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After School Chorus- For Band and Orchestra Members Only This is for orchestra and band students who are not able to schedule chorus during the school day. Mrs. O’Connor Mondays 2:15-3:15 Website



Monday, September 19th


Acceptance Club Acceptance Club's purpose is to understand who we are and who other are in order to honor human dignity and create authentically inclusive spaces Mrs. Chavez Meetings are Wednesdays from 2:20-3:00pm   Wednesday, September 21st.
Art Club Art Club is for those who have a passion for visual art and want to further explore a plethora of art mediums all year round, including watercolor, acrylic paint, pastels, colored pencils, ink, clay, collage, and more. Art Club has also been asked to paint a mural on the walls of the cafeteria. Ms. Rivellino Mondays after school in the art room (Room 805) from 2:10-3:00



October 17th
Battle of the Books

Do you enjoy reading for FUN? 

Students will read books from the 2022 Rebecca Caudill Collection and have discussions with their team. 

They will also compete for a Championship.

Mrs. Lill

Mrs. Cohen

Meetings will be held in the Library during the students lunch time.

Oct 11, 2022

Nov 15, 2022

Dec 13, 2022

 January 24, 2023

 February 14, 2023

 March 14, 2023

Competition Dates are TBD



Introductory Meeting on Tuesday, September 13th during Lunch in the Library


Start Date:

October 11th

Broadcasting MSN Broadcasting is a student-centered news club that reports the happenings around Middle School North. Students create segments that are put in weekly broadcasting videos shown during advisory. News for students, by students! Ms. Carris Mondays from 2:15-3:00pm in Room 221   Monday, August 29nd
Chess Club Ready to brush up your chess playing skills? Whether you know the game or are just starting out, the non competitive atmosphere of the HMN chess club is for you!   And then remove the rest of the other website links?  I will try and make a quick website for Chess Club today. Mrs. Stahl Every other Monday 2:15-3:00 Website October 3rd
Fishing Club Here fishy, fishy!  Do you like to fish?  Or want to learn how?  No fishing pole required unless you want your bring own.  Bikes and helmet are encouraged as we go to Big Bear Lake.  Please see Mr. McKenzie for more questions/details. Mr. McKenzie

We will meet the following days after school until 4:30pm

Monday August 29th

Wednesday August 31st

Thursday September 1st

Tuesday September 6th 

Friday September 9th 

2 Day Fishing Tournament TBD till 5:15

  Monday, August 29th
Garden Club Members stay after school for an hour or so and enjoy learning about annuals, perennials and soil. Be a part of the outside gardening events, help care for plants at MN, and have fun. Ms. Andonova Garden club is blooming on Mondays in the 8th grade pod. We meet all school year.   September 12th
Jazz Band This ensemble is open to any Band/Orchestra/Choir students interested in studying and performing Jazz music. Our concerts throughout the year will feature blues, swing, Latin, and rock.  Students will practice improvisation and learn the history of Jazz! Mr. Cantagallo


  Wednesday, September 7th
Math Team This club is for those who likes to challenge themselves with math problems and whowould love to explore different areas in math.We would participate in various online competitions and we will also reseearch and learn new topic and concepts above their grade level.
Any student from 6th to 8th grade can participate.Students need to maintain good grades throughout the year.
We compete in various online competition and also in MATHCOUNT and Carmel High School Jr Math Competition.
Mrs. Narayanan Tuesdays   September 27th
Newspaper Club Students will report on different parts of Middle North life such as extracurricular activities, teachers, and more. They will also have the opportunity for current events and even creative writing stories. Ms. Hirsch Thursdays 2:15-3:00pm in room 407 Website TBA
Pep Club Pep club helps to plan each pep rally. We plan what games and music to play during the pep rally. Mr. McKenzie and Mrs. Stahl TBA   TBA
Scholastic Bowl Scholastic Bowl is a interscholastic activity that incorporates Jeopardy-style buzzers. Schools will compete in the areas of science, math, social studies, language arts, movies, music, art, and T.V. shows. If you enjoy watching Jeopardy or playing trivia, Scholastic Bowl would be perfect for you!

Coach: Ms. Chavez

Asst. Coach. Mr. Modelski

Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:20-3:20pm   Tuesday, January 10
Science Club Science Club will be student driven.
We will explore and research topics and concepts that the students choose. There will be plenty of hands on activities. We will also use the Engineering Design Process to solve problems and build devices.
Mrs. Neuman



  Late October
Science Olympiad

Do you love science?  Then this is the club for you!

The Hawthorn Middle North AWARD winning Science Olympiad is ready to begin the 2021-2022 season!Fill out this form to sign up.Any student from 6th to the 8th grade who has a passion for Science can participate. Students need to maintain good grades throughout the school year.

Ms. Shital Sabharwal Thursdays Website 10/1
Sew What Club Do you love to craft?? Each week we do different projects that engage, inspire and are fun to do! Some project take several weeks. Many projects are free while others have a small fee and still others require materials to be brought in.

Mrs. Stahl

Ms. Rivellino

Thursdays 2:15-3:00 Website October 6
Solo and Ensemble Solo & Ensemble Contest is open to any Band/Orchestra/Choir students interested in performing music as an individual soloist or as part of a small ensemble (duet, trio, quartet). Students will register and select music in the fall, rehearse during the winter, and perform at the Solo & Ensemble Contest in February.  

Mr. Cantagallo

Mrs. Greenwell

Ms. O'Connor


Monday, January 9th

Performance: February 25th

6th Grade Book Club Do you love reading? Members of 6th grade book club choose 1 book to read/month, read it independently, and then we meet during lunch on the last Thursday of every Month. At these meetings, we eat & chat about our favorite characters, parts, and complete different discussion and web activities based on the story!   Last Thurs. of every Month 11:10-11:50 a.m. N/A 10/29/2020 – 3/29/2021
Spring Musical Showcase your theatrical talents in this years musical! Students will audition and have the opportunity to participate on-stage or back-stage, collaborating together to create a lively production that demonstrates MSN students’ singing, acting, and dancing skills!

Ms. Repkin and Ms. O'Connor

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays 3:00-4:30/5:00 Website Mandatory Audition Workshop on Feb. 19 @3:00 p.m.

Audition videos due Feb. 26 @ 3:00 p.m.

Rehearsals begin Monday Mar. 1 @3:00 p.m.

Student Council Student Council elected representatives and officers make several decisions regarding the school climate, including fun days, fund-raisers and special events. Mrs. Harris
Mr. McKenzie


7:15-7:30am in Room 131

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  September 14th
Tech Club Tech Club members will have the opportunity to work on a variety of different projects this year. Students will have opportunities to explore software or programs that they are interested in or cannot have access to at home. TBA Thursdays from 2:15-3:00 in Room 801   October 7th
TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) is a leadership group sponsored by the Hawthorn Middle School North social workers. The group consists of boys and girls (six seventh graders and twelve eighth graders) who have been recommended by teachers and administrators. The TRY students have been identified as having strong leadership, academic and social skills, as well as exceptional understanding and use of the four c’s; critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity. TRY students participate in leadership training and have unique opportunities to implement their skills throughout the school year. Mr. Van or
Mrs. Reich
Weekly during lunch   August 16th
Yearbook Capture the Middle North experiences by creating a Yearbook. You will be responsible for taking pictures, creating layouts, and producing the book that shares memories and activities happening at Middle North. Come work on our committee independently and in small groups. Mr. Matuch and Mrs. Stahl Every other Monday   September 19th