District 70 - Highland Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4 Highland Announcements en-us Wed, 31 Dec 1969 18:33:41 -0600 Wed, 31 Dec 1969 18:33:41 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4 Website Manager v4.1 Copyright 2021 District 70 Questions about Teens & Vaccinations http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6466 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/syringe.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Questions about teens and vaccinations?&nbsp; Use the link below.<br /><br /><a href="https://docs.google.com/document/d/1h4N_C1irXaSY4njcmCSwcF0maxc9Jn-JuaFP3ekM8is/edit?usp=sharing">LINK TO INFO RE: TEENS &amp; VACCINATIONS</a> Tue, 08 Jun 2021 08:19:57 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6466 HMS Summer Office Hours http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6483 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/sun.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> The Highland Middle School main office is open Monday - Thursday from 7:30 am - 4 pm during the month of June. Tue, 08 Jun 2021 08:18:44 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6483 June 21 School Board Meeting http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6331 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The monthly Board of Education meeting on June 21,&nbsp;2021, will begin at <strong>6&nbsp;p.m. at Butterfield School, 1441 W. Lake St., Libertyville. </strong>&nbsp;<br /><br />Stakeholders may attend the meeting but seating capacity will be limited to about 25 people because about 25 seats are required for board members, administrators, teachers, and other necessary personnel. <em>Face masks and social distancing will be required for all people attending the meeting.&nbsp;</em><br /><br />The District 70 community may watch the <a href="https://vimeo.com/554328265">live stream </a>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.</p><p>The District 70 school board values public participation. Community members and staff will also be able to participate remotely in the live meeting on June 21, 2021,&nbsp;by:</p><ul><li><strong>Sending an email to publiccomment@d70schools.org.&nbsp; Emails received by 4&nbsp;p.m. on June 21 to this address, which meet the requirements of Board Policy 2:230, will be read at the meeting;&nbsp;</strong></li><li><strong>Sending a voice message to (847) 461-9418.&nbsp; Messages received by 4: p.m. on June 21, which meet the respect and civility requirement of Board Policy 2:230, may&nbsp;be played at the meeting. However, due to the space limitations of District 70&rsquo;s current phone system, voice messages will have a maximum of three (3) minutes allowed.</strong></li></ul><p><strong>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&rsquo;s website after the meeting.&nbsp; </strong></p><p>Also, please note:&nbsp;</p><ul><li>The <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/?sect=boe&amp;func=doc">agenda for the school board meeting</a>&nbsp;is posted on the D70 website.&nbsp;</li><li>The meeting will be <a href="https://vimeo.com/554328265">live-streamed</a> to be viewed during the meeting.&nbsp;</li><li>The meeting will be recorded and can be<a href="https://vimeo.com/ld70"> viewed </a>within 48 hours after the meeting;</li><li>A summary of the meeting, known as <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/?sect=boe&amp;func=briefs">Board Briefs,</a> will be placed on the D70 website within 48 hours after the meeting.</li><li><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/?sect=boe&amp;func=pub">Public Comments</a> submitted to the board are posted on the website under Board within 48 hours after the meeting.&nbsp;</li></ul> Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:13:31 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6331 Draft of 21-22 HFA Board http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6486 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/hfa.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Use the link below to view a draft version of the 21-22 HFA Board Positions<br /><br /><a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ivdTxdo288RA3M99V2KpbSWB1aQLBj__/view?usp=sharing">LINK TO 21-22 Draft of HFA Board</a> Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:28:49 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6486 6th grade & New Families http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6276 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/new2.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Are you new to District 70?&nbsp; Do you have a 6th grade student?&nbsp; Use the following link for important information about Highland Middle School: <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?sect=parents&amp;func=parents_cust&amp;pid=121&amp;school_id=4">LINK TO INFO FOR NEW &amp; 6TH GR.&nbsp;</a> Sun, 13 Jun 2021 20:55:20 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6276 HMS 21-22 Supply List http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6485 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/supplies.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The HMS Supply List for the 2021-2022 school year is now available.&nbsp; Due to the leveled courses and curriculum at the middle school level, pre-packaged&nbsp;supply packs are not available.&nbsp; Use the link below to access the supply list.<br /><br /><a target="_blank" href="https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FGdx31c67NBX4BXaWMnEu9LTaHEAaF60xpjs0hWouwE/edit?usp=sharing">HMS SUPPLY LIST</a></p> Mon, 14 Jun 2021 11:27:30 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6485 Equity & Inclusion http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6484 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/people.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>During the 2020-2021 school year, a group of Highland Middle School staff members began the important work of focusing on equity and inclusion at HMS. The committee&#39;s work will be ongoing.&nbsp;<br /><br />Our initial areas of focus include Curriculum, The Highland Community, Policy &amp; Practice, and Professional Development.&nbsp;Our aim is to foster the Highland Middle School environment so that students feel that they belong, value multiple points of view, &amp; celebrate each other&#39;s differences.<br /><br />For more information, click <a href="https://sites.google.com/d70schools.org/hmsequityandinclusion/home">HERE</a></p> Mon, 14 Jun 2021 10:19:05 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6484 Registration for Kindergartners, New Students, Returning Students Now Open http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6282 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/files/anc_photos/6282.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Registration for KINDERGARTNERS and NEW STUDENTS and RETURNING STUDENTS is now open on the D70 website.<br /><br />For <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/?sect=dept&amp;func=cust&amp;dept_id=45&amp;cust_id=123">new kindergartners, as well as students&nbsp;who will be new </a>to the district this fall for the 2021-22 school year:</p><ul><li>On the d70schools.org website, go to HOME, then NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION and follow the directions.</li><li>You may also register on your home school website, under PARENTS.&nbsp;</li><li>Please register as early as possible so we can make sure we have staff in place for all students.</li><li>We encourage you to pay online.&nbsp;</li><li>You may pay by check by mailing the check to Libertyville School District 70, Educational Resource Office, 1381 W. Lake St., Libertyville, Il. 60048. &nbsp;</li><li>Questions? Email District 70 registrar, Cristina, directly at cdistefano@d70schools.org.&nbsp;</li></ul><br />For returning students:<ul><li>Go to your parent PowerSchool account at powerschool.d70schools.org.</li><li>Sign in with username and password.</li><li>If you forgot your password, select &quot;Forgot Password&quot; and create a new password.</li><li>Fill out the section called School Forms. You must fill out School Forms separately for each of your children you are enrolling.</li><li>We encourage you to pay online.&nbsp;</li><li>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. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li><li>Questions? Email District 70 registrar, Cristina, directly at cdistefano@d70schools.org.&nbsp;</li></ul> Fri, 12 Mar 2021 11:47:28 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6282