PTA Executive Board 2019-20120

President: Melanie Walsh
President Elect: Marie Mactal
VP of Community Engagement: Lydia Vincenty & Maria Paz Shariff
VP of Fundraising: Ellen Rubin & Erica Ashlock
VP of Education: Kim O’Malley
Treasurer: Christine Lee
Asst. Treasurer: Sophia Kim
Corresponding Secretary: Emily Casey

Recording Secretary - Becca Walls

We are always seeking volunteers! If you would like to get involved with next year's committees for Walk-A-Thon, Fall FunFest, Father-Daughter Dance, and/or Spring Auction, please contact Emily Casey for additional details. 

March 6th
Raffle Kick-off
March 13
PTA Meeting, 8:45 AM
March 20Silent Auction Opens
March 27Around the World Gala
March 29Silent Auction Closes
April 3PTA Meeting 8:45 AM

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News and Upcoming Events





CPS librarians are working with C2E2 to offer free three-day passes for CPS students to the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo on February 28 - March 1, 2020.  Interested in going?  Please turn this information into Ms. Gardner by Thursday, February 13:

Complete a form listing 8 books you have read;
Forms are available from teachers and in the library  
Once you completed form is turned in, Ms. Gardner will issue a code to you that can be used to register online for the free passes!

PTA Donations

Thank you to the businesses who are supporting the Around the World Gala silent auction!

Thank you to our Food and Beverage Sponsors


HSA’s Around the World Gala is only 4 weeks away.  

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.  We need YOUR help to make the Around the World Gala Hawthorne’s best fundraiser ever.  We need lots of help to set up, during the event and for clean-up.  Please sign up to help   Do you want to help, but don’t know where to sign up?  Contact Erica Ashlock (

THANK YOU TO OUR FOOD DONORS.  Thank you to all of these businesses for donating food for the Around the World Gala.  Make sure to come to the Around the World Gala on March 27 to try all of the incredible food.  Don’t forget to visit these restaurants and thank them for supporting HSA.

SILENT AUCTION DONORS.  Please visit these businesses who have donated to our silent auction and thank them for supporting HSA!

Flaco Tacos, Soupbox, Panes Bread Café, Vinci, D’Agostino’s, Lookingglasss Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, High 5 Sports, Galilleo Innovation Summer Camps, Fonseca Martial Arts, Gymboree Play & Music, Youth Soccer International, Lillstreet Art Center, Little Beans Café, The Kids’ Table, Lyriq Music School, Huntington Learning Center, Urban Oasis, Club Pilates, Lapiel Laser Center, Kidsnips, Ginger Slam Nail Bar, PowerSculpt Fitness, Core Power Yoga, Fit Body Boot Camp. Midtown Athletic Club, Dips and Sip Donuts, Beam Suntory, Jayson Home, Building Blocks    Toy Store, Embellish Boutique, Raygun, Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage

STILL NEEDED FOR LIVE AND SILENT AUCTIONS: We are still looking for tickets to sporting events, concert tickets, unique experiences, restaurant gift cards and more for our live and silent auctions.  See the auction donation form here.  

WE STILL NEED WINE: Do you know anyone who can donate a case of red or white wine for the Around the World Gala? Contact Melanie Walsh (