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  • Even our hallways are a Class Act!

  • 7th grade students

    7th graders enjoying the 100% club at lunch.

    All these students had all of their work in on time all 2nd trimester!

  • 6 Gold Spirit Award winner

    6 Gold Spirit Award winner

  • Students with Mr. Hallmark

  • 7th Grade students accepting their Design to Make a Difference Award

    February Design to Make a Difference Winners

    Awardees whose project will add recess equipment

  • Students rehearsing for the musical

    Students rehearsing for the musical

  • 7 Gold Teachers

    7 Gold Teachers at Conferences

  • Genius Hour research is underway

  • Student playing floor hockey

    Floor Hockey Intramural

  • Students pulling suckers at the French Winter Carnival

    French Club Winter Carnival

  • Mrs. Dunlap speaking at the HMS Speech Festival

    Speech Festival Hosted at HMS

  • Mrs. Fox and Mrs. Langlie is Bears sweatshirts

    Teachers representing their favorite teams

    The NFL is donating $5 for every tweet and RT to their nonprofit military partners.

  • Students at an assembly

    Celebrating students who are involved!

  • Jack Andraka speaking to all of HMS

    Author Jack Andraka speaking to all of HMS

  • Feet on pedals

    Get fit while you sit?

    We got some new exercise pedals and students are trying them out while they read!

  • Teachers posing for the DEMCO award

    Teachers were awarded the DEMCO award!

  • Highland Middle School Talent Show Cast

    Highland Middle School Talent Show

  • Students on Chrome Books

    Students celebrating hour of code week

  • 6th Grade Student Winners for Design to Make a Difference

    Design to Make a Difference Winners

    Students were awarded money to add shelving in the 6th grade bathrooms.

  • Dr. Guy Schumacher greeting our participants and family at the Speech Festival

    Lakeside Drama and Speech Festival

  • Students with a cake for Día de los Reyes Celebration

    Día de los Reyes Celebration w/ Spanish

  • Students with trophies

    Bringing home the XC bling

  • Students with author Jack Andraka

    Students with author Jack Andraka

  • Student at poll booth

    Students are casting their votes!

  • Marching Band in the Homecoming Parade

  • Highland Celebrates International Peace Day

  • Breakfast for Highland Buddies

  • Green Hornets making our space beautiful!

    This year's Green Hornets environmental club cleaning up the courtyard and planting mums.

  • Library Jenga

  • Breaking out of integer breakoutedu!!

  • Checking their subunits with the microscope.

  • Research Bootcamp in the Learning Center

  • Students running hard at Cross Country

  • 7 Maroon students at the 100% club celebration

    7 Maroon 100% Club

  • Students drawing blue prints

    Helping redesign our future library space

  • Parents, students, and staff receiving training from Marc Hans

    Design Thinking workshop

    Parents, students, and staff work with Marc Hans on Design Thinking

  • Mr. Friedman receives the Class Act Belt

    Mr. Friedman receives the Class Act Belt

Community Retirement Party for Dr. Schumacher
Guy Schumacher

Photos from the Community Retirement Party for Supt. Guy Schumacher can be found under the HOME button, under PHOTOS on the D70 district home page. 

Thank you to everyone who made this event memorable for Dr. Schumacher! 

Updated 6-6-2019 10:23 AM
HMS Office Summer Hours
Sun The Highland Middle School main office will be open from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm Monday through Thursday for the month of June.  The office is closed on Fridays during the month of June.  The main office will be closed during the month of July.  Regular office hours resume on August 1st.
Updated 6-9-2019 9:46 PM
Returning Student Registration Now Open
District 70

The returning student registration system is now open.

All parents whose residency has been verified will receive an email April 25 with instructions on how to register. Families have been contacted via email if their residency could not be verified. (Current eighth-graders are not included as they move onto high school.) 

Please follow the registration instructions carefully. If you do not see the email, please check your spam and junk mail folders. 

Early childhood registration notification emails will be sent the week of April 29th. 

Updated 6-10-2019 7:49 AM
HMS Fall Preview 2019
Highland Use the link below to access information about Highland Middle School's 2019 Fall Preview

Updated 5-9-2019 10:56 AM
D70 Summer School Information

Libertyville School District 70's popular Summer School runs from 8:30-11:45 a.m. on Monday through Thursday from June 10 through to July 11 at Highland Middle and Rockland schools. 

Updated 6-10-2019 7:50 AM
HMS 2019-2020 Supply List
School Supplies The Highland Middle School 2019-2020 is now posted.  Use the link below for more information.

Updated 6-10-2019 12:59 PM
Kindergarten Registration
District 70

Kindergarten and new student registration for the 2019-20 school year is now open. 

Registration for returning students will be held later this spring. 

Updated 3-4-2019 11:36 AM
Online Report Card Window Now Open

The online report card window for Trimester 3 is now open on PowerSchool for parents.  To access your child's report card when using the desktop version of PowerSchool, simply click on Grade History in the left sidebar on the home screen once you log into the program. You will only be able to view the report card if you are signing in under a parent account.  You will then use the link provided to view.  The online report card window for Trimester 3 will remain open until June 16th.  

Updated 6-5-2019 8:20 AM
Registration Fees to Remain Unchanged
District 70

District 70 student textbook and technology fees for the 2019-2020 school year will remain unchanged.

Fees for the upcoming school year, including textbook rental fees, technology fees, and supply costs, will be $125 for students in kindergarten through fifth-grade, while sixth- eighth-graders pay $225. Incoming sixth-graders will receive a new Chromebook.  

Updated 2-15-2019 1:05 PM
HMS Graduation Video
Mortarboard The link below plays video from the HMS 8th graduation ceremony held on 5/31/19.

Updated 6-3-2019 1:07 PM
D70 Hires New Supt for 2019-22
Announcement Photo

The Libertyville School District 70 Board of Education agreed Monday night to hire Dr. Matthew J. Barbini, currently deputy superintendent of schools in Community Consolidated School District 15 in Palatine, to be the next superintendent of schools for District 70.

During a school board meeting, board members unanimously approved a three-year contract with Barbini that will begin on July 1, 2019. He replaces Supt. Dr. Guy Schumacher, who is retiring in June after a decade in the top slot.  

Updated 12-17-2018 8:26 PM
School Schedule 2019-20

Summer School                            June 10- July 11
                                                      Monday - Thursday
                                                      Highland Middle and Rockland schools         

June                                              All schools' front offices open
                                                      Monday - Thursday

All Schools Closed                        July

All Schools Reopen                      Aug. 1

 First Day for All Schools             Aug. 21
                                                    Kindergarten kick-off 9:45-10:15 a.m.

First Day for All Kindergartners   Aug. 22

Updated 6-10-2019 7:51 AM
District 70 Calendar for the 2019-20 School Year
Calendar The approved calendar for the 2019-20 school year for Libertyville School District 70.
Updated 1-17-2019 4:24 PM