Entries by Wayne Keen

Boys Soccer-South vs. North

Last night, Tuesday, September 29th the Middle South boys soccer team played on the Vernon Hills High School soccer field against Middle North. The boys came out ready to win. The boys passed well, anticipated every pass and the next play that would occur, the whole team really meshed well through the game. Edgar U. […]

Arts & Tech

Arts & Tech are in full swing at Middle South.  In Industrial Technology the students are divided into four groups, computer animation, electronics/soldering, mechanical drawing/drafting and materials & process/woodworking. In Art they are studying Chuck Close and using themselves as the theme.  Students are making slab relief out of clay and asked to pick any […]

Hawthorn PTO Cookie Dough Sale

Hawthorn PTO is once again sponsoring a fundraiser featuring Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough.  Packets were sent home with students on September 28th and orders are due October 14th.  Any questions, please contact pto.cookiedough@hawthorn73.org

Design a Bookmark Contest

Express your artistic side; create a bookmark inspired by your favorite book or character.  Students may pick up a bookmark and contest rules from the Middle School Library or the Cook Memorial Library.  Completed bookmarks must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 17th.  Winners will be announced no later than Saturday, November 14th.

Student Safety

Safety is our number one concern here at Hawthorn Middle School South.   When you are traveling to and from school either by bike, skateboard or walking please use the sidewalks and obey all stop signs. It is very unsafe for you to travel on the street , especially during school hours with all the traffic […]

Physical Education

PE students have been taking full advantage of this beautiful fall weather by learning archery and playing Ultimate Football while wearing their heart monitors.

Mrs. Corush’s Language Arts Class

Mrs. Corush’s Language Arts class took a different approach when learning how to make inferences.  Students were grouped together and walked around the classroom partaking in different inferencing stations.  Some stations included: filling in comic strip text by using clues from the pictures, going through garbage from Mrs. Corush neighbor to figure out more about […]

PTO Savings Card

The Hawthorn PTO has partnered with some of our local businesses to raise money for our schools and to help you save money, too! Simply present the Discount Savings Card when you shop at one of the businesses listed and enjoy your discount on selected purchases (exclusions apply). What’s New? Purchase your card for $10 […]

MHS Placement Test-October 17th

Placement testing for all Mundelein High School incoming freshmen will occur on Saturday October 17th, 2015.  Because the Explore test has been retired by the College Board, MHS will use the STAR test through Renaissance Learning as a placement exam.  Students will take two online exams: 60 minute math and a 60 minute English/Reading test.  Since the […]

Activities and Clubs at Middle South

Middle South has a wide variety of activities & clubs open to all students.  For more information click on the Links tab above, in Extracurricular Activities.  Students should listen to the morning broadcast for the most up to date information.

Summer Reading Celebration

On Friday,September 11th students participated in our annual Summer Reading Celebration.  Students had a wonderful time talking to their peers about the books they read over the summer.  Any student who turned in their summer reading log was given a ticket and entered in a raffle where they had the chance to win prizes ranging from […]