The following letter was sent home in the Trimester 3 8th grade report cards:

2014 8th Graders End of Year Calendar

MN – Actividades de fin de año

You will also find these dates on the Calendar above.

8th Grade Dance Decorators Needed:

Attention  8th grade Parents:   Graduation and the 8th grade dance are quickly approaching. We are in need of parent volunteers to coordinate the dance and its logistics. This event is parent led. Middle School North will provide a meeting location for parents to gather and coordinate the dance planning.

The first meeting is Monday, March 17th from 3:30-4:30 in  the MSN office conference room.

Please RSVP to Ms. Szepesi .

You can find a flyer with additional information here:

2014 Dance Volunteers

VHHS Chinese Placement Test – Attention Native Speakers of Chinese!  VHHS is now offering incoming freshmen the opportunity to take a placement test that would allow them to register for Chinese 2 Honors or Chinese 3 Honors their freshman year.  If your 8th grader is interested in this opportunity, please contact Mrs. Cheryl Steffens, International Languages Department Supervisor at VHHS to make an appointment for the placement test.   (847-932-2015)
All placement tests should be completed by February 10.


Spanish for Native Speakers Placement Test – Anuncio para Hispanohablantes del grado 8 quienes NO participan en clases de español en las escuelas de Hawthorn!  Hay un curso del lenguaje de español en VHHS especial para Uds.  El único requisito es escribir un párrafo.  Favor de llamar a la Sra. Steffens, la Supervisora del Departamento de Lenguas en VHHS para hablar de esta oportunidad para participar en el curso Spanish for Native Speakers.  (847-932-2015)
 Es necesario completrar los párrafos y entregarlos a la Sra. Steffens antes del 10 de febrero.