District 70 - Rockland Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5 Rockland Announcements en-us Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:11:10 -0500 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:11:10 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5 Website Manager v4.0 Copyright 2017 District 70 No School Sept. 21 & 22 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5354 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/schoolhouse.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>There will be no school for students on Sept. 21 and Sept. 22. Please enjoy your four-day weekend.&nbsp;<br /><br />Teachers will attend professional development sessions on Sept. 22.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:22:23 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5354 Days off of School http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5353 No School Thursday, September 21 - Rosh Hashanah<br />No School Friday, September 22 - Institute Day for teachers Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:11:15 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5353 Blood Drive for Ruthie Thomas http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5351 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/files/anc_photos/5351.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <em><strong>STRENGTH. HOPE. COURAGE.</strong><br /><strong>IN HONOR OF RUTHIE</strong></em><br /><br />Go to www.Lifesource.org, click on Make An Appointment, then New Donor, then scroll down to the &quot;Roll Up Your Sleeve For Ruthie&quot; event on October 3rd.<br /><br />Ruthie Thomas is a 19 month old daughter Rockland family daughter who has been diagnosed with HUS (Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome). Part of her treatment is to receive blood transfusions, which have already helped keep little Ruthie fighting.<br /><br />Ruthie&rsquo;s father, Christopher Thomas, teaches at Libertyville High School. Ruthie&rsquo;s sisters, Eva and Ana Lucia, attend Rockland School.<br /><br />In the positive spirit of &ldquo;The Rockland Way&rdquo;, the Character Counts committee invites the Rockland, LHS and Libertyville community to give Ruthie and other loving children like her strength, hope and courage by donating blood in Ruthie&rsquo;s honor.<br /><br />Looking for more ways to support? The 4th grade Girl Scouts will host a bake sale fundraiser at this event!<br /><br /><strong>&ldquo;ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVE FOR RUTHIE!&rdquo;</strong> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:52:24 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5351 2017-18 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Updates http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#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 10:41:24 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5298 Helping in Hurricane Harvey's & Irma's Wake http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5327 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/handprints.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> District 70&#39;s Character Counts! Committee has created a fundraiser for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, collecting checks (made out to Libertyville School District 70 with &quot;Helping in Hurricane Harvey&#39;s &amp; Irma&#39;s Wake&quot; or just HURRICANE written in the memo section) or $25 gift cards (including Amazon, Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowes, Target, and Walmart).<br />For the &quot;Helping in Hurricanes Harvey&#39;s &amp; Irma&#39;s Wakes&quot; project, donation boxes are in the front school offices through Sept. 29. The collection will be distributed to families and schools in need.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;The goal of the Character Counts! Committee&#39;s fundraiser is &quot;to provide some relief to the victims of the devastating hurricane as they work to re-establish themselves.&quot; Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:00:11 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5327 New Attendance Phone Number http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5301 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/phone.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>With the implementation of a new phone system districtwide, parents and guardians can now report student absences to a direct phone line at the school.&nbsp;<br /><br />To report a child&#39;s absence call:&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Rockland School: 847-932-0099</strong><br /><br />Please leave the following information in your message when reporting a child&#39;s absence:<br />Child&#39;s name, child&#39;s homeroom teacher, your name, the date or dates, the reason for the absence and whether your child has a fever.<br />&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:48:41 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5301 Please Welcome Rockland Nurse Liz Schuler http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5310 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/files/anc_photos/5310.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Please give a warm welcome to new Rockland nurse Liz Schuler, RN, pending Board of Education approval on Aug. 28.<br />Before joining&nbsp;District 70, Ms. Schuler&nbsp;was a pediatric&nbsp;and OB/GYN nurse in private practices for&nbsp;almost 20 years. She received a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Missouri.&nbsp;<br />Welcome to D70! Go Raptors!&nbsp; Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:53:28 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5310 We love our volunteers! http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5288 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/people.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p><a href="http://signup.com/go/eLjZPwh">Please follow this link to see the descriptions of fun volunteer opportunities and to sign up to help! We need you!</a></p> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:45:05 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5288 Rocktoberfest 2017 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5342 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/files/anc_photos/5342.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Join District 70 for a very special <a href="http://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1313">fundraise</a>r featuring live music at 7 p.m. on Oct. 13 at Austin&#39;s Fuel Room in Libertyville.<br />Come out, have some fun, connect with other D70 parents, and listen to 2 great bands!!<br />The <strong>Rocktoberfest 2017 </strong>will benefit<strong>&nbsp;</strong>3 Worthy Non-profits, feature two great bands -&nbsp;Charlie Fox Trot and Hold The Pickle and be one Great Night for you and all your friends.&nbsp;<br />Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the Libertyville District 70 Schools Family Association, the Libertyville Multiple Sclerosis Society, and Camp Duncan. You can choose which one your tickets sales go to at the time you purchase your tickets online at <a target="_blank" href="http://rocktoberfundraiser.brownpapertickets.com/">rocktoberfundraiser.brownpapertickets.com</a><br />Tickets need to be purchased ahead on time, online and will not be sold at the door. Tickets are $20 per person and 100% of the proceeds will be split amongst the three non-profits AS DIRECTED BY YOU-the ticket purchasers. You can choose which of the 3 organization at the time of ticket purchase.<br />&nbsp; Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:50:10 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5342 What's New In Language Arts http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#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 14:50:24 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5311 One page school year calendar 2017-18 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5284 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/calendar.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>You can find the one-page school year calendar under &quot;Resources&quot;, then &quot;Other&quot;.</p> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:41:33 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5284 School Supply List 2017-18 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5283 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/supplies.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <a href="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/redirect.php?res_id=688">Here is the school supply list for 2017-18. </a><br /><br />If you pre-ordered the school supply box from SchoolKidz, it will be waiting in your student&#39;s classroom on the first day of school.&nbsp; Remember to check the above list for things that will not be in the pre-ordered box, such as gym shoes to leave at school and backpacks. Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:36:31 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5283 Frequently Asked Questions http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5282 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/faq.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p><a href="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/redirect.php?res_id=4614">Here are some common questions and answers about all things Rockland!</a></p> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:31:33 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5282