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HMS Athletics

Pursuant to Education Code section 221.9, and beginning in the 2015-2016 school year and every year thereafter, Hawthorne School District is required to publicly report information regarding its competitive athletics to include total enrollment at Hawthorne School District, classified by gender; the number of pupils enrolled at Hawthorne School District who participate in competitive athletics, classified by gender; and the number of boys' and girls' teams, classified by sport. Please note that the data below reflects the total number of players on a team roster on the official first day of competition. 

 

Currently there are 457 Females and 463 Males

Girls Athletics

 

Boys Athletics

 

Basketball

14

Basketball

27

Soccer

18

Football

17

Volleyball

19

Soccer

16

Welcome to the 2017-18 Sports Season

 

Hawthorne Middle School is a member of the Centinela Valley Middle School League. The Centinela Valley Middle School League 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.

 

For more information visit: 
Centinela Valley Middle School Sports League

Athletic Team Information

1) Total enrollment of the school by gender.

Males:  464
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Females: 458

2) The number of pupils enrolled at the school who participate in competitive athletics by gender.
(This in an unduplicated number. Any student participating in multiple sports is only counted once.)


Males: 46
Females: 44

3) The number of boys’ and girls’ teams, classified by sport and competition level.
(This is not the number of players on a team, but the number of teams by gender listing the sports or activities included.)

Boys' Athletics
Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football, 

Girls' Athletics
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

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Message from the Principal

 
 

RSalas

Dear students and Families:

October 2017

 

Pay Attention to Attendance: Keep Your Child on Track in Middle School

 

Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student’s academic success in middle school and continuing through high school. Even as children grow older and more independent, families play a key role in making sure students get to school safely every day and understand why attendance is so important for success in school and on the job.


DID YOU KNOW?
• Students should miss no more than 9 days of school each year to stay engaged, successful and on track to promotion.
 

• Absences can be a sign that a student is losing interest in school, struggling with schoolwork, dealing with a bully or facing some other potentially serious difficulty.


• By 6th grade, absenteeism is one of three signs that a student may drop out of high school.


• Missing 10 percent, or about 18 days, of the school year can drastically affect a student’s academic success.

• Students can be chronically absent even if they only miss a day or two every few weeks.

• Attendance is an important life skill that will help your child graduate from college and keep a job.


WHAT YOU CAN DO
Make school attendance a priority
• Talk about the importance of showing up to school every day and make that the expectation.

• Help your child maintain daily routines, such as finishing homework and getting a good night’s sleep.

• Try not to schedule dental and medical appointments during the school day.

• Don’t let your child stay home unless truly sick. Complaints of headaches or stomachaches
may be signs of anxiety.

 

Communicate with the school
• Know the school’s attendance policy – incentives and penalties

• Talk to teachers if you notice sudden changes in behavior.

• Check on your child’s attendance to be sure absences are not piling up.

• Ask for help from school officials, after school programs, other parents, or community agencies if you are having trouble getting your child to school.

 

Rudy Salas
Principal

HMS Calendar of Events

HMS Hawks on TV Show "Shark Tank"

Here at NFTE, we are always delighted when students can work with top entrepreneurs. Last week, our students Mauro Palomo and Timothy Coleman from Hawthorne Middle School had the awesome opportunity to speak in front of the business moguls at Shark Tank. They shared their idea of Start Up, a platform to connect startups with investors. In addition, our students Angela Garcia and Crystal Reynaga from Nightingale Middle School shared their neat business of Find You, which makes sure that family members can know each other’s location. All of this was possible through the partnership Shark Tank made with Math @Works, a group that shows how math is used in everyday life. Congrats, guys!

NFTE - Regional Entrepreneurship Challenge

Hawthorne Middle School Business Academy students participated in NFTE Los Angeles Metro's biggest event of the year. Students had the opportunity to network with some of the region's most exciting business leaders and educators, meet other young entrepreneurs and learn about their innovative ideas, and cheer on the top three youth businesses as they compete for a chance to represent the Los Angeles Metro area at the National Challenge in New York City.

 

NFTE Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge was held at USC's Galen Center on Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Even more impressive than the location, is the fact that Hawthorne students took first place in BOTH competitions (the fast pitch and the business plan presentation).

Timothy Coleman and Mauro Palomo from HMS beat out 19 other teams with their 30-second fast pitch for Startup, a digital platform for funding small businesses, to win $100.

Ashley Marin and Aryadna Ricardez from HMSA  took top honors amongst the three business plan competitors with Click 'N' Brush, a toothbrush made out of silicon and stainless steel that contains a UV light in the cap to disinfect the brush head, to claim $1,500 and entry into NFTE's national competition in New York City in October.

The event was well-attended, to say the least, and the crowd was amazed that two teams from the same district took both competitions.  Congratulations HMS and HMSA students!!

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.

 

Trimester 2 - SLAM Showcase

Our music enrichment program here at HMS is called SLAM! Last Thursday was their showcase performance. Our students have learned so much and did an amazing job! They are pictured with their UCLA music volunteers. Additional picture of Daniel Garcia, Sally the base cello, and Scott Johnson (who manages the UCLA volunteers and students), serenaded the office with an impromptu rendition of Michael Jackson's, I Want You Back.  Daniel's singing warmed our hearts and lifted our day. 

HMS S.T.A.R.S. - A Day in Court

 

With the support of Centinela Youth Services, Hawthorne Middle School students attended the 2017 Peer Mediation Invitational at the Western Justice Center in Pasadena on March 14.  Hawthorne Middle School students worked with professional mediation coaches, high school improvisation actors and other elementary and middle school students.  One of the highlights was meeting “Judge Judy” Chirlin and Judge Dorothy Nelson and be able to sit in Judge Nelson’s courtroom.

 

At the invitational, students strengthened their peer mediation skills.  Additionally, they received feedback and encouragement from peers and coaches, and were recognized with certificates for their positive contributions to their campuses.  Hawthorne Middle School S.T.A.R.S. (STudents Able to Resolve Situations) Peer Mediation meets twice per week to learn problem-solving skills and perform real peer mediations.  If you are interested in becoming a peer mediator at Hawthorne Middle School, please contact Principal Rudy Salas or Dean Ken Takata at (310) 676-0167.

 

 

HMS - JR Pre MESA Day Results 2017 at USC


 

Congratulations to all the MESA students that participated in this year's MESA competitions at USC Saturday March 4th. We had a total of 44 participants. Everybody did a superb job, well done!. We want to send a special shout out to all the winners. Mousetrap Car Andrew Dominguez – 3rd place in 6th grade category Jonathan Corvera 3rd place in 7th/8th grade category Ruben Aguilera and Luis Rodriguez – 2nd place in 7th/8th grade category Destiny Contreras and Alessandra Guzman– 1st place in 7th/8th grade category Balsa Wood Glider Kyle McClaren – 2nd place in 6th grade category Egg Drop Rachel Maake – 3rd place in 6th grade category Kelsey Gutierrez and Alessandra Najarro – 3rd place in 7th/8th grade category Prosthetic Arm Hal Cartegena, Jorge Gonzalez, and Destiny Guillen- 2nd place in overall performance Speak Up – oral presentation Kyra McClaren- 2nd place in 6th grade category Mayel Bustamante- 1st place in 7th/8th grade category Math Steven Donis and Luis Rodriguez 2nd place in team math in 7th grade category Jorge Gonzalez – 1nd place in 8th grade solo math category.

 

FirstName LastName
Grade
Competition
Kyle Mcclaren
6
Balsawood Glider 6 - 2nd
Rachel Maake
6
EggXpress 6 - 3rd
Kelsey Gutierrez
7
EggXpress 7/8 - 3rd
Alessandro Najarro
7
EggXpress 7/8 - 3rd
Andrew Dominguez
6
Mousetrap Car 6 - 3rd
Destiny Contreras
7
Mousetrap Car 7/8 - 1st
Alessandra Guzman
7
Mousetrap Car 7/8 - 1st
Ruben Aguilera
7
Mousetrap Car 7/8 - 2nd
Luis Rodriguez
7
Mousetrap Car 7/8 - 2nd
Jonathan Corvera
8
Mousetrap Car 7/8 - 3rd
Hal Christopher Cartagena
8
Prosthetic Arm OVERALL - 2nd
Jorge Gonzalez
8
Prosthetic Arm OVERALL - 2nd
Destiny Hazel Guillen
8
Prosthetic Arm OVERALL - 2nd
PAC Team Member 4
8
Prosthetic Arm OVERALL - 2nd
Jorge Gonzalez
8
Solo Math 8 - 1st
Kyra Mcclaren
6
Speak Up 6 - 2nd
Mayel Bustamante
7
Speak Up 7/8 - 1st
Steven Donis
7
Team Math 7 - 2nd
Luis Rodriguez
7
Team Math 7 - 2nd
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Hawthorne School District Nutrion Services

EZ Meal Application

EZ School Pay - Cashless lunch lines

 Online Payments will be available beginning August 22th, 2016.
                     Click on the icon below to pay online.
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Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your students account 24 hours a day at your convenience.

Family Financial Literacy

Hawthorne School District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on gender, actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, or age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the principal at (310) 676-0167 or District Office at (310) 676-2276.

Los programas y actividades del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Hawthorne serán libres de discriminación basado en género, sexo real o percibido, orientación sexual, raza, color, religión, ascendencia, origen nacional, identificación de grupo étnico, estado civil o paternal, incapacidad física o mental, edad, o en base a la asociación de una persona con alguna otra persona o grupo que tenga una o varias de estas características reales o percibidas.  Si usted cree que ha sido discriminado, comuníquese inmediatamente con el director al (310) 676-0167 o al Distrito, (310) 676-2276.

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!

TDAP and Immunization Records

School Recognition

California Distinguished School Award
Honors some of California's most exemplary and inspiring public schools. Schools selected for the Distinguished School Award demonstrate significant gains in narrowing the achievement gap.

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California Gold Ribbon School Award
A new program for 2015-2016 which honors some of California's outstanding public schools. Schools that are selected demonstrate exemplary achievements in implementing state standards in priority areas.

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Title I Academic Achievement Award
Honors Title I schools that have demonstrated success in significantly closing the achievement gap between high and low-performing students.

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Red Ribbon Week

Every year, the California State Assembly celebrates and recognizes Red Ribbon Week by providing students with tools and materials that encourage them to say "no" to drugs. My office will have certificates and bookmarks available for this effort.

 

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HMS Uniform Policy

All students must adhere to the mandatory uniform policy implemented at Hawthorne Middle School.  All students will be required to wear the established uniform on a daily basis.

 

Families seeking assistance with securing a uniform for their child(ren) should contact the office.

 

Click on the link to read the notice from the Superintendent

English  - Uniform Notice 151130

Spanish - Uniform Notice 151130