District 70 - Butterfield Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2 Butterfield Announcements en-us Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:11:35 -0600 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:11:35 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2 Website Manager v4.0 Copyright 2017 District 70 Calendar http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4927 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/calendar.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Be sure to check out the calendar for the latest on events and activities. Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:19:36 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4927 Assessment Info for the 2016-17 School Year http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4916 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/computer.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Libertyville District 70 students will be <a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/files/documents/5/AssessmentUpdate1617forwebsite.pdf">assessed</a> 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. Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:31:50 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4916 Holiday-Grams http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5078 <p>The Student Council is selling Holiday-Grams. Students may purchase one for $.50 and write a personal message to someone at Butterfield School during their lunch period on the following days:<br />Tuesday, December 13<br />Thursday, December 15<br />Friday, December 16<br />Monday, December 19<br />On Thursday, December 22, Student Council officers will deliver the messages with candy canes to the recipients.</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:11:37 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5078 Donations http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4944 Please consider donating monetarily to our BFA. Your support is necessary to continue the wonderful programs, events and will help us purchase many needed items within Butterfield. Please print the flyer below and include with your check. This can be dropped off at the school office. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:06:13 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4944 Fan Page http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4943 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/computer.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Please find our Butterfield Family Association Fan Page within Facebook. This is a great way to find out the latest about dates, deadlines and volunteer opportunities. In addition, we will give shouts out and news about the successes the BFA has! Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:37:31 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4943 2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Begins Jan. 24 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5108 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/blackboard.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Registration for students attending kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year will be LIVE on&nbsp;Jan. 24 on this website.<br /><br />To access the link, click on the &ldquo;New Students 2017-2018&rdquo; button from the Home Menu on the left side of this page, then click on &quot;Kindergarten and New Student Registration.&quot; This page hosts the information parents need to complete the registration process and includes a Frequently Asked Questions section.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:08:38 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5108 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> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:25:59 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5082 Robotics Classes Offered at All D70 Schools http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5027 Robotics&nbsp;classes with NAO are being offered this winter break on Dec. 27 with a special $35 mini-camp at Butterfield School (Check out the flier on our Virtual Backpack) and&nbsp;at <strong>Highland Middle Schoo</strong>l with HMS and <strong>Rockland School </strong>students, on Mondays from Jan.&nbsp;23, 2017-Feb. 20, 2017.&nbsp;Here, Supt. Schumacher talks to NAO about the robotics classes.<br />&lt;iframe src=&quot;http://www.d70schools.org/lib/videostream/?pid=17&amp;key=63b03c&quot;&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt;<br />&nbsp; Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:15:15 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5027 Take the Parent Survey Now - Deadline is Jan. 30 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5055 The Illinois 5Essential Parent survey is now open. Please read this&nbsp;<a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1268">letter</a>&nbsp;from Supt. Dr. Guy Schumacher to understand the importance of completing the survey and making your voice heard by the deadline of Jan. 30, 2017.<br /><br />We need at least 20 percent parent participation for the survey results to be published. As of 1/12/17, we are not there! Take a moment and take the survey. &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br />To take the&nbsp;<a href="https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/">survey</a>.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp; Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:10:24 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5055 Strategic Plan 2016-21 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4936 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> 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&#39;s future is at an all-time high. The new <a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1261">Strategic Plan 2016-21</a> is now posted on the D70 website under DASHBOARD. Thu, 10 Nov 2016 22:08:22 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4936 D70 Field-Testing in Science & Language Arts http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4948 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> During the first few months of school, District 70 teachers &amp; 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: <a href="http://acceleratelearning.com/ngss.php"> STEMscopes</a> (September-November) Language Arts: <a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1263"> Pearson ReadyGEN</a> (3rd/4th/5th grades September &amp; October); <a href="https://www.zaner-bloser.com/superkids"> Zaner Bloser Superkids</a> (K/1st/2nd grades September &amp; October); <a href="http://www.hmhco.com/shop/education-curriculum/reading/core-reading-programs/journeys"> Houghton Miflin Harcourt Journeys</a> (K-5 November &amp; December) Thu, 10 Nov 2016 22:07:29 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#4948 Crossing Guards Needed http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5081 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/crosingguard.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The Libertyville Police Department is looking for Crossing Guards for Libertyville District 70&nbsp;<a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1279">schools.</a></p> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:44:39 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5081 Calendar for the 2017-18 School Year http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5071 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/calendar.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1273">calendar</a>&nbsp;for the 2017-18 school year.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:20 -8200 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=2#5071