Entries by Lesli Piotrowski

Putting Contraptions to the Test

The Aspen and Elementary South Science Olympiad Team held their final event for the year. Students tested out the catapults they had built. Their creative contraptions launched marshmallows into the air. The tricky part was hitting the target. Students did a great job.

Valentine’s Day Activities Are a Blast

Teachers launched a variety of fun activities and projects in conjunction with Valentine’s Day. First grade hybrid students in the classes of Ms. Green, Mrs. Loiben and Mrs. Szoke at Aspen Elementary made adorable Valentine’s Day booklets for their families. Classes also held PTO-sponsored virtual parties packed with fun games and activities. 

Students Learn All About the Sun

Students in Mrs. Williamson’s second grade class at Aspen Elementary learned all about the sun. In a video, Library Media Specialist Ms. Riley read them “The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal.” Ms. Riley reads a new Monarch Award Nominee book each week. The students will get to vote for their favorite book in […]

Encore Spirit Wear Sale

Back by popular demand, the Hawthorn PTO is offering an encore Spirit Wear Sale that goes from now until Sunday, Nov. 22. For more information, visit this website. If you have questions, please send an email to: spiritwear@hawthorn73.org.

Next AFPC Family Night

The next Aspen Family Night is scheduled for Friday, April 3.  This event will be hosted by the Multicultural Family Alliance and the theme is:  Families Around the World – Your Passport through Food and Games.  The Multicultural Family Alliance is looking for volunteers to host a game or a craft or bring in bite […]

Kindergarten Parent Information Night Information

Calling all parents of incoming kindergartners!  An information night is planned for Tuesday, March 10 for all kindergarten parents and will be held at Elementary South at 7:00 p.m.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn all about the new kindergarten building and registration procedures.  If you are interested in the School of Dual Language kindergarten […]