7:30 AM07:30

Family Involvement Day

We have a day full of events:  Come and enjoy breakfast and select a free book, navigate and understand how to support your child using our new literacy and writing curriculum, learn about School Age Health  + Q&A from our Nurse Liz, navigate and understand how to support your child to organize,  learn about the smarter balance assessment in grades 3-5, have lunch with your child, and/or volunteer in your child’s classroom! Come on out to one activity or even stay all day! RSVP needed. Please complete attached flyer and return to Hawthorne. All families are welcome! 

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8:00 AM08:00

National African American Parent Involvement Day

National African American Parent Involvement Day, Monday 2/12 from 8am – 12 noon in the gym. Come and enjoy breakfast, student presentations and parent presentations in classrooms, resources from doctors, artists, black firefighters, daycare centers, before and after school programs, coaches from sports teams, sign up with Seattle Housing choice voucher program, tax accountant, nurse, and other community resources. RSVP are needed if you want to stay and have lunch with your student -contact Ms. Williams 206-252-7218. All families are welcome!

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5:00 PM17:00

Kindergarten Open House

January 25th, 2018 5:00-7:00 PM. Meet and greet with the teachers, connect with fellow parents, tour the classrooms and learn a bit more about everything that kindergarten at Hawthorne has to offer. Enter through the main doors of Hawthorne. Kindergarten Rooms 1, 4, and 5 will be open and ready for you!

If you'd like more information or have questions contact Kindergarten teacher Jennie Manzo at / (206) 252-7258.

Visit the Friends of Hawthorne website to find Additional information for incoming families.

Click here to download an informational flyer

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6:00 PM18:00

Dia De Los Muertos

Hawthorne Elementary FOH and The Seattle Public Library presents
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

You are invited to attend an evening of Día de los Muertos at Hawthorne:

  • Special Guest: Local Artist Amaranta Ibarra  (courtesy of Seattle Public Library)
  • Hand-Craft Art Activities
  • Dance and Poetry Performance
  • Tamales for Sale!*
  • Wear your costumes and enjoy an evening of fun!  

Potluck Dinner Event! Bring your favorite food dish to share (potluck for 15 people). Student Last Name:

  • A – G   Main Entrée
  • H – N   Beverage/Fresh Fruits
  • O – Z   Main Entrée

*All proceeds raised will directly benefit the children at Hawthorne Elementary.

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Rise up & Dance!
5:30 PM17:30

Rise up & Dance!


Friends of Hawthorne invites you to our end of the year celebration:  Rise up  & Dance!  We hope all Hawthorne students and families will join us on Friday, June 16, 5:30 to 7:00PM in the gym and on the playground for the first Hawthorne family dance and ice cream. We will be serving Molly Moons ice cream starting at 5:30 and the DJ will start spinning at 6:00.  

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6:00 PM18:00



WEDS, 2/8 6:00 - 7:30 PM 

Hawthorne Cafeteria, Potluck
Child Care Provided by LAUNCH

In light of the current events in our nation which are targeting our immigrant and refugee families, Friends of Hawthorne PTA is changing the upcoming meeting to focus on supporting immigrant and refugee families in our school and community. 

  • TWO ATTORNEYS will be present to answer questions about immigration issues
  • SAFETY PLANNING & KNOW YOUR  RIGHTS materials will be available for families who may be at risk of deportation
  • POST-CARD WRITING PARTY to URGE OUR LEGISLATORS TO FULLY FUND OUR SCHOOLS NOW - because our children and teachers can't wait!  
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6:00 PM18:00

Smarter Balanced & Literacy Information Night

Smarter Balanced & Literacy Information Night!

Sponsored by Title 1
Childcare provided

Literacy Information Night for families in
 Grades K-2:  6-7pm Hawthorne Library

Smarter Balanced Information Night for families in
 Grades 3-5:  6-7pm Computer Lab

Literacy Information Night for families in
 Grades 3-5:  7-8pm Hawthorne Library

You are invited to attend an evening of learning how to BEAT Smarter Balance at Hawthorne.

What is Smarter Balanced?
Smarter Balanced is a state exam for students in grades 3-8 to measure student progress.

What is Literacy Information Night?
Navigate and understand how to support your child in literacy and writing.


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