Entries by Wayne Keen

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 […]

Cheerleading Tryouts

We have set the dates for Hawthorn South Cheerleading Tryouts.  We will try and have a video of the routine and cheer posted after the first day of clinics. Specifics and expectations for the actual tryout will be discussed at the first day of clinics, please make sure that your student has a current sports […]

Curriculum Night 9/16/15

Back to School Curriculum Night is Wednesday, September 16th at 7:00 p.m. for parents/guardians only.  During this evening parents will have the opportunity to meet their child’s teachers along with receiving information regarding curriculum, expectations, procedures and educational philosophies. Parents/guardians are asked to report to their designated locations to begin the evening event:  6th Grade […]

PTO Spirit Wear

It’s that time of year again to show your school spirit!  Place your orders by September 21st by visiting www.AmericanOutfittersLTD.com 201509101349 201509101350

Snowflake 2015

Attention: Parents of 7th and 8th graders: Please see the attached information regarding our upcoming Snowflake program.  Space is limited, so please respond quickly if interested. 201509101350 Snowflake

Advisory 9/14/15

On Friday, September 4th students participated in our first all school Advisory activity. This year’s theme is “Going for the Gold”, with each grade level focusing on an independent subgoal. In this activity students were introduced to their Greek God mascot and brainstormed on that God’s strength. After, the students picked one of those strengths […]

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 […]