Entries by Wayne Keen


The middle south poms team took 1st place at our Hawthorn Invitational on Friday, so this morning before homeroom the poms team ran the k! Congratulations on a wonderful season ladies!


Hawthorn Middle South cheerleaders placed 3rd at the Hawthorn Spirit Invite on Friday. Congratulations on a great season ladies!  

Advisory Day

For the last advisory of the year, 6th and 7th grade homerooms created holiday/ thank you letters for teachers and support staff. 8th grade homerooms participated in stand up & chain of diversity activities.

Band Concert

A wonderful performance last night by the Middle South Jazz Band, 6th Grade Band, and 7th/8th Grade Band. Fabulous direction by Chuck Naffier and beautiful playing by all the students. Thank you to all the families who came to support our students.

Spirit Week

Illinois turns 200 years old today! On December 3rd,1818, Illinois became the 21st state! We are going to celebrate for the whole week with Illinois themed spirit days brought to you by Pep Club & Student Council!

Advisory Day

The topic of today’s advisory was academic integrity, every grade level participated in a different activity! However Mr. Pieper, distinguished high school administrator, successful coach, and former Hawthorn parent, spoke to 8th graders.  He reinforced the importance of making good decision, developing leaderships skills, and preparing for the challenges that are to come.