Entries by Wayne Keen

Summer Music Camp

Mark your calendars! Hawthorn’s Summer Band and Orchestra camp will be accepting enrollment soon. To help you plan your summer, this two-week camp will run from July 18th-29th. The camp meets at Middle School South from 8:30 until 2:00 Monday–Friday and is open to any Hawthorn student that has at least one year of experience […]

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for the evening of Thursday, February 25th and the morning of Friday, February 26th.  These conferences are optional unless you are contacted by your child’s teacher.  However, if you would like to schedule a conference please call or email your child’s homeroom teacher no later than Friday, February 12th. 

Wrestling-Marlowe Tournament 1/30/16

Hawthorn Middle South wrestlers competed in the Marlowe Tournament competing against some of the best teams in the state. Despite coming in with a team of first and second year sixth and seventh graders, they managed to put together an outstanding tournament, even taking home the third place trophy as a team! We had 7 […]

Geography Bee

Middle South hosted the Championship Geography Bee round on Thursday January 28, 2016. Ten students qualified for the competition after successfully completing classroom rounds. Eighth grader Keshav S. earned school champion after a very close contest. Seventh grader Peter C. was runner-up.  Keshav will now take the state qualifying test to see if he will […]

Choral Festival 1/20/16

The choirs from Middle South and Middle North joined together with Vernon Hills High School in their annual choral festival on January 20th.  During the day, students rehearsed, got to know students from other schools and grades, and worked with a guest conductor – Dr. Zemek from Augustana College.  145 students from Middle South sang […]

Advisory 1/20/16

This week students at Hawthorn Middle South participated in the advisory program.  6th grade students had a discussion about academic integrity. They also practiced responses to real life scenarios. 7th grade continued their involvement in the “Let’s Get Real” program.  Students from VHHS were on hand to continue fostering relationships.  8th grade began a program […]

Vernon Hills High School Fundraiser Dinner & Auction

Attention Middle School Parents – You are invited to the 16th Annual Cougar Athletic Boosters Fundraiser Dinner & Auction! The event, on March 5th at 6:30pm will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton, Mundelein. Join us for THE Social Event in Vernon Hills. Your ticket includes dinner, cash bar, heads & tails game, 3 […]

Lost Items

The office currently has three electronic devices turned in this month. If you may have lost any items recently, please stop by the office to claim. We do our best to locate the owners of these devices, however, after a period of time the devices will be donated to a good cause. The lost & […]

Fuel Up to Play 60

On Tuesday, January 12th, five student athletes from Northwestern University came to Hawthorn Middle South to talk to students about the importance about good nutrition, long and short term goals and the expectations of being a student athlete.