Entries by Wayne Keen

Student Council-Food Drive

Student Council recently sponsored a food drive as part of our WE Are Love Campaign in partnership with WE.org.  The food drive will benefit Vernon Township, which services low-income families in Vernon Hills, and the Midwest Veterans Closet, which services area veterans with a variety of different services, including a food pantry.  Hawthorn Middle South had […]

STEAM-Mousetrap Cars

Mr. Hope and Ms. Robinson’s science classes just completed their Physics unit final project. The students had to create a mouse trap car that was best designed for speed. They had to keep in mind many factors that would impact speed such as the size and weight of the car. This performance assessment was designed and […]

Incoming Freshmen Attending Mundelein HS Fall 2017

Attention incoming MHS students:If you would like us to re-evaluate your freshmen course placements, please register for the Mundelein High School confirmation exam. The exam is scheduled for Saturday, April 8 at 7:45am at MHS. If you want to change your class level in math, social studies, Spanish, or English, you must take the STAR […]

PARCC Testing

Hawthorn Middle South will continue PARCC testing after Spring Break on Monday, April 3rd through Friday, April 28th.  Please be sure students have great attendance, get a good night’s sleep and have a healthy breakfast during testing.  Also, please try to keep appointments during testing to after school if possible.  If you have any questions […]

Aspen Art Show

Congratulations to the following students who’s art work represented Middle South at the District 73 Student Art Show during a reception on March 16th at the Aspen Library. Urvi A, Sammy A, Shriya A, Spencer B, Lisa B, Tatyana C, Jeremy C, Luke D, Hanna D, Berlin F, Vanessa F, Celia G, Sofia G, Rubi […]

Late Winter Sports Awards

MSS had the opportunity to celebrate all of our athletes who participated in our Late Winter Sports season on Thursday, March 16th. The coaches were proud to honor the tremendous time, effort, and talent of our Girls Volleyball, Boys Volleyball, and Wrestling teams.

Pi-Off Winner Announced!

Hawthorn Middle School South finished its Pi-Day celebration with the Final Pi-Off on Friday 3-17-17. Each Math Teacher sent their student that recited the most digits to the Final Pi-Off.  Nine amazing competitors recited an insane number of digits. Coming out on top was 7th Grader Justin S. reciting 561 digits without a mistake!  In […]

STEM in Integrated Math and Science

At Middle School South, Mrs. Alexander, Mr. Hope, & Ms. Robinson have started a STEM unit in Electronics with their classes.  Electronics play an important and increasing role in our everyday lives. Some basic knowledge of electricity and electronics is beneficial for everyone.  The students are building circuits using a kit called Snap Circuits.  They […]

PI Day 3/14/17

Middle South students celebrated PI Day by enjoying circular foods, including pie, creating art work using the digits of PI, recreating the experiments that discovered PI and reciting the digits of PI.

2017 PTO Variety Show

Registration is now open for the 2017 Variety Show! Anything Goes, singing, dancing, acting, playing an instrument! You can perform by yourself or with a group. Sign up today for the Variety Show!  The Variety Show is Sunday, March 19th at Middle School South!  Please go to hawthornpto.org to fill out the entry form PTO Variety Show