Important Dates

  • Agribusiness OPEN HOUSE - Monday, January 31st from 7pm - 8pm at Hawthorne's Ag Building. **This is an outside event**


    Applications will OPEN Monday, January 10th.

    Applications will CLOSE Friday, February 11th at 4PM.

    Please check the district magnet page for more information and to access the application.  (


Academy of Agribusiness

  • There are currently 2 tracks available for students in the Academy of Agribusiness.


    Track 1: 9th grade: AgScience Foundations 1 / 10th grade: AgriTech 1 / 11th grade: AgriTech 2 / 12th grade: Independent Study/AgBusiness Ownership


    Track 2: 9th grade: AgScience Foundations 1 / 10th grade: Ag Leadership and Management / 11th grade: Principles of Agribusiness (counts as an Economics credit) / 12th grade: Independent Study/AgBusiness Ownership


    Magnet Requirements: 

    • 2.5 GPA
    • No more than 10 unexcused absences
    • No "major" referrals


    Agriculture is a multibillion dollar industry that is becoming increasingly more technical and business oriented. According to, "within the last 20 years, agriculture has expanded and become so diverse, giving job seekers a wide variety of careers to choose from. There are significant jobs in production, economics, marketing, agribusiness, technology, sales, finance, microbiology, communications, and much more." Read more here.

    Agriculture education can begin at Hawthorne High School and continue at a vocational center, a community college, or university.

    Our Open House will be on January 31st at 6:00 PM. 

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