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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

Calendar for 2019-20 School Year is Now Live
Calendar The calendar for the 2019-20 school year is now live on our website. 
Updated 5-3-2019 12:29 PM
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
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 4-25-2019 4:33 PM
Announcements 5-20-2019

Congratulations to our seven Track and Field athletes who competed in the State Meet this past weekend in Peoria. Our athletes competed in 8th grade girls High Jump, 8th grade Girls Hurdles, 8th grade Boys Hurdles and 7th grade 4x400 Meter Relay. It was awesome watching you all participate with the best in the state! A memory that will last a lifetime! 

Updated 5-20-2019 9:35 AM
Welcome New School Board Members
District 70

Please welcome political newcomers Maura Kennedy and Amie M. Krummick, along with incumbent Linda Lucke, to the Libertyville School District 70 Board of Education. Kennedy and Lucke, along with write-in candidate Krummick, ran unopposed for the three open four-year term School Board seats. 

We also would like to thank Greta Hoff and Chris Kennedy for their dedication in serving on the District 70 School Board. Hoff completed a four-year term, while Kennedy devoted 12 years to the board. Lucke was re-elected to serve in her second four-year term. 

Updated 4-2-2019 8:19 PM
Announcements 5-17-2019
Announcement Photo

Congratulations to this week's 6th and 7th grade Classy Card drawing winners. Winners should come down to Student Services to claim their prize after Studio One.

Reminder; please pick up any artwork you may have in the art room by next Friday.

Updated 5-17-2019 9:06 AM
D70 Summer School Information

Registration for D70 Summer School for residents is now open.

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

The list of course offerings is posted on the D70 website.

Updated 4-1-2019 5:35 PM
Announcements 5-16-2019
Artist Palette

Please pick up any artwork you may have in the art room by next Friday.

Attention 6th graders! The 6th grade social is tomorrow from 3:45 to 4:45! Free admission, snacks, party favor PLUS Spike Ball and other games to play! Come enjoy a fun Friday afternoon with your friends. We hope to see you all tomorrow!

Updated 5-16-2019 9:17 AM
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
Announcements 5-15-2019
Spring Scene

The Green Hornets will meet after school today in Mr. Rumpf's room 117.

Attention 6th graders! Don’t forget 6th grade social is this Friday from 3:45 to 4:45! Free admission, snacks, and a party favor, what more could you ask for! See you all this Friday!

Track and Field athletes who participated in the sectional meet Saturday, please stop by the cafeteria after school to get your ribbons.

Updated 5-15-2019 9:05 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
Announcements 5-14-2019
Circus Tent

There will be NO before school Study Hall tomorrow except those who are taking tests.

Tomorrow The Magic the Gathering Club will be meeting. If you still need tournament info please see Mr. Crown. The tournament permission slips are due this Friday, the 17th.

Attention all 6th graders; the 6th grade social is this Friday from 3:45 to 4:45! Admission is free, and there will be free snacks! You can Limbo, play Spike Ball, Bags, or just hang with your friends! Can’t wait to see you all there!

Track and Field athletes who participated in Saturday's Sectional Track Meet; please stop by the cafeteria after school today to pick up your ribbons.

Updated 5-14-2019 10:48 AM
D70 Named Top Workplace
Announcement Photo

Libertyville School District 70 has been named a Top Workplace 2018-19 by an independent improvement specialist after reviewing data collected by staff survey results.

District 70 placed 11 in the mid-size company category, between 250-999 employees, out of 55 companies listed by the Chicago Tribune, which sponsored the survey. About 2,612 companies were invited to participate in the study. 

The Libertyville school district also was honored with the award in 2015-16. 

Updated 2-7-2019 12:41 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
No School, Early Release

May 24                                      Early Release  K-5  at 1:15 p.m.
                                                    Early Release Highland at 1:45 p.m. 
May 27                                      No School - Memorial Day  

June 5                                        Last Day of School; early release

Updated 4-25-2019 4:36 PM
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