October 2019
Schools Adler Butterfield Copeland District Office Highland Rockland Summer All Schools District 70
Event Categories Athletics - Highland Board Meeting District Wide Event Family Association Event Music & Fine Arts Non/Partial Attendance Day School Event Student Activities
Date Title School Category
10-1-2019 8th Girls VB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM There will be 8th grade girls volleyball practice today until 5:15.
10-1-2019 7th GVB Tournament Highland Athletics - Highland
Carl Sandburg Middle School, Mundelein
4:15 PM - 7:30 PM Today the 7th grade girls VB team will participate in the pool play round of the Lakeside Conference Tournament.  For more information please refer to the Highland Athletics Website/News tab.
10-1-2019 7/8 Soccer Tournament Highland Athletics - Highland
7th- Edgewood, 8th- Lake Bluff
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM Today the Lakeside Conference Soccer Tournament begins today.  For detailed times and locations, please refer to the Highland Athletics website.
10-1-2019 XC v. Deer Path/Edgewood Highland Athletics - Highland
Butterfield Elementary School
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Today the Highland Cross Country Team will host the teams from Deer Path and Edgewood Middle Schools.  The first race will begin at approximately 4:15.  The girls' team will run first.  The boys' race will immediately follow.
10-2-2019 National Custodial Day All Schools District Wide Event
All schools

NATIONAL CUSTODIAL WORKER'S RECOGNITION DAY. 

10-2-2019 8th GVB Tournament Highland Athletics - Highland
Carl Sandburg Middle School, Mundelein
4:15 PM - 7:30 PM Today the 8th grade girls VB team will participate in the pool play round of the Lakeside Conference Tournament.  For more information please refer to the Highland Athletics Website/News tab.
10-2-2019 XC @ Millburn Canceled Highland Athletics - Highland
Millburn Elementary School
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM The Highland cross country meet at Millburn today has been canceled due to poor course conditions. There will be no reschedule date.  Additionally, there will be no practice today either.
10-3-2019 End of Marking Per. 1/Q1 Highland School Event
Marking Period 1 & Quarter 1 end on this date.
10-3-2019 Midterm 19-20 All Schools District Wide Event
This marks the midterm. 
10-3-2019 Intermediate Orchestra All Schools Music & Fine Arts
Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
10-3-2019 XC Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland FIeld
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM There will be practice today for the Highland Cross Country team until 5:00.
10-3-2019 7/8 GVB Tournament Highland Athletics - Highland
Carl Sandburg-7th/Millburn-8th
4:15 PM - 7:30 PM Today the 7/8 grade girls VB team will participate in the championship/consolation round of the Lakeside Conference Tournament.  For more information please refer to the Highland Athletics Website/News tab.
10-4-2019 6th Gr. Presentation Highland School Event
6th grade students will hear a presentation from Youth & Family Counseling regarding Bullying on this date.

 

10-4-2019 Preschool Screening 19-20 All Schools District Wide Event
ERC
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM All 3, 4, and 5-year olds living or attending school in Libertyville School District 70 are invited to participate in a free screening that will evaluate their vision and hearing, speech and language, cognitive development, and fine and gross motor skills. An appointment is required. To schedule an appointment for this day's screening, call the Special Education Dept. at 847-247-2694.
10-4-2019 Fall Sports Pictures Highland School Event
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cross Country, Soccer, Girls Volleyball sport pictures will be taken after school today.
10-7-2019 Day of Bully Prevention Highland School Event
World Day of Bullying Prevention Who: Students, teachers, staff, parents, community who oppose bullying behaviors are asked to wear a blue shirt. * What: Lake County Schools have been invited to join in Blue Shirt Day Lake County. * When: Monday, October 7 * Why: Show your support by standing together to send a message that all young people deserve to be treated with kindness and respect.
10-7-2019 Wear A Blue Shirt All Schools District Wide Event
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. 
10-7-2019 XC Conference Tourney Highland Athletics - Highland
Adler Park
4:15 PM - 6:30 PM Today Highland will host the 6-8 grade Cross Country tournament at Adler Park.  
Conference Tournament Information: 
4:30           Varsity Girls race        
5:00           Varsity Boys race
5:30           Open co-ed race
6:15           Awards presentation
10-7-2019 Clucker's Dine and Donate Highland Family Association Event
Clucker's
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On Monday, October 7th, make dinner planning simple with something delicious from Clucker’s Charcoal Chicken!  20% of all dine-in or carryout purchases made between 5 and 8 PM will come back to the HFA.  Delivery purchases do not qualify for the fundraiser. 

 

10-8-2019 HFA Meeting Highland School Event
HMS Conf. Room 1
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM This is the monthly meeting for the Highland Family Association. All parents are welcome to attend.
10-9-2019 No School All Schools Non/Partial Attendance Day
No School today. 
10-10-2019 Intermediate Orchestra All Schools Music & Fine Arts
Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
10-10-2019 7/8 Girls BB Tryouts Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Middle School
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM

There will be tryouts today and tomorrow for any 7th or 8th grade grade girl wishing to participate on the Highland Girls' Basketball teams.  Tryouts will begin at 3:45 and last until 5:30.  Anyone trying out is expected to attend both tryouts.  If this is not possible, please contact your grade level coach to discuss it with them.

In order to attend the tryouts, girls must have a signed permission slip with them (found on the Highland Athletics Website) and a current physical on file with the school nurse.  The physical must be dated within the past 13 months.  If you are not sure if your current physical is already on file, please have your student check the list on the wall outside of the Nurse's office or the bulletin board in the cafeteria hallway ahead of the first day of tryouts.  If their name is NOT on the list, then their physical is NOT current.  If you have any questions about the tryouts, you can contact the coaches (Mr. Rumpf -7th or Mr. Carollo- 8th) or the Athletic Director (Mrs. Langlie). Questions regarding physicals should be directed to the school nurse (Mrs. Patterson).

10-10-2019 XC Practice (Sectionals Only) Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland FIeld
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM There will be practice today for the Cross COuntry team members who qualified for Sectionals until 5:00.
10-10-2019 Choir Festival at LHS Highland Music & Fine Arts
Libertyville High School
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM The Highland Middle School choir will participate in the LHS Chorale Festival.
10-11-2019 6th Gr. Presentation Highland School Event
6th grade students will hear a presentation from Youth & Family Counseling regarding Bullying on this date.
 
10-11-2019 Retakes for Pictures Highland School Event
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Retakes for staff and students will take place on this day.
10-11-2019 Business Partners All Schools District Wide Event
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.
10-11-2019 7/8 Girls BB Tryouts Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Middle School
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM

There will be tryouts today for any 7th or 8th grade grade girl wishing to participate on the Highland Girls' Basketball teams.  Tryouts will begin at 3:45 and last until 5:30.  Anyone trying out is expected to attend both tryouts.  If this is not possible, please contact your grade level coach to discuss it with them.

In order to attend the tryouts, girls must have a signed permission slip with them (found on the Highland Athletics Website) and a current physical on file with the school nurse.  The physical must be dated within the past 13 months.  If you are not sure if your current physical is already on file, please have your student check the list on the wall outside of the Nurse's office or the bulletin board in the cafeteria hallway ahead of the first day of tryouts.  If their name is NOT on the list, then their physical is NOT current.  If you have any questions about the tryouts, you can contact the coaches (Mr. Rumpf -7th or Mr. Carollo- 8th) or the Athletic Director (Mrs. Langlie). Questions regarding physicals should be directed to the school nurse (Mrs. Patterson).

10-12-2019 IESA XC Sectional Tourney Highland Athletics - Highland
TBD
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM The IESA Sectional Cross Country meet will be held today.  More details will be posted as soon as they are available on the Highland Athletics website.
10-14-2019 HMS Buddies B'fast Highland School Event
Highland Learning Center
8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Highland Buddies Kickoff  ... Cerealpalooza!

10-14-2019 7/8 Boys BB Tryouts Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Middle School
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM

 
There will be tryouts today and tomorrow for any 7th or 8th grade boy wishing to participate on the Highland Boys' Basketball teams.  Tryouts will begin at 3:45 and last until 5:30.  Anyone trying out is expected to attend both tryouts.  If this is not possible, please contact your grade level coach to discuss it with them.

In order to attend the tryouts, athletes must have a signed permission slip with them (found on the Highland Athletics Website) and a current physical on file with the school nurse.  The physical must be dated within the past 13 months.  If you are not sure if your current physical is already on file, please have your student check the list on the wall outside of the Nurse's office or the bulletin board in the cafeteria hallway ahead of the first day of tryouts.  If their name is NOT on the list, then their physical is NOT current.  If you have any questions about the tryouts, you can contact the coaches (Mr. Gasick-8th or Mr. Mitchell- 7th) or the Athletic Director (Mrs. Langlie). Questions regarding physicals should be directed to the school nurse (Mrs. Patterson).

10-14-2019 Cheer Clinic #1 Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Cafeteria
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM The first of two cheerleading clinics are being held today for anyone wanting to try out for the Highland 7/8 grade cheer teams.  You must attend one of the two clinics in order to try out. In order to attend the clinic, you must have a signed permission slip and a current physical on file with the school nurse.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Deflorio or Mrs. Ross.  If your question in in regards to the physical, please contact Mrs. Patterson, the school nurse.
10-14-2019 7th Girls Basketball Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
Mr. Rumpf's room
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM There will be a short meeting for the 7th grade girls basketball team today in Mr. Rumpf's room.  The meeting will last until 4:30.
10-14-2019 8th Girls Basketball meeting Highland Athletics - Highland
Cafeteria
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM There will be team meeting for the 8th grade girls basketball team today in the cafeteria.  The meeting will last until 4:15.
10-15-2019 New Sub Orientation All Schools District Wide Event
ERC - Board room
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Orientation for new substitutes 9:00-11:00, with tech training for new and returning subs, 11:15 - 11:45
10-15-2019 7/8 Boys BB Tryouts Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Middle School
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM

 
There will be tryouts today for any 7th or 8th grade boy wishing to participate on the Highland Boys' Basketball teams.  Tryouts will begin at 3:45 and last until 5:30.  Anyone trying out is expected to attend both tryouts.  If this is not possible, please contact your grade level coach to discuss it with them.

In order to attend the tryouts, athletes must have a signed permission slip with them (found on the Highland Athletics Website) and a current physical on file with the school nurse.  The physical must be dated within the past 13 months.  If you are not sure if your current physical is already on file, please have your student check the list on the wall outside of the Nurse's office or the bulletin board in the cafeteria hallway ahead of the first day of tryouts.  If their name is NOT on the list, then their physical is NOT current.  If you have any questions about the tryouts, you can contact the coaches (Mr. Gasick-8th or Mr. Mitchell- 7th) or the Athletic Director (Mrs. Langlie). Questions regarding physicals should be directed to the school nurse (Mrs. Patterson).

10-15-2019 Cheer Clinic #2 Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Cafeteria
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM The second of two cheerleading clinics are being held today for anyone wanting to try out for the Highland 7/8 grade cheer teams.  You must attend one of the two clinics in order to try out. In order to attend the clinic, you must have a signed permission slip and a current physical on file with the school nurse.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Deflorio or Mrs. Ross.  If your question in in regards to the physical, please contact Mrs. Patterson, the school nurse.
10-16-2019 HMS Early Release Only All Schools Non/Partial Attendance Day
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.
10-16-2019 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. All Schools District Wide Event
Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-16-2019 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. All Schools District Wide Event
5:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences to be held at the elementary schools.
10-17-2019 Author Visit Highland School Event
HMS

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, Author Celia Pérez will be visiting Highland and speaking to the students during two assemblies. She will also do an afternoon session with a small group and sign books.

Celia C. Pérez is the daughter of a Mexican mother and a Cuban father.  Her debut book for young readers, The First Rule of Punk, was a 2018 Pura Belpré Award Honor Book, a 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards honor book, the Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books, School Library Journal's Best of 2017, and a 2019 Highland Reads selection. 

10-17-2019 Early Release All Schools Non/Partial Attendance Day
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.
10-17-2019 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. All Schools District Wide Event
3:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences to be held at the elementary schools.
10-17-2019 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. All Schools District Wide Event
Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-18-2019 No School All Schools Non/Partial Attendance Day
No School
10-19-2019 LHS PSAT tests Highland School Event
Current HMS 8th grade students will take placement tests (PSAT) at LHS on this date. See the LHS website for more information.
10-19-2019 IESA XC State Tourney Highland Athletics - Highland
Normal, IL
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM The IESA State Cross Country meet will be held today.  More details will be posted as soon as they are available on the Highland Athletics website.
10-21-2019 Principal Appreciation Wk All Schools District Wide Event
All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-21-2019 Cheerleading tryouts Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Cafeteria
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM The tryouts for the 7/8 grade Highland cheer teams will be held today.  In order to try out, you must have attended one of the two clinics last week.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Ross or Ms. Deflorio. 
10-21-2019 7/8 Girls BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be practice today for the 7th and 8th grade basketball teams until 5:30.
10-21-2019 7th Boys BB Tryouts Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be a thrid tryout date for the 7th grade boys basketball team until 5:30.
10-22-2019 Principal Appreciation Wk All Schools District Wide Event
All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-22-2019 POMS Clinic #1 Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Cafeteria
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM The first of two clinics are being held today for anyone wanting to try out for the Highland 7/8 grade poms teams.  You must attend one of the two clinics in order to try out. In order to attend the clinic, you must have a signed permission slip and a current physical on file with the school nurse.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Engstrom.  If your question in in regards to the physical, please contact Mrs. Patterson, the school nurse.
10-22-2019 7/8 Girls BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be practice today for the 7th and 8th grade basketball teams until 5:30.
10-22-2019 7/8 Boys BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be practice today for the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams until 5:30.
10-23-2019 Principal Appreciation Wk All Schools District Wide Event
All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-23-2019 POMS Clinic #2 Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Cafeteria
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM The second of two clinics are being held today for anyone wanting to try out for the Highland 7/8 grade poms teams.  You must attend one of the two clinics in order to try out. In order to attend the clinic, you must have a signed permission slip and a current physical on file with the school nurse.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Engstrom.  If your question in in regards to the physical, please contact Mrs. Patterson, the school nurse.
10-23-2019 7/8 Boys BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be practice today for the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams until 5:30.
10-23-2019 7/8 Girls BB v. Deer Path Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Middle School
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM Today the Highland girls' basketball team will host the team from Deer Path.  The 7th grade game will tip off at approximately 4:15. The 8th grade game will immediately follow.  Go Hornets!
10-24-2019 Principal Appreciation Wk All Schools District Wide Event
All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-24-2019 HFA Treat Day Highland School Event
Cafeteria
11:15 AM - 1:25 PM The Highland Family Association will provide treats to our students today during their lunch period.
10-24-2019 Intermediate Orchestra All Schools Music & Fine Arts
Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
10-24-2019 POMS tryouts Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Cafeteria
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM The tryouts for the 7/8 grade Highland poms teams will be held today.  In order to try out, you must have attended one of the two clinics last week.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Engstrom. 
10-24-2019 8 Girls BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM There will be practice today for the 8th grade basketball team until 5:15.
10-24-2019 7/8 Boys BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be practice today for the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams until 5:30.
10-25-2019 Principal Appreciation Wk All Schools District Wide Event
All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM This is the end of Principal Appreciation Week in Illinois, which runs Oct. 21-27. 
10-25-2019 Principal Appreciation Dy All Schools District Wide Event
All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Principal Appreciation Day
10-25-2019 Drama Field Trip Highland School Event
LHS
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM A Drama Field Trip will take place on this date.
10-25-2019 7/8 Boys BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM There will be practice today for the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams until 5:00.
10-28-2019 7/8 Girls BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be girls basketball practice today for the 7th grade (until 5:30)and 8th grade (until 5:15). 
10-28-2019 7/8 Boys BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be practice today for the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams until 5:30.
10-28-2019 Board Meeting All Schools Board Meeting
ERC
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
10-29-2019 7/8 Girls BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be girls basketball practice today for the 7th grade (until 5:30)and 8th grade (until 5:15). 
10-29-2019 7/8 Boys BB @ Edgewood Highland Athletics - Highland
Edgewood Middle School, Highland Park
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM Today the Highland boys' basketball teams will travel to Edgewood.  The 7th grade game will begin at approximately 4:15, and the 8th grade game will immediately follow.  Good luck Hornets!
10-30-2019 7/8 Girls BB Practice Highland Athletics - Highland
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM There will be girls basketball practice today for the 7th grade (until 5:30)and 8th grade (until 5:15). 
10-30-2019 7/8 Boys BB v. Deer Path Highland Athletics - Highland
Highland Middle School
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM Today the Highland boys' basketball team will host Deer Path Maroon.  The 7th grade game will begin at approximately 4:15 with the 8th grade game to immediately follow.  Please come and cheer on our Hornets!
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