The Hawthorn Enrichment Institute summer program is open to all kindergarten through eighth-grade Hawthorn District 73 students. It will take place from July 9 – August 10, 2018. Registration begins February 1, 2018.
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As the alarm bell sounded, you could hear the students yelling “Gas! Gas! Gas!” as the students in Mr. McKenzie and Ms. Balmes’ eighth-grade social studies classes learned about life in the trenches during World War I. The students were filled with high anticipation as they entered a mock Trench Warfare Simulation. Some students, armed […]
Middle School North’s seventh-grade advisory students participated in an activity where they discussed the attributes of being a hero. The students were asked what they would stand for to help others.
Some very creative costumes could be seen in the hallways of Middle School North on Halloween.
Middle School North’s “Mania” was an evening of fun hosted by the Student Council. Students enjoyed a DJ, inflatable obstacle course, hayride in the Townline Elementary parking lot, open gym, photo booth, airbrush tattoos, and much more. This year’s Mania drew approximately 230 students, the largest attendance in the school’s history.
Middle School North had a “pink out” on Wednesday in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Staff and students were dressed in pink from head to toe!
Eighth-grade advisories at Middle School North held their annual newspaper costume contest. The groups had a short amount of time to work together to come up with a unique design made up of only newspaper.
Second rotation eighth graders are off to a great start in STEM lab. They’ve started their personalized learning choice projects and are very busy. The students in the photos are working on 3D design and printing, improving their typing skills, designing video games, programming robots, and working together to solve critical thinking puzzles.
Middle School North students kicked off Red Ribbon Week with the theme “Drugs are a nightmare”. Staff and students had fun wearing their pajamas to school. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October.
Middle School North was selected as a winner of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development’s 2017 Whole Child Awards in the area of Engagement. The school will receive the award at a ceremony in March. The ASCD Whole Child Award is designed to recognize schools that have gone beyond a vision for educating the […]
For parents of kindergarten and sixth-grade students as well as students who are new to Hawthorn: If you haven’t turned in your child’s physical and/or immunizations records, your child will be excluded from school beginning Monday, October 16. Once evidence of having the required immunizations can be provided, children will be allowed to return to […]
Middle School North took a first place award in the 2017 Attendance Week Competition. The school had a 98% attendance rate. The Student Council represented the school at the awards event.
The Sew What Club at Middle School North is starting its first project of the year. The students are decorating canvas tote bags. Some students are drawing their own designs while others are using tape to create patterns. These designs will be painted with acrylic paint.
This morning there was a suspicious black car we believe to be a Lincoln possibly taking photos of students as they entered school. The car was parked off of school property. Please take extra caution and keep a watchful eye. Inform our Resource Officer Jon Paret or the Vernon Hills Police Department if you see […]