Superintendent's Events
Date Title Category School Location
7-16-2020 Summer School Ends District Wide Event All Schools
The last day of summer school.
7-17-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-24-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
7-27-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting.  
7-31-2020 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
8-3-2020 School Offices Open District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM School offices open for the new academic year.
8-10-2020 Class Assignments Online District Wide Event All Schools All schools
K-8th class assignments will be available online at this time. 
8-17-2020 Teacher Institute 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools TBD
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Teacher Institute Day. Teachers are working but not students. 
 
8-18-2020 Teacher Institute 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools TBD
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Teacher Institute Day. Teachers are working but not students. 
 
8-19-2020 Teacher Work Day 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools TBD
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Teacher Work Day. Teachers are working but not students. 
 
8-20-2020 Classes Begin 1-8 for 2020-21 District Wide Event All Schools
The first day of classes for students in 1st - 8th grades.
The school day runs from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. for first through fifth grade, while sixth through eighth grades (middle school) the school day runs 8:50 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.
Kindergartners attend an Open House today. 
8-24-2020 Board Meeting 20-21 Board Meeting All Schools ERC Board Room
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meets at 7 p.m.
9-3-2020 FAD 70 Meeting 20-21 Family Association Event All Schools Rockland School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting
9-7-2020 Holiday - No School (20-21) Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Labor Day - No School
9-21-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
9-28-2020 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school 
10-2-2020 National Custodial Day (20-21) District Wide Event All Schools All schools

NATIONAL CUSTODIAL WORKER'S RECOGNITION DAY. 

10-5-2020 Wear A Blue Shirt District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Students, teachers, and staff are asked to wear blue shirts in honor of Blue Shirt Monday - in support of World Day Bullying Prevention. 
10-7-2020 Midterms Issued 20-21 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms are issued
10-10-2020 LHS Homecoming Parade 20-21 Music & Fine Arts All Schools
The HMS Band will march in the LHS Homecoming parade.
10-19-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois is this week with Principal Appreciation Day being celebrated on Friday. 
10-20-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-21-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-21-2020 HMS Early Release Only Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools Highland Middle School
8:50 AM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day for Highland ONLY at 1:45 pm. The elementary schools follow the normal school day hours.
10-21-2020 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-21-2020 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools
5:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences to be held at the elementary schools.
10-22-2020 Principal Appreciation Wk District Wide Event All Schools All schools
Oct. 21-27 is Principal Appreciation Week for Illinois, with Oct. 26 being named Principal Appreciation Day.
10-22-2020 Early Release Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m. Parent-teacher conferences.
10-22-2020 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools
3:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences to be held at the elementary schools.
10-22-2020 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-23-2020 No School 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School today. 
10-23-2020 Principal Appreciation Dy District Wide Event All Schools All schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Principal Appreciation Day
10-26-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
11-3-2020 Holiday - No School (20-21) Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
There is no school today, Nov. 3, as it is Election Day and was turned into a holiday for the State of Illinois in 2020. Staff does not work. 
11-5-2020 FAD 70 Meeting 20-21 Family Association Event All Schools Adler Park School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
11-11-2020 Holiday - No School (20-21) Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school - Veterans' Day
11-13-2020 Early Release 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM End of first trimester. Records Day. This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m.
11-15-2020 School Board Members Day District Wide Event All Schools
Today is School Board Appreciation Day as designated by the Illinois Association of School Boards. In salute and thanks to the nearly 6,000 elected school board members in the state, November 15, is designated as "School Board Members Day" in Illinois. This is an opportunity to build community awareness and understanding about the crucial role a locally elected board of education assumes in a representative democracy.
11-16-2020 American Education Week 20-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-16-2020 End of Trimester 20-21 District Wide Event All Schools
This marks the end of the first trimester. 
11-17-2020 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-17-2020 2nd Trimester Begins District Wide Event All Schools
This marks the start of the second trimester.
11-18-2020 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-19-2020 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-20-2020 American Education Week District Wide Event All Schools
Kindergarten-Fifth: Each school will provide information regarding classroom visits. Highland Middle School: Parents may receive invitations to observe or participate in their child's classrooms. Additionally, parents may make arrangements to visit specific classes by simply contacting their child's teacher and scheduling a date during the week for a visit.
11-23-2020 Report Cards Issued 20-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Report cards will be issued for K-5, released online for 6-8.
11-23-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
11-25-2020 No School 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School.
11-26-2020 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school. Thanksgiving Day.
11-27-2020 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No school.
12-14-2020 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools ERC
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
12-21-2020 Winter Break - No School 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-22-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-23-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-24-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-25-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-28-2020 Winter Break - No School 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - Holiday - no school.
12-29-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-30-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
12-31-2020 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
1-1-2021 Winter Break - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Winter break - no school.
1-4-2021 Classes Resume 2020-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Classes resume
1-7-2021 FAD 70 Meeting 20-21 Family Association Event All Schools Butterfield School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
1-18-2021 Holiday - No School (20-21) Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- No School.
1-19-2021 Midterms Issued 20-21 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms are issued
1-19-2021 Teacher Institute 20-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Teacher Institute Day. Teachers work but students don't attend. 
1-23-2021 Strategic Planning Review Board Meeting All Schools Butterfield School
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The 2016-21 Strategic Planning Committee will reassemble from 8-10 a.m. on Jan. 25, 2020, at Butterfield Elementary School.   Dr. Bob Madonia, who facilitated the last two strategic plans, will guide the discussion. 

1-25-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
2-10-2021 HMS Early Release Only Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools Highland Middle School
8:50 AM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day for Highland ONLY at 1:45 pm. The elementary schools follow the normal school day hours.
2-10-2021 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Elementary Schools
5:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences at the elementary schools.
2-11-2021 Early Release 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m. Parent-teacher conferences.
2-11-2021 K-5 Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Elementary Schools
3:15 PM - 8:15 PM Parent/Teacher conferences at the elementary schools.
2-12-2021 No School District Wide Event All Schools
No school; non-attendance day
2-15-2021 Holiday - No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Presidents' Day - no school.
2-22-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
2-26-2021 Early Release 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m. Records Day. 
3-3-2021 3rd Trimester Begins District Wide Event All Schools
The third trimester begins on this date. 
3-4-2021 ArtEffects Show 20-21 Music & Fine Arts All Schools Cook Park Library
"ArtEffects," the seventh annual all D70 student art show will be held this month at the Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m., today, March 4, at the library. Student artwork from all five D70 schools will be displayed throughout the library. Also performing will be The Strolling Strings and Highland Show Choir. 
3-4-2021 FAD 70 Meeting 20-21 Family Association Event All Schools Copeland Manor School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
3-15-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
3-22-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-23-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-24-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-25-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-26-2021 Spring Break Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
Spring Break - no school.
3-29-2021 Classes Resume 2020-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Classes resume
4-2-2021 No School Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
There is no school today.
4-2-2021 Para Appreciation Day 20-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Paraprofessional Appreciation Day is held on this day. Please thank a paraeducator for all that they do in our schools. 
4-5-2021 Teacher Inst.- No School 20-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Today is a Teacher Institute Day where teachers go to school but students are not in attendance. 
4-5-2021 Nat. Assistant Prin. Week District Wide Event All Schools
This week is National Assistant Principal Week. A time to celebrate our assistant principals. 
4-21-2021 Admin Professionals' Day 20-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Administrative Professionals' Day
4-22-2021 Earth Day 2020-21 District Wide Event All Schools
Today is Earth Day. 
4-26-2021 Midterms Issued 20-21 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms are issued
4-26-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting follows at 7:00 p.m.
4-28-2021 6th Grade Parent Night District Wide Event All Schools Highland
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Everything you ever wanted to know about 6th grade! Parents (only) are invited for 6th grade orientation.
5-5-2021 National Bike 2 School Dy District Wide Event All Schools
Today is National Bike to School Day
5-6-2021 FAD 70 Meeting 20-21 Family Association Event All Schools Highland Middle School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAD 70 Meeting 
5-17-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
5-28-2021 Early Release 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools All Schools
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM End of second trimester. Records Day. This is an early release day. K - 5th grade students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Highland 6th - 8th grade students are dismissed at 1:45 p.m.
5-31-2021 No School - Memorial Day 20-21 Non/Partial Attendance Day All Schools
No School. Memorial Day.
6-4-2021 Report Cards District Wide Event All Schools
Report cards distributed to elementary students and accessible online for Highland students.
6-4-2021 Ten. Last Day/Early Rele District Wide Event All Schools
The school day would start at the regular time and there would be an early release for K-5 at 1:15 p.m. and an early release for 6-8 at 1:45 p.m.
 
6-7-2021 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-8-2021 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-9-2021 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-10-2021 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
This is an emergency school day. 
6-11-2021 Emergency Day District Wide Event All Schools
Make up day to be used in the event of an emergency school closing day earlier in the year.
6-11-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
6-18-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.
6-21-2021 Board Meeting Board Meeting All Schools District Office
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Board of Education meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
6-25-2021 D70 Offices Closed District Wide Event District Office
All District 70 offices are closed.