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  • Even our hallways are a Class Act!

    Even our hallways are a Class Act!

  • Highland welcomes back Ms. Croner!

    Highland welcomes back Ms. Croner!

  • 6th Graders intently playing a science game

    6th Graders intently playing a science game

  • 8th graders learn how to use a digital SLR

    8th graders learn how to use a digital SLR

  • Team building in 7th grade

    Team building in 7th grade

  • Fun at lunch time

    Fun at lunch time

  • Our social workers hard at work

    Our social workers hard at work

  • A quick trip at their lockers

    A quick trip at their lockers

  • Girls Volleyball has begun!

    Girls Volleyball has begun!

    Both teams won their first game!

  • 7th Graders filming using the green screen

    7th Graders filming using the green screen

  • Mrs. Smith hard at work

    Mrs. Smith hard at work

  • Now that is teamwork!

    Now that is teamwork!

    Look at how they utilized their string!!

  • Mrs. Smith helping one of her students!

    Mrs. Smith helping one of her students!

  • Indoor study hall at recess

    Indoor study hall at recess

  • Buried into her literature book!

    Buried into her literature book!

  • Learning how to use a DSLR

    Learning how to use a DSLR

    8th grade students practice the power of aperture.

  • Friday ritual of dancing in the hallway

    Friday ritual of dancing in the hallway

  • 6th Graders make aluminum foil boats

    6th Graders make aluminum foil boats

  • Highland Cross Country team competing

    Highland Cross Country team competing

  • 6th Grade Book Club with Dr. Wyatt

    6th Grade Book Club with Dr. Wyatt

  • Students enjoy the new courtyard!

    Students enjoy the new courtyard!

  • Students participated in a mock election

    Students participated in a mock election

  • French Club

    French Club

    French Club prepares to celebrate National French Week.

  • Jazz 2 Band

    Jazz 2 Band

    Mrs. Bollinger directs the Jazz 2 Band.

  • Highland Collects Halloween Candy

    Highland Collects Halloween Candy

    We collected 250 pounds of candy which was donated to Operation North Pole.

  • 8th Grade Book Club

    8th Grade Book Club

    These students intensely discussed the book Sold by Patricia McCormick

  • Magic the Gathering

    Magic the Gathering

    Mr. Crown shares his love of magic with the students.

  • Maker Monday

    Maker Monday

    Students come every Monday and open their imagination. They create the unthinkable!

  • Mix It Up Day

    Mix It Up Day

    Students participated in Mix It Up Day. They sat with new friends at lunch!

  • Students visit Art Club to make masterpieces.

    Students visit Art Club to make masterpieces.

  • Thespians put on a Murder Mystery show

    Thespians put on a Murder Mystery show

  • Classy Breakfast

    Classy Breakfast

    Highland recognized Trimester 1 students who displayed classy behavior.

  • French Cake Contest

    French Cake Contest

  • Coach Mitchell leads his team to a victory!

    Coach Mitchell leads his team to a victory!

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Absence Phone Number: 847-932-0060
Phone

Highland Middle School has a new direct dial Attendance line!  With the implementation of a new phone system, parents and guardians can now report student absences by calling 847-932-0060.

Please leave the following information in your message when reporting a child's absence:  Child's name, child's Studio One (homeroom) teacher, your name, the date or dates, and the reason for the absence.

Updated 8-15-2017 1:56 PM
School Starts Aug. 23
Schoolhouse

The first day of classes for students first through eighth grade is Aug. 23, 2017. The school day for first through fifth grade runs from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. The sixth through eighth grade school day runs from 8:50 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Kindergartners and their parents attend an Open House at their home school on Aug. 23, which runs from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Parents are invited on Aug. 23 -with 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 of school from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Aug. 24.

Updated 8-11-2017 8:15 AM
HMS 17-18 Supply List
School Supplies For information about school supplies, including gym uniforms and the 17-18 HMS School Supply List, click HERE
 
Updated 6-8-2017 2:56 PM
Starting 6th grade in the fall?
Schoolhouse For information for incoming 6th grade students click HERE
 
Updated 8-17-2017 7:47 AM
2017-18 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Updates
Desk - Student

Engaging curriculum and instruction changes will create new learning opportunities in Libertyville District 70 schools this year for language arts, language skills, science, and health.
 

Updated 8-16-2017 10:41 AM
Please Welcome Max Dolinko To Copeland 3rd Grade

Please give a warm welcome to new Copeland Manor third grade teacher Max Dolinko. 
Mr. Dolinko is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois with a bachelors degree in elementary education. He student taught third grade in Northbrook. He has been a program leader and instructor with the Emily Oaks Nature Center for the last five years. During college, he served in the Student Senate and was a student representative to the Provost Undergraduate Student Advisory Board. He also studied abroad in Argentina. 
Welcome to D70! Go Cougars! 
 

Updated 8-15-2017 2:32 PM
Welcome Special Education Teacher Christina Kiotis

Please give a warm D70 welcome to new Highland Middle School Special Education teacher Christina Kiotis.
Ms. Kiotis is a recent graduate of Concordia University Chicago, having student taught in an Elk Grove Village grade school. She played Division III soccer in college, serving as team captain for two years. 
Welcome to D70! Go Hornets!

Updated 8-11-2017 3:28 PM
Highland READS
To learn more about our summer reading program, Highland READS, click HERE

 

Updated 6-28-2017 8:01 AM
Thank You for Contributing Books to Help Flooding Victims
Handprints From the depths of our hearts, we thank you for all the book donations made in the last month to help re-establish the school library at WJ Murphy Elementary School in Round Lake Park that was destroyed by the flooding. 

We donated two pickup truck loads of books! The book drive ended Aug. 9 and we are no longer accepting books. If you still want to donate books, book donations can be dropped off at the Round Lake Public Library, 906 Hart Road, Round Lake, or the Round Lake School District 116 Administrative Service Center, 884 W Nippersink Road, Round Lake.
Updated 8-18-2017 9:32 AM
School Offices Now Open
District 70 All District 70 school offices are now open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you want to schedule a visit, it's best to call the school first to make sure our principals and secretaries will be in the office as they may be working in another section of the school away from the phones.
Adler Park School: 847-362-7275
Butterfield School: 847-362-3120
Copeland Manor School: 847-362-0240
Highland Middle School: 847-362-9020
Rockland School: 847-362-3134  
Updated 8-1-2017 11:00 AM