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  • Even our hallways are a Class Act!

    Even our hallways are a Class Act!

  • Top Chef with Mrs. VanDyke

    Top Chef with Mrs. VanDyke

  • 7th Graders are ready to learn Social Studies

    7th Graders are ready to learn Social Studies

  • Badminton in Gym Class

    Badminton in Gym Class

  • Highland 8th Grade Soccer Players

    Highland 8th Grade Soccer Players

  • Walk for Water

    Walk for Water

    Students experienced what life would be like if they had to walk 3.5 miles to get their water

  • Youth & Family Counseling speaking with 6th

    Youth & Family Counseling speaking with 6th

  • NHJS makes lunches for PADS

    NHJS makes lunches for PADS

  • Students learn W. African Drumming

    Students learn W. African Drumming

    Helen Bond of the Benkadi Project teaching drumming on the djembe

  • Students compete in a Cross Country Meet

    Students compete in a Cross Country Meet

  • Drama Club puts on a Murder Mystery

    Drama Club puts on a Murder Mystery

  • Mr. Diaz teaches his class Salsa Dancing

    Mr. Diaz teaches his class Salsa Dancing

  • Students celebrate Day of the Dead

    Students celebrate Day of the Dead

  • Students Celebrate International Peace Day

    Students Celebrate International Peace Day

  • 6th Graders learn to sew

    6th Graders learn to sew

  • Students learn how to program Sphero

    Students learn how to program Sphero

  • Going for the win!

    Going for the win!

  • Students had visitors from Angers, France

    Students had visitors from Angers, France

  • Concert Choir performs for Peace Day

    Concert Choir performs for Peace Day

  • Mrs. Janossy instructs the morning orchestra

    Mrs. Janossy instructs the morning orchestra

  • Student Vs. Staff Volleyball Tournament

    Student Vs. Staff Volleyball Tournament

    Highland raised $700 for our school charity at this event!

  • Students having fun in Spanish Class

    Students having fun in Spanish Class

  • Controlling Garageband using Makey Makey

    Controlling Garageband using Makey Makey

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D70 Supt. Search Information
District 70

A letter from the Board of Education addressing the critical process, opportunities for input, and important dates as the search for a new Superintendent of Schools begins. A new superintendent will be in place for the 2019-20 school year.

Updated 5-2-2018 3:14 PM
Supt. Search - The 10 Step Process

(Click the image below to play the video.)

Updated 5-2-2018 3:38 PM
HMS June Office Hours
Sun Highland Middle School will be open Mondays through Thursdays for the month of June from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm.  Highland Middle School is closed on Fridays in June.

 

Updated 6-5-2018 8:14 AM
HMS 18-19 School Supply List
School Supplies The Highland Middle School 2018-2019 School Supply List is now available.

HMS 18-19 School Supply List

 

Updated 6-10-2018 11:54 AM
Information for Incoming 6th grade Families
Document Use the link below to access important information for incoming sixth grade families:

Important information for incoming 6th grade families

 

Updated 5-10-2018 4:18 PM
HMS Fall Preview 2018
Highland Use the link below to learn about the HMS Fall Preview for 2018

Highland Fall Preview 2018

 

Updated 5-10-2018 4:18 PM
Online Report Card Window Now OPEN
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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 for the next two weeks.

Updated 6-4-2018 10:19 AM
ERC Open All Summer
District 70 District 70's Educational Resource Center, where administrative offices are located, is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday in June and July. 

The Registrar is located at the ERC. Questions about registration or new families wanting to register can schedule an appointment by calling 837-362-9695. 

 

Updated 6-6-2018 2:39 PM
School Starts Aug. 22
2018-2019 The first day of classes for students first through eighth grade is Aug. 22, 2018. The school day for first through fifth grade runs from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. The sixth through eighth grade school day runs from 8:50 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Kindergartners and their parents attend an Open House at their home school on Aug. 22, which runs from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Parents are invited on Aug. 22 -with one parent per child- to ride the bus to and from school with their kindergartner if their child is assigned a bus route. Kindergartners attend their first full day of school from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Aug. 23.
Updated 6-6-2018 10:23 AM
Announcements 6-4-2018
Apple

Yearbooks will be distributed today.  Remember as you sign each others” yearbooks to make sure you are kind to one another.  Inappropriate comments or drawings will not be tolerated.  If any students make a poor choice he or she will not be slowed to participate in the rest of Field Day.

Reminder from the nurse, all medication must be picked up today.  Any medication that has not been picked up will be discarded.  NO medication is kept for the following school year.  New medication and authorization forms must be brought in at the beginning of the new school year.  Any questions call Mrs. Patterson may be reached at 847-362-9020 ext. 4105.

Updated 6-5-2018 8:14 AM
Announcements 6-1-2018
Syringe

Get excited - yearbooks will be distributed on Monday!  If you did NOT order a yearbook, but would like one, bring $25 to enter a raffle for the chance to get one.  We have a limited number of extras - see Ms. Croner on Monday morning to turn in your money.   Yearbooks will be distributed Monday.  Remember, as you sign each others' yearbooks you are expected to be a "Class Act".  Inappropriate comments or drawings will NOT be tolerated. If any student makes a poor choice, he or she will lose end of year privileges and may face additional consequences.   If you ordered a yearbook this year, delivery is on Monday, June 4th.  We CANNOT distribute early if you are not going to be here that day.  You can pick up your yearbook in the main office Monday through Thursday during the month of June.

Reminder from the nurse, all medication must be picked up by this coming Monday.  Any medication that has not been picked up will be discarded.  NO medication is kept for the following school year.  New medication and authorization forms must be brought in at the beginning of the new school year.  Any questions call Mrs. Patterson may be reached at 847-362-9020 ext. 4105. 

Updated 6-1-2018 8:56 AM
All Schools Open In June
2017-2018

The front offices for Adler Park, Butterfield, Copeland Manor, Highland Middle and Rockland schools are open throughout June. However, staff may be off campus for important meetings so please call ahead if you plan to schedule a visit. Thank you and enjoy your summer. 

Schools are closed throughout July and re-open Aug. 1. 

Updated 6-6-2018 10:24 AM
Video of HMS 2018 8th gr. Graduation
Video Use the link below to view the video of 2018 HMS 8th grade Graduation.  Access to this video playback will be available on a limited basis.


HMS 2018 Graduation Ceremony
 

 

Updated 5-31-2018 11:04 AM
Announcements 5-31-2018
Handbook

If you ordered a yearbook this year, delivery is on Monday, June 4th.  We CANNOT distribute early if you are not going to be here that day.  You can pick up your yearbook in the main office Monday through Thursday during the month of June.

Today will be the last day to sign up for all lunch/recess options such as indoor recess and study halls.  This will also include morning and afterschool study halls in the Learning Center.  Again, this will be the last day to sign up for indoor recess and all study hall options.

Updated 5-31-2018 8:59 AM
Announcements 5-30-2018
Mortarboard

Congratulations to the Designation Imagination team "Fill in Here."  They received 14th place out of 61 teams at the Global tournament last week in Tennessee.  Wonderful job and Great DI year!

If you ordered a yearbook this year, delivery is on Monday, June 4th.  We CANNOT distribute early if you are not going to be here that day.  You can pick up your yearbook in the main office Monday through Thursday during the month of June.

Orchestra students; all instruments need to go home for the summer.  Be sure to pick up your instrument at the end of today and take it home.

8th graders; remember to export your Google Drive information by June 15th.  Please refer to the directions on Highland's webpage under Resources, Grade Levels, 8th grade.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Kimbarovsky.

Tomorrow we will be collecting your Chromebooks, cases and chargers.  Please bring all three items to school. You will be turning them in during Studio One.  

Reminder all medication must be picked up by Monday, June 4th.  Any medication that has not been picked up will be discarded as NO medication is kept for the following school year.  If you have any questions Mrs. Patterson may be reached at 847-362-9020 ext. 4105.

Updated 5-30-2018 8:57 AM
Announcements 5-29-2018
Laptop

On Thursday, May 31st, we will be collecting your Chromebooks, cases and chargers.  Please bring all three items to school this Thursday. You will be turning them in during Studio One.  

8th graders; remember to export your Google Drive information by June 15th.  Please refer to the directions on Highland's webpage under Resources, Grade Levels, 8th grade.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Kimbarovsky.

There will be NO before school Study Hall tomorrow morning.

Updated 5-29-2018 3:15 PM
Schools To Watch Award
Announcement Photo

Recently, Judges from Association of Illinois Middle Schools visited Highland Middle School to determine our eligibility for the Illinois Horizon and National Schools to Watch Award.  The award is presented to schools where students and staff exhibit a commitment to academic excellence and a commitment to supporting the middle school philosophy for students. We are proud to announce that HMS has been selected for this prestigious honor!  Many staff members here at HMS worked hard in preparing our application and preparing for the visit from the judges.  A big thank you to all involved!  Also, a big thank you to all of the students here at HMS for being a Class Act every day!  Finally, thank you to all of our parents for supporting your students and our school! Congratulations Highland!

Updated 2-13-2018 12:20 PM
2018-2019 Kinder and New Student Registration
2018-2019

The Kindergarten and New Student Registration Page is now open for the 2018-2019 school year. This is for NEW STUDENTS only. Parents of returning students will receive further instructions in April. Information can also be found through the NewStudents2018-2019 link under the HOME menu on the district or school web sites.

This page contains information parents will need in order to complete the registration process. It includes additional links to packets (PDF) of required forms, and medical and financial assistance information.

 

Updated 2-2-2018 3:55 PM
Calendar for the 2018-19 School Year
Calendar

The calendar for the 2018-19 school year. 

Updated 1-11-2018 1:52 PM
Absence Phone Number: 847-932-0060
Phone Highland Middle School has a new direct dial Attendance line!  With the implementation of a new phone system, parents and guardians can now report student absences by calling 847-932-0060.

Please leave the following information in your message when reporting a child's absence:  Child's name, child's Studio One (homeroom) teacher, your name, the date or dates, and the reason for the absence.
Updated 11-16-2017 7:54 AM
We Have an App for That - The D70 Mobile App
District 70 District 70 is on the go with a mobile app! Download us - it's free! Available on iTunes and Google Play (search Libertyville District 70
Updated 10-3-2017 11:05 AM
Let The Sun Shine - Making A Difference in D70
Sun Libertyville School District 70 is the largest solar-powered school district in the state of Illinois.

Or read about why we have solar panels on Butterfield and HMS schools.
Updated 10-3-2017 11:05 AM