Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Sixth Graders: Welcome to Middle School South

Dear Sixth Grade Students and Parents/Guardians: On behalf of the staff, Ms. Mares, and myself, welcome to Middle School South!   Being a Hawthorn Middle School South Eagle is the best!  We are all here for you during this transition to middle school. Some Middle School South student leaders have prepared an introduction video for you […]

Working from Home

Mrs. Bourn’s sixth-grade consumer technology students completed some colorful projects at home this week.  This is one example of what a great job students are doing as they work hard and continue their curriculum at home.

Volunteering for a Good Cause

In conjunction with a unit on societal injustices, all 250 students in 6th grade at Middle South visited and volunteered at Bernie’s Book Bank on March 10th and 11th in Lake Bluff, IL. There, students helped sort books into damaged and undamaged piles. They also categorized the type of book each donation was. Sixth graders […]

Getting Ready for a Concert

Sixth grade orchestra students at Middle School South are rehearsing for their spring concert. With the assistance of some older students, they practiced several pieces, including “Conquistador” and “Cliffs of Moher.” Their concert will take place on March 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Middle South gym.

Students Do Excellent Job at NIMCON

Middle School North, Middle School South and Elementary North students did an excellent job at the NIMCON (Northern Illinois Music Conference) solo and ensemble contest in Mt. Prospect on Saturday. At the event, students performed as soloists or in small ensembles and had the opportunity to receive feedback from esteemed music educators and earn medals […]

Books Come to Life in Language Arts Classes

Creativity was the name of the game in the sixth grade language arts classes of Mrs. Corush and Miss Eiter. Students not only presented summaries of the books they read, they created their own unique board games based on the books. They will be playing these games together later in the week. The board games […]

Sick Day Guidelines

To help prevent the spread of illness, the Lake County Health Department provides guidelines to help with your decision on whether or not to send your child to school. Sometimes it can be challenging to make the right choice.

Middle South 8th Grader wins National Piano Competition

Congratulations to Hawthorn Middle South 8th grader Noah K. for winning the Junior Open Division of the Walgreens National Concerto Competition on piano!  The Walgreens National Concerto Competition is hosted annually at the end of December by Midwest Young Artists Conservatory. Over 200 young musicians from across the U.S. participated in the 2019 Competition on […]

Congratulations to Spelling Bee Participants

Twenty-eight students participated in the Scripps Spelling Bee Contest at Middle School South. With nerves of steel, they spelled challenging words such as helium, cahoots and haughty. After many rounds, the winner was eighth-grade student Sahiti G. Noah K., also in eighth grade, was the runner up. Congratulations to all the students. 

It’s a Holiday Extravaganza!

Middle School South’s choir brought holiday cheer to Elementary South through their annual Holiday Extravaganza on Wednesday morning. Dressed for the holidays, the students sang a wide variety of holiday songs from “Feliz Navidad” to “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Everyone had a great time.

Carmel High School Admissions Information

Students who want to be considered for admission must submit a formal application to Carmel Catholic High School by December 13, 2019.  If you have already submitted your student’s application for admission, please disregard this email. Applications received after this date will still be considered as long as space is available. Click here to access the […]