Caught Being Good

Students at Middle School South are being recognized for their positive contributions to our school climate and culture. Read more about our Caught Being Good program and how students and teachers recognize one another.

Caught Being Good

No School-Thursday-9/21/17

Just a reminder that there is No School this Thursday, September 21st.

Summer Reading Celebration

On Friday,September 8th students who readXZ over the summer were eligible for a school wide raffle.  Students received a raffle ticket and were entered in a raffle where they had the chance to win prizes!  Mr. Natale and Mrs. Kahn dressed up in costumes to announce the winners via video that was shown during lunch periods, and students picked up their prizes at the end of the day.  The day is a part of Middle School South’s continued effort to create lifelong readers.

Exploring Energy Transfers

Energy transfers

Seventh grade science classes are having fun exploring different types of energy transfers.  They especially enjoyed having their fortunes read by the fortune teller fish.


Snowflake 2017 Registration is Open

Operation Snowflake seeks to bring together middle school youth, community professionals and other caring adults to develop a trusting relationship and provide a framework of understanding of oneself and of others.  The program also strives to teach youth valuable skills that develop healthy peer relationships, promote responsible decision-making and resist negative peer pressure.
This year Snowflake will be held on Friday, Oct. 13th at Hawthorn Middle School South.  This event is open to all 7th and 8th graders and their parents.  All information and registration forms are available here: Snowflake Forms
Hard copy of the registration form will be coming home with all students also.

Curriculum Night – 9/14/17

The annual “Back to School Curriculum Night” is scheduled for Thursday, September 14th, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.for Parents/Guardians Only.  Parents/guardians will need to know their child’s homeroom teacher and report to homeroom promptly at 6:00pm. Parents/guardians will receive their student’s completed schedule during the homeroom period (6:00 p.m. to 6:16 p.m.) and will be following their student’s daily schedule.
For additional information, please see the attached documents.

MAP Testing

Hawthorn Middle South will be MAP testing Wednesday, September 13th from 7:45-9:45am.  Please be sure students eat breakfast, are on time and try to keep appointments during testing to after school if possible.

Pep Band Joins the Fun at VHHS

Pep Band

As you can tell from the smiles, the 2017 version of the combined Middle South/Middle North/VHHS Pep Band evening on Sept. 8 was filled with fun, friendship and music.

Connect with Hawthorn

Are you connected?  Please see the attached flyer for different ways you can stay informed and up to date on Hawthorn events!

Connect with Hawthorn-7

Unconfirmed Report About a Male Approaching Students

The District has received an unconfirmed report about a male approaching students near Middle School North and offering them a ride.

Letter to Parents (English)

Letter to Parents (Spanish)

Congratulations Mrs. Kahn

Proud to announce the expansion of our Middle School South Team in October!

Mrs. Kahn’s letter