Curriculum Events
Date Title Category School Location
8-23-2017 Kindergarten Kick-Off District Wide Event K-5 Schools
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Kindergartners and their parents attend an Open House at their home school that runs from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Parents are invited -today only and only one parent per child- to ride the bus to and from school with their kindergartner if their child is assigned a bus route. Kindergartners attend their first full day from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Aug. 24.
8-24-2017 Kindy 1st Day of School District Wide Event K-5 Schools
8:15 AM - 2:45 PM Kindergarten students will attend school for the entire day today, following the regular school day from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Students are to be in their classrooms by 8:15 a.m.
8-28-2017 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
8-29-2017 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
8-30-2017 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
8-31-2017 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
9-5-2017 Character Counts week District Wide Event All Schools all schools
A variety of Character Counts activities will take place this week.
9-6-2017 Character Counts week District Wide Event All Schools all schools
A variety of Character Counts activities will take place this week.
9-7-2017 Character Counts week District Wide Event All Schools all schools
A variety of Character Counts activities will take place this week.
9-8-2017 Elementary STAR Reports District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Elementary STAR Reports sent home.
9-8-2017 CC Pillar Friday District Wide Event All Schools
Character Counts Pillar Friday. The green pillar means responsibility.
9-8-2017 Character Counts week District Wide Event All Schools all schools
A variety of Character Counts activities will take place this week.
10-6-2017 CC Pillar Friday District Wide Event All Schools
Character Counts Pillar Friday. The color for Respect is yellow.
10-11-2017 Midterms Issued, K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms are issued for students in K-5.
10-12-2017 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
10-26-2017 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
11-2-2017 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
11-3-2017 CC Pillar Friday District Wide Event All Schools
Character Counts Pillar Friday. The color for Citizenship is purple.
11-9-2017 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
11-9-2017 Bilingual Family Night 17 District Wide Event All Schools Butterfield School
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Bilingual Family Games and Reading Night for ELL families to meet and share playing games and reading with their children in the Learning Center in Butterfield School.
11-16-2017 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
11-28-2017 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
11-30-2017 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students.
Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
11-30-2017 HMS/LHS Orch. Festival Music & Fine Arts Highland LHS
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Highland Middle School orchestra participates in the LHS Festival; with sixth, seventh and eighth graders.
12-5-2017 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
12-7-2017 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
12-12-2017 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.

 
12-14-2017 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
12-15-2017 HMS Orchestra Tour 17-18 Music & Fine Arts All Schools All K-5 schools
The Highland Middle School Orchestra will tour the four elementary schools throughout the day and perform to encourage students to continue with the orchestra in the middle school.
12-19-2017 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.

 
1-9-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
1-11-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
1-16-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
1-18-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
1-22-2018 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
1-22-2018 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
1-23-2018 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
1-23-2018 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
1-23-2018 Midterms Issued, K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms are issued for students in K-5.
1-23-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
1-24-2018 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
1-25-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
1-30-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
2-2-2018 CC Pillar Friday District Wide Event All Schools
Character Counts Pillar Friday. The color for Caring is red.
2-6-2018 CogAT Testing Grade 2 District Wide Event K-5 Schools Classrooms
CogAT testing for second-graders only.
2-7-2018 CogAT Testing Grade 2 District Wide Event K-5 Schools Classrooms
CogAT testing for second-graders only.
2-8-2018 CogAT Testing Grade 2 District Wide Event K-5 Schools Classrooms
CogAT testing for second-graders only.
2-27-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
3-1-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
3-2-2018 CC Pillar Friday District Wide Event All Schools
Character Counts Pillar Friday. The color for trustworthiness is blue. 
3-6-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
3-8-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
3-12-2018 ArtEffects Show 3/8-30 Music & Fine Arts All Schools Cook Park Library
"We are mid-way through "ArtEffects," the fifth annual all D70 student art show, that will end March 30 at the Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.
3-13-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
3-15-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
3-19-2018 ArtEffects Show 3/8-30 Music & Fine Arts All Schools Cook Park Library
"We are mid-way through "ArtEffects," the fifth annual all D70 student art show, that will end March 30 at the Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.
3-20-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
3-22-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
3-22-2018 International Feast 17-18 District Wide Event All Schools Butterfield Commons
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM A night for ELL students and families to come together for fun and food! 
4-3-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
4-5-2018 PARCC/ISA Testing District Wide Event Highland Highland
PARCC Testing for 6th-8th
ISA testing-8th only
 
4-5-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
4-6-2018 CC Pillar Friday District Wide Event All Schools
Character Counts Pillar Friday. The color of yellow is respect.
4-6-2018 PARCC/ISA Testing District Wide Event Highland Highland
PARCC Testing for 6th-8th
ISA testing-8th only
 
4-9-2018 PARCC /ISA Testing District Wide Event All Schools schools
PARCC Testing 3rd-8th grades
ISA testing - 5th and 8th grades only
4-10-2018 PARCC /ISA Testing District Wide Event All Schools schools
PARCC Testing 3rd-8th grades
ISA testing - 5th and 8th grades only
4-10-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
4-11-2018 PARCC /ISA Testing District Wide Event All Schools schools
PARCC Testing 3rd-8th grades
ISA testing - 5th and 8th grades only
4-12-2018 PARCC /ISA Testing District Wide Event All Schools schools
PARCC Testing 3rd-8th grades
ISA testing - 5th and 8th grades only
4-13-2018 PARCC/ISA Testing District Wide Event All Schools
PARCC Testing 3rd-8th grades
ISA testing - 5th and 8th grades only
4-16-2018 PARCC/ISA Testing District Wide Event K-5 Schools
PARCC Testing 3rd-5th grades
ISA Testing-5th grade only
4-17-2018 PARCC/ISA Testing District Wide Event K-5 Schools
PARCC Testing 3rd-8th grades
ISA testing - 5th and 8th grades only
4-17-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
4-18-2018 PARCC/ISA Testing District Wide Event K-5 Schools
PARCC Testing 3rd-8th grades
ISA testing - 5th and 8th grades only
4-19-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
4-20-2018 Registration Mailing District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mailing for returning students to go out.
4-24-2018 Midterms Issued, K-5 ?? District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms issued for K-5 students.
4-24-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
4-26-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
4-30-2018 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-1-2018 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week - This is the Official Teacher Appreciation Day.
5-1-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
5-2-2018 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-3-2018 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-3-2018 Intermediate Orchestra Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland in room 157
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM After school practice for all fifth grade intermediate orchestra students. Students will be released in front of the building on Rockland Road. Parents -please- pick up children at 4 p.m. by parking along the north side of Rockland Road, facing west (facing away from Milwaukee Ave, at the curb closest to the school.).
5-4-2018 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-4-2018 CC Pillar Friday District Wide Event All Schools
Character Counts Pillar Friday. End of the year Celebration of all the Pillars. 
5-4-2018 Registration Due District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration deadline for returning students.
5-7-2018 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy,math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-7-2018 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6-8 students
5-8-2018 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy,math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-8-2018 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6-8 students
5-8-2018 Beginning Orchestra Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Copeland Manor School
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Students in Beginning Orchestra at all four elementary schools will rehearse together at Copeland Manor School. Instruments and music books required.
5-9-2018 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-10-2018 Spring Orch. Show 17-18 Music & Fine Arts All Schools Butterfield School
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Highland spring orchestra concert for all orchestras, fourth through eighth grades. Members of the sixth grade orchestra held a concert on April 25.
5-15-2018 Beginning Band Practice Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Highland Middle School
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM Beginning Band Combined District Rehearsal from 2:15-4 p.m.; except Rockland students begin at 2:45 p.m.
5-17-2018 Spring Band Concert #2 18 Music & Fine Arts All Schools Highland Middle School
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Spring Band Concert No. 2, featuring intermediate band and Highland Symphonic Band.