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District Announcements

  • New Student Registration

    Online Registration is available for new students in all schools at this time.

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  • Digital Learning Readiness Survey

    Hawthorne Public Schools will be participating in a Digital Learning Readiness Report for all of New Jersey Schools. Surveys are used to collect data from 6 different stakeholder groups. Those six groups include: Students, Parents/Guardians, Teachers, School Administrators, Information Technology Coordinator and Educational Technology Coordinator. Once the data is collected, a customized report will provide a Digital Learning Framework to assist in getting our schools better prepared for Digital Learning.

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  • 2016 Hawthorne Summer Institute

    The Hawthorne Public Schools are proud to announce the first annual Hawthorne Summer Institute. This new program will take place at HHS from July 11 - July 15 and is open to Hawthorne students entering grades 7 - 11 in September 2016. Attached are more details, including course titles and course descriptions. We look forward to seeing your children there.

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  • 2016 - 2017 District Calendar

    Please view the 2016-2017 District Calendar under "Quick Links" on the left hand side of the district homepage or by clicking on the title above. This calendar was approved at our February 23rd Board of Education meeting.

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  • Kindergarten Registration

    Registration for the September 2016 kindergarten class will be held on February 3rd, 4th, and 5th at each elementary school. Please click on the title for more detailed information.

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  • Parent Training Series

    The Office of Special Services will begin their parent training series in October, 2015. These programs will be held at Jefferson School and are open to all parents of students with special needs. Please see the attached flyer for more detailed information.

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  • Parent Portal Contact Information

    All parents are requested to login to the Parent Portal and ensure that all contact information is accurate. This contact information will be used for all Emergency Notifications during the 2015-2016 school year. Thank you for your cooperation.

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  • Student Accident Insurance

    We wish to emphasize that the school district does not provide health or accident insurance for injuries to your child at school. If you do not have insurance, we encourage you to review the attached student accident insurance information.

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  • Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

    Please click on the title above to view the Free and Reduced Lunch Applications.

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Hawthorne Public Schools

  • District Mission Statement

    The mission of the Hawthorne Public School District is to provide a safe and challenging learning environment that fosters a love of learning. In doing so, pupils shall be able to reach their maximum potential in accordance with their specific individual needs, abilities and talents. By providing meaningful experiences, Hawthorne students will develop heightened communication skills, acquire knowledge of citizenship and economic responsibility, make meaningful connections and function successfully as active participants in a complex, changing global world community. 

    District Philosophy Statement

    The philosophy of the Hawthorne Public School District reflects the belief that education encourages the development of a self-directed, aware, and integrated individual who is capable of continued growth toward maximum potential. In addition to an education that stresses lifelong 21st century skills, the Hawthorne School District encourages pupils to think critically and creatively, to appreciate aesthetic experiences, to develop a positive self-image, to respect fellow human beings, and to be prepared for useful participation in society. As an integral part of public education, the curriculum is responsive to the sociological, technological, and civic changes in our ever expanding and evolving global society. 

    The schools and the greater community have the joint responsibility of creating a suitable climate for learning. The schools, in an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation, offer programs to stimulate all pupils to explore and to exercise fully the capabilities of both mind and body. The community has the responsibility for helping to create and provide the environment and facilities that foster a desire to learn.