Posts for main banner image / story

Photo of fire extinguisher

Fire Safety Poster Winners

Congratulations to Achyutha Shashikiran, Ali Newell, Rhea Nelson  and Lila Viets for being chosen as finalists by Countryside Fire Department for their fire safety poster entries.  The Fire Department framed the student’s artwork to take home and display.  Great job!

Students drawing pictures

Learning About Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed was the focus of Ms. Green’s first grade class at Aspen Elementary on Friday. They learned how he introduced apple trees to large parts of many states. They drew colorful pictures of this famous American pioneer.

Students surround a grass terrarium

Time to Trim the Grass

The grass in the terrarium of Ms. Carson’s fourth-grade class was quickly outgrowing its environment. As students gathered around to watch, Ms. Carson opened the terrarium and gave the grass a “haircut.” She talked with her students about what grass needs to grow.

band clip art

Fourth Grade After School Band Rehearsal Begins

Our fourth grade students will be starting after school band and orchestra rehearsals on Tuesday, October 8.  Please be sure your fourth grade band or orchestra student brings their instruments every Tuesday and Thursday from now on.  They will be released from band at 2:55, and pick up will be in the back of Aspen School.  Students will  also have small group lessons at varying times and dates throughout the week, so please be sure to check Mr. Fritz and Ms. Lee’s websites for the days and times your student will have lessons during the day.  

photo of twitter account

Check Us Out on Twitter

Aspen has joined Twitter and can be found at @aspend73.

band clip art

Fifth Grade Band and Orchestra Trip Planned

Our fifth grade band and orchestra students have the good fortune to be able to take a field trip to the Milwaukee Symphony on Tuesday, October 1 from approximately 9:30 – 2:00 p.m.  The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra uses masterworks to inspire students, promote active listening and encourage critical thinking.  

Photo of fire extinguisher

Fireman Tony Will Visit Aspen Classes

Fireman Tony will be visiting Aspen classes on Tuesday, October 1st and Wednesday, October 2nd.  He will be talking to all grades about fire safety, fire prevention and the importance of having a fire safety plan.

No School Clip Art

No School on September 30

Monday, September 30, is a non attendance day for Hawthorn School District 73.

chorus students singing

What Sweet Voices

Students in Aspen’s Fifth Grade Chorus sang rounds of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat.” What sweet voices.

band clip art

Fourth Grade Band Orientation Night

Mark your calendars for Monday, September 23, for band students ONLY to pick up their instruments and attend an orientation meeting at 7:00 p.m. at Middle School South.