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District Anti- Bullying Coordinator

District Announcements

  • Opening Day Information

    We look forward to the welcoming students back to the 2015-2016 school year. Please click on the title to view information about the Opening Day of School, Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

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  • Schedules for Students in Grades 6 - 12

    Students in Grade 6 will receive their schedules and supply lists this Friday, August 21st at the conclusion of Leadership Camp. All students in grades 7 - 12 will be receiving their schedules in the mail early next week. Schedules will not be handed out at LMS or HHS this week. As part of this mailing, parents will also receive login information for Realtime, our new student management system.

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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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  • Congratulations Mr. Mazzacca and Coach Schell

    We are proud to announce that Mr. Art Mazzacca has been named Passaic County Athletic Director of the Year and Coach Gus Schell has been recognized as Passaic County Coach of the Year. Both men will be honored at a dinner in October 2015. Go Bears!!

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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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  • Kindergarten Registration

    To register your child for our 2015 Kindergarten classes, please visit the school your child will attend. A child must be 5 years of age on or before October 15, 2015 to attend kindergarten.

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For Parents

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 philosopy 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.