Entries by Wayne Keen

8th Grade Field Trip to Independence Grove

Students in Mr. Hope’s science class work as a research team to determine the health of the lake for plants and animals. They were able to paddle a 34-foot canoe and use specialized tools to collect water samples and do chemical tests. Along with examine soil around the lake, analyze how water moves through it […]

Student Council 6th Grade Petitions

6th grade Student Council petitions for Executive Board are available through homeroom teachers or from Mr. T. in the Resource Center.  The deadline to submit petitions (including a required, written speech) are due no later than 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16th.  There will be no exceptions.  Any campaign posters must be approved by Student […]

Boys Soccer

Hawthorn South Boys Soccer has begun!  Hawthorn Middle South won against Middle North during the game on September 3rd.  Raul J. scored the first goal unassisted to start the fire that didn’t stop burning. Lorenzo F. scored the second goal and was assisted by Carlos A. In the last five minutes, Carlos A. scored a […]

MAP Assessment

September is an important month for all our sixth through eighth graders at MSS, as they prepare for the Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment.  MAP assessments measure our students in math and reading with web-based, computer adaptive assessments that gauge student achievement and growth.  During September 8th through September 21st daily full day attendance […]

After-School Chorus

After-school chorus is for students who are unable to fit chorus into their daily class schedule.  It meets Tuesdays from 2:15-3:15 in the general music room. The first rehearsal is September 8th. No sign up needed, just bring a pencil, folder and your singing voice!  If you you like any other information please visit Mrs. […]

6th Grade Science Class

Firefighter Tony and the Countryside Fire Protection District met with the 6th grade science classes on Tuesday, September 1st. They learned the importance of fire safety in the home and in school.  The 6th graders learned that it only takes a small amount of smoke to activate a smoke detector, about an average of 20 […]

Poms Tryouts begin August 31, 2015

Poms tryouts will take place next week, August 31st-September 4th.  Anyone who wants to try out must have a sports physical on file and must wear appropriate attire to the clinics and tryouts (gym shoes or dance shoes and workout clothes). Students will learn the tryout dance at the clinics. The clinics will take place […]