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3-2-1 Blast Off!

Sixth graders in the science classes of Mrs. Ford and Ms. Henriksen at Middle School North tested the stability of rockets that they made themselves. The students had a blast.

Band Practices Outside

Seventh/eighth grade band students at Middle North practiced the solemn and dignified piece, “In honor of the Fallen,” as Mr. Cantagallo set the tempo. Band members enjoyed playing outside on a sunny day.  

MSN Science Olympiad Team Scores Its Highest Placement Ever at State

Congratulations to Middle North’s Varsity Science Olympiad Team!  They were runner-up to the two national teams and 3rd in State! This is the HIGHEST ever placement at State for Middle North.  Varsity Team members included: Shruthi M., Anya S., Eeman D., Kristina S., Aishi A., Zoe M., Rodrigo B., Om K., Stephen C., Cal S., Madelyn W., Hamiz […]

Middle North Builds a Biking Unit with Help from Community Members

Hawthorn is grateful to the Vernon Hills Police Department for helping Hawthorn Middle North’s physical education teachers build a biking unit. While the students learned about biking virtually with regards to safety, maintenance and access to local trails this year, they will be riding the bikes during the next school year. Additionally, the District thanks […]

Congrats to Students Who Qualified for the MathCON Finals

Congratulations to Stephen P. (8th grade), Zoe M. (8th grade) and Stephen C. (7th grade) who have qualified to participate in the MathCON finals on May 1 in Chicago. The virtual finals will be followed by an awards ceremony. Way to go! And, congratulations to MathCON alternate finalists Emma J. (7th grade), Lucas J. (6th […]

Make It! Bake It! Cake It!

Yesterday’s Make It – Bake It – Cake It Contest was so much fun.  Middle North contestants were given 20 minutes to decorate their pre-made cakes. The judges watched via Zoom as students decorated their cakes with a St. Patrick’s Day theme. Congratulations to winners Julianne and Romy.

Science Olympiad Varsity Team Named Regional Champions

Congratulations to the Hawthorn Middle North Science Olympiad Varsity Team, which earned the title of Regional Champions for the 3rd year in a row on Saturday, March 6th. The varsity team received over 16 1st place finishes for a dominating finish in their Regional. The JV teams did outstanding as well and received over 11 […]

Science Olympiad Team Scores High and Medals in New Events

Middle North’s Science Olympiad Team attended the Badger Invitational and received 4th place out of 57 teams from all over the country.  The other three teams were 11th, 22nd and 45th.  We are very proud of our students for virtually participating and even medaling in new events. MEDAL PLACEMENTS (up to 8th Place receive medals)Circuit […]

Math Team Members Excel in National Competitions

Middle School North’s Math Club members are doing a great job competing in national MATHCOUNTS competitions.  MATHCOUNTS provides engaging math programs to US middle school students of all ability levels to build confidence and improve attitudes about math and problem solving. Congratulations to Stephen P., an eighth grade student, who qualified and successfully competed in the […]

Science Olympiad Team Heads Toward Regionals

The Middle School North Science Olympiad Team received 3rd place and 5th Place out of 22 teams at the West Ottawa Virtual Invitational on February 13th, 2021.  We are so proud of their continued accomplishments as they head toward regionals.   Individual Medal Winners are as follows:6th Place Anatomy Aarush / Aditya2nd Place Circuit Lab Arushi […]

Another Achievement for the Science Olympiad Team

Congratulations to the Middle North Science Olympiad team! They received the 8th place school trophy for the University of Chicago Science Olympiad Invitational. This is the first time that Middle North has placed as a school at the University of Chicago Invitational. We are very proud of our students’ hard work. MEDALS PLACEMENTS: 3rd Place […]

Science Olympiad Team Continues to Excel

The Hawthorn Middle North Science Olympiad team has been very busy competing virtually in the National Science Olympiad practice which featured more than 174 teams from across the country.  The National Science Olympiad Invitational was the first invitational that was mostly 6th and 7th graders who did a great job. All teams placed in the […]

Math Club Students Excel at Contest

Middle School North Math Club students recently participated in the Noetic Learning Math Contest (NLMC). NLMC is a semi-annual problem solving contest for elementary and middle school students. 16,542 students competed in the fall contest. Our students did a great job. Here are the winners: Arnav G.: National Honor Roll (6th grade Team Winner)Gobind S.: […]