Walkathon, during school hours, Hawthorne and the walking path around Gennesee Meadow - Hawthorne students will walk 1.25 miles to raise both money and school spirit! The money raised will support our school STEAM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math).
We need parent volunteers for the Walkathon. It’s a great way to have fun with your child and meet other Hawthorne families. If you would like to volunteer, please contact: Jen Schumacher at (206)251-5300 or email@example.com
Plant trees with us on Arbor Day!
Playground Groundbreaking Celebration and Volunteer Work Party, 9 a.m. - noon - This will be the first of four quarterly volunteer work parties throughout the year. We will begin planting the new trees for our playground!
This will be the first of four quarterly volunteer work parties we'll hold throughout the year.
More than 250 community members came together last year to create a shared vision for transforming Hawthorne's asphalt school yard into a tree-filled sanctuary with diverse play and learning opportunities.
Design plans are in place now, and we are excited to start the transformation. This will include the construction of a creative play area, the beginning of the "creek" running through the playground, new sitting areas, a new entryway to 39th Ave, and planting of over 25 new trees.
Construction will begin in late spring.
Join the fun! https://www.friendsofhawthorne.org/playground-pledge
August 20* to 24, 2018 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
*There will be a parent meeting the first day on Monday, August 20th at 9:15a.m.
Breakfast & Lunch Provided for Students
Hawthorne's kindergarten teachers and a mix of other fantastic Hawthorne staff will be running a free week of Jump Start kindergarten. The purpose of this week is to introduce students to the staff, building and expectations of kindergarten in a relaxed atmosphere without older students around. Students will be taught by each K teacher and will have a chance to meet new kindergarten friends. Participation in Jump Start is strongly encouraged for all incoming kindergartners. Children who have been registered for kindergarten are automatically welcome to attend Jump Start.
Fill out the Jump Start Registration form and return it to Hawthorne bu June 22nd, 2018.
Hawthorne’s Field Day
- BBQ lunch will be provided
- Must have signed permission slip
- Tennis shoes ONLY
Odd numbered classrooms please donate cookies
(Rooms 1,3, 5,7,11,15,17,19, 21, 23, and P1)
Even numbered classrooms please donate chips
(Rooms 4,6,8,10,12,16,18, 20, 22 and P2)
Chaperones and Volunteers Needed! Call 206-252-7210 if interested
Rise Up and Dance, Again!
The Second Annual Hawthorne Family Dance is next Friday, 6/8, from 5:30-7:00 PM in the gym. Molly Moon’s is providing ice cream and a Hawthorne parent, DJ Guy, will help us get our dance on. Please join us!
Vamos a bailar Hawthorne!
Cuando? 8 de junio, 5:30-7:00PM
Donde? En el gimnasio de la escuela
Que? Invitación a todas las familias de Hawthorne para un baile y nieve, todo gratis! Organizado por la Familia Moon y música del DJ Guy.
Join us for Hawthorne Elementary’s Multicultural Night! Thursday, May 24, 6:00-8:00pm
An Evening of Food, Performance, and Learning! Wear your cultural clothes!
Performance starts at 6:00pm!
Potluck Event! Bring your favorite main entree to share (15 servings)!
Sponsored by FoH and Title 1
Hawthorne’s Family Literacy Night
Thursday, April 5th 6:00-8:00pm
Held in the Cafeteria
Come join us for a night out with your family! Story time, crafts, games, and free books for reading fun with your family!!! FoH Book Fair Sale!
All proceeds raised will directly benefit the children at Hawthorne Elementary
Sponsored by Title I and FoH
Be a part of the redesign of Hawthorne's playground! Join us as we present different design concepts. Everyone will have the opportunity to share feedback and ideas so that we can create one single focused master plan.
Dinner will start at 5:30pm, the meeting at 6pm.
Some key decisions we'll need to make include:
- Ideas for improving access/entrances?
- What types of new elements are most important? Adventurous play elements, quiet sitting space, paths and exploring spaces, loose part play, digging areas?
- What is the best place for ball play?
- What do we envision for the future of the garden space?
- How can this space best celebrate our diverse community?
This is a SUPER important meeting. We are thrilled by the large turnout at out first meeting in late January. This time, we’re hoping for even greater numbers and a diverse cross-section of our community that represents Hawthorne’s rich mix of cultures and backgrounds.
Third Place Books Seward Park and Raconteur are proud to support our local schools and community organizations.
On Tuesday, March 13th, Third Place Books Seward Park and Raconteur will donate 20% of your total purchase* back to Hawthorne Elementary School. Just tell your bookseller or
server at checkout that you're Giving Back.
Pick up a great read (or three) and help raise funds for Hawthorne Elementary.
*Excludes newspapers, magazines, & sale items. Cannot be combined with discounts.
Third Place Books Seward Park
5041 Wilson Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 474-2200 | www.thirdplacebooks.com
Ms. Nowell's class's performance will be Friday, March 9th at 1:30pm. This play is about students who encounter a magical copy machine that sends them on a time travel adventure inside Greek Myths.
Ms. Smith's class's performance will be MONDAY, March 5th at 9:15am. This play is about local architecture, specifically how the Columbia City Library came to be. It's our first time working with 2nd graders, and it's been very successful.
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!
Wednesday, February 28th @6:00-7:30pm Cafeteria
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!
We need your help designing our new outdoor play space! Families, students, neighbors and staff, let’s come together to create a new vision for the outdoor play space! Tuesday January 30, 6-8PM. Dinner & childcare provided
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 firstname.lastname@example.org / (206) 252-7258.
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.