School Messenger for Parents/Guardians 9/18/2020

Dear Parents and Guardians:

We hope this email finds you and your family doing well.  We are so grateful for all that you are doing to support us and students during Remote Learning.  On behalf of the entire Middle School North Staff, we are so thankful for your patience, flexibility, and partnership!

Here are updates and reminders:

  • Attendance:
    • Students are expected to attend all Zoom Room classes on their schedule each day. If your child is not able to attend a class, please call the main office at 847-990-4400 to report an absence.
  • Curriculum Night:
    • Thank you to those that attended curriculum night.  If you were not able to attend or if you would like to review the information again, please click on the following links: 
  • Take-Home Bags:
    • Student take home bags are ready to be picked up on Monday, September 21st.
    • Here is the schedule for 09/21/2020:
      • 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – Open to any
      • 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Student last names A – E
      • 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Student last names F – L
      • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Open to any
      • 1:00 p.m to 2:30 p.m. – Student last names M – R
      • 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Student last names S – Z
      • 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Open to any
    • Please click here and follow the traffic pattern that is in RED.  MSN parking lot!
    • Please write your student’s name and grade on a piece of paper. Ensure it is written large enough for a staff member to read through your vehicle window. You will place this paper in your window for the staff to see.
  • NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) FALL Assessment:
    • Please click here for the MAP letter sent to you on 09/11/2020 by Dr. Art Abrego.    
    • The Fall MAP assessment will be administered as follows:
      • September 21st (A Day) – 8th grade Reading (9:20 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.)
      • September 22nd (B Day) – 8th grade Mathematics (9:20 a.m. to 10:40 a.m)
      • September 23rd (A Day) – 7th grade Reading (11:20 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.)
      • September 24th (B Day) – 7th grade Mathematics (11:20 a.m. to 12:40 p.m)
      • September 29th (B Day) – 6th grade Reading (8:10 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)
      • September 30th (A Day) – 6th grade Mathematics (8:10 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)
  • Do you need help?:
    • Please reach out to your child’s teachers.
    • Please reach out to us.
    • Visit the Middle School North website by clicking here.
    • Call our main office at 847-990-4400.
    • Families needing technology support before, during, or after the school day are
      encouraged to access our ​Student Technology FAQ​. Families may also contact our Instructional Technology Department at ​techsupport@hawthorn73.org or 847-990-4239​.  Families may wish to bookmark or print our technology support flyer​.
    • A Zoom Home Help Guide is available for families in ​English​ and ​Español​. 
    • Please review our district Remote Learning Family Handbook in English and Espanol.
  • Twitter:  
  • Parent Teacher Organization (PTO):

Sincerely,

Robert J Collins – Principal

Jenna Stern – Assistant Principal