District 70 - Rockland Announcements http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5 Rockland Announcements en-us Wed, 31 Dec 1969 18:33:40 -0600 Wed, 31 Dec 1969 18:33:40 -0600 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5 Website Manager v4.1 Copyright 2020 District 70 May 18 Board Briefs Now Posted http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#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;<br /><br />To watch the live stream of the school board meeting, click <a href="https://vimeo.com/417218705">here.&nbsp;</a></p> Tue, 19 May 2020 18:34:43 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6063 Remote Learning Parent Survey Results http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6241 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/people.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> Here are the <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1505">results</a> of the parent survey on remote learning. The results were redacted to protect the identities of families and staff.&nbsp; Sun, 17 May 2020 21:27:49 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6241 POSTPONED - Preschool Screening Dates for 2019-20 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5966 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/medical_supplies.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>**T<strong>he preschool screening date of April 17, 2020, is&nbsp;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.&nbsp; Please email&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="mailto:mtyree@d70schools.org">mtyree@d70schools.org</a>&nbsp;if you are on the April 17 schedule or you would like to be added to this list for prescreening appointments.**</strong><br /><br />The <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/lib/files/documents/84/1920District70PreschoolScreeningFlyer.pdf">Preschool Screening dates for the 2019-20 school </a>year are&nbsp;set.&nbsp;<br /><br />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.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 05 Apr 2020 16:33:44 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#5966 E-Learning http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6068 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/computer.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p><strong>To reach <a href="https://sites.google.com/d70schools.org/d70remotelearning/home">District 70&#39;s Remote Learning website.</a></strong><br /><br /><br />District 70&#39;s e-learning plan:<br /><br /><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/lib/files/documents/84/ELearningProgramVerificationFormLibertyvilleDistrict70March2020.pdf">E-learning Verification Form</a><br /><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1493">Approval from the Lake County Regional Office of Education on March 24, 2020</a><br /><br />For more information please visit the <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1482">Parent FAQ on Impact and Response to COVID-19.&nbsp;</a></p> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 14:02:23 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6068 Summer School 2020 Registration Is On Hold http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6148 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/sun.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>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.&nbsp;<br /><br />Summer School will run Monday through Thursday, from&nbsp;June 15-July 16, remotely. <a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?sect=res&amp;func=res_cust&amp;pid=214&amp;school_id=14">Summer School classes are now posted.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Here are some changes this year:</p><ul><li>A later start date was needed to accommodate possible Snow Days, which are added to the end of the school year calendar in June.</li><li>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.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li><li>Non-resident fees are being increased to help cover the cost of the program. <em>&nbsp;</em></li></ul><p>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. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 May 2020 16:17:01 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6148 Pickup and Drop-Off Day is June 5 for K-5, June 2, 3 & 5 for 6-8 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6250 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/lib/files/anc_photos/6250.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Pickup day and drop-off day is this week at&nbsp;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.&nbsp;</p><p><br />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.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><br />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.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 01 Jun 2020 12:03:34 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6250 Info on the Coronavirus, Now Called COVID-19 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6136 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p><strong>NEW&nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="https://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1482">PARENT FAQ on Impact and D70 Response to COVID-19</a>&nbsp;<br />(</strong>Updated regularly)&nbsp;<br /><br /><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/lib/redirect.php?res_id=1506">Illinois State Board of Education FAQ for Families. (released 5.14.20)</a><br /><br /><strong>**For the latest news&nbsp;from D70 during COVID-19, please visit the PARENT section on your school website and click on COVID-19.**</strong></p><ul><li><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?sect=parents&amp;func=parents_cust&amp;pid=257&amp;school_id=1">Adler Park School</a></li><li><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?sect=parents&amp;func=parents_cust&amp;pid=257&amp;school_id=2">Butterfield School</a></li><li><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?sect=parents&amp;func=parents_cust&amp;pid=257&amp;school_id=3">Copeland Manor School</a></li><li><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?sect=parents&amp;func=parents_cust&amp;pid=257&amp;school_id=4">Highland Middle School</a></li><li><a href="https://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?sect=parents&amp;func=parents_cust&amp;pid=257&amp;school_id=5">Rockland School</a></li></ul><p><br />The health and safety of our students and staff continue to be our first priority in District 70.<br /><br />We are closely monitoring the situation and making the necessary preparations in case the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)&nbsp;becomes more prevalent in our community. As we partner with the <a href="https://www.lakecountyil.gov/4377/Coronavirus-Disease-2019-COVID-19">Lake County Health Department (LCHD),</a> the <a href="http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus">Illinois Department of Public Health&nbsp;(IDPH) </a>and the <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html#situation-summary">Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)</a>, we will continue to communicate with you in the days and weeks to come.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 May 2020 13:35:39 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6136 How to Contribute to the Remote Special School Board Meeting June 22 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6242 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/districtround.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>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 &quot;Board&quot; by June 18.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>There are two options to participate:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><strong>Send&nbsp;an email to publiccomment@d70schools.org.&nbsp; 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&nbsp;p.m. on June 22;</strong></li><li><strong>Send&nbsp;a voice message to (847) 461-9418.&nbsp; 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&rsquo;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.&nbsp;on June 22.&nbsp;</strong></li></ul><p>D70 will live stream this meeting. The <a href="https://vimeo.com/ld70">meeting will be recorded and linked to the website</a> within 48 hours of the meeting.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 May 2020 13:11:44 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6242 Link to Watch School Board Meetings Held Remotely During COVID-19 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6243 <img src="http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/icons/computer.png" style="float:left; margin-right:3px;" /> <p>Here is the <a href="https://vimeo.com/ld70">Vimeo link to watch District 70 school board meetings</a> that have been held remotely and live-streamed during COVID-19.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 May 2020 13:03:01 -8100 http://www.d70schools.org/schoolsites/?school_id=5#6243