|Activity/Club||Description||Sponsor||Date / Time / Location|
Art Club meets every Thursday from 2:15-3:00 at M.S.S. in the art room. Students brainstorm, design and complete permanent art work for the school, as well as for the district and community. In the past they have painted murals, large canvas’s, signs, and pottery.
Students may join anytime of the year to accommodate the students busy schedules.
|Mr. Brennan||Starting September 27th 2018.
Meeting every Thursday in room 232 from 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
|Battle of the Books||This club is for students that enjoy reading and are up for a good competition. Books List.||Mrs. Duhig-Larson|
|First meeting on September 18th 2018 at 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Meetings are help on the first Friday of the month during lunch in the RC.
|Broadcasting/Morning News Team||Mrs. Romanoff||Starting September 4th 2018.
Meeting every day in room 161 from 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
|Chamber Orchestra|| Chamber Orchestra is for any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader who already plays an orchestra instrument and who would like the challenge of playing more difficult music.|
Please email Ms. May at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or stop by the music suite before or after school.
|Ms. May||Starting August 29th 2018.
Meeting every Wednesday and Friday in the music suite at 7:05 am
Chess club is open to any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader who remains eligible. Any student interested in becoming a better chess player and participating in fun competitive chess tournaments should join. The main focus of the club is to increase the problem solving thinking and good sportsmanship of each member.
|Mr. Ortiz||Starting September 13th 2018|
2:15pm – 3:00pm
|Eagle Chorus||Open to all 6th, 7th and 8th Graders who are unable to fit Chorus in their schedule because of band, orchestra, or some other conflict.||Mrs. Klein||Starting September 11th 2018.
Runs through December 19th 2018.
Meeting every Tuesday in the General music room from 2:15 to 4:15 pm.
|Jazz Band||It is open to any current 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Band student. This is an extracurricular class, please check it out and see if Jazz is for you.||Mr. Naffier||Starting September 5th 2018.
Meeting every Monday and Wednesday in the music suite from 6:45 to 7:30 am.
This team appeals to the student who loves contests, enjoys “out of the ordinary” problems and can compute easily with and without a calculator. High-level reasoning skills are necessary.
|Ms. Krippinger||Tryouts are in the beginning of October.
Meeting Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
|Newspaper Club||Newspaper Club is an opportunity to write articles about our school, Vernon Hills, and the world. Students will work with each other, as well as Mrs. Corush to find the news and report it to their fellow students. We meet once a week, but there may be some writing and research that will need to be done outside of our meetings. If you enjoy writing and the news, then this is the club for you! Remember to bring your Chromebook to all meetings.
||Mrs. Corush||Starting September 17th, 2018
Meetings every Monday from 2:10 to 3:00 pm
*MUST BRING CHROMEBOOK
|Pep Club||Catch the Hawthorn Spirit – then pass it on! This club is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders. Help plan the PEP Assemblies and lead your fellow Hawthorn Eagles in Sprit Weeks and other Exciting Events!||Ms. Eiter|
|Starting September 4th, 2018
Meeting Tuesdays in room 214 from 2:15 to 3:00 pm.
|Scholastic Bowl||An interscholastic team competition similar to “Jeopardy”. It tests participant’s ability to answer questions from a general pool of knowledge. In brief, the game is played with buzzers between 2 teams of 5 players each. Each match has approximately 24 toss-up questions, which are read to all players. The first player to buzz-in correctly gets 10 points for the team and the opportunity for his/her team to hear a bonus question that they work together on and is worth up to 20 points.
Informational meetings will begin in December. Listen in December for information on the morning news. Everyone is welcome to join/try-out, as we need students knowledgeable in a wide variety of areas, including: literature, math, science, sports trivia, history, and geography.
Scholastic Bowl competition begins in March.
|School Play||Actors, singers and dancers audition for this production, which is performed in the spring.||Mr. Kleinschmidt||Play Dates-April 26th and 27th.
|Science Club||Science club is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Any student interested in learning about and experiencing new and different science activities should join.
||Ms. Roth||Starting October 1st 2018|
|Student Council||Get involved as you help plan school activities and community service efforts. Includes elected representatives and student walk-on positions.||Mrs. Maier|
|Meeting every Tuesday in the RC from 6:50 am to 7:30 am.|
|Tech Club||The club will explore old and new technology in computers and audio/visual. Videos may be produced, internet games may be created or played. Old and new equipment will be examined and/or disassembled to show their inner workings. Any donations of old computers will be appreciated. (no monitors) Hard drives will be wiped clean or destroyed to protect any information on them.||Mr. Jaramillo||TBA|
|Yearbook Club||Capture the Middle South experiences by creating a Yearbook. You will be responsible for taking pictures, creating layouts, and producing the book that shares memories and activities happening at Middle South. Come work on our committee independently and in small groups.||Ms. Munkvold|
|Starting September 4th, 2018
Meeting every Tuesday in room 231 from 2:15 to 3:00 pm.