchroom Volunteers


Morning Drop-Off Procedures

We have nearly 500 children arriving between 8:00 and 8:12 am every morning. The following procedures have been updated to address the traffic and safety issues the communities of Hawthorne, Immaculate Conception and Elmhurst are experiencing. These procedures should be taken seriously, as your child’s safety is our absolute first priority.


The Hawthorne AM Drop-Off Procedures and Map can be found herePlease take the time to read the procedures and communicate these procedures to ALL family members and childcare providers that drop.

PTA Member Directory

DirectorySpot is an online directory for the parents and teachers of Hawthorne.

Communicate with other Hawthorne families online or through the smartphone app. Loaded with features, such as the auto dial when you click on a phone number, or the auto launching of maps when you click on an address. If you hold down the cell phone number, you will get an option to send a text or call the number (iPhone only). DirectorySpot will even create an email if you click on someone's email address. 

DirectorySpot is included with all paid PTA Memberships. Questions? 

How PTA Money Raised is Spent

How the PTA Spend the Money Raised


Was you child just identified for REACH services?  Not sure what this means or how to support your child?  The REACH PTA is a parent group dedicated to supporting gifted and talented programs in District 205 and encouraging higher level educational opportunities for ALL District 205 students.  Our area of focus includes:

  • Providing parent resources for gifted and advanced learners
  • Organizing advocacy at local and national levels
  • Sponsoring and/or promoting academic-based extra-curricular activities that are accessible to all students
  • Collaborating with REACH teachers to provide additional resources and student opportunities. 

Feel free to visit the REACH PTA website, request to be added to the REACH PTA distribution list to receive information and updates about the program by emailing Patricia.Glosner@icloud.com or plan to join us at any of the REACH PTA meetings (meeting dates found on website). ​

Hawthorne PTA MIssion

The mission of the Hawthorne PTA is to volunteer in the interest of the children, to encourage understanding and cooperation between parents and teachers, and to promote programs that benefit the success of children’s learning. The Hawthorne PTA supports education through active participation and advocacy.

Do you have any feedback on any of the Hawthorne PTA programs? Complete the Feeback form located in our PTA locker above or send us an email at HawthornePTA205@gmail.com. 

Hawthorne Variety Show

The Hawthorne Variety Show, taking place on Thursday, March 15th at 6 pm, welcomes diverse talents and acts, from tumbling to tap-dance, pogo-sticks to piano and everything in between. Come and show us what you’ve got. Sign up today!


More details on the event and the sign up form can be found hereAll ​​Participation Forms are due Friday, January 19th, 2018.

Online Orders ~ PTA Webstore

Visit the Webstore to pay PTA dues, order yearbooks and more.  Your sign-on for the PTA Webstore is separate from the District 205 RevTrak and we DO NOT charge the $3 service fee that is charged by the District.  

2017-2018 PTA Meetings

Sept 19 ~ 6:30 pm ~ Library

Oct 24 ~ 6:30 pm ~ Library

Dec 12 ~ 9:30 am ~ Old Gym

Jan 23 ~ 9:30 am ~ Old Gym

March 20 ~ 9:30 am ~ Old Gym

April 17 ~ 9:30 am ~ Old Gym

May 18 ~ 10:30 am ~  Old Gym

2017-2018 Late Arrival Dates

9:45 am Start

(PM Kindergarten 12:55 pm Start)

August 30th

September 20th

October 11th

October 25th

November 8th

December 6th

January 17th

February 14th

February 28th

March 14th

April 11th

April 25th

May 9th

Upcoming Events at a Glance...

Upcoming Calendar of Events


6 Variety Show Rehearsal

22nd Annual Elmhurst Student Chess Tournament

8 Science Olympiad

14 Late Start

15 Variety Show 6 pm

20 PTA Meeting, 9:30 am. Old Gym

24 Spring Break Begins - No School