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Another happy group of 7th graders!  This group built some very useful informational apps!

PTO Scholastic Book Fair!

Come to our PTO Scholastic Book Fair!  The Book Fair will be located in MSN Library. Hours: Thursday – 2/16 – Set -Up day – noon to 3:30 p.m. Friday – 2/17 – 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday – 2/20 – No School  Tuesday and Wednesday – 2/21 and 2/22 – 7:30 a.m. – […]

Cards for Fill A Heart 4 Kids

8th grade advisories were making valentine cards for the Fill A Heart 4 Kids organization.  This organization will deliver their cards, along with some goodies, to kids living in group homes in Lake County.

Important Notice for Parents Regarding Medication in School

This is a reminder of the school policy that under no circumstances should a student possess or self-adminster any prescription or non-perscription medicine at school.  In addition, students with School Medication Authorization Forms cannot transport the medication to school.  It must be delivered by a parent or guardian to the school nurse.  Please refer to the policy […]


If you need an SD card holder, then build one!  8th grader Sophia M. made this beauty. 7th grade STEM students are excited to begin their mobile app design unit.  They are currently in the research and development stage


Here is the engineering design process in action.  A student designed an iPad stand which unfortunately proved to be unstable.  She went back to rethink, revise, and reconstruct a new one to address the stability issues.

Soup Kitchen

On Friday, January 20th, the students in Mr. McKenzie’s and Ms. Balmes’ 8th grade Social Studies classes were once again thrown back into time. During the 1930’s Soup Kitchens were an extreme necessity for the downtrodden of the Great Depression. The students had an “enjoyable” time reliving the history, commiserating in their Great Depression experiences, […]

The Community Parent Network is presenting a parent night on March 2, 2017 at Libertyville High School

The Community Parent Network is presenting a parent night on March 2, 2017 at Libertyville High School for parents of 6th-12th graders.  Libertyville High School 708 W. Park Avenue Libertyville, IL 60048 Registration is now available at: https://goo.gl/forms/PV0Ye7mmbtiHeKJr2 (Can you embed the link? Registration is now available by clicking here) Your choice to attend two […]

Today in Sew What Club

Today in Sew What Club, students began working on a stained glass project.  Using a material called liquid black leading, students traced a design of their choice onto the glass part of a picture frame.  The students will continue this project in the next few weeks, eventually filling their designs in with color.  So far, […]

Foundation Members Sought

Foundation Members Sought Foundation Application ~ https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAgzDlyvP4RHFpN0aHAZGcgry_hoguqySpUCDb0pZia-EN9w/viewform?c=0&w=1 ~. Hawthorn is starting an Education Foundation to raise private sector funds to support the goals of our Strategic Plan. Currently, we are looking for inaugural Board Members to kick off 2017. Profile of the Successful Board Member:  The minimum time commitment for a board member includes 3 annual meetings […]