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  • Even our hallways are a Class Act!

    Even our hallways are a Class Act!

  • A good game of four square at recess time

    A good game of four square at recess time

  • Learning all about technology

    Learning all about technology

  • Hola from Spanish Class

    Hola from Spanish Class

  • Learning Center stations

    Learning Center stations

  • Which team can build the tallest tower?

    Which team can build the tallest tower?

  • Soccer season starts soon!

    Soccer season starts soon!

  • Beginning the school year with team building

    Beginning the school year with team building

  • Peer Helpers paint the town with character

    Peer Helpers paint the town with character

  • Highland Celebrates International Peace Day

    Highland Celebrates International Peace Day

  • Art club in action with Mrs. Sartain

    Art club in action with Mrs. Sartain

  • Classy Breakfast

    Classy Breakfast

    Today Highland had their very first Classy Breakfast. We recognized 12 classy students!

  • Students spend lunch w the author James Deem

    Students spend lunch w the author James Deem

  • Jazz Band

    Jazz Band

    Every morning students at Highland spend time rehearsing in the different bands!

  • Mix It Up Day

    Mix It Up Day

    All students participated in mix it up day activities!

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Announcements 2-12-2016
Congratulations to all students that received a classy card this week.

Congratulations on an awesome and exciting concert last night. The music making displayed a high level of musicianship. You inspired your audience. You are an amazing Class Act.

ALL 6th grade students please report to the North Gym for your recess today. There will be no indoor options available today.

The 6th Grade Gym Jam is coming up on Saturday, February 27th from 7:30pm-10:00pm at the Libertyville Center Club. Your child should be bringing home a permission slip with information today or tomorrow. Tickets are $6 in advance or $10 at the door. We also need volunteers! We need a total of 30 - both men and women as we need to have chaperones in the locker rooms throughout the night. To sign up, please click on the following link: http://vols.pt/JkEwLj. We would really appreciate your help!

Recess is indoors today.
Updated 2-12-2016 11:03 AM
Announcements 2-11-2016
Tomorrow ALL 6th grade students please report to the North Gym for your recess. All indoor options will not be available.

There will be NO 7th grade Boys Volleyball practice after school today.

Last chance to purchase Candy Grams for Valentine's Day is today. Show others you care! Purchase Candy Grams for .50 to send to your friends or teachers. Purchase a Candy Gram outside of the cafeteria during lunch periods. They will be delivered on tomorrow. All proceeds will go the Feed My Starving Children.

Recess will be indoors today.
Updated 2-11-2016 8:54 AM
Announcements 2-10-2016
Attention ALL 6th grade students: please report to the North Gym for your recess this coming Friday. All indoor options will not be available on that day.

Concert Choir members who have not yet turned in the DePaul Field-Trip and Choir Polo forms, these must be turned in ASAP or you will not be able to join us on February 23rd!
Reminder to students in 6th Grade Choir; boys and girls will be combined for rehearsal both today and tomorrow.
To students in Show Choir, be sure to check the Highland Highlights calendar this week for our changed rehearsal times as we work around the Fame Jr. rehearsal schedule.

Valentine's Day is coming up and Student Council wants to help you show others you care! Purchase Candy Grams for .50 to send to your friends or teachers. Today and tomorrow are the last chance to purchase a Candy Gram outside of the cafeteria during lunch periods. They will be delivered on Friday. All proceeds will go the Feed My Starving Children.

Art Crew will meet in the art room from 3:45 to 4:15 today. Please bring forms that need to be turned in to Mrs. Sartain. Calendars will be passed out.

The 7th grade boys' volleyball team had a victorious start to their season by winning over Oak Grove last night. Way to go boys!
Updated 2-10-2016 8:53 AM
Announcements 2-9-2016
There will be NO before school Study Hall except for test takers tomorrow morning.

Attention Choir members to the following messages:
Concert Choir members who have not yet turned in the DePaul Field-Trip and Choir Polo forms, these must be turned in ASAP or you will not be able to join us on February 23rd!
Reminder to students in 6th Grade Choir; boys and girls will be combined for rehearsal both tomorrow and Thursday this week.
To students in Show Choir, be sure to check the Highland Highlights calendar this week for our changed rehearsal times as we work around the Fame Jr. rehearsal schedule.

Valentine's Day is coming up and Student Council wants to help you show others you care! Purchase Candy Grams for .50 to send to your friends or teachers. The sale starts today lasting through Thursday, February 11th outside of the cafeteria during lunch periods. Candy Grams will be delivered on Friday, February 12th. All proceeds will go the Feed My Starving Children.

Art Crew will meet in the art room from 3:45 to 4:15 tomorrow. Please bring forms that need to be turned in to Mrs. Sartain. Calendars will be passed out.

Recess is indoors today.
Updated 2-9-2016 9:54 AM
Announcements 2-8-2016
Congratulations to all students who received a classy card last week. The team with the highest number of cards is our new Classy Team of the Week! The banner is on the move and it is going back to the..... 7 MAROON hallway! Congrats!

Valentine's Day is coming up and Student Council wants to help you show others you care! Purchase Candy Grams for .50 to send to your friends or teachers. The sale starts today lasting through Thursday, February 11th outside of the cafeteria during lunch periods. Candy Grams will be delivered on Friday, February 12th. All proceeds will go the Feed My Starving Children.

Art Crew will meet in the art room from 3:45 to 4:15 this Wednesday, the 10th Please bring forms that need to be turned in to Mrs. Sartain. Calendars will be passed out.
Updated 2-8-2016 9:32 AM
Summer School 2016
The course catalog will be online on Feb. 26, with in-district registration starting on March 6. Register students for grades they are entering in fall 2016.

Be sure to find all the information needed for Summer School on this website.
Updated 2-8-2016 11:37 AM
2016-17 Kindergarten & New Student Registration Opens 1/26
District 70 Kindergarten and New Student Registration for the 2016-17 school year begins online on Jan. 26.

Students must be born on or before Sept. 1. 2011, to register for kindergarten. To register, follow the step-by-step process listed under the Kinder & NewStu16-17 link from the "HOME" menu on the District website.

Kindergarten Orientation for all registered incoming kindergartners will be held from 6-7 p.m. on April 12 at their home school.
Updated 1-27-2016 8:34 AM
PARCC Resources
Please find additional resources to learn more about PARCC assessments under the Curriculum Department's "Assessment" category on our website.
Updated 12-8-2015 12:05 PM
2016-17 School Year Calendar
Here is the "One-page" 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.
Updated 11-30-2015 10:55 AM
Food Drive Results!
A huge thanks to everyone who donated to the food drive. As a school provided almost 3,000 items for the Libertyville Food Pantry! The following studio ones have won: 6th grade: Mr. Romano's Studio One, 7th grade: Mrs. Hutchin's Studio One, and 8th grade: Mr. Crown's Studio One. The winning overall team is 8th grade gold! Thanks again for everyone showing citizenship and giving back to our community!
Updated 11-20-2015 1:45 PM
Illinois Report Cards
Information on the Illinois state Report Cards can be found here.
Updated 12-11-2015 4:22 PM
Highland wins award for attendance!
Highland Middle School has finished in 3rd place in the large elementary school division for this year's Lake county attendance awards. We are so proud of our students! We thank our parents for helping our students make it to school each day! Go Hornets!
Updated 10-5-2015 7:58 AM
Handbook & Acceptable Use of Technology Forms
Please complete both the Handbook & AUPG forms and return to your Social Studies teacher by September 4, 2015. Click here for both forms.
Updated 9-1-2015 7:23 AM
Preschool/Kindergarten Screening Dates for 2015-16
District 70's preschool and kindergarten screenings dates are now posted under the Virtual Backpack.

The dates include Sept. 18 and 25, Nov. 6, Jan. 15, 2016, Feb. 26, 2016, and April 1, 2016. Please call the Dept. of Special Services at 847-247-2694 at least three weeks before the screening date you would prefer.
Updated 8-31-2015 3:49 PM