Alert: Student approached

May 1, 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians,

This afternoon the district Resource Officer received a report that a white male driving a red car approached a student and offered a ride. There was no enticement or encouragement when the student refused. Please have a conversation about safety with your children. Vernon Hills Police Department has been alerted to the situation.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at 847-990-4215 or via email

Sincerely, Nick Brown Superintendent


1 de Mayo 2017

Queridos Padres y Guardianes,

Esta tarde, el Oficial de Recursos del distrito recibió un reporte de que un hombre blanco conduciendo un coche rojo se acercó a un estudiante y ofreció un paseo. No hubo estímulo ni cuando el estudiante se negó. Por favor, tenga una conversación sobre la seguridad con sus hijos sobre personas extraños. El Departamento de Policía de Vernon Hills ha sido alertado de la situación.

Si tiene alguna pregunta o inquietud, por favor no dude en contactarme al 847-990-4215 o por correo electrónico a

Sinceramente, Nick Brown Superintendente

Firefighter Rodkey Visits with 6th Graders

Firefighter Tony Rodkey visited our 6th grade science classes to teach the students about the benefits of having a home sprinkler system.  He also reviewed fire safety with the students and introduced a fire saftey and burn prevention video contest.  Visit for more information.  Top prize is $500 in American Express gift cards!

Science Olympiad Information Meeting

There will be a Science Olympiad Informational Meeting for parents and students new to Science Olympiad .
Date : Thursday, Sept 8th
Time: 7 PM
Location: Middle School North Library

MN Girls Soccer Team Undefeated!

The Hawthorn Middle North Girls Soccer Team ended their 2015 season undefeated. The team is the #1 seed in the upcoming Suburban Middle School conference Tournament. They will play their first tournament game on Tuesday, 5/12/15, at Wauconda Middle School. The team they will play will be determined in the first round game on Monday. 5/11/15.

Congratulations to Coach Weston Steinberg, Middle North 7th Grade math teacher and team members Piper B., Jessica B., Lily B., Annalise B., Abigail B., Elena H., Gabrielle J., Cassie P., Isabella P., Zoe P., Olivia P., Gisselle S., Ryan S., Sydney T., and Brynn Z.

Opening Night of “Annie”

The cast and crew gave an absolutely amazing performance on the opening night of Annie Jr. at MSN.  It was a full house! If you didn’t catch tonight’s show, there are two more performances Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm.

VH Student Government Day

MN Presents “Annie” May 7-9th

The awesome talent at Hawthorn Middle North are preparing for the spring musical “Annie”.  Mark your calendars now for May 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00 pm on the Middle North Cafeteria stage.


8th Grade Snow Tubing Trip was Great!

Our 8th graders shredded the slopes at Wilmot Mountain!  Wooooot woooooot! The trip was  followed up by a pizza party.  A great time was had by all.  See all the pictures in the Photo Gallery.

2014/15 School Supply List

Note for MN Students:  Please purchase 2 locks (one for your hall locker and one for your PE locker.)  Here is the complete school supply list for the upcoming school year.

School Supply List 2014-15