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    Raptor Run Fun!

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    Rockland Blue Ribbon Awards 1990 & 2014

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Preschool Screening Dates for 2019-20
Medical Supplies

The Preschool Screening dates for the 2019-20 school year are set. 

Screening dates for all 3-, 4- and 5-year-old children living in the District 70 boundary area are invited to a free screening that will evaluate their vision, hearing, speech, language, cognitive development. and fine and gross motor skills. 

Updated 9-13-2019 11:53 AM
E-Learning Discontinued This Year - Expect Snow Days
Computer

New requirements from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has District 70 discontinuing e-learning this school year.

Last year, District 70 adopted e-learning as an innovative approach to counting emergency days as the days of actual student attendance. The model District 70 employed in 2018-19 had students choose from a variety of activities that accounted for approximately 40 minutes. But this year, ISBE changed the parameters with a five-hour requirement for school districts to adhere to consider e-learning as an actual day of student attendance. This has presented a challenge for District 70 staff to create enough learning activities to meet the increased time requirement, including tasks that can be accomplished by 5- and 6-year-olds. There also is no guidance from ISBE this year regarding students requiring special education services.

E-Learning will be reviewed by district staff for future development. 

As such, District 70 students will need to make up missed school days due to Snow Days or other complications that call for emergency school closure at the end of the school year in June 2020. State law requires school districts to prepare for this by adding five emergency days at the end of every year. 

  • No missed school days        ------------  School ends June 3, 2020
  • District 70 closed 9/13/19  ------------ School ends June 4, 2020   (Butterfield loses power, HMS flooding during a severe storm) 
So what happens if Snow Days or Cold Days are called this school year and District 70 closes? (All five schools are closed during emergency closings.) 
  • Second day closed ------------    School ends June 5, 2020. 
  • Third day closed     ------------    School ends June 8, 2020. 
  • Fourth day closed   ------------    School ends June 9, 2020.
  • Fifth day closed      ------------    School ends June 10, 2020. 
The last day of school will be early release with dismissal at 1:15 p.m. for K-5, and at 1:45 p.m. for 6-8.

Please plan accordingly. 

Updated 11-8-2019 6:43 PM
Rockland Food Drive
Soup Can

Rockland Food Drive

Hosted by the Rockland Student Council

December 2nd - December 13th

CANNED meats, corn beef hash, stews,* tuna, salmon, sardines, chili, spaghetti O’s, ravioli,
beefaroni, sloppy joe mix, soups, baked beans, pork & beans, kidney beans
SAUCES: *spaghetti sauce, gravy and sauce mixes
DRY GOODS: rice, beans, macaroni & cheese, Rice a Roni, Pasta Roni, Tuna Helper, Chicken
Helper, Hamburger Helper, crackers, cookies, snack food, spices
CONDIMENTS: ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, barbeque sauce, salad dressing, spices
CANNED VEGETABLES/FRUITS
JAMS & JELLIES/PEANUT BUTTER
CEREALS: cold & hot/PANCAKE MIXES/SYRUP
JELLOS/PUDDINGS
SUGAR FREE PRODUCTS
MILK: powdered, evaporated and condensed only
BAKING SUPPLIES: sugar, flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, chocolate chips,
nuts, raisins
VEGETABLE OIL/COOKING OIL
COFFEE/TEA & JUICES
*PAPER PRODUCTS: toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, tissues
 ALUMINUM FOIL/SARAN WRAP
 PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS: shampoos & conditioners, toothpaste, mouthwash, bath soap,
deodorant, feminine products, diapers, wipes
LAUNDRY & DISH SOAP/CLEANING PRODUCTS/GARBAGE BAGS

KINDLY CHECK EXPIRATION DATES BEFORE DONATING
*ESPECIALLY APPRECIATED & NEEDED

Updated 11-21-2019 1:06 PM
Nov. 25th Board Briefs Now Posted
District 70

District 70 is initiating a new communication tool for the community known as Board Briefs. Board Briefs are designed to highlight important conversations and decisions made on behalf of students, families, staff, and the larger community by the District 70 School Board at each monthly School Board meeting.

Keep up with the latest D70 news by reading Board Briefs posted on our website under Board. 

Updated 11-26-2019 2:48 PM
District 70 Hires New Finance Director for 2020
Announcement Photo

During an Oct. 28 school board meeting, The Libertyville School District 70 School Board unanimously hired John Herrin as the new Finance Director to begin on July 1, 2020.

Herrin, currently the chief business officer in Consolidated Community School District 46 in Grayslake, will replace Dr. Kurt Valentin. Valentin, assistant superintendent of finance and operations, has been with the district 20 years and is retiring at the end of June 2020.   

Updated 11-4-2019 4:40 PM
Opt In for Emergency Notifications Via Text
Caution

District 70 takes closing schools seriously. When the decision is made due to inclement weather or power outages in schools, District 70 uses an emergency notification system to deliver phone calls and emails about school closings or safety emergencies.

For more information about school closings, please read the FAQ.

 There also now is an option to opt-in to receive the information via text by texting 67587 with either Y or YES as the message you send. (This will not be activated for 48-hours from when you opt-in.) This text (SMS) service only will be used in the event of school closings or a school emergency.

Updated 9-20-2019 4:39 PM
What's Ahead
Calendar November
  • Nov. 27-29 - No school. Thanksgiving. 
December
  • Dec. 20, 2019 - Jan. 3, 2020 No school. Winter Break
Updated 11-25-2019 9:57 PM
Calendar for 2019-20 School Year
Calendar

The approved calendar for the 2019-20 school year in Libertyville School District 70. 

Updated 8-20-2019 2:53 PM