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  • Even our hallways are a Class Act!

    Even our hallways are a Class Act!

  • Highland welcomes back Ms. Croner!

    Highland welcomes back Ms. Croner!

  • 6th Graders intently playing a science game

    6th Graders intently playing a science game

  • 8th graders learn how to use a digital SLR

    8th graders learn how to use a digital SLR

  • Team building in 7th grade

    Team building in 7th grade

  • Fun at lunch time

    Fun at lunch time

  • Our social workers hard at work

    Our social workers hard at work

  • A quick trip at their lockers

    A quick trip at their lockers

  • Girls Volleyball has begun!

    Girls Volleyball has begun!

    Both teams won their first game!

  • 7th Graders filming using the green screen

    7th Graders filming using the green screen

  • Mrs. Smith hard at work

    Mrs. Smith hard at work

  • Now that is teamwork!

    Now that is teamwork!

    Look at how they utilized their string!!

  • Mrs. Smith helping one of her students!

    Mrs. Smith helping one of her students!

  • Indoor study hall at recess

    Indoor study hall at recess

  • Buried into her literature book!

    Buried into her literature book!

  • Learning how to use a DSLR

    Learning how to use a DSLR

    8th grade students practice the power of aperture.

  • Friday ritual of dancing in the hallway

    Friday ritual of dancing in the hallway

  • 6th Graders make aluminum foil boats

    6th Graders make aluminum foil boats

  • Highland Cross Country team competing

    Highland Cross Country team competing

  • 6th Grade Book Club with Dr. Wyatt

    6th Grade Book Club with Dr. Wyatt

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Announcements 9-29-2016
Soccer There will be NO soccer practice for 7th and 8th graders after school today.

The Cross Country meet has also been cancelled and their will be no practice.
Updated 9-29-2016 3:18 PM
School Board Candidate Packets Available
District 70 School Board of Education candidate packets are available at District 70's Educational Resource Center (across from Butterfield School) for residents interested in running in the April 4, 2017, consolidated election.

Four, four-year term seats will be open for the election this spring.
Updated 9-19-2016 5:36 PM
Announcements 9-29-2016
Attention students; tonight the HFA and Chipotle are hosting a fundraiser at the Libertyville Chipotle at 139 N Milwaukee. 50% of the proceeds of sales from 3 to 8:30 tonight go to Highland. Please support this event and be sure to tell the cashier you are there to support Highland Middle School.

Students, please check your school email for an important message from Mr. Hallmark about how to vote for this year's school-wide charity. Be a Class Act Student and help us select one of these worthy causes.

The 7th grade soccer team beat Carl Sandburg Tuesday afternoon keeping their hot streak alive! Way to go Hornets!

Attention Cross Country Team the meet today has been CANCELLED and there will be NO PRACTICE.
Updated 9-29-2016 8:56 AM
Announcements 9-28-2016
Students, please check your school email for an important message from Mr. Hallmark about how to vote for this year's school-wide charity. Be a Class Act Student and help us select one of these worthy causes.

Congratulations to the 8th grade girls' volleyball team on their win last night against Carl Sandburg. Way to go.
Updated 9-28-2016 9:06 AM
Announcements 9-27-2016
You've been CAUGHT! Over the last couple of weeks Highland teachers have been catching a lot of students being Classy. We want to recognize our "Classy Students of the Week"! If your name is called please come down to Student Services to pickup your prize and have your picture taken!

There will be NO before school Study Hall tomorrow morning except for those taking tests.

Students, please check your school email for an important message from Mr. Hallmark about how to vote for this year's school-wide charity. Be a Class Act Student and help us select one of these worthy causes.

It was a beautiful day for a race yesterday at Butterfield School. Both Highland Boys and Girls' Cross Country teams came in first against Edgewood. Our last meet at Butterfield will be this Thursday. Come on out and cheer on our runners!

The 7th grade soccer team played North Chicago yesterday and took home the win! Way to go Hornets!

Come support the Girls Volleyball Team play at home tonight against Carl Sandburg.
Updated 9-27-2016 10:25 AM
Announcements 9-26-2016
The 8th grade soccer team won their game Friday against Lake Bluff. Congratulations.

Thank you to all who joined in this mornings celebration of World Peace.
Updated 9-26-2016 9:06 AM
Announcements 9-23-2016
Soccer The new date for Pinwheels for Peace is this coming Monday, the 26th at 8:15 in front of the main entrance. Please come out to help set up the pinwheels in support of World Peace.

Congratulations to the 8th grade girls' volleyball team on with win last night against Elm Place. Awesome job ladies!
The Highland Soccer teams played Elm Place yesterday. 7th grade played a great game ending in a tie. The 8th grade won. Way to go Hornets!!!
Updated 9-23-2016 9:19 AM
D70 Field-Testing in Science & Language Arts
District 70 During the first few months of school, District 70 teachers & students will field test science and language arts materials. Field tests provide opportunities to enhance teaching and learning aligned with the New Illinois Science and Language Arts Standards as teachers and students interact with materials selected by our science and language arts committees.
Following the field testing, feedback gathered from teachers, parents and students will help guide future decisions.

For more information:
Science: STEMscopes (September-November)
Language Arts: Pearson ReadyGEN (3rd/4th/5th grades September & October); Zaner Bloser Superkids (K/1st/2nd grades September & October); Houghton Miflin Harcourt Journeys (K-5 November & December)
Updated 9-1-2016 11:57 AM
Strategic Plan 2016-21
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 9-19-2016 5:40 PM
Assessment Info for the 2016-17 School Year
Computer Libertyville District 70 students will be assessed in a variety of ways in the 2016-17 school year. Learn additional information about STAR, PARCC, Fountas and Pinnell, CogAT, Illinois Science Assessment, KIDS and Fitnessgram assessments on our website under Curriculum Department.
Updated 8-17-2016 11:31 AM
2016-17 School Year Calendar
Calendar Here is the calendar of all the parent-teacher conferences, early releases, and school holidays for the 2016-17 school year.
This calendar is posted year-round on the D70 website in the Superintendent's Department, under Resources, along with on every calendar posted in D70 websites.
Updated 7-12-2016 8:01 AM