The One Book, One School event has officially kicked off.  Listen along with special guest readers here. 

Please call the Registrar's Office at 914-769-5500 x 5110, if you have a child eligible for Kindergarten in September 2019.

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The 2018-19 School Calendar

The Kindergarten Celebration of Learning is Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 pm.

The First Grade Celebration of Learning is Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 pm.

The Second Grade Celebration of Learning is Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30 pm.

WHS Players present "The Addams Family." Performances are Friday, March 29, Saturday, March 30 at 8:00 pm. and Sunday, March 31 at 1:00 pm. Additional performances are Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 pm. Order Tickets.

On Monday, April 8, 2019 for Colored in Character Spirit Day, students should please wear ORANGE to show EMPATHY which means that you care how others feel and want to help. By wearing a particular color on a given day, students and staff are taking a stand to recognize the importance of showing good character at all times.

The Mount Pleasant Elementary PTA and the Westlake Middle School PTA present a Special Education Parent Teacher Committee Event, "How to Talk to Your Child About Their Learning Differences" on Tuesday, April 16 in the Columbus Elementary School Cafeteria at 7:30 pm.

Please join the Mount Pleasant Elementary PTA.

Sign up for the PTA Mailing List. The PTA uses email to communicate with parents and guardians throughout the school year.

View the Elementary PTA Website.

Transportation Information for the 2018-2019 school year.

Morning drop-off can begin no earlier than 7:45 am. at the Brighton Avenue entrance and will end at 8:10 am. After 8:10 am., please sign-in at the Memorial Drive entrance.

A Bus Pass Note is required if a student will be riding home on a different bus or getting off at a different stop from his/her assigned bus stop. Also, a note is required if the student will be picked up at Brighton Avenue. Notes can be faxed to us at 769-8527 by 11:00 am. provided you follow up with a confirming phone call to the office (to ensure receipt of fax). For safety reasons, no emails will be accepted.

E Chalk Calendars are able to be downloaded to iCal.   


  • Day 1F

    HES / CES Number Days
  • 7pm BOE Meeting


    Instructional Budget

    Mount Pleasant Central School District
  • Day 2A

    HES / CES Number Days
  • Day 3B

    HES / CES Number Days
  • Mother/Son Event

    HES 2018-19 Group Calendar
  • Day 4C

    HES / CES Number Days
  • HES Kindergarten Celebration of Learning 6:30 p.m.

    HES 2018-19 Group Calendar
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Welcome to Hawthorne Elementary School, a place of great beginnings. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to creating an engaging environment where our students can explore, construct and share ideas. We are committed to providing an atmosphere where students become caring, connected, and responsible individuals. We continually strive to refine and differentiate our instructional practices in response to each child’s academic, social, and emotional needs. We are looking forward to an exciting year of working together to support our students.