Entries by Wayne Keen

PTO Family Fun & Fitness Night

Come out & join us for a Fun Family Fitness Night at Townline Elementary School – Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm (doors open @ 6 pm).   100% of the proceeds from this event will go directly to the PTO!  This event is open to all families & schools (k thru 8), the minimum age is 5 to participate. $10 […]

Pep Assembly 3/23/18

Fun was had by both students and faculty at the Spring Break Assembly on Friday, March 23rd.  Chorus and Jazz band entertained both students and staff. There was an engaging volleyball game between staff and students with the staff winning 19-11, along with a fun game of musical chairs featuring select teachers.  The Wrestling, Girls […]

6th Grade Science-McMahon

Students in Ms. McMahon’s 6th grade science class used Google virtual reality cardboard to view the August 2017, Great American Solar Eclipse. This experiences was tied to their astronomy science curriculum.  

PARCC 2018

PARCC 2018 Testing Dates: 4/3 – ELA One 4/4 – ELA Two 4/5 – ELA Three 4/10 – Math One 4/11 – Math Two 4/12 – Math Three Make-ups during encore classes:  4/6, 4/9, 4/13, 4/16 thru 4/20 Testing Logistics On testing days students will report to their homerooms at 7:40 A.M. All students will […]

Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation Meeting

Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation Meeting Attention Parents of Incoming 6th Grade Students for the 2018-2019 school year. You are invited to attend the Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation events on Wednesday, April 18 at Middle North or Thursday, April 19 at Middle South. This is a parent only meeting. Please attend the orientation event at your designated middle school […]

6th Grade Chorus Field Trip

The 6th Grade Middle South and Middle North choirs attended the annual Choralfest at VanderCook College of Music on Tuesday March 20th. Each group performed three pieces for two judges and received feedback as well as a clinic. Middle South performed pieces that had a theme based on famous authors of children’s literature: “Evening Prayer” […]

Lost & Found

The Lost & Found is full and waiting for your child to claim their items.  During the next two weeks, the Lost & Found will be put out on tables in the hallway.  Any items not claimed by Friday, March 23rd will be donated.  The school will be closed over Spring Break.

Advisory 3/16/18

6th & 7th Grade –   Students met in the gym for part of the period with Mrs. Kahn to encourage students to continue to work hard and behave positively for the final trimester of the year. The other part took place in homeroom where students discussed their current year and any concerns they have […]

6th Grade Band “Little Person’s Concert”

On March 13th, the Hawthorn Middle South 6th Grade Band took a field trip to perform in Northfield, IL at Sunset Middle School.  The 64 member group performed on stage for 2 music judges, some parents and the entire Hawthorn Middle North 6th Grade Band (who stayed to watch us!).  The performance went well, and […]

Pi Off Winner

Hawthorn Middle School South finished its Pi-Day celebration with the Final Pi-Off on Thursday 3-15-18. Each Team sent their student that recited the most digits to the Final Pi-Off.  Six amazing competitors recited an insane number of digits. Coming out on top was 8th Grader Justin S. reciting 606 digits without a mistake!  In 2nd place was 8th Grader […]

PE-Polar Technology

Middle School South is using data driven decisions based on research that proves that the physical education program positively impacts student academic growth in the classroom and on standardized tests. -Polar utilized in PE and Athletics at Middle School South -Polar linked to academic growth in the classroom -Polar saved a life at Middle School […]