On March 23rd, during the board of education meeting, a dedication was held in memory of Mrs. Karen Hartman. District 165 would like to recognize and thank the family of and the late Mrs. Hartman (1944-2021) for her many years of service and generous memorial donation. Mrs. Hartman served as an important educator for 34 years and taught at several local schools including Hawthorn, Evergreen, and Washington. A plaque of Mrs. Hartman can be found at the entrance of the Locust Elementary Innovation Center. A bookshelf has also been dedicated in her memory which reads "Mrs. Hartman's - Reading Really Matters Bookshelf."
The Hartman Family in front of Mrs. Hartman's Reading Really Matters Bookshelf.