Superintendent's Events
Date Title Category School Location
6-12-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
6-15-2020 Summer School Begins District Wide Event Summer HMS and Rockland schools
Summer school begins at Highland Middle School (3-8th) and Copeland Manor School (preschool-second grade). 
6-19-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
6-22-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
6-26-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-2-2020 No School District Wide Event All Schools
No school today.
7-3-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-10-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-16-2020 Summer School Ends District Wide Event All Schools
The last day of summer school.
7-17-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-24-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-27-2020 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
7-28-2020 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
7-29-2020 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
7-30-2020 School Offices Open District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School offices open for the new academic year.
7-30-2020 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
7-31-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-31-2020 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
8-3-2020 School Offices Open District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School offices open for the new academic year.
8-6-2020 Champions Open House District Wide Event K-5 Schools Butterfield School
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Champions, the before- and after-school provider, as well as preschool programs, will hold an Open House for students and parents so they can see what will be offered at the schools for the 2019-20 school year. Only the Champions site at Butterfield School will be open for this event.
8-10-2020 Class Assignments Online District Wide Event All Schools All schools
K-8th class assignments will be available online at this time. 
8-17-2020 Teacher Institute 19-20 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools TBD
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Teacher Institute Day.
 
8-18-2020 Teacher Institute 19-20 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools TBD
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Teacher Institute Day.
 
8-19-2020 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. 
8-24-2020 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.
8-31-2020 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Labor Day - No School
9-3-2020 FAD 70 Meeting 19-20 Family Association Event All Schools Adler Park School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting
9-6-2020 Libertyville Bike Ride District Wide Event District Office Adler Park
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A family-friendly and self-paced 2019 Community Bike Ride in Libertyville will start at 9 a.m. on Sept. 8 at Adler Park. Advance registration is available on the Village of Libertyville website. Registration also is available the day of the event at 8:30 a.m.
The event will start by the picnic shelter just south of the Adler Pool's parking lot. 

9-17-2020 Safety Committee Meets District Wide Event District Office ERC
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM The Safety Committee meets to review current drills, the crisis plan, Stop The Bleed training, and future training. 
9-21-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
9-25-2020 LC ROE Attendance Breakft District Wide Event All Schools College of Lake County
The Lake County ROE Attendance Week Award winners are invited to a breakfast at CLC to celebrate. (For 2019) 
9-28-2020 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school 
9-30-2020 National Custodial Day District Wide Event All Schools All schools

NATIONAL CUSTODIAL WORKER'S RECOGNITION DAY. 

10-5-2020 Wear A Blue Shirt District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Students, teachers, and staff are asked to wear blue shirts in honor of Blue Shirt Monday - in support of World Day Bullying Prevention. 
10-9-2020 Business Partners District Wide Event All Schools ERC Board Room
11:00 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 2019-20 school year as they meet in the ERC.
10-14-2020 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.
10-14-2020 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-14-2020 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.
10-15-2020 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.
10-15-2020 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.
10-15-2020 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-16-2020 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School
10-19-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-20-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-21-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-22-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-23-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM This is the end of Principal Appreciation Week in Illinois, which runs Oct. 21-27. 
10-23-2020 Principal Appreciation Dy District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Principal Appreciation Day
10-26-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
11-5-2020 FAD 70 Meeting 19-20 Family Association Event All Schools Butterfield School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
11-9-2020 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.
11-9-2020 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school - Veterans' Day
11-10-2020 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.
11-11-2020 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.
11-12-2020 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.
11-13-2020 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.
11-13-2020 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.
11-13-2020 Early Release 19-20 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM End of first 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.
11-19-2020 Safety Committee Meets District Wide Event District Office ERC
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM The Safety Committee meets to review current drills, the crisis plan, Stop The Bleed training, and future training. 
11-23-2020 Report Cards Issued District Wide Event All Schools
Report cards will be issued for K-5, released online for 6-8.
11-23-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
11-25-2020 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School.
11-26-2020 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school. Thanksgiving Day.
11-27-2020 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school.
12-14-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
12-18-2020 Winter Break- No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-21-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-22-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-23-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-24-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-25-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-28-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - Holiday - no school.
12-29-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-30-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-31-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
1-1-2021 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
1-4-2021 Classes Resume 2019-20 District Wide Event All Schools
Classes resume
1-7-2021 FAD 70 Meeting 19-20 Family Association Event All Schools Highland Middle School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
1-18-2021 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- No School.
1-23-2021 Strategic Planning Review Board Meeting All Schools Butterfield School
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The 2016-21 Strategic Planning Committee will reassemble from 8-10 a.m. on Jan. 25, 2020, at Butterfield Elementary School.   Dr. Bob Madonia, who facilitated the last two strategic plans, will guide the discussion. 

1-25-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
2-10-2021 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.
2-10-2021 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.
2-11-2021 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.
2-11-2021 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.
2-12-2021 No School District Wide Event All Schools
No school; non-attendance day
2-15-2021 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Presidents' Day - no school.
2-22-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
2-26-2021 Early Release 19-20 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.
3-4-2021 ArtEffects Show 19-20 Music & Fine Arts All Schools Cook Park Library
"ArtEffects," the seventh 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 5, 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. 
3-4-2021 FAD 70 Meeting 19-20 Family Association Event All Schools Copeland Manor School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
3-15-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
3-22-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-23-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-24-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-25-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-26-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-29-2021 Classes Resume 2019-20 District Wide Event All Schools
Classes resume
3-31-2021 Para Appreciation Day District Wide Event All Schools
Paraprofessional Appreciation Day is held on this day. Please thank a para for all that they do in our schools. 
4-5-2021 Nat. Assistant Prin. Week District Wide Event All Schools
This week is National Assistant Principal Week. A time to celebrate our assistant principals. 
4-9-2021 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
There is no school today.
4-12-2021 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. 

 

4-21-2021 Admin. Professionals' Day District Wide Event All Schools
Administrative Professionals' Day
4-21-2021 Earth Day District Wide Event All Schools
Today is Earth Day. 
4-26-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:00 p.m.
4-28-2021 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.
4-29-2021 Safety Committee Meets District Wide Event District Office ERC
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM The Safety Committee meets to review current drills, the crisis plan, Stop The Bleed training, and future training. 
5-5-2021 National Bike 2 School Dy District Wide Event All Schools
Today is National Bike to School Day
5-6-2021 FAD 70 Meeting 19-20 Family Association Event All Schools Rockland School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
5-17-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
5-20-2021 Recognition Reception District Wide Event All Schools Doubletree By Hilton in Mundelein
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM The annual recognition celebration for District 70 staff will be held this evening. The event will be a reception with hors d'oeuvres. Hope to see you there!
5-21-2021 Early Release 19-20 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.
5-24-2021 No School - Memorial Day Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School. Memorial Day.
5-27-2021 Recognition Reception District Wide Event All Schools Doubletree By Hilton in Mundelein
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM The annual recognition celebration for District 70 staff will be held this evening. The event will be a reception with hors d'oeuvres. Hope to see you there!
6-2-2021 Report Cards District Wide Event All Schools
Report cards distributed to elementary students and accessible online for Highland students.
6-3-2021 first Emergency Day - in use District Wide Event All Schools
This is the first emergency school day that D70 needs for the 2019-20 school year due to an emergency day off on Sept. 13, 2019, due to some flooding at HMS and a power outage at Butterfield School. Makeup day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-3-2021 Ten. Last Day/Early Rele District Wide Event All Schools
Pending School Board approval, June 3 will be the last day of school. 

The school day 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 10.
6-4-2021 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.
6-7-2021 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.
6-8-2021 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.
6-9-2021 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.
6-11-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
6-14-2021 Summer School Begins District Wide Event Summer HMS and Rockland schools
Summer school begins at Highland Middle School (3-8th) and Copeland Manor School (preschool-second grade). 
6-18-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
6-21-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
6-25-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-1-2021 No School District Wide Event All Schools
No school today.
7-2-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-9-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-15-2021 Summer School Ends District Wide Event All Schools
The last day of summer school.
7-16-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-23-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-26-2021 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
7-27-2021 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
7-28-2021 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
7-29-2021 School Offices Open District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School offices open for the new academic year.
7-29-2021 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention
7-30-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-30-2021 Camp Invention District Wide Event All Schools Adler Park School
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Camp Invention