Entries by Wayne Keen

Advisory 5/4/16

On Wednesday, May 4th,  Middle South had another great advisory! 6th grade used their lessons learned and experiences gained to offer advice to the incoming class of 2019.  They created informational posters that will be on display when the 5th grade comes to visit.  7th grade continued learning using the “Let’s Get Real” program to […]

Middle South Open House 5/11/16

Mark your calendars for this years Open House at Middle South on Wednesday, May 11th from 6:30–8:30 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. Open House

Feed My Starving Children

On the evening of May 5, the Hawthorn Middle School South Student Council hosted a packing event at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville.  Although we had a smaller turnout than anticipated, our volunteers were very productive in supporting this worthwhile charity organization.  In addition to donating packing time over four events, the Student Council […]

Hawthorn PTO Offer School Supplies for 2016-2017

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 2016-17 School Year.  Order their school supply kit today from SchoolKitz. SchoolSupply

Midterm Distribution 5/9/16

Trimester 3 Midterm distribution will be on Monday, May 9th.  Since this is the end of the year midterm there is a lot of important information enclosed and permission slips to be returned.

WE Day 4/28/16

On April 28, Student Council members and IMS/Social Entrepreneurship students from Mr. Sementa’s class attended WE Day at the Allstate Arena.  WE Day is an annual event, which celebrates service learning accomplishments spanning the entire year, and inspires participants to dream big and accomplish even more in the upcoming year.  The focus is on moving […]

8th Grade Social Studies

Students in Miss Trippi’s 8th Grade Social Studies class are presenting their Multi-Genre Research Projects about 21st Century Genocides to the class. Ethan G. & Alex W. had the class participate by reciting manifestos – super engaging!

Middle South Open House 5/11/16

Mark your calendars for this years Open House at Middle South on Wednesday, May 11th from 6:30–8:30 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. Open House

MAP Testing

Hawthorn Middle South will be MAP testing from Monday, May 2nd through Friday, May 13th.  Please be sure students are on time and try to keep appointments during testing to after school if possible.

Social Entrepreneurship 4/30/16

On April 30, students from Mr. Sementa’s Integrated Math and Science class that has been learning about social entrepreneurship, as well as Student Council representatives, fundraised for Handing H.O.P.E. while greeting customers at Jewel/Osco in Mundelein.  Over $430 was raised!  Many friendly customers provided donations to help children undergoing cancer treatment.