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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

  • Students enjoy the new courtyard!

    Students enjoy the new courtyard!

  • Students participated in a mock election

    Students participated in a mock election

  • French Club

    French Club

    French Club prepares to celebrate National French Week.

  • Jazz 2 Band

    Jazz 2 Band

    Mrs. Bollinger directs the Jazz 2 Band.

  • Highland Collects Halloween Candy

    Highland Collects Halloween Candy

    We collected 250 pounds of candy which was donated to Operation North Pole.

  • 8th Grade Book Club

    8th Grade Book Club

    These students intensely discussed the book Sold by Patricia McCormick

  • Magic the Gathering

    Magic the Gathering

    Mr. Crown shares his love of magic with the students.

  • Maker Monday

    Maker Monday

    Students come every Monday and open their imagination. They create the unthinkable!

  • Mix It Up Day

    Mix It Up Day

    Students participated in Mix It Up Day. They sat with new friends at lunch!

  • Students visit Art Club to make masterpieces.

    Students visit Art Club to make masterpieces.

  • Thespians put on a Murder Mystery show

    Thespians put on a Murder Mystery show

  • Classy Breakfast

    Classy Breakfast

    Highland recognized Trimester 1 students who displayed classy behavior.

  • French Cake Contest

    French Cake Contest

  • Coach Mitchell leads his team to a victory!

    Coach Mitchell leads his team to a victory!

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Announcements 2-24-2017
Cake

For all acts and stage crew of the 2017 Student Talent Show,  please stop by Mrs. VanDyke’s room today during your lunch for a “grab-and-take” a piece of your celebration cake for a job well done!

Reminder,  Peer Helper applications are due in the Counseling Center.  Interviews will be scheduled for the week of March 13th.  Check the Counseling Center door at the end of next week for your interview time.  See Ms. Farley, Mrs. Ross or Mrs. Battaglia with questions.

Attention 7th grade Speech Club members there will be an optional “drop in” at lunch today in Mrs. Smith room.  Stop by if you’ld like to rehearse before tomorrow’s Speech Festival.

Thanks again for another great Box Tops collection drive in February. The winning classroom was Ms. Grant's Studio One. Congrats! This school year, we earned over $1500 for the HFA. The competition was fierce and we'd like to acknowledge the following classes: Ms. Burton, Ms. Klemp, Mr. Gasick, Ms. Rosen, Ms. Rollefson, Ms. Wyatt, Ms. Riggs, Ms. Langlie, and Mr. Liu. Thanks for helping make the contest a huge success.  Keep saving those Box Tops. The HFA will hold our next collection drive in the fall.

The Highland All School Dance is next Friday, March 3rd from 7:00 - 9:00.   Admission to the dance is $5 and your student ID.  There will be a photo booth for $2 a picture and concession stand sales at the dance.  This year along with the DJ, we will have a performance by Cosmos, a student rock band.   All proceeds will support this year’s charity the Sports Shed.  Students are able to either dress up or dress casual for the dance.  Jeans are welcome.  We hope to see you all at the dance.

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS;  today is the last day to stop by the lost and found tables outside of the North and South Gyms and collect any items you might be missing.

Hey 6th grade!  Make fun plans tomorrow night and join your friends at the Centre Club in Libertyville for Gym Jam!  You can play basketball, racquetball, wallyball, volleyball, dance, swim -- or just hang out with your friends at a party just for Highland 6th graders.  Check in at 7:30pm and ask your parents to pick you up at 10:00pm.  If you haven't already signed up, you can still join the fun!  Bring a signed permission slip, your student ID, and $10.00 to register at the door.  Bring a swimsuit if you want to use the pool. This night is all for you, so grab some friends and get ready for an awesome night!

Updated 2-24-2017 9:03 AM
Announcements 2-23-2017

There will be a Destination Imagination meeting after school today lasting until 4:15.  The meeting will be in room #143.

There will be a 6th grade Student Council meeting during the first half of lunch today.

There will be a 7th grade Student Council meeting today the first half of lunch in room #113 for all representatives and officers.  If you cannot attend the meeting please see Mrs. Grant.

The Highland All School Dance is next Friday, March 3rd from 7:00 - 9:00.   Admission to the dance is $5 and your student ID.  There will be a photo booth for $2 a picture and concession stand sales at the dance.  This year along with the DJ, we will have a performance by Cosmos, a student rock band.   All proceeds will support this year’s charity the Sports Shed.  Students are able to either dress up or dress casual for the dance.  Jeans are welcome.  We hope to see you all at the dance.

Congratulations to the 8th grade Boys' Volleyball Team on their exciting, hard fought victory over Northwood. The boys overcame an early deficit and came back to win in convincing fashion. Way to go boys!

Are you missing your favorite water bottle or sweatshirt? Stop by the lost and found tables outside of the north and south gyms this week to collect any items you might be missing.

Hey 6th grade!  Make fun plans for this Saturday night and join your friends at the Centre Club in Libertyville for Gym Jam!  You can play basketball, racquetball, wallyball, volleyball, dance, swim -- or just hang out with your friends at a party just for Highland 6th graders.  Check in at 7:30pm and ask your parents to pick you up at 10:00pm.  If you haven't already signed up, you can still join the fun!  Bring a signed permission slip, your student ID, and $10.00 to register at the door.  Bring a swimsuit if you want to use the pool. This night is all for you, so grab some friends and get ready for an awesome night!

Updated 2-23-2017 9:36 AM
Announcements 2-22-2017

There will be a Destination Imagination meeting tomorrow after school lasting until 4:15.  The meeting will be in room #143. Reminder  Art Crew will have a short meeting after school today.  If you cannot make the meeting stop by the Art room to pick up the Crew notes and calendar.

There will be a 6th grade Student Council meeting tomorrow during the first half of lunch.

Are you missing your favorite water bottle or sweatshirt? Stop by the lost and found tables outside of the north and south gyms this week to collect any items you might be missing.

Updated 2-22-2017 9:16 AM
Announcements 2-21-2017
Butterfly

Art Crew will have a short meeting after school tomorrow.  If you cannot make the meeting stop by and Art room to pick up the Art Crew notes and calendar.

Updated 2-21-2017 9:01 AM
Announcements 2-16-2017
Artist Palette

Did you recently lose something here at Highland, maybe a notebook, a lunch bag or a sweatshirt? Be sure to look for your lost possessions at the Lost & Found, located right outside of the North Gym.

Art Crew will have a short meeting after school on Wednesday, February 22nd.  If you cannot make the meeting stop by the Art Room to pick up Art Crew notese and calendar.

Updated 2-16-2017 12:29 PM
2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Is Now Open
Blackboard Registration for students attending kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year is LIVE on this website.

To access the link, click on the “NewStudents 2017-2018” button from the Home Menu on the left side of this page.

This page hosts the information parents need to complete the registration process and includes a Frequently Asked Questions section. 
Updated 1-25-2017 3:33 PM
Crossing Guards Needed
Crossing Guard

The Libertyville Police Department is looking for Crossing Guards for Libertyville District 70 schools.

Updated 12-8-2016 9:44 AM
School Closings, Emergency Notifications
Snowflake 1 District 70 takes closing schools seriously. When the decision is made to close schools due to inclement weather, District 70 uses an emergency notification system to deliver phone calls and emails about school closings or safety emergencies.

 There also now is an option to opt-in to receive the information via text by texting 67587 with either Y or YES as the message you send. 

 This text (SMS) service only will be used in the event of school closings or a school emergency. For more information about school closings, please read the FAQ.
Updated 12-15-2016 12:25 PM
Calendar for the 2017-18 School Year
Calendar

The calendar for the 2017-18 school year. 

Updated 12-2-2016 4:12 PM
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 11-10-2016 10:08 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