Entries by Wayne Keen

PARCC Testing

Hawthorn Middle South are still PARCC testing through Friday, April 29th.  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 regarding the PARCC assessment schedule, please contact […]

Spring Picture Day is Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Hawthorn Middle School South Spring Picture Day for 6th & 7th Graders is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Group and individual portraits will be taken on this day. Portrait packages will only be developed for students that turn in a completed order form and payment on the day of pictures. Please click here for […]

Pep Assembly 3/18/16

Fun was had by both students and faculty at the Spring Break Assembly on Friday, March 18th.  There was an outstanding performance from the 7th and 8th grade band, along with a drawing contest featuring select teachers and a few students.  The Wrestling, Girls Volleyball, and Boys Volleyball were all introduced.  Last but not least, […]

Social Entrepreneurship 3/30/16

Mr. Sementa’s IMS class have been working to assist juvenile cancer patients in various ways.  Students have begun to make craft kits, which will be donated to Gilda’s House in Chicago, as well as Lurie Children’s Hospital.  Patients undergoing cancer treatment or in recovery programs will be able to have a positive activity to participate […]

Student Council Food Drive

During the months of February and March, our Student Council hosted a competitive food drive across all homerooms.  Middle School South students donated food and cash.  Mrs. Masini’s homeroom came in first place for donations, and those students will be receiving their prize shortly.  In all, 30 large boxes were collected, along with $220 in […]

Reese IMS Class-Marshmallow Catapult

IMS students were challenged to create a launcher that could catapult a Spring animal shaped marshmallow the furthest. Some students got extremely creative and did a lot of work at home, producing some innovative designs.

Parents & Incoming Freshmen Attending Stevenson Fall 2016

8th Graders AND their parents are invited to a program on Monday, April 18th from 7:00–8:30 pm at Twin Groves Middle School, 2600 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove to help with their social transitions to Stevenson High School. Please click here for more information: MAKING THE SOCIAL TRANSITION TO STEVENSON

Hover Boards

Due to the recent safety concerns regarding Hover Boards, students are NOT permitted to bring Hover Boards to school.

Pi Off Day & Winner

Hawthorn Middle School South Celebrated Pi-Day, Monday, 3.14 with many classroom activities around Pi, including eating Pi(e) and reciting the digits of Pi.  Each Math Teacher sent their student that recited the most digits to the Final Pi-Off, held the Fridaybefore Spring Break.  Nine amazing competitors recited an insane number of digits. Coming out on […]

6th Grade Band Field Trip

The Hawthorn Middle School South 6th Grade Concert Band took a little road trip on Tuesday, March 15, to North Chicago High School for their annual performance at the Little People’s Contest.  This contest is the first time the 6th Grade Band leaves the friendly confines of our school to perform. Two music judges, Mr. […]