Superintendent's Events
Date Title Category School Location
4-23-2018 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
4-25-2018 Admin. Professionals' Day District Wide Event All Schools
Administrative Professionals' Day
4-27-2018 No School - Teacher Inst. Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Teacher Institute - no school for students.
5-2-2018 6th Grade Parent Night District Wide Event All Schools Highland
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Everything you ever wanted to know about 6th grade! Parents (only) are invited for 6th grade orientation.
5-3-2018 FAD 70 Meeting Family Association Event All Schools Highland Middle School
9:15 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting at Highland Middle School. This meeting will start a little later than usual, starting at 9:15 a.m. 
5-21-2018 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
5-25-2018 Early Release 17-18 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM End of second trimester. Records Day. This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m.
5-28-2018 No School - Memorial Day Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School. Memorial Day.
6-1-2018 Report Cards District Wide Event All Schools
(Tentative) Report cards distributed to elementary students and accessible online for Highland students.
6-1-2018 Ten. Last Day/Early Rele District Wide Event All Schools
Projected last day of school if no emergency days are used. School would start at the regular time and there would be an early release for K-5 at 1:15 p.m. and an early release for 6-8 at 1:45 p.m. If all five emergency days are used, the last day of school would be June 9.
6-4-2018 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-5-2018 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-6-2018 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-7-2018 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-8-2018 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-11-2018 Summer School Begins District Wide Event All Schools HMS and Rockland schools
Summer school begins at Highland Middle School and neighboring Rockland School.
7-4-2018 No School District Wide Event All Schools
No school today.
7-5-2018 No School District Wide Event All Schools
No school today.
7-12-2018 Summer School Ends District Wide Event All Schools
The last day of summer school.
7-30-2018 School Offices Open District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School offices open for the new academic year.
7-31-2018 School Offices Open District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School offices open for the new academic year.
8-13-2018 K-5 Class Mailing District Wide Event K-5 Schools Elementary Schools
K-5 class assignments will be mailed on this date.
8-20-2018 Teacher Institute 17-18 District Wide Event All Schools Home School, Copeland, Back to home school
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Teacher Institute Day.
Welcome Back in your school-based meetings at 8 a.m.
District 70 Welcome at Copeland Manor School at 9:30 a.m.
Lunch follows at Copeland at 11 a.m.
Professional development and staff planning at your home school noon to 3 p.m.
8-21-2018 Teacher Institute 17-18 District Wide Event All Schools At your home school
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Teacher Institute Day.
Training and staff plan time at home school. 
8-22-2018 Classes Begin 1-8 District Wide Event All Schools
The first day of classes for students in 1st - 8th grades.
The school day runs from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. for first through fifth grade, while sixth through eighth grades (middle school) the school day runs 8:50 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.
Kindergartners attend an Open House today. 
8-27-2018 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC Board Room
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
9-3-2018 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Labor Day - No School
9-6-2018 FAD 70 Meeting 18-19 Family Association Event All Schools Rockland School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting
9-10-2018 No School 18-19 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School
9-19-2018 No School 18-19 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School
9-24-2018 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
10-1-2018 Wear A Blue Shirt District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Students, teachers, and staff are asked to wear blue shirts on Monday, Oct. 2, in honor of Blue Shirt Monday - in support of World Day Bullying Prevention. 
10-15-2018 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 16-22 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 21 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-16-2018 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 16-22 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 21 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-17-2018 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 16-22 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 21 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-17-2018 HMS Early Release Only Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools Highland Middle School
8:50 AM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day for Highland ONLY at 1:45 pm.
The elementary schools follow the normal school day hours.
10-17-2018 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-17-2018 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools
5:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences to be held at the elementary schools.
10-18-2018 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 16-22 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 21 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-18-2018 Business Partners District Wide Event All Schools ERC Board Room
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM This meeting is for the purpose of our District 70 business partners, Partners for Excellence in Education, to choose the mini-grants recipients for the 2017-18 school year as they meet in the ERC.
10-18-2018 Early Release Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m.
Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m. Parent-teacher conferences.
10-18-2018 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools
3:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences to be held at the elementary schools.
10-18-2018 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-19-2018 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School
10-22-2018 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
11-12-2018 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-13-2018 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-14-2018 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-15-2018 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-15-2018 School Board Members Day District Wide Event All Schools
Today is School Board Appreciation Day as designated by the Illinois Association of School Boards. In salute and thanks to the nearly 6,000 elected school board members in the state, November 15, is designated as "School Board Members Day" in Illinois. This is an opportunity to build community awareness and understanding about the crucial role a locally elected board of education assumes in a representative democracy.
11-15-2018 FAD 70 Meeting 18-19 Family Association Event All Schools Adler Park School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
11-16-2018 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-16-2018 Early Release 18-19 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM End of second trimester. Records Day. This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m.
11-19-2018 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
11-21-2018 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School.
11-22-2018 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school. Thanksgiving Day.
11-23-2018 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school.
11-28-2018 Report Cards Issued District Wide Event All Schools
Report cards will be issued for K-5, released online for 6-8.
12-9-2018 Making Spirits Bright District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM The David Alder Music & Arts Center will host a holiday singalong concert, Making Spirits Bright, at 4 p.m. on Dec. 10 at Highland Middle School, 310 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville. The concert will feature Highland Middle School's famous Strolling Strings, along with the beloved HMS Sixth Grade Choir, and Adler Center students. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children and may be purchased online at www,adlercenter.org or by calling the Adler Center at 847-367-0707. Proceeds benefit the Adler Center student scholarship fund. 

 

12-17-2018 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
12-21-2018 Winter Break- No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-24-2018 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-25-2018 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-26-2018 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-27-2018 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-28-2018 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-31-2018 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - Holiday - no school.
1-1-2019 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
1-2-2019 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
1-3-2019 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
1-4-2019 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
1-7-2019 Classes Resume 2018-19 District Wide Event All Schools
Classes resume
1-10-2019 FAD 70 Meeting 18-19 Family Association Event All Schools Butterfield School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
1-21-2019 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- No School.
1-28-2019 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
2-13-2019 HMS Early Release Only Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools Highland Middle School
8:50 AM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day for Highland ONLY at 1:45 pm. The elementary schools follow the normal school day hours.
2-13-2019 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher conferences to be held at Highland Middle School.
2-13-2019 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Elementary Schools
5:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences at the elementary schools.
2-14-2019 Early Release Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m. Parent-teacher conferences.
2-14-2019 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Elementary Schools
3:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences at the elementary schools.
2-14-2019 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland MIddle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher conferences to be held at the middle school.
2-15-2019 NO SCHOOL District Wide Event All Schools
No school; non-attendance day
2-18-2019 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Presidents' Day - no school.
2-25-2019 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
3-1-2019 Early Release 18-19 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM End of second trimester. Records Day. This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m.
3-7-2019 ArtEffects Show Music & Fine Arts All Schools Cook Park Library
"ArtEffects," the sixth annual all D70 student art show will be held this month at the Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m., today, March 7, at the library. Student artwork from all five D70 schools will be displayed throughout the library. Also performing will be The Strolling Strings and Highland Show Choir. 
3-7-2019 Report Cards 17-18 District Wide Event All Schools
Report cards distributed to elementary students and accessible online for Highland students.
3-7-2019 FAD 70 Meeting 18-19 Family Association Event All Schools Highland Middle School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
3-18-2019 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
3-25-2019 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-26-2019 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-27-2019 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-28-2019 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-29-2019 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
4-1-2019 Classes Resume 2018-19 District Wide Event All Schools
Classes resume
4-15-2019 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
4-22-2019 Teacher Inst. - No School District Wide Event All Schools
Today is a Teacher Institute Day where teachers go to school but students are not in attendance. 

 

4-24-2019 Admin. Professionals' Day District Wide Event All Schools
Administrative Professionals' Day
5-1-2019 6th Grade Parent Night District Wide Event All Schools Highland
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Everything you ever wanted to know about 6th grade! Parents (only) are invited for 6th grade orientation.
5-2-2019 FAD 70 Meeting 18-19 Family Association Event All Schools Copeland Manor School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
5-20-2019 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Committee of the Whole meeting usually begins at 6:30 p.m., but please check the agenda posted for this meeting to catch any changes.
The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:30 p.m.
5-24-2019 Early Release 18-19 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM End of second trimester. Records Day. This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m.
5-27-2019 No School - Memorial Day Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School. Memorial Day.
5-31-2019 Report Cards District Wide Event All Schools
(Tentative) Report cards distributed to elementary students and accessible online for Highland students.
6-4-2019 Ten. Last Day/Early Rele District Wide Event All Schools
Projected last day of school if no emergency days are used. School would start at the regular time and there would be an early release for K-5 at 1:15 p.m. and an early release for 6-8 at 1:45 p.m. If all five emergency days are used, the last day of school would be June 9.
6-5-2019 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-6-2019 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-7-2019 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-10-2019 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-11-2019 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-17-2019 Summer School Begins District Wide Event All Schools HMS and Rockland schools
Summer school begins at Highland Middle School and neighboring Rockland School.
7-3-2019 No School District Wide Event All Schools
No school today.
7-11-2019 Summer School Ends District Wide Event All Schools
The last day of summer school.
7-29-2019 School Offices Open District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School offices open for the new academic year.
7-30-2019 School Offices Open District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School offices open for the new academic year.