District 70 - Butterfield Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2 Butterfield Announcements en-us Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:11:56 -0500 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:11:56 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2 Website Manager v4.1 Copyright 2017 District 70 Calendars for 2018-19, 2019-20 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5436 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>While we calculate trimesters, we&#39;d like to share important dates with you for the next two school year calendars.&nbsp;<br /><strong>For the 2018-19 School year:&nbsp;</strong><br />The first day of school for students will be Aug. 22, 2018.<br />Winter Break will run from Dec. 21, 2018 through Jan. 6, 2019.<br />Spring Break will run from March 25, 2019, through March 31, 2019.&nbsp;<br /><strong>For the 2019-20 School year:&nbsp;</strong><br />The first day of school for students will be Aug. 21, 2019.<br />Winter Break will run from Dec. 20, 2019, through Jan. 5, 2020.<br />Spring Break will run from March 23, 2020, through March 29, 2020.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 18:29:17 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5436 School Closings, Emergency Notifications http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5082 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/snowflake1.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> District&nbsp;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&nbsp;<strong>school closings or safety emergencies</strong>.<br /><br />&nbsp;There also now is an option to opt-in to receive the information via text by texting <strong>67587</strong> with either <strong>Y</strong> or <strong>YES</strong>&nbsp;as the message you send.&nbsp;<br /><br />&nbsp;<em>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&nbsp;<a href="http://www.d70schools.org/?sect=dept&amp;func=cust&amp;dept_id=24&amp;cust_id=64">FAQ</a>.</em> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 18:02:29 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5082 Winter Break http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5435 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>District 70&#39;s Winter Break will begin on Friday, Dec. 22, and run through to Jan. 7, 2018, with classes resuming on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:59:46 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5435 2017-18 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Updates http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5298 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/desk-student.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p><a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/files/documents/30/ParentAugust2017CurriculumInstructionandAssessmentUpdatesGoogleDocs.pdf">Engaging curriculum and instruction changes</a> will create new learning opportunities in Libertyville District 70 schools this year for language arts, language skills, science, and health.<br />&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:41:21 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5298 Early Release Nov. 17 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5411 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/20172018.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Friday, Nov. 17th, is an EARLY RELEASE day with kindergarten through fifth grade being dismissed at 1:15 p.m., and sixth-eighth grade being released at 1:45 p.m.<br /><br />The Thanksgiving holiday will run Nov. 22-24 for District 70 and schools will be closed. Classes resume Nov. 27.<br />&nbsp; Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:23:58 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5411 Shop N Share http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5390 Shop and Share at Sunset Foods to support District 70 schools is Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22. Click the link below to get the form to take with you when you shop. Sunset Foods will donate 10% of your purchases to the District 70 school of your choice. A great way to give!<br /><br />http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/redirect.php?res_id=4691<br /><br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp; Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:11:58 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5390 Let The Sun Shine - Making A Difference in D70 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5368 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/sun.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io1b0c8YdL4&amp;feature=youtu.be">Libertyville School District 70 is the largest solar-powered school district in the state of Illinois.</a><br /><br />Or read about&nbsp;<a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1068">why we have solar panels on Butterfield and HMS schools.</a> Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:05:53 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5368 We Have an App for That - The D70 Mobile App http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5367 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6Dsh1gfb1g&amp;feature=youtu.be">District 70 is on the go with a mobile app</a>! Download us - it&#39;s free! Available on iTunes and Google Play (search Libertyville District 70 Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:05:33 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5367 FAD70 Presentation on Homework, Assessment Data http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5425 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/eyoungman.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The slide <a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/files/documents/30/CurriculumInstructionAssessmentUpdate11162017.pdf">presentation&nbsp;on homework and recent assessment data shared during the Nov. 16 FAD70 meeting</a> by Dr. Erik Youngman, director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:01:31 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5425 Homework Survey, Parent Meeting http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5445 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Please take a moment to complete the Homework Survey that was emailed to every D70 family in November and again on Dec. 7th. The email was sent by Dr. Erik Youngman, director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment (schoolgroups at d70schools dot org)&nbsp;<br /><br />A <strong>parent meeting </strong>on homework protocol and international languages will be held from <strong>6-6:45 p.m. on Jan. 9 at Copeland Manor School.</strong> All parents are welcomed. Dr. Youngman will lead a presentation and discussion on both topics, which are part of the D70 2016-2021 Strategic Plan.&nbsp; Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:09:52 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5445 Calendar for the 2017-18 School Year http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5397 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/calendar.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The <a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1301">2017-18 school year calendar</a>. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:41:45 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5397 What's New In Language Arts http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5311 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/notebook.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F63qrD5jo4">What&#39;s new in the kindergarten through fifth grade&nbsp;language arts and literature program.</a>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:50:21 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5311