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 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5108 The D70 Views Newsletter for Spring 2017 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5194 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/newspaper.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> The D70 Views community-wide <a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1295">newsletter</a>&nbsp;is available.<br /><br />&nbsp; Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:19:00 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5194 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 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#4936 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 -0500 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 -0500 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 -0500 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 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5071