Entries by Wayne Keen

6th Grade Writing Pen Pals

All year long, 6th grade students in Mrs. Corush’s 4th period writing class from Middle South have had the pleasure of being pen pals with 3rd grade Aspen students from Ms. Zurek’s class.  Students learned the proper format for letter writing and quickly became pen pal friends throughout the school year.  Each student wrote and […]

Open House 5/16/17

On Tuesday, May 16th Middle South hosted it’s annual Open House.  During Open House, Chorus, Orchestra and Band performed and parents were invited to visit their child’s classrooms and view all their work that they have accomplished during the year.

Social Entrepreneurism Class sells bracelets

On Saturday, May 13th, several 8th grade students sold paracord bracelets at Artist @ Heart in Libertyville.  The bracelets were hand-made in Mr. Sementa’s IMS/Social Entrepreneurship class.  All proceeds go to the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, which focuses on cancer research.

Spring Fling 5/12/17

On May 12, the Student Council members sponsored “Spring Fling”, where participants were able to rotate through various fun activities, such as Bubble Soccer, Toxic Meltdown Challenge, volleyball, basketball, Kan Jam and Bags.  We were lucky to enjoy a beautiful, sunny day, and pleased with the good sportsmanship displayed amongst all of our students.

6th Grade Writing Classes

On May 10, 2017, Mrs. Corush’s and Mrs. Wright’s writing classes had a special visit from Mayor Roger Byrne, Police Chief Mark Fleischhauer, and Resource School Officer Jon Paret. These past few weeks, students in the 6th grade writing classes learned how to effectively write persuasive letters by using evidence from articles as well as […]

Hawthorn PTO Offer School Supplies for 2017-2018

Hawthorn PTO offers pre-packed, grade specific school supply kits as a convenient way for families to purchase quality, name brand school supplies.  Prepare your child for a successful 2017-18 School Year.  Order their school supply kit today from SchoolKitz. School Supply

Middle South Open House 5/16/17

Mark your calendars for this years Open House at Middle South on Tuesday, May 16th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Please come by and tour our wonderful school and visit your child’s classrooms to view their amazing work.  The Fine Arts Department will also be participating in the evening, please see the attached flyer.  

8th Grade Girls Fashion Show

Hawthorn Middle South hosted it’s annual 8th Grade Girls Fashion Show on Thursday, May 4th at 3:30 p.m.  The preparation was just as fun as the show as approximately 25 girls were treated to hair and make-up.  The girls were able to wear their own dress or choose from a variety of that were  provided. […]

Advisory 5/5/17

On May 5th during Advisory time, 7th grade students attended presentations by representatives of the Vernon Hills Police Department, which provided information on sexual harassment, social media guidelines for appropriate behavior, and the importance of reporting incidents which leave a student feeling uncomfortable or emotionally upset. Sergeant Andy Jones spoke with the boys, while Officer […]