Entries by piotrowskil

Congratulations to Science Olympiad Team

Congratulations to the Hawthorn Middle North Science Olympiad team that received 7th place out of 50 teams competing at the Illinois State Science Olympiad competition on Saturday, April 13th. This was an amazing achievement in a tough competition field.  They had individual medals in seven events including two NUMBER ONE finishes in the events Battery […]

Congratulations to Bowlers

Congrats to Middle School North’s Dylan C. and Nick P. on advancing to state bowling in the individuals division! Congrats to the girls’ team on advancing to state bowling in the team division! The team includes Nitya M., Jacklyn P., Anya S., and Morgan U.

Scholastic Bowl

Lots of energy and excitement was in the air as Middle School North competed against Middle School South at the April 2 Scholastic Bowl tournament that took place at Middle School North. Teams worked together to answer questions related to science, math, geography, history and more. Middle School North’s A team won, but both schools […]

A Day at the Boat Races

Eighth grade students at Middle School North tested the velocity, acceleration, and power of their homemade boats in a contest on Tuesday. Each boat, comprised of household items such as string, pencils and styrofoam, was powered by a mousetrap. Students needed the boat to cover a distance of at least 1.5 meters in order to […]

Sixth Grade Team Scores Big in Battle of the Books

Middle School North held its Battle of the Books last week. This is a reading incentive program in which students read specific books and then must answer questions correctly during a competition to gain points. Three teams (sixth, seventh and eighth grades) competed for first place. The sixth grade team won first place!  They will compete […]

Jazz Festival Was in Full Swing

Bravo Chuck Naffier, Pat Cantagallo and the Middle School South and Middle School North Jazz Band students on a wonderful performance Wednesday night at the Vernon Hills High School Jazz Festival! Our directors and students did an outstanding job performing this evening!

Congratulations and Good Luck to Our Wrestlers

Last Saturday, Hawthorn Middle School North hosted IESA Regional Wrestling where Middle North took 2nd place overall! We had 4-1st place finishers, 4-2nd place finishers, 5 – 3rd place finishers, and 1-4th place finisher. The team displayed excellent sportsmanship and wrestled well! The following athletes will be wrestling this weekend at the IESA Sectional Meet […]

What Caused the Dust Bowl?

Middle School North’s eighth-grade social studies classes participated in a gallery walk last week in which they presented their projects on what caused the Dust Bowl. Students moved from one display to the next, asking questions and leaving notes on how they felt about each presentation. There was plenty of interaction and engagement as students discussed […]

Science Olympiad Team Shines at West Ottawa Invitational

Congratulations to the Hawthorn Middle North Science Olympiad team for winning second place at the West Ottawa Invitational. On Saturday, February 2nd, the team members competed against 35 other teams at West Ottawa High School in 23 science related events. Over 14 individual team medals were received including first place finishes in Experimental Design (Apsara/ Brian / […]