Entries by Wayne Keen

Page Break Contest at Stevenson High School

6th grader, Leo S., from Mrs. Corush’s writing class entered the annual PageBreak writing contest that Stevenson High School puts on every year.  This contest is a day filled with keynote speakers, writing workshops, question/answer sessions, and more.  The best part, all students from surrounding areas submit one piece of writing and hope to take […]

CPR Certification

Fireman Anthony Rodkey from Countryside Fire Department is taking 8th grade students through a CPR Certification test.  Students completed 4.5 hours of practice and a written test.

2020 PTO Variety Show

Here’s your chance to be a star! The Hawthorn PTO Variety Show is a talent show comprised of dancing, singing, playing musical instruments, gymnastics routines, comedy routines, magic,  and much more.  The sky’s the limit! Please come and share your talent with your friends and family.   How It Works The Variety Show is Scheduled […]

VHHS Presents: Girls Night of Code

This wonderful event will take place on January 24th, 2020 at Vernon Hills High School, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, in room 0200. This event is completely free and is available for all girls in grades 6-8. During this event, the girls will be able to participate in fun coding activities, food will be […]


Hawthorn Middle South will be MAP testing Wednesday, January 15 and Friday, January, 17 from 7:45-9:45 am. & Please be sure students eat breakfast, are on time and try to keep appointments during testing to after school if possible. See Schedule

Important Dates for Incoming Freshmen at VHHS

1/23/2020 8th Grade Orientation Families with the Last Name A-K 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Formal Presentation in the Auditorium 7:10 PM-8:00 PM Activity Fair in the Foyer & Gym   Families with the Last Name L-Z 6:30 PM-7:15 PM Activity Fair in the Foyer & Gym 7:15 PM-8:15 PM Formal Presentation in the Auditorium     […]


Eight Grade Science experimented with liquid nitrogen by receiving a demonstration of the element’s chemical and physical properties. The students recalled on concepts from the chemistry unit such as concentration, mixtures, compounds, bonding and chemical change. The class used liquid nitrogen to observe the chemical changes it makes when added to a vanilla cream mixture. […]