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Hello Everyone, We are busily getting ready for our June 15th Sports Day. The Grade 7 students are organizing 11 exciting stations for our primary students and 7 exciting stations for our intermediate students. Teachers will be organizing students into four colour groups: Blue, Red, Green and Yellow/Orange   The Grade 7s have come up… Read more »

TRACK AND FIELD Thank you to all staff coaches and our volunteer drivers – we couldn’t have run a successful program without your support. A special thank you to Mrs. Mack and Mrs. von Schulmann for their extra efforts with the organization of our students and events. Our students enjoyed two very successful meets, both… Read more »

PARENT APPRECIATION EVENT On Tuesday, May 15th starting at 8:15 am, Hawthorne staff will be out at the drop off traffic circle, and at the front of the school to deliver a coffee and a treat to parents walking and/or driving their children to school. Please stop by so we can thank you, in person,… Read more »

Starting with Stories at Hawthorne Elementary All new Kindergarten students, and their parents, are encouraged to attend at least one of the sessions in order to become familiar with the school and Kindergarten teachers. Three Sessions: April 10, April 17 and April 24 . Tuesday afternoons from 1:30 to 2:45 pm in the Hawthorne Library…. Read more »

We hope everyone has a wonderful Spring Break. We have lots of great things to look forward to when we return. Please remember our first day back is Tuesday, April 3rd.  Ready Set Learn The Delta School District will be hosting a Ready, Set, Learn event for Ladner children who will be turning 3, 4 or 5… Read more »

CSL – Communicating Student Learning Our “Communication Student Learning’ reports are going home today. These reports are focused on the process of student learning –  what students can do and their next steps in learning. This reporting process ties in with the new Ministry of Education guidelines for reporting, and the reporting format is still… Read more »

There has been lots happening this month. Our Growth Mindset Goal for February is all about setting goals – “A Goal without a Plan is just a Wish”.  We have connected this theme with the Winter Olympics as we counted down to the opening ceremonies, and showcased some of our Olympic hopefuls. We celebrated the… Read more »

Happy New Year! It has been a great start to 2018, and lots of wonderful things are planned for the new year. Teachers will be sending home their Term Two Previews this month and student-led conferences are coming up on February 21st and 22nd. Basketball is beginning for the Grade 6s and 7s; Kindergarten classes have… Read more »

Saying Goodbye With good wishes, and some sadness, we are saying goodbye to two staff members. Mrs. Wilson, our Vice Principal and Kindergarten teacher, will be leaving us to become the Principal at Richardson Elementary. We wish Mrs. Wilson all the best in her new school and new position. We look forward to seeing her… Read more »

WINTER HOLIDAY CLOSURE This year, our last day before the break will be THURSDAY, December 21st.  School will re-open, Monday, January 8th, 2018. CHRISTMAS CONCERT Hawthorne will be hosting its annual Christmas Concert on Wednesday, December 13th.  There will be two shows (1:30pm and 6:30pm) and a reply is being sent home today, so that… Read more »

Grade 7 Leadership Team and Spirit Days Thursday, November 23rd – Our upcoming Spirit Day will be PJ Day with a twist.  It is a school-wide PJ day – the twist is that students are invited to twin the PJs. Our Grade 7 leadership team has chosen to connect the school-wide Spirit Days to fundraising… Read more »

Thank you, Parents! Together we are better! We couldn’t do it without you! Since the start of the year we have had many parents volunteering at Hawthorne. We just wanted to mention some of the ways parents are helping out around the school – our PAC, parent drivers, hot lunch program, emergency preparedness bin, noisy… Read more »

CROSS COUNTRY RUN On Wednesday, October 11th 72 Hawthorne students participated in a cross country run that was hosted at Sunshine Hills Elementary.  Students in gr. 3-7 ran varying distances against peers from other Delta Schools.  It was a very successful event for our students and thank you to the many parent drivers who supported us.  Special… Read more »

PARENT CONNECT “FORMS” Every year, parents are asked to sign into Parent Connect and ensure the information we have is correct, email addresses, phone numbers, emergency contacts, emergency release, etc.  As well, we need your permission for your students to participate in “Walking Field Trips”, The “Fruit and Veggie Program”, “Media”, and “Google App Use… Read more »

EXTRA CURRICULAR ELEMENTARY BAND 2017-18 starts in OCTOBER Once again, starting, Thursday, Oct 19, two extra-curricular band programs will be offered to all Ladner children taught by experienced Band teachers, Curt Jantzen and Margaret Behenna.   Beginner Band will be offered at the following time/location: Hawthorne Elementary           3:15-4:15 p.m.             Thursdays This Beginner program is mainly… Read more »

START UP Hello Everyone. We are in classes as of yesterday. Thank you for all your patience as we organized our classes for the year ahead.  We are excited to get started learning! This year, one of the things we will be learning about is Growth Mindset. Our September theme is “Everyone Can Learn”. We… Read more »

A message from Ms. Fisher . . .  Ms. Fisher and Mrs. Wilson Hello everyone. As we enter into the second half of August our thoughts start to turn toward the new school year. I have been in the building, along with several staff members, getting the school ready for our new school year. I must… Read more »