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Silent Auction 2020 – The Results!

Silent Auction 2020 – The Results!

For the second year in a row, the PTA coordinated a silent auction in conjunction with our carnival.  All the funds raised from the silent auction go towards a specific project at the school. This year, our goal was to raise $1700.00 and the money would go towards...

Sharing the Love

Sharing the Love

During our Valentine’s Day parties this year, Hawthorn Hill students were encouraged to share the love.  In addition to games, inflatables, and a tattoo station, there were several stations where students could make a difference for others. At one of the stations,...

Rescheduled Carnival Information

Rescheduled Carnival Information

Due to a snow day on Friday, January 24th, we needed to reschedule our carnival and silent auction.  We are happy to report that we have a new date for the carnival - Friday, March 6, 2020!  Please note that the carnival is taking the place of the Family Night that...

2020 – 2021 Open Executive Board Positions

2020 – 2021 Open Executive Board Positions

Our PTA is looking to fill three board positions for the 2020-2021 school year.  The open positions are President, Treasurer, and Secretary and training and support are provided.  Those interested in filling a role on the board must be a current PTA member and board...

Silent Auction Update

Silent Auction Update

Due to a district-wide snow day on Friday, January 24, 2020, we were required to postpone our school carnival and silent auction. We are currently working out the details to host our carnival in the near future, but have made some of our silent auction items available...

The Silent Auction is Coming!

The Silent Auction is Coming!

In conjunction with our 2019 Hawthorn Hill Carnival, the PTA also coordinated a silent auction.  We had 44 items to bid on and we were able to raise $1685.58! All the funds raised from the auction were used to purchase 3 robotics kits that students have had exposure...

PTA General Meeting Recap

PTA General Meeting Recap

On Monday, November 25th, prior to the start of the 3rd grade music performance, we had our first PTA general meeting of the 2019-2020 school year.  Our general meetings usually take place prior to the start of grade level music performances due to the high attendance...

Notes from the Backpack: A PTA Podcast

Notes from the Backpack: A PTA Podcast

National PTA recently launched Notes from the Backpack: A PTA Podcast. The podcast features real conversations with real parents, experts and educators who offer real-life advice, ideas and strategies parents can use to help their children succeed in and out of...

Hero’s Color Run – The Results!

Hero’s Color Run – The Results!

Thank you so much for your support of Hero's Color Run!  It seemed as if everyone had a really great, and colorful, time.  Pictures from our event can be found here.  We are happy to report that we exceeded our goal of $25,000 raised and Dr. Hogg will be kissing a hog...

Color Run Letter 2019

Color Run Letter 2019

Dear Hawthorn Hill Families, After listening to parent feedback provided in our Spring, 2019 fundraising survey, we have decided to try something new!  This year, our primary school fundraiser will be Hero’s Color Run! We know that parents want fundraising to be fun,...

M.A.D. as a Hornet Kick-Off Week Recap

M.A.D. as a Hornet Kick-Off Week Recap

In conjunction with Hawthorn Hill's theme this year, M.A.D. as a Hornet, with M.A.D standing for Making a Difference, the PTA coordinated a number of service projects for families to participate in.During our M.A.D as a Hornet Kick-Off Week, we had a penny...

Get the Facts

Get the Facts

Myth #1Only moms and teachers need to join the PTA.FactAnyone who cares about children belongs in the PTA! Parents, guardians, family members, school staff and community members are always welcome and encouraged to join PTA!  Myth #2Joining the PTA means I...

Hornets’ Last Hurrah!

Hornets’ Last Hurrah!

Thank you so much to those of you that came out to Arcade Alley for Hornets' Last Hurrah on Tuesday.  It was so great to see so many familiar faces, as well as some new ones.  It was so fun to see the kids and even some of the adults enjoying the throwback video...

Why Volunteer?

Why Volunteer?

10 Reasons To Get Involved at School   1. Volunteering makes a big difference. Research consistently shows that kids whose parents are involved in their schools do better. 2. Volunteering offers tangible ways to be part of things. Sometimes we might mean well,...

Healthy Summer Snacks For Kids

Healthy Summer Snacks For Kids

Summer is right around the corner, which brings with it, endless pool days, picnics in the park, and surfing. Staying hydrated is an important part of staying safe this summer. Our bodies are 60% water which maintain the function of various systems including your...