District 70 - Rockland Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5 Rockland Announcements en-us Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:23:12 -0600 Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:23:12 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5 Website Manager v4.0 Copyright 2017 District 70 2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Is Now Open http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5108 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/blackboard.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Registration for students attending kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year is LIVE on this website.<br /><br />To access the link, click on the &ldquo;NewStudents 2017-2018&rdquo; button from the Home Menu on the left side of this page.<br /><br />This page hosts the information parents need to complete the registration process and includes a Frequently Asked Questions section.&nbsp; Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:33:31 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5108 School Closings, Emergency Notifications http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#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 12:26:02 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5082 Strategic Plan 2016-21 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#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 22:08:25 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#4936 Crossing Guards Needed http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#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 09:44:42 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5081 Snow! http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5072 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/snowman.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> It&#39;s snow season!&nbsp; Students must have their &quot;5 points&quot; to be able to play in the snow: coat, hat, gloves, snowpants and snowboots. Without all 5, students will stay on the blacktop. Come dressed to play in white stuff! PLEASE REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR STUDENT WITH SHOES TO CHANGE INTO ONCE THEY ARE INSIDE THEIR CLASSROOM. Leaving gym shoes at school is a great solution to this problem!<br /><br />If the temperature drops below 10 degrees fahrenheit or the wind chill drops below 0, the students will stay inside for recess.&nbsp; We use the weather website weatherbug.com because it has a station as close Libertyville High School and because it shows both temperature and windchill separately.<br /><br />Please follow this link to learn about what determines a &quot;snow day&quot;: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.d70schools.org/?sect=dept&amp;func=cust&amp;dept_id=24&amp;cust_id=64">http://www.d70schools.org/?sect=dept&amp;func=cust&amp;dept_id=24&amp;cust_id=64</a> Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:44:50 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5072 Order your yearbook TODAY! http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5117 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/new.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Rockland Yearbooks for the 2016-17 school year are on sale now! Go to www.jostensyearbooks.com and search for Rockland Elementary School.&nbsp; Yearbooks are $15 until February 1st, $20 thereafter. They will be delivered the last week of school. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:23:17 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5117 What's New in Science http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5134 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/chemistry.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Kindergarten through fifth-grade students will be learning science as they complete STEMscope activities.&nbsp; STEMscope materials will help facilitate opportunities for students to engage, explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate as they explore physical, life, earth, space, engineering, and technology sciences.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br />What is&nbsp;<a href="http://www.d70schools.org/?sect=dept&amp;func=cust&amp;dept_id=26&amp;cust_id=13">STEMscopes?</a><br />- Erik Youngman, director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. &nbsp; Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:48:56 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5134 What's New In Language Arts http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5133 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/books.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Recent focus on enhanced alignment with Illinois Reading Standards included field testing of different reading programs. &nbsp;Field testing by elementary school teachers at each grade level at each school will continue for some of the teachers throughout the remainder of the school year.&nbsp; The end goal is to continue focused discussions to reach consensus on primary language arts materials that will develop students into confident and proficient readers.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;- From Erik Youngman, director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:44:05 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5133 Calendar for the 2017-18 School Year http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#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 16:12:23 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5071