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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 2-16-2017
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
Announcements 2-15-2017
Camera All extra curricular activity group photos will be taken during school tomorrow.  Please make sure you listen to announcements so that you don’t miss your picture.

Congratulations to the 8th grade boys' volleyball team on their spectacular season starting serve set spike sweep over Oak Grove. Thanks to all those that came out to support the team!

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.

Recess will be indoors today.
Updated 2-16-2017 12:26 PM
Announcements 2-14-2017
Heart There will be NO before school Study Hall except for test takers tomorrow.

Thank you to everyone who purchased a Candy Grams!  We really showed our love to the Sports Shed donating $700 from the sales.  Happy Valentine’s Day! 
Candy Grams will be delivered 10th period!

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.
Updated 2-16-2017 12:32 PM
Announcements 2-13-2017

Spamalot rehearsal has been canceled for today.

7th grade Speech Club will meet today in room #143.  Please bring your Festival selections and your lunch.

The Highland Wrestling team attended the DeerParth Invitational tournament this past weekend and 13 wrestlers placed in their weight classes.  Way to go Hornets you did an amazing job this weekend!

As you know our school wide charity is The Sports Shed.  The sixth grade is running a collection drive for anyone in the school to donate sports equipment.  The sixth graders will be collecting new and gently used sports equipment through February 24th.  Make sure to donate sports equipment to The Sport Shed this month.  You will find collection bins around the school.

Updated 2-13-2017 9:22 AM
Announcements 2-10-2017
Happy Friday, Highland! As many of you sport your favorite hat today, we want to recognize students who have been sporting Classy Character! When you hear your name, please report to Student Services for your prize and to get your picture taken. 
 
Exciting news Highland!  Candy Gram sales have been extended through lunch periods today.  You can still buy one for 50 cents.  Share the love!

7th grade Speech Club will be meeting during lunch today.  Please bring your Festival selection to our gathering.  See you then.

Reminder the final Women’s Concert Choir rehearsal is after school today.


Highland welcomes author Don Calame. He'll be speaking to 8th grade ELA classes in the Learning Center throughout the school day.
Congratulations to all Highland Orchestras.  Your musical presentations were musical, inspiring and awesome.

As you know our school wide charity is The Sports Shed.  The sixth grade is running a collection drive for anyone in the school to donate sports equipment.  The sixth graders will be collecting new and gently used sports equipment through February 24th.  Make sure to donate sports equipment to The Sport Shed this month.  You will find collection bins around the school.

Sixth graders…don’t forget to hand in your registration forms for the gym jam today.
Updated 2-10-2017 10:26 AM
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