School News

Winter Spirit Week

posted Dec 1, 2017, 1:19 PM by Laura Toperczer   [ updated Dec 1, 2017, 7:41 PM ]

 Dig into your closet and be creative.  Join in the spirit of fun during the last week of school.  Mark it on your calendars !!!!
Monday December 18 - Winter Colours Day - Red, White and Green;

Tuesday December 19  - Winter Characters Day ;

Wednesday December 20  - Tacky Sweater Day;

Thursday December 21 - New Years Eve Day; 

Friday December 22 - Pajama Fun Day

Holiday Concert

posted Dec 1, 2017, 10:18 AM by Laura Toperczer   [ updated Dec 1, 2017, 7:43 PM ]

We would like to invite you to the Annual Hawthorne Village Holiday Concert that will be held on Thursday, December 21st at 6:45 pm in the gym.
It will feature performances by the Grade 1 Choir, the Singing Huskies, the Music Maniacs, the Village Voices and the Concert Band. It will be a special evening for families and students. Hope to see there. 

Safe Arrival App

posted Nov 28, 2017, 11:40 AM by Deborah Thorne

Using the Safe Arrival app on your smart phone...Did you know that you can record your kids’ absences from the ease and comfort of your smart phone? 
It’s as easy as 1­2­3. Click the attached file.

Bracelets Available ( Student Parliament )

posted Nov 27, 2017, 5:41 PM by Laura Toperczer

Student Parliament will be selling Rafiki Bracelets from Wednesday November 26 th to Wednesday December 6 th with all proceeds going to Me to We (free the children). 

Rafiki bracelets are $10.00 each and come in a variety of colours/options that go towards various pillars (e.g., education, water, etc). Bracelets will be preordered and then given at a later date, hopefully right before the winter break. 

Primary classes (grade 1-3) can order their bracelets first breaks at a table out front of the office and Junior/Intermediates (grades 4-8) can preorder during second breaks. 


For more information about the different styles and pillars for bracelets, please visit the Me to We website, https://shop.metowe.com/ca/we-are-rafikis

No Student Left Behind

posted Nov 27, 2017, 2:15 PM by Deborah Thorne

Dear Parents/Guardians, 

The attached message is being sent on behalf of the Halton Learning Foundation, which raises critical funds for our HDSB students in need.

Please see attached.

We Can Scare Away Hunger Updates

posted Nov 12, 2017, 7:07 PM by Laura Toperczer

Thanks to all who participated in the Food Drive - We Can Scare Away Hunger!

The grand total was almost 3000 items of food!  Wow!

Kindies had 537 cans. Highest class was KF5 at 229 cans
Grade ones had 262 cans. Highest class was a tie. 1-1 and 1-5 with 60 cans
Grade two had 85 cans. Highest class was 2-1 with 50.
Grade 3 had 208 cans. Highest class was 3-2 with 53.
Grade 4 had 556 cans Highest class was 4-1 with 191.
Grade 5 had 209 cans. Highest class was 5-1 with 60 cans.
Grade 6 had 209 cans. Highest class was 6-1 with 196 cans.
Grade 7 had 166 cans. Highest class was 6/7-1 with 59 cans.
Grade 8 had 168 cans. Highest class was 8-2 with 62 cans.

Congrats to everyone at Hawthorne - but the true winners are the families that we have helped to feed!

Prescribed Medication Forms for Students ( NEW)

posted Sep 13, 2017, 1:57 PM by Deborah Thorne

Parents/Guardians, 
As previously shared, the medical procedures have changed in HDSB.  Completed Medical Form 1 or 2 with signature from a Health Care Provider are required if requesting authorization for self-administration of prescribed medication by a student while at school and/or for school personnel to administer prescribed medication to a student during school hours or during an approved school activity.  To find these forms, please locate them by clicking Parent Info and then move to the Forms and Files menu.
If you have any questions please contact the main office to support the process. 


Forms: Pita Lunches and Smoothie

posted Sep 4, 2017, 2:56 PM by Deborah Thorne   [ updated Sep 12, 2017, 8:32 AM ]

If your family would like to participate in the Pita Pit lunches and optional smoothies, please follow the link from the main menu > and click on Parent Lunch Forms there you will find two different forms that can be printed off and sent into the school. Please note that the first term lunch forms will be due on Wednesday September 20. Thank you for your support....proceeds come right back to the school.

Volunteering in the School

posted Aug 11, 2017, 12:54 PM by Deborah Thorne

If you would like to volunteer in our school please note that you will require a yearly police record check. You can apply for Police Information Checks and Police Vulnerable Sector Checks for employment and volunteer purposes ONLINE24 hours a day, seven days a week without having to attend one of our police locations. T​his will allow parents easier access to applying for a Police Record Check, that is a necessity for volunteering within our school. Halton Region Police Services has prepared a letter to parents of Halton Schools to help promote their new online service and hope to provide a quicker, more efficient way for parents to get a Police Record Check. This information is also available via our Board website at https://www.hdsb.ca/our-board/Pages/Get%20Involved/Volunteer-in-Schools.aspx​ Please refer to the attached file for more information.

2017-2018 School Supplies

posted Aug 10, 2017, 7:12 AM by Deborah Thorne   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 7:14 AM ]

Each year we are asked for suggestions for "back to school" purchases.  Please understand that students are NOT required to bring school supplies with them to school.  Everything they require is provided for them.  However, many families do enjoy "shopping" for back to school items.  Lists for September will be available August 14, 2017 by clicking on the top menu bar marked Parent Info.  Then click "Forms and Files" and open the document. 

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