District 70 - Highland Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4 Highland Announcements en-us Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:21:24 -0500 Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:21:24 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4 Website Manager v4.1 Copyright 2018 District 70 Calendar for 2019-20 School Year Breaks http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5436 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>While we calculate trimesters, we&#39;d like to share important dates with you for the 2019-20 school year calendar.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>For the 2019-20 School year:&nbsp;</strong><br />The first day of school for students will be Aug. 21, 2019.<br />Winter Break will run from Dec. 20, 2019, through Jan. 5, 2020.<br />Spring Break will run from March 23, 2020, through March 29, 2020.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:13:21 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5436 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5670 <p>6th grade choir will be meeting for the first time this week! All girls will be meeting (today) Tuesday September 11th during the first part of 6th grade lunch. All boys will be meeting tomorrow Wednesday September 12th, also during the first part of 6th grade lunch. Thursday, the 13th, will be both boys and girls for the first part of 6th grade lunch! Can&#39;t wait to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Burkhart in room 130!<br /><br />Just a reminder that all yearbook applications are due TODAY by the end of the day. Please bring your applications to Ms. Croner&#39;s room.<br /><br />Today there will be indoor recess for all 8th grade students. 8th graders please report to the north gym during recess.<br /><br />Congratulations to two students&nbsp;on submitting the correct answer to the Tuesday Trivia question &quot;Temple is quoted as saying that she sees the world an awful lot like which animal?&quot; The correct answer was cow. Please see Dr. Wyatt for your prize. In total 34 students submitted the correct answer and two were drawn at random for the prizes. All of the students with correct answer will be entered into an end of the year drawing for a grand prize. Thanks for participating in Trivia Tuesday!</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:02:48 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5670 HMS 2018 Parent-Teacher Conf. Info. http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5669 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/meeting.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Highland Middle School Parent-Teacher Conference Information can be found using the link below.&nbsp; This information was distributed on September 6th &amp; 7th.<br /><br /><a href="//www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/redirect.php?res_id=4865">PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE INFO. 2018</a><p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:05:42 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5669 Consolidated School Board Elections April 2 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5647 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/check.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Residents interested in running for the three, four-year term seats open on the Libertyville School District 70 School Board in the Consolidated Elections on April 2, 2019, may begin circulating petitions on Sept. 18. The filing period will run from Dec. 10-17.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br />Courtesy petition packets will be available from the Lake County Clerks Office beginning on Sept. 12. Candidates may download the forms from the website at&nbsp;lakecountyclerk.info, then click on &ldquo;Elections,&rdquo; then &ldquo;Candidate Services.&rdquo;&nbsp; Or they may pick&nbsp;up the forms in person at the Clerk&#39;s Office, 18 N. County Street, Waukegan. Information also is available at the<a href="https://www.iasb.com/elections/"> Illinois School Board Association.&nbsp;</a></p><p>*<a href="https://www.lakecountyil.gov/315/Election-Calendar">Election Calendar</a><br />*<a href="http://iasb.mys1cloud.com/candidates-keydates-2019Election.pdf">Key Dates</a><br />*<a href="http://iasb.mys1cloud.com/qandc.pdf">Qualifications and Characteristics of a School Board Member</a><br /><br />&nbsp;Election packets will no longer be available at the ERC.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:40:13 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5647 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5677 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/trophy.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The Magic the Gathering Club will be starting up later this week. The club will meet weekly on Thursdays, in Mr. Crown&#39;s classroom, room 109. Magic the Gathering is a strategic card game and everyone is invited to join the club. If you don&#39;t own any cards, no problem! We have plenty of extras to get you started. If you have any questions please see Mr. Crown.<br /><br />This is a reminder that our first yearbook meeting is TODAY after school in Ms. Croner&#39;s room. We will start promptly at 3:45 and meet until 5 - can&#39;t wait to see you there!<br /><br />Each school year, Highland Middle School selects a charity to raise funds for. All of our fundraising efforts this year will be dedicated to that charity. The goal for the 2018-2019 school year is to combine the efforts of the Highland Reads Initiative with the school-wide charity. Three charities, whose missions closely relate to themes in both of the HIGHLAND READS books were selected for students and staff to consider. &nbsp;Students, please check your email account for information about how to vote for one of these worthy causes.<br /><br />Once again it is time for Trivia Tuesday!! Today&#39;s question is about the book BREAKTHROUGH. Here is the question. Jack&rsquo;s biggest breakthrough was his pancreatic cancer test, what was the name of the uncle that inspired this breakthrough? Please go to the LRC home page to submit you answer and hopefully win a prize. Good luck!<br /><br />Woo-hoo! The 7th and 8th grade Cross Country teams earned a First Place plaque for the invitational at Deer Path Middle School against eight other teams! The plaques will be proudly displayed in Mr. Gasick&#39;s room.<br /><br />The Green Hornets will NOT meet after school today. We will meet again on Thursday.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:21:28 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5677 2018-2019 Yearbook Orders http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5676 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/books.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <div style="text-align:start"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><strong>Greetings from HMS!</strong></span></span></div><div style="text-align:start">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align:start"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><strong>The HMS Yearbook Staff is ready to take orders for this year&#39;s AMAZING book.&nbsp; Please take advantage of our EARLY BIRD PRICING of $23 through&nbsp;October 26th!&nbsp; After&nbsp;October 26th, the price is $25 through&nbsp;January 25th.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></span></span></div><div style="text-align:start">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align:start"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><strong>NO MORE ORDERS WILL BE TAKEN AFTER&nbsp;JANUARY 25TH!&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></span></span></div><div style="text-align:start">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align:start"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><strong>ALL orders all placed online through Balfour.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></span></span></div><div style="text-align:start">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align:start"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><strong>Shop here:&nbsp;&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="https://www.balfour.com/shop/yearbook?smi=21916">https://www.balfour.com/shop/yearbook?smi=21916</a></strong></span></span></div><div style="text-align:start"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><strong>*There is a $1 online processing fee.</strong></span></span></div><div style="text-align:start">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align:start"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><strong>Once you have ordered a yearbook, you should receive an email receipt from Balfour - please keep this!&nbsp; We know the year gets hectic, so if you ever question whether or not you have ordered, please check your email before emailing Jen Croner (<a target="_blank" href="mailto:jcroner@d70schools.org">jcroner@d70schools.org</a>).</strong></span></span></div> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:48:42 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5676 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5672 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/soccer.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>6th grade choir will be meeting for the first time this week! All girls will be meeting (today) Tuesday September 11th during the first part of 6th grade lunch. All boys will be meeting tomorrow Wednesday September 12th, also during the first part of 6th grade lunch. Thursday, the 13th, will be both boys and girls for the first part of 6th grade lunch! Can&#39;t wait to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Burkhart in room 130!<br /><br />The 7th grade soccer team won their first game last night against Northwood with a hat trick leading the way to a 10-1 finish. The entire team played great in their first game together. Come out and watch them play next Tuesday when they host Lake Bluff.<br /><br />Congratulations to the Highland Cross Country Team. Your first meet was a success! &nbsp;Come on out to Butterfield School after school today to cheer on the Highland Cross Country team against Deerpath.<br /><br />The Magic the Gathering Club will be starting up next week. &nbsp;The club will meet weekly on Thursdays, in Mr. Crown&#39;s classroom, room 109. Magic the Gathering is a strategic card game and everyone is invited to join the club. &nbsp;If you don&#39;t own any cards, no problem! &nbsp;We have plenty of extras to get you started. &nbsp;If you have any questions please see Mr. Crown.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:16:36 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5672 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5674 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/books.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The Magic the Gathering Club will be starting up later this week. The club will meet weekly on Thursdays, in Mr. Crown&#39;s classroom, room 109. Magic the Gathering is a strategic card game and everyone is invited to join the club. If you don&#39;t own any cards, no problem! We have plenty of extras to get you started. If you have any questions please see Mr. Crown.<br /><br />This is a reminder that our first yearbook meeting is THIS Tuesday, after school in Ms. Croner&#39;s room. We will start promptly at 3:45 and meet until 5 - can&#39;t wait to see you there!<br /><br />Each school year, Highland Middle School selects a charity to raise funds for. All of our fundraising efforts this year will be dedicated to that charity. The goal for the 2018-2019 school year is to combine the efforts of the Highland Reads Initiative with the school-wide charity. Three charities, whose missions closely relate to themes in both of the HIGHLAND READS books were selected for students and staff to consider. Students, please check your email account for information about how to vote for one of these worthy causes.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:37:30 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5674 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5673 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/tophat.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>All students who are interested in running for student council, your petitions and permission slips are DUE TODAY in order to run for office. You will need to attend a brief meeting first half of lunch/recess today to discuss next steps in the campaigning process. 6th grade meet in Mrs. Lutz&rsquo;s room 205, 7th grade meet in Mrs. Grant&rsquo;s room 113, and 8th grade meet in Mrs. Rosen&rsquo;s room 121.<br /><br />The Magic the Gathering Club will be starting up next week. The club will meet weekly on Thursdays, in Mr. Crown&#39;s classroom, room 109. Magic the Gathering is a strategic card game and everyone is invited to join the club. If you don&#39;t own any cards, no problem! We have plenty of extras to get you started. If you have any questions please see Mr. Crown.<br /><br />We saw a Hornet swarm yesterday at the Cross Country meet! Come see the buzz next Tuesday at Butterfield!<br /><br />The 8th Grade Soccer Team was away yesterday and defeated Deerpath 6-0. It was a great team effort.&nbsp; Congratulations&nbsp;Hornets!</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:17:18 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5673 September No School Days http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5661 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/calendar.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>D70 schools will be closed on:<br />Monday, Sept. 3, 2018,&nbsp;<br />Monday, Sept. 10, 2018<br />Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:08:04 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5661 Erin's Law Parent Night http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5660 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Erin&#39;s Law,&nbsp;a law that requires schools to implement an age-appropriate assault and abuse awareness and prevention curriculum for all grade levels, will be the topic of a Parent Night set for 6 p.m. on Sept. 26 at Butterfield School. Please attend this parent-only event.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br /><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/erins-law-parent-information-night-tickets-49660384547?aff=utm_source%3Deb_email%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Dnew_event_email&amp;utm_term=eventurl_text">Registration is required.&nbsp;</a></p> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:41:31 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5660 The Superintendent Search: Ten Step Process http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5630 (Click video below to play)&nbsp;<br /><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/I1wYOh3fks4?rel=0&amp;modestbranding=1&amp;showinfo=0&amp;controls=0" scrolling="no" frameborder="0"></iframe><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2018 14:27:34 -0500 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#5630