Entries by Wayne Keen

Student Council-Try Conference

On Sunday, November 22 and Monday, November 23, the 8th grade TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) students from Middle South and Middle North, along with two students from Middle South’s Student Council Executive Board participated in a leadership conference at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL.  Ted Wiese was our trainer for the conference, and […]

Hawthorn PTO Winter Boutique

Please join us for the annual PTO Winter Boutique on Saturday, December 5th at Hawthorn Middle School South from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Come for the Bake Sale, unique items made by local artisans, a fabulous raffle and holiday entertainment, stay for the Community Drum Circle. Middle South Student Council members will be selling […]

ILMEA Honor Concert

On Saturday, November 14th, select members of the District 73 Middle School Bands, Orchestras and Choruses spent a beautiful day at Wauconda High School in combined Honor Groups with other Honor Group members from the ILMEA District 7 Region. Several hours of rehearsals with guest conductors in Band, Orchestra and Chorus culminated with a wonderful […]

Hawthorn PTO Fundraiser Night

Hawthorn PTO is sponsoring a Restaurant Night Fundraiser during Parent Teacher Conferences on Monday November 23rd at Pot Belly’s in Vernon Hills from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Hawthorn PTO will receive 25% for anyone who shows up, no flyer needed. Microsoft Word – Hawthorn Pto Fundraiser.doc

Lost & Found

The lost & found is full and waiting for you to claim your items.  Please stop by during conferences to see if we have found anything you have lost.  All unclaimed items will be donated after Thanksgiving.

PTO Book Fair

The PTO Book Fair is coming! Fair dates and times are Monday, November 23rd from 2:00pm – 9:00pm & Tuesday, November 24th from 8:00am – 10:00am. If you can’t make it to the fair, you can shop on-line from November 14th through December 4th. This is the perfect time to get some great gifts for […]

Outdoor Ed-Ryerson Woods

This past Thursday and Friday, November 5th and 6th,  the 6th grade students went to Ryerson Woods for the second of the three outdoor education field trips they will participate in this year.  Students engaged in activities related to adaptations, classification, and conservation. One of the experiences included collecting seeds from prairie grasses with the […]

Treats for Troops

6th graders from Middle South collected Halloween candy to send to the Troops.  On Thursday, November 5th Mr. Chris Miller from the USO picked up 2 large boxes of candy that had been donated.

Advisory 11/4/15

8th Grade – Students in 8th grade looked at similarities and differences among themselves in their homeroom.  They took time to recognize these differences and discussed how to respect all differences.  The homeroom then created a paper “Chain of Diversity” to showcase these traits. 7th Grade – Students were introduced to the “Let’s Get Real” […]