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2018-2019 Middle School Schedules

Dear Families-

At this time, your child’s 2018-2019 Middle School schedule is ready for viewing in PowerSchool. Please log in to your parent portal (https://ps.hawthorn73.org/public/) and access this information. We will not be sending home paper copies this year. If you are experiencing difficulties accessing the parent portal, please contact the district office at (847) 990-4200.
Should you have questions or changes related to your student’s schedule, please access our online course request form no later than July 31, 2018. This form can be accessed by clicking here or on our Middle School North School Webpage. If you have any difficulties accessing the course request form, please contact the Middle School North office at (847) 990 -4400.
It is crucial that you review this information and submit any inquiries prior to June 31st to ensure that we have time to review your request and contact you with a response.
Have a Great Summer!
Robert Collins
Charity Trowbridge
Promotion Ceremony

Middle School North Promotion Ceremony

The pride could be seen on the students’ faces as they marched down the aisles during Middle School North’s Promotion Ceremony on May 29. The Middle School North Orchestra played “Best of Journey” and the 7/8 Grade Chorus sang “Closer to the Flame.” Members of the Board of Education and Administration presented the certificates. There were some bittersweet moments, and moments of joy as students gathered with friends and family after the ceremony.

There is no school on Friday, May 25th and Monday, May 28th.

There is no school on Friday, May 25th and Monday, May 28th. Enjoy your long weekend!

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Hawthorn School District 73 Superintendent Accepts Position in Indiana

Superintendent Nick Brown has resigned from Hawthorn School District 73 effective June 30 to accept a new position in Indiana to be closer to family.

“I really enjoyed my time at Hawthorn and appreciate all the work the staff does for all our students,” Brown said.  “We have great parents, students, staff and community.”

The Board of Education is grateful for Mr. Brown’s service to Hawthorn and wishes him well at his new district in Indiana.

The Board of Education will work hard to make this transition as smooth as possible with the help and guidance of the District’s administrative team.  An interim superintendent will be hired to support the District for the next year.  Also, the District will hire a search firm to help find the right superintendent candidate for the district.  The District asks for community patience and support in the coming weeks.  The District will continue to focus on what it does best, ensuring the best learning environment for its students.

El Superintendente del Distrito Escolar Hawthorn #73 acepta una posición en Indiana

Nick Brown, el Superintendente de el Distrito Escolar Hawthorn #73 ha renunciado a su puesto a partir del 30 de junio para aceptar un nuevo puesto en Indiana para estar más cerca de su familia.

“Realmente disfruté mi tiempo en Hawthorn y aprecié todo el trabajo que hace el personal para todos nuestros estudiantes”, dijo el Sr. Brown. “Tenemos unos excelentes padres, estudiantes, personal y comunidad”.

La Junta de Educación está agradecida por el servicio del Sr. Brown a Hawthorn y le desea lo mejor en su nuevo distrito en Indiana.

La Junta de Educación trabajará arduamente para hacer que esta transición sea fluida con la ayuda y orientación del equipo administrativo del Distrito. Se contratará un superintendente interino para apoyar al Distrito el próximo año escolar. Además, el Distrito contratará una empresa de búsqueda para ayudar a encontrar al candidato adecuado para el superintendente para el distrito. El Distrito pide paciencia y apoyo a la comunidad en las próximas semanas. El Distrito continuará enfocándose en lo que hace mejor, asegurando el mejor ambiente de aprendizaje para sus estudiantes.

career fair

Students Learn About Career Paths

Eighth-grade students at Middle School North learned about a wide variety of careers at today’s Career Fair. Thanks to volunteers, students learned about careers in advertising/sales, cosmetology, fashion design, firefighting, journalism, law, nursing, the military, aviation, programming and real estate.

Performance

Open House

Families were treated to some wonderful performances at Middle School North’s Open House last week.

Lyric Opera

Field Trip to the Lyric Opera

About 250 band, orchestra and chorus students at Middle School North received a special treat last Friday. They saw the Lyric Opera production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”. They had an awesome time.

 

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Students Walk Down Memory Lane at Decades Fair

Eighth-grade students took a walk down memory lane at the Decades Fair hosted by Ms. Balmes and Mr. McKenzie at the Middle School North library. Students were asked to research a decade of American society from the 1950s up to today. In their presentations, the students addressed two objectives: to understand the changes in contemporary American society and to understand how significant events impact society. All students had to research the civil rights movement in their decade, major political policies and key events of the time period. It was clear that the students went the extra mile to present great projects.

 

District Dress Code

The District 73 dress code is important information for all students and families.  You can read it here.

Hawthorn 73 Dress Code

Students performing

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr. is a Hit

Middle School North students performed  “Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” for Elementary North, the School of Dual Language and Townline Elementary students on May 9. The students provided outstanding performances. The Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Red Queen, three versions of Alice and other well-known characters all came to life as the students skillfully acted, sang and danced.

MSN Open House May 16th

Middle School North invites all MSN families to the
Open House – Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Please feel free to tour our wonderful school and make sure to visit all your child’s classrooms to view their amazing work.

Additional scheduling information can be found here:

Open House 2018

Middle Years

Middle Years

cello

This Instrument Is a Work of Art

Students in the Middle School North Sew What Club had the opportunity to collaboratively paint cellos that were no longer usable. The students chose to embrace the purpose of the instrument by incorporating music-related imagery with school-related subject matter. The cellos will be on permanent display in the school!