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Helping in Hurricane Harvey's & Irma's Wake
Superintendent's Department
Handprints District 70's Character Counts! Committee has created a fundraiser for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, collecting checks (made out to Libertyville School District 70 with "Helping in Hurricane Harvey's & Irma's Wake" or just HURRICANE written in the memo section) or $25 gift cards (including Amazon, Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowes, Target, and Walmart).
For the "Helping in Hurricanes Harvey's & Irma's Wakes" project, donation boxes are located in the front school offices through Sept. 29. The collection will be distributed to families and schools in need. 
 The goal of the Character Counts! Committee's fundraiser is "to provide some relief to the victims of the devastating hurricane as they work to re-establish themselves."
 
Updated 9-13-2017 11:00 AM
No School Sept. 21 & 22
Superintendent's Department
Schoolhouse There will be no school for students on Sept. 21 and Sept. 22. Please enjoy your four-day weekend. 

Teachers will attend professional development sessions on Sept. 22. 

 

Updated 9-20-2017 12:20 PM
Rocktoberfest 2017
Superintendent's Department
News Photo Join District 70 for a very special fundraiser featuring live music at 7 p.m. on Oct. 13 at Austin's Fuel Room in Libertyville.
Come out, have some fun, connect with other D70 parents, and listen to 2 great bands!!
The Rocktoberfest 2017 will benefit 3 Worthy Non-profits, feature two great bands - Charlie Fox Trot and Hold The Pickle and be one Great Night for you and all your friends. 
Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the Libertyville District 70 Schools Family Association, the Libertyville Multiple Sclerosis Society, and Camp Duncan. You can choose which one your tickets sales go to at the time you purchase your tickets online at rocktoberfundraiser.brownpapertickets.com
Tickets need to be purchased ahead on time, online and will not be sold at the door. Tickets are $20 per person and 100% of the proceeds will be split amongst the three non-profits AS DIRECTED BY YOU-the ticket purchasers. You can choose which of the 3 organization at the time of ticket purchase.

 
Updated 9-18-2017 4:49 PM
K-5 Collaborative Classroom and Journeys Overview
Curriculum Department
Listen to an eighteen minute overview of the language arts materials that students are learning with in kindergarten through fifth grade. Kindergarten and first grade students will learn with resources from Collaborative Classroom while second through fifth grade students will learn with Journeys resources.
 
Updated 8-25-2017 2:53 PM
Please Welcome Valerie Van Roeyen
Superintendent's Department
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Please give a warm welcome to new Butterfield and Copeland Manor speech and language pathologist Valerie Van Roeyen.  
Ms. Van Roeyen is a recent graduate of Fort Hays State University with a master degree in speech language pathology. She has a bachelor degree from Augustana College. She also is a graduate of Libertyville High School, as well as District 70 schools. She was a camp counselor at LHS' girl's basketball camp. 
She served her graduate internships at schools in Denver. She also did graduate clinician work at several locations in Hays, Kan. 
Welcome to D70! Go Bulldogs and Cougars! 

Updated 8-24-2017 4:33 PM
Please Welcome Victoria Vaccaro to Copeland Manor
Superintendent's Department
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Please give a warm welcome to new Copeland Manor speech and language pathologist Victoria Vaccaro. 
Ms. Vaccaro has a master degree in speech, language and learning from Northwestern University and a master degree in curriculum and instruction from National-Louis University. She has a bachelor degree in elementary education from the University of Illinois where she graduated with honors.
A veteran educator, Ms. Vaccaro has worked as a speech pathologist for schools in Palatine, Northfield, Wilmette, and Schaumburg. She also taught first grade for three years in Deerfield. 
Welcome to D70! Go Cougars! 

Updated 8-24-2017 4:02 PM
2017-18 Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment Updates
Superintendent's Department
Desk - Student

Engaging curriculum and instruction changes will create new learning opportunities in Libertyville District 70 schools this year for language arts, language skills, science, and health.

Updated 8-16-2017 11:00 AM
Please Welcome Max Dolinko to Copeland 3rd Grade
Superintendent's Department
News Photo Please give a warm welcome to new Copeland Manor third grade teacher Max Dolinko. 
Mr. Dolinko is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois with a bachelors degree in elementary education. He student taught third grade in Northbrook. He has been a program leader and instructor with the Emily Oaks Nature Center for the last five years. During college, he served in the Student Senate and was a student representative to the Provost Undergraduate Student Advisory Board. He also studied abroad in Argentina. 
Welcome to D70! Go Cougars! 
 
Updated 8-15-2017 4:25 PM
Direct Phone Lines Now Offered To Report Absences
Superintendent's Department
Phone With the implementation of a new phone system districtwide, parents and guardians can now report student absences to a direct phone line at the school. 

To report a child's absence call: 
Adler Park School: 847-932-0054
Butterfield School: 847-932-0057
Copeland Manor School: 847-932-0058
Highland Middle School: 847-932-0060
Rockland School: 847-932-0099

Please leave the following information in your message when reporting a child's absence:
Child's name, child's homeroom teacher, your name, the date or dates, the reason for the absence and whether your child has a fever. 
 
Updated 8-15-2017 4:26 PM
Welcome Special Education Teacher Christina Kiotis
Superintendent's Department
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Please give a warm D70 welcome to new HMS Special Education teacher Christina Kiotis.
Ms. Kiotis is a recent graduate of Concordia University Chicago, having student taught in an Elk Grove Village grade school. She played Division III soccer in college, serving as team captain for two years. 
Welcome to D70! Go Hornets!

Updated 8-11-2017 3:30 PM
Rockland School Renovation This Summer
Superintendent's Department
News Photo Renovation will begin in June on Rockland School when two classrooms and a gymnasium, almost triple the size of the current gym, are added. The classrooms and gym are expected to be open when students return after winter break on Jan. 8, 2018. 

The construction will begin with the removal of the mobile classroom. During the project, the school office will be reconfigured and provide a more secure entrance to the school. Remodeling also will include adding a small group office, new building access and a vestibule on the west side of the school, additional parking on the west side, and updating and replacing the building sprinkling system. The east side parking lot will be resurfaced and the roof over the school office and multipurpose room (the current gym) will be replaced.  

Teachers are expected to return to the building Aug. 14. 
 
Updated 6-5-2017 12:30 PM
2017-18 Kindergarten and NEW STUDENT Registration In Progress
Superintendent's Department
Blackboard Registration for NEW students attending District 70, as well as new kindergartners in the 2017-2018 school year, is now open.

Information can be found through the mentioned link or under the HOME button by selecting “New Students 2017-2018.” 

This page hosts the information parents need to complete the registration process and includes a Frequently Asked Questions section. 
Updated 7-13-2017 4:06 PM
D70 Views Newsletter for Spring 2017
Superintendent's Department
Newspaper The D70 Views community-wide newsletter is now available. 
 
Updated 4-4-2017 12:08 PM
Generation: Yes We Can
Technology Department
Kindergartners and first graders have been engaged in a program called “Generation Yes We Can” this year.  Students are using apps on the iPads that teach them to problem solve, make connections, work on teams, and be creative. This video was presented to the Board of Education on March 20, 2017.
Updated 3-23-2017 2:07 PM
Calendar for 2017-18 School Year
Superintendent's Department
Calendar The 2017-18 school year calendar.  
Updated 8-11-2017 8:09 AM
Strategic Plan 2016-21
Superintendent's Department
District 70 Voices heard! From parents to community to staff focus groups, information has been gathered to support the two-day strategic planning process. A compilation of information gathered has been well integrated into a solid and formidable five-year plan. Approved by the Board of Education in June and introduced to teachers on their opening Institute Day, the energy and promise of District 70's future is at an all-time high. The new Strategic Plan 2016-21 is now posted on the D70 website under DASHBOARD.
Updated 11-10-2016 10:05 PM
The Current Need for Substitutes 9-14-2016
Human Resources Department
District 70 is now accepting applications for substitute work for the 2017-2018 school year.
Effective immediately, the restriction on previous teaching and/or student teaching has been lifted. At minimum you need to hold a Substitute Teaching License (SUB) license from the ISBE and be registered in Lake County. There is no longer a requirement for teaching experience, a teaching degree or student-teaching.
After you have been invited to attend an orientation meeting you should download the documents listed below and bring them with you.
Updated 8-10-2017 3:17 PM
We Have an App for That - The D70 Mobile App is Here
Superintendent's Department
District 70 is on the go with a mobile app!

Download us - it's free! Available on iTunes and Google Play (search Libertyville District 70)
Updated 7-12-2016 7:59 AM
Let The Sun Shine - Making a Difference in D70
Superintendent's Department
Libertyville School District 70 is the largest solar-powered school district in the state of Illinois. Here's the story:
Or read about why we have solar panels on Butterfield and HMS schools.
Updated 7-31-2017 5:07 PM