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Parents if you would like to learn how to access Powerschool to check your childs grades, attendance, school bulletin, and setup email alerts, you can now download our Powerschool handbook by clicking on the link below.

Powerschool Parent Handbook (English)

Powerschool Parent Handbook (Spanish)

Letters with your username and password were sent home in September of 2014.  This information will allow you to log in and monitor your child's progress in school.

Parent PowerSchool

If you have a smart phone there is an app for that too!


Student Dress and Grooming Standards

Students and parents/guardians share primary responsibility for student compliance with the dress code. School personnel shall be responsible for enforcing the dress code when students are on campus, at school functions, extracurricular activities or other special school activities.

For more information on the schools dress code policy, general rules, and acceptable clothing and accessory items, click on the links below.


PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

Trimester 2 Parent Conferences are from March 16th - March 27th, please call the office to schedule an appt., (310) 676-0176. ~ Spring Break will be from March 30 - April 10, 2015, School resumes on Monday April 13, 2015 ~ HMS took 2nd, 3rd, & 4th place in the NFTE 2014 challenge ~ School Accountability Report Card now available ~ HMS named to Top 40 California Positive School Climate Schools

Visit our Parent Center

Attention all parents! Have you visited our parent center yet? HMS has a fabulous parent center located in Room 5. The parent center has two computers with internet use so parents can check grades or research information. We also have textbooks, parenting tips, school, community and nutrition information. We welcome parents to come in and check it out.

AVID Business Academy TWBI

HMS Students Win at Cal St. LA MESA Competition

Congratulations to the following students who won 1st, 2nd or 3rd place at the MESA Competitions on Saturday, April 18 at Cal St. LA.






Solo math in algebra 1 R. Mohammed Y. Prado I. Munoz
Solo math in general math/pre-algebra J.D. Libramonte    
Mousetrap car 6th grade   J. Corvera

Register for the 13th Annual Healthy Hawthorne 5K

PowerSchool Parent Portal Video

HMS Calendar of Upcoming Events

Mission Statement

Hawthorne Middle School strives to maintain a learning community that values diversity and embraces all cultures. We create opportunities that provide universal access for all students through differentiated instruction based on students' learning styles. Our staff is dedicated to the implementation of a consistent and comprehensive support system that assists our students and families. All students will achieve academic excellence. Teachers will communicate expectations clearly and challenge students academically.

Centinela Valley Middle School League

Centinela Valley Middle School Sports League

Welcome to the 2014-15 Sports Season
Welcome to the Centinela Valley Middle School League. This website contains information about the sports that will be offered this year. The webpage of each sport will have the season schedule, league standings, scores, and rules. The schedules for the fall sports are posted. Scores and standings will be updated regularly when play begins. 
Good luck to all of the league schools and have a great sports year.

HMS Cheer Squad takes 1st place

Our lady hawks took first place in the cheer competition on Sunday, March 22, 2015. The lady hawks also got a trophy for being the most enthusiastic squad. Special thank you to Ms. Valdiviezo and Mrs. Figueroa for helping out, cheering on the squad, and even got the squad spirit points for dancing!! 


TDAP and Immunization Records

Incoming 7th Graders, please click on the link below for more information. Immunization 7th-12th Requirement

Students to compete in business-plan contest at HMS

Results from the NFTE 2013-2014 competion

  • Hawthorne Middle School
  • Second Place ($400) – Swipe Away: H. Morris (Hawthorne Middle School)
  • Third Place ($300) – Thermo Bottle: A. Adwallah (Hawthorne Middle School) 
  • Fourth Place ($200) – Canales Nutrition: J. Canales (Hawthorne Middle School) 

District Chess Tournament Winners

Chess   1st Place
Hawthorne Middle School
2nd Place
Prairie Vista Middle School
3rd Place
Ramona Elementary

HMS Ecology Club won Restoration Trip to Angeles Forest

The HMS Ecology Club were one of the winners of the Tree-by-Tree contest hosted by Edison Electric and TreePeople. Seventeen schools were selected to share their amazing environmental activities and post their pictures on Facebook.

We placed 4th with 640 votes and won a restoration trip to the Angeles Forest. We thank all the students, parents, teachers, and staff that voted for us!!!

We took our field trip on April 5, 2013. Ms. Saenz (6th grade Math/Science Teacher), Ms. Valdiviezo (7th Language Arts & AVID teacher) and Ms. Cole (school nurse) joined us.

A few of the AVID students joined the Ecology Club to learn about planting trees that have burned down in the forest.

Andrew Cushman and volunteers from TreePeople met us at the forest. We even had Hawthorne Cable follow us there and stayed the whole time filming our students. It was an all day event and the students/staff planted 210 trees!!!

U.S. Department of Education

School Accountability Report Card

HMS 2013-2014 SARC report



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PTO Fundraiser

Click the icon below, register to receive a daily e-mail with a great local deal, and Hawthorne Middle School receives $1 and 10% of the profits of anything you buy. It's free to register and you are making a difference for us!!

Visit our Parent Center

Attention all parents! Have you visited our parent center yet? HMS has a fabulous parent center located in Room 5. The parent center has two computers with internet use so parents can check grades or research information. We also have textbooks, parenting tips, school, community and nutrition information. We welcome parents to come in and check it out.

Traffic and Drop-Offs

Please remember that it is a violation of the vehicle code to drop off students in front of the barricade on 129th street if you are not parked in a designated area. Also, stopping to park and drop off students in the alley off of 129th is prohibited. The gated parking lots are for employee parking only. We open this gate for parent nights and for the ALL program pick up only. Thanks for your support!

After School Classes

14-15 After School Classes now available

Click here to download



2014-2015 Student Basic Supply List

Students are asked to bring the following supplies on the first day of school.

  • 1 Notebook, 3 ring 1.5
  • 1 Colored Pencils - 12 count classic colors
  • 1 Eraser, large pink 1 Glue Stick
  • 1 Small personal pencil sharpener
  • 1 Pencil Pouch
  • 1 Notebook dividers, 8-tab
  • 2 Packages Paper, College Ruled Filler
  • 2 Pens - Blue Ball Point
  • 12 #2 Pencils with erasers 
  • 1 "Kleenex" type tissue - large box
  • 1 Roll Paper Towels
  • 1 Pump Style Hand Sanitizer
  • 2 Highlighters (Yellow)
  • 1 Athletic Shoes for Physical Education
  • 5 Jumbo book covers
  • 2 College-ruled 1 subject 

Please inform the principal if this request for supplies creates a financial hardship.

School Recognition

California Distinguished School