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Please Self-Certify Before 7:30 a.m. Every School Day
Announcement Photo Please self-certify your child(ren) before 7:30 a.m. before school.

For the first several weeks of hybrid, in-person school families will receive an email with a link to self-certify. You may bookmark that link after submitting the health form to return to self-certify again for the next day. A text also will be sent to families of students attending school in-person to remind them to self-certify.

By law, District 70 may only send text messages to families who opt-in to the service. Information on how to opt-in to text messages can be found on the announcement page of each school website, as well as the district website. 
Updated 11-19-2020 10:29 AM
Link to Watch School Board Meetings Held Remotely During COVID-19
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Videos of archived school board meetings during COVID-19.  

 

Updated 9-22-2020 10:28 AM
Butterfield Curriculum Night 9-2-2020
Butterfield Join us for Curriculum Night on Wednesday, September 2 from 6:00-7:00PM.

This website contains all of the information you need to access your child's teachers on Google Meets this evening. Click on the teacher's name to enter their virtual classroom. Each teacher will have identical sessions beginning at 6:00 and 6:30. 

Please note that Google has recently enhanced security and you must be signed in to a Google account to access Google Meets.  If you do not have your own Gmail account, you may sign in with your child's D70 login credentials.
Updated 9-2-2020 9:07 AM
Registration for Kindergartners, New Students, Returning Students Now Open
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Registration for KINDERGARTNERS and NEW STUDENTS and RETURNING STUDENTS is now open on the D70 website.

For new kindergartners, as well as students who will be new to the district this fall for the 2020-21 school year:

  • On the d70schools.org website, go to HOME, then NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION and follow the directions.
  • You may also register on your home school website, under PARENTS. 
  • Please register as early as possible so we can make sure we have staff in place for all students.
  • We encourage you to pay online. 
  • You may pay by check by mailing the check to Libertyville School District 70, Educational Resource Office, 1381 W. Lake St., Libertyville, Il. 60048.  
  • Questions? Email District 70 registrar, Cristina, directly at cdistefano@d70schools.org

For returning students:
  • Go to your parent PowerSchool account at powerschool.d70schools.org.
  • Sign in with username and password.
  • If you forgot your password, select "Forgot Password" and create a new password.
  • Fill out the section called School Forms. You must fill out School Forms separately for each of your children you are enrolling.
  • We encourage you to pay online. 
  • You may pay by check by mailing the check to the Libertyville School District 70, Educational Resource Office, 1381 W. Lake St., Libertyville, Il. 60048.   
  • Questions? Email District 70 registrar, Cristina, directly at cdistefano@d70schools.org
Updated 8-21-2020 6:15 PM
Jan. 25 School Board Meeting
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The monthly board of education meeting on Jan. 25, 2021, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Educational Resource Center at 1381 W. Lake St., Libertyville. 

Please note that as a result of the Governor's recent proclamation, only board members and select members of staff will be permitted to attend the meeting. 

On Jan. 8, 2021, Governor Pritzker's proclamation indicated that health concerns render in-person attendance of more than ten people at the regular meeting location not feasible (Section 12; For the purposes of Public Act 101-0640, Article 15, section 15-5, amending the Open Meetings Act, new section 5 ILCS 120/7(e)(4). This proclamation shall be effective immediately and remain in effect for 30 days (Section 13).

The District 70 community may watch the live stream of the meeting. The meeting also will be recorded, and the link will be posted on the District website within 48 hours after the meeting.

The District 70 school board values public participation. Community members and staff will also be able to participate remotely in the live meeting on Jan. 25. 2021, by:

  • Sending an email to publiccomment@d70schools.org.  Emails received by 4 p.m. on Jan. 25 to this address, which meet the requirements of Board Policy 2:230, will be read at the meeting; 
  • Sending a voice message to (847) 461-9418.  Messages received by 4: p.m. on Jan. 25, which meet the respect and civility requirement of Board Policy 2:230, may be played at the meeting. However, due to the space limitations of District 70’s current phone system, voice messages will have a maximum of three (3) minutes allowed.

Based on the number of written comments and voice messages received, to preserve time for the School Board to conduct all of its business, the Board President may summarize the comments or may read-only such portions of the comments aloud as time permits, then make the written comments available on the District’s website after the meeting. 

Also, please note: 

  • The agenda for the school board meeting is posted on the D70 website. 
  • The meeting will be live-streamed to be viewed during the meeting. 
  • The meeting will be recorded and can be viewed within 48 hours after the meeting;
  • A summary of the meeting, known as Board Briefs, will be placed on the D70 website within 48 hours after the meeting.
  • Public Comments submitted to the board are posted on the website under Board within 48 hours after the meeting. 
Updated 1-22-2021 12:45 PM
Draft 2021-22 School Year Calendar
Calendar A draft of the 2021-22 School Year Calendar is now available to the public. The 21-22 calendar will be presented to the school board for approval at the Jan. 25, 2021, meeting. 
Updated 1-20-2021 3:13 PM
Free IASB Webinar for All School Board Candidates
Round icon with the numbers 2020 - 2021 The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a professional organization that supports the growth and development of school boards across the state. IASB is offering an informational webinar for school board candidates at 1 p.m. on Feb. 11, 2021. The webinar, which is free and available here, is designed to provide school board candidates with an overview of an elected school board member’s roles and responsibilities, and an idea of what to expect if they are successful in the April election. An experienced board member and superintendent will be available for questions at the end of the webinar. 
Updated 1-22-2021 12:43 PM
20-21 Calendar for the School Year
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The D70 Calendar for the 2020-21 school year (updated 11.10.20)

Updated 11-10-2020 4:58 PM
LCHD Registering Residents for COVID-19 Vaccine
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The Lake County Health Department is registering residents interested in being vaccinated for COVID-19 on its website.  

Updated 1-5-2021 4:14 PM
Parent Tips on Talking to Children About Violence
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Parent and teacher tips on Talking to Children About Violence from the National Association of School Psychologists. 

Updated 1-7-2021 8:17 AM
Opt in For Important Information Via Text
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District 70 is pivoting quickly during the pandemic. Some very important information will be sent out via text because it will need your immediate attention. An email also will follow these important messages. 

By law, however, you must 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 when very important information needs to be shared with you.  

Updated 11-9-2020 4:44 PM
D70's Proposed e-Learning Plan for Snow Days
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District 70 has created an e-Learning Plan to replace Emergency Days through the next three school years, 2020-2023.  

The plan would allow District 70 to use e-Learning days, instead of Emergency Days (such as Snow Days), so that students can continue to learn remotely.

The state mandates that five emergency days are built into the school calendar to accommodate emergency school closures due to inclement weather or other events beyond our control (flooding, school power outages, etc.).  The emergency days are built into the school calendar at the end of every school year.

The e-Learning Plan, approved by the school board on Oct. 26 and pending approval before the Regional Office of education, will allow students to learn remotely when school has to be closed and also will allow the school year to end on a set date without being extended to accommodate the built-in emergency days. 
e-Learning Letter to Familiese-Learning Proposed Plan, eLearning Verification Form for ROEOct. 26 School Board PowerPoint Presentation 

Updated 10-27-2020 2:36 PM