Entries by Wayne Keen

6th Grade CCSS7

6th grade students in CCSS7 used geoshapes, water, and their previous knowledge of the volume of prisms  to develop a formula for the volume of pyramids.

Jazz Band Concert 3/9/16

Jazz is alive and well in Vernon Hills!  That was the consistent and obvious message delivered by all the participants in last night’s VHHS Jazz Festival.  For the second year in a row, VHHS directors Drew Russell and Randy Sundell hosted the event which included performances by Hawthorn Middle South, under the direction of Chuck […]

Students attending Mundelein HS 2016-2017

Students Attending Mundelein High School 2016-2017 School Year The Confirmation Placement Exam is scheduled for Saturday April 2nd at 7:45 AM at Mundelein High School.  It is recommended that students interested in having their placements for their 9th grade courses reevaluated attend this event.  Parents of future students attending Mundelein High School should have already received […]

CAP Family Skate

Bring the whole family out for an afternoon of indoor skating at Glacier Ice Arena. See attached flyer for more details. Family Skate Flyer

Hawthorn Art Show Rescheduled for Friday, 3/18

Due to the political event with Secretary Clinton at the Sullivan Center on Thursday, March 10th, we will be rescheduling the opening of Hawthorn’s Art Show at the Aspen Drive Library to Friday, March 18th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  We have been collaborating with the Sullivan Center, Library and Police Department and believe […]

PARCC Testing 3/29/16-4/29/16

Hawthorn Middle South will be PARCC testing from Tuesday, March 29th 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 […]

Art Show

Congratulations to the following students who’s work will represent Middle South at the District 73 Student Art Show from March 10th -April 7th The opening reception will be held March 10th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Aspen Drive Library. Come out to support our wonderful and talented artists from Middle South! Ahmed A, Drshika A, Abigail C, Stephanie […]

Wrestling Update

This weekend the Hawthorn South Wrestling Team participated in the sectional tournament. The sectional tournament combines two regionals to narrow down a pool of 40 wrestlers to the top 3 at each weight, who will have the opportunity to compete in the State Wrestling Tournament this weekend in DeKalb at NIU. Hawthorn South advanced 3 […]

Advisory 3/2/16

On Wednesday March 2, Hawthorn Middle South students enjoyed another Advisory Day.  The sixth grade participated in various team building skill within their homerooms.  This time helped to foster a greater sense of community in the sixth grade.  Seventh grade had a unique experience.  They were divided into gender groups and had the opportunity to […]

8th Grade Boys Volleyball Conference Champs

The 8th grade Boys’ Volleyball team had an outstanding season including being Conference Tournament Champions, Regular season champions and Champions of the Libertyville Invitational with a  record of 16 wins and just 1 loss.   The team started the season with high expectations and then worked very hard to achieve their goals.  The team’s great […]

7th Grade Girls Volleyball Conference Champs

The Middle South 7th Grade Girls Volleyball team, competed against Grayslake Middle School for the conference Championship on Thursday night March, 3rd.  After winning the first game of the match, we had a hard fought loss in the second, but were able to come back with strong volleyball in the third game, to win the conference […]

Lost & Found

The Lost & Found is full & waiting for your child to claim their items.  If your child has lost anything, please have them stop by the Lost & Found to check.  Any items not claimed by Spring Break will be donated.