• 3 female students participating in the Raptor Run

    Raptor Run Fun!

  • Students participating in the Raptor Run

    Raptor Run Fun!

  • 3 students standing on blacktop on first day of school

  • Artifact

    Rockland Blue Ribbon Awards 1990 & 2014

Pickup and Drop-Off Day is June 5 for K-5, June 2, 3 & 5 for 6-8
Announcement Photo

Pickup day and drop-off day is this week at all our schools. Please make sure to bring library books, textbooks, technology (iPad and/or Chromebooks), and other items you need to return to school with you. 

For Adler Park, Butterfield, Copeland Manor and Rockland schools, pickup and drop-off times range from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on June 5, depending on the school.  

For Highland Middle School, pickup and drop-off will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on June 2, 3, or 5 according to the grade level. 

Updated 6-1-2020 12:03 PM
Link to Watch School Board Meetings Held Remotely During COVID-19

Here is the Vimeo link to watch District 70 school board meetings that have been held remotely and live-streamed during COVID-19. 

Updated 5-22-2020 1:03 PM
How to Contribute to the Remote Special School Board Meeting June 22
District 70

A special Board of Education meeting will be held remotely at 7 p.m. on June 22. The board agenda will be posted on the District 70 website under "Board" by June 18.    

There are two options to participate: 

  • Send an email to publiccomment@d70schools.org.  Emails sent to this address that meet the requirements of Board Policy 2:230 will be read at the meeting. Please include your name. Messages must be sent by 5 p.m. on June 22;
  • Send a voice message to (847) 461-9418.  Messages which meet the respect and civility requirement of Board Policy 2:230 will 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. Please include your name when leaving a message. Messages must be left by 5 p.m. on June 22. 

D70 will live stream this meeting. The meeting will be recorded and linked to the website within 48 hours of the meeting. 

Updated 5-22-2020 1:11 PM
May 18 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. 

To watch the live stream of the school board meeting, click here. 

Updated 5-19-2020 6:34 PM
Remote Learning Parent Survey Results
People Here are the results of the parent survey on remote learning. The results were redacted to protect the identities of families and staff. 
Updated 5-17-2020 9:27 PM
Info on the Coronavirus, Now Called COVID-19
District 70

NEW   PARENT FAQ on Impact and D70 Response to COVID-19 
Updated regularly) 

Illinois State Board of Education FAQ for Families. (released 5.14.20)

**For the latest news from D70 during COVID-19, please visit the PARENT section on your school website and click on COVID-19.**

The health and safety of our students and staff continue to be our first priority in District 70.

We are closely monitoring the situation and making the necessary preparations in case the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) becomes more prevalent in our community. As we partner with the Lake County Health Department (LCHD), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we will continue to communicate with you in the days and weeks to come. 

Updated 5-22-2020 1:35 PM

To reach District 70's Remote Learning website.

District 70's e-learning plan:

E-learning Verification Form
Approval from the Lake County Regional Office of Education on March 24, 2020

For more information please visit the Parent FAQ on Impact and Response to COVID-19. 

Updated 4-6-2020 2:02 PM
POSTPONED - Preschool Screening Dates for 2019-20
Medical Supplies

**The preschool screening date of April 17, 2020, is postponed until the stay-at-home order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 is lifted by the governor of Illinois. Teachers and staff are reviewing ways all or parts of the screening may be completed remotely.  Please email mtyree@d70schools.org if you are on the April 17 schedule or you would like to be added to this list for prescreening appointments.**

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 4-5-2020 4:33 PM
Summer School 2020 Registration Is On Hold

District 70 Summer School online registration for residents and non-residents has been placed on hold while school officials figure out how to hold classes remotely and if additional classes need to be added. Refunds are available to May 29. 

Summer School will run Monday through Thursday, from June 15-July 16, remotely. Summer School classes are now posted.  

Here are some changes this year:

  • A later start date was needed to accommodate possible Snow Days, which are added to the end of the school year calendar in June.
  • Classes in Early Childhood through first grade will dismiss at 11:30 a.m., while students in second through eighth grade will dismiss at 11:45 a.m.  
  • Non-resident fees are being increased to help cover the cost of the program.  

The Summer School Directors are (Butterfield Assistant Principal) Steve Feldman for Copeland Manor School and Elizabeth Davis (Highland Middle School Assistant Principal) for Highland Middle School. Principals on-site for Summer School at Highland Middle School will be Alder Park physical education teacher Gerry Carollo and math coach Carrie Thompson. The principal for Summer School at Copeland Manor School is to be determined.  

Updated 5-4-2020 4:17 PM
Opt In for Emergency Notifications Via Text

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 2-24-2020 11:07 AM
2020-21 Calendar Highlights
  • Aug. 20, 2020:  First day of school for 1st - 8th grade students        
  • Aug. 21, 2020:  First day of school for kindergartners
  • Nov. 25-27, 2020: Thanksgiving break
  • Dec. 21, 2020- Jan. 4, 2021: Winter break
  • March 22-26, 2021: Spring break
  • June 3, 2021: Tentative last day of school
  • June 10, 2021: Last day of school if 5 emergency days used         
Updated 3-5-2020 5:15 PM
Kindergarten, New Student, Returning Student Registration 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 4-14-2020 4:56 PM