Stay connected to Middle School South by subscribing to the MSS Twitter account, MSS Newletter, SchoolMessenger, and the MSS online calendar. Sign-up by visiting the Middle School South website at

Twitter:  real time communication of important updates and reminders for building events and late buses. Follow us on Twitter @HawthornMSS

Newsletter:  Weekly Friday Email Blast (weekly school events and upcoming school events)

SchoolMessenger:  application uses the email provided in the Parent Portal account. 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. This communication tool will be used by Middle School South to share timely important information throughout the year and District 73 will continue to use SchoolMessenger for emergency situations. 

MSS online calendar: access using the Calendar link on the Middle School South website at