District 70 - Highland Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4 Highland Announcements en-us Wed, 31 Dec 1969 18:33:39 -0600 Wed, 31 Dec 1969 18:33:39 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4 Website Manager v4.1 Copyright 2019 District 70 Downtown Libertyville Shop and Share http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6045 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/new.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p><span style="color:#222222"><strong><span style="color:#26282a"><span style="background-color:null">SHOP AND SHARE @ How Impressive! Downtown </span><span style="background-color:null">Libertyville</span></span></strong></span><br /><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="color:#222222"><strong><em><span style="color:#26282a"><span style="background-color:null">How Impressive!</span></span></em></strong><span style="color:#26282a"><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;is generously giving a percentage of the purchases in the shop on&nbsp;</span><strong><span style="background-color:null">Thursday, November 7</span><sup><span style="background-color:null">th</span></sup><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;and Saturday, December</span></strong><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;</span><strong><span style="background-color:null">7</span><sup><span style="background-color:null">th</span></sup></strong><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp; and will include product lines&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color:null">YETIs</span><span style="background-color:null">,&nbsp;Nora Fleming, Personalized Ornaments, Custom Notepads for Teacher gifts, Return Address Stampers for your Holiday Card and&nbsp; EVEN the Holiday Cards themselves you can design/place orders online.</span></span></span><br /><br /><span style="color:#222222"><span style="color:#26282a"><span style="background-color:null">Start browsing&nbsp;</span><strong><em><span style="background-color:null">How Impressive!</span></em></strong><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;website now &ndash; &nbsp;</span><a target="_blank" href="http://www.howimpressive.com/"><span style="background-color:null">www.howimpressive.com</span></a><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;. When ordering cards online -- just enter &ldquo;</span><strong><em><span style="background-color:null">Highland </span><span style="background-color:null">HFA</span><span style="background-color:null">&rdquo;</span></em></strong><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;in the memo area and HMS will receive a percentage of the order!</span></span></span><br /><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="color:#222222"><span style="color:#26282a"><span style="background-color:null">More information will be coming out soon but in the meantime any question, feel free to contact Michelle </span><span style="background-color:null">Sieks</span><span style="background-color:null"> at&nbsp;</span><a target="_blank" href="mailto:msieks@yahoo.com"><span style="color:#196ad4"><span style="background-color:null">msieks@yahoo.com</span></span></a></span></span><br /><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:null">&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="color:#222222"><span style="background-color:null">Michelle </span><span style="background-color:null">Sieks</span><span style="background-color:null"> &amp; Christine </span><span style="background-color:null">Gaiden</span></span><br /><span style="color:#222222"><strong><span style="background-color:null">HFA</span><span style="background-color:null"> Shop/Share Committee</span></strong></span></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2019 09:32:06 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6045 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6088 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/soup.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Just a reminder, please bring in items for the Haven to your Studio One. Our collection ends December 17th! Do your part to help make someone&rsquo;s holiday a little brighter.<br /><br />All are invited to join the Speech Club! Highland Speech Clubs meet during lunch in preparation for the Speech Festival in March. 7th grade will meet in Mrs. Dirst&#39;s room on Monday, and 8th grade will meet in Mrs. Dunlap&#39;s room on Monday. Bring your lunch to the room! All those interested in joining 6th grade Speech Club should come to Mrs. Varghese&#39;s room, 105 during the first half of 6th period this Friday for an informational meeting.<br /><br />All Highland orchestra young musicians must take their instrument home tonight. See you at LHS Thursday morning.&nbsp;<br /><br />Calling all 8th Graders: save the date, December 6th from 7pm-9pm. There is an 8th grade dance! The theme is Glow so we hope you go! Jeans, shorts, athletic clothing cannot be worn. Highland dress code must be following. Admission will be a $2 donation for our charity or a non-perishable food item. Please also bring your Student ID to get in the dance.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:22:17 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6088 Nov. 25th Board Briefs Now Posted http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6063 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>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.<br /><br />Keep up with the latest D70 news by reading <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/?sect=boe&amp;func=briefs">Board Briefs</a> posted on our website under Board.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2019 14:48:43 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6063 HMS Conference Hours http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6085 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/hornetround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> For information about Highland Middle School&#39;s new Conference Hours Program, please use the link below:<br /><br /><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?sect=parents&amp;func=parents_cust&amp;pid=248&amp;school_id=4">HMS CONFERENCE HOURS INFORMATION</a> Tue, 26 Nov 2019 14:16:43 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6085 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6084 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/turkey.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Yearbook neeting after school has been canceled for today.<br /><br />Clorox wipes, laundry detergent, dish soap, hair conditioner, ice melt. &nbsp;Do you have any extras of these items at your house? Well, bring them in for the Haven! The Haven is a shelter in Libertyville that empowers homeless woman and their children to achieve permanent, independent living. Starting Monday, December 2nd through December 17th, you can bring items like these into your Studio One, and then place them in the present boxes in front of the Haven bulletin board outside of the Counseling Office. For a complete list, there will be fliers posted around the school or ask your Studio One teacher. Thanks for your generosity - it will be greatly appreciated by families in our community.&nbsp;<br /><br />Do you like to bake? Join the fourth annual B&ucirc;che (boosh) de Noel Contest. Come to the informational meeting on Tuesday, December 3, after school in Mrs. Cholewin&#39;s room, 153. The meeting will only last 10 minutes. If you cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Cholewin for more information. We hope to see you there!<br /><br />The Magic the Gathering Club will not be meeting this week. We will be meeting next week after Thanksgiving, but only from 3:45 to 4:45.<br /><br />All students interested in being inducted or earning honors in the Junior International Thespian Society please turn in evidence of points to Mrs. Burton TODAY. If you have questions ask Mrs. Burton.<br /><br />If you are joining wrestling please get your forms into Mr. Rajcevich or Mr. Crown today. &nbsp;Also, if you want wrestling apparel please see Mr. Rajcevich today to get the order forms.<br /><br />&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2019 09:16:49 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6084 Parent Information Night http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6062 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/meeting.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Use the link below to get information regarding a Parent Night on <strong>Building Resilience: Understanding Adolescent Stress &amp; </strong><strong>Anxiety&nbsp;</strong>on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ Highland Middle School - Learning Center<br /><br /><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/redirect.php?res_id=5078">BUILDING RESILIENCE INFO</a></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:03:40 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6062 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6087 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/basketball.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Do you like to bake? Join the fourth annual B&ucirc;che (boosh) de Noel Contest. Come to the informational meeting today&nbsp;after school in Mrs. Cholewin&#39;s room, 153. The meeting will only last 10 minutes. If you cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Cholewin for more information. We hope to see you there!<br /><br />Calling all 8th Graders: save the date, December 6th from 7pm-9pm. There is an 8th grade dance! The theme is Glow so we hope you go! Jeans, shorts, athletic clothing cannot be worn. Highland dress code must be following. Admission will be a $2 donation for our charity or a non-perishable food item. Please also bring your Student ID to get in the dance.&nbsp;<br /><br />Congratulations to the 8th grade Girls&#39; Basketball Team on their win yesterday at home against Northwood. Way to go!</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2019 09:16:18 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6087 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6089 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/singer.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>All are invited to join the Speech Club! Highland Speech Clubs meet during lunch in preparation for the Speech Festival in March. 7th grade will meet in Mrs. Dirst&#39;s room on Monday, and 8th grade will meet in Mrs. Dunlap&#39;s room on Monday. Bring your lunch to the room! All those interested in joining 6th grade Speech Club should come to Mrs. Varghese&#39;s room, 105 during the first half of 6th period tomorrow&nbsp;for an informational meeting.<br /><br />Calling all 8th Graders: save the date, December 6th from 7pm-9pm. There is an 8th grade dance! The theme is Glow so we hope you go! Jeans, shorts, athletic clothing cannot be worn. Highland dress code must be following. Admission will be a $2 donation for our charity or a non-perishable food item. Please also bring your Student ID to get in the dance.&nbsp;<br /><br />Congratulations to the 8th grade Girls&#39; Basketball team on their win yesterday against Edgewood. Outstanding! Good luck in your final home game today against Carl Sandburg. Come out and cheer them on!</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:16:47 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6089 Report Card Window Now Open http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6082 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/a+.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>The online report card window for Trimester 1 is now open on PowerSchool for parents.&nbsp; To access your child&#39;s report card when using the desktop version of PowerSchool, simply click on Grade History in the left sidebar on the home screen once you log into the program. You will only be able to view the report card if you are signing in under a parent account.&nbsp; You will then use the link provided to view.&nbsp; The online report card window for Trimester 1 will remain open for the next two weeks.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2019 14:47:26 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6082 Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6086 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/cake.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Do you like to bake? Join the fourth annual B&ucirc;che (boosh) de Noel Contest. Come to the informational meeting tomorrow after school in Mrs. Cholewin&#39;s room, 153. The meeting will only last 10 minutes. If you cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Cholewin for more information. We hope to see you there!<br /><br />Thanks to everyone that brought in items for the Canned Food Drive. The winners for each grade will get their choice of a donut party or a pizza party. The winning Studio Ones are: 6th grade - Mr. Romano&#39;s, 7th grade, Mrs. Chapman&#39;s and for 8th grade we have a tie - for Mrs. Grant and Mrs. Langlie&#39;s Studio Ones.&nbsp;<br /><br />Our collection for the Haven has started today and runs through December 17th. Please remember first to bring in the needed items to your Studio Ones and then place them in a present box in front of the Haven bulletin board (outside of the Counseling Office.) &nbsp;Look around the building and in your Studio One to see posted what items are needed. As the Pillar of Citizenship exemplifies, we should all do our best to help others in need, especially around the holiday time. Studio One teachers can send students down to the Counseling Center with donations throughout the drive or wait until the end of the drive.&nbsp;<br /><br />Calling all 8th Graders: save the date, December 6th from 7pm-9pm. There is an 8th grade dance! The theme is Glow so we hope you go! Jeans, shorts, athletic clothing cannot be worn. Highland dress code must be following. Admission will be a $2 donation for our charity or a non-perishable food item. Please also bring your Student ID to get in the dance.&nbsp;<br /><br /><br />&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2019 08:54:37 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=4#6086