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Principal Welcome Back Letter

6th Grade Student Orientation Flyer

Student ScheduleAvailable on PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal on August 4th:  (Course Request Form must be completed by Monday, August 8th at 3:00 p.m.)

Student Locker Assignment:  Available on PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal – view on Transportation link. Locker information is NOT viewable using the mobile phone application. Please use a web browser on a computer or tablet to access this information.

Student Transportation Assignment:  Available on PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal on August 10th.  Transportation information is NOT viewable using the mobile phone application. Please use a web browser on a computer or tablet to access this information. (Student bus passes will be distributed on the first day of school during Advisory for bus riders only)

Transportation Procedure: Traffic Pattern for student AM Drop Off and PM Pick Up and bus arrivals and departures

Important Phone Numbers: Contact numbers for School Office / Attendance Line / Nurse’s Office / Athletics

Middle School Supply List for the 22-23 school year:

Physical Education Supply Information:

Please click here for P.E. uniform and lock information. 

Stay Connected by Subscribing to Middle School South Communication applications for real time events and important information.

  • Twitter:  follow us @HawthornMSS
  • School Messenger:application uses the email provided in the Parent Portal account. This tool will be used to share timely important information throughout the year.  If you sign up to use this tool you may need to check your Spam Folder as the first few messages could be directed to that folder.
  • Stay Connected: frequently visit our website and our online calendar at

Picture Day Information: Picture Day is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30th, 2022. Please click here for picture order information. 

Fall Sports Tryout Information:  (view for tryout dates and times prior to the first day of school)

MSS Activity & Clubs

After School Activity Bus Season 1:  (September 12, 2022 – October 28, 2022)

District Health Form Requirements:  Illinois law requires physical examinations for students entering kindergarten and sixth grade and for new enrollees from outside the state of Illinois. If the health/immunization records are not in compliance with the Illinois School Code and the report is not received prior to October 15th of the school year, the student will be excluded from school until the report is in compliance. Please click here for more information. 

Meal Service: The District is continuing to provide breakfasts and lunches. For the latest updates and menus, visit the Meal Service webpage. Please use the LunchApplication to apply for free/reduced price meals for the USDA’s National School Lunch & School Breakfast programs. For any questions or assistance regarding free/reduced meal service, Dana Hollister at 847-990-4227 or email:

Optional Student Accident Insurance:

      Online enrollment at or phone 800-727-7642 ext. 6103