Curriculum Events
Date Title Category School Location
4-13-2021 iReady Classroom Discussions District Wide Event K-5 Schools
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Optional iReady Classroom Support discussions

4-19-2021 IAR Testing District Wide Event Highland
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 6th-8th grades. 
 
4-20-2021 IAR Testing District Wide Event Highland
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 6th-8th grades. 
 
4-20-2021 iReady Classroom Discussions District Wide Event K-5 Schools
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Optional iReady Classroom Support discussions

4-21-2021 IAR Testing District Wide Event Highland
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 6th-8th grades. 
4-21-2021 Midterm 20-21 District Wide Event All Schools
This marks the midterm. 
4-22-2021 ISA Testing District Wide Event Highland
Illinois Science Assessment 5th grade
4-28-2021 Final Battle of the Books Student Activities K-5 Schools Butterfield School
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The first-place teams from Adler, Butterfield, Copeland and Rockland will compete to name the D70 winner in Battle of the Books. 

5-3-2021 Teacher Appreciation Week 2021 District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-3-2021 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6-8 students
5-4-2021 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week - This is the Official Teacher Appreciation Day.
5-4-2021 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6-8 students
5-4-2021 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-4-2021 K-5 Math Committee District Wide Event K-5 Schools TBD
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

Decision for April Board presentation

5-5-2021 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-5-2021 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-5-2021 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6-8 students
5-6-2021 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy,math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-6-2021 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-6-2021 Inter. Band Practice Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Highland Middle School
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM Intermediate Band Combined District Rehearsal from 2:15-4 p.m.; except Rockland students begin at 2:45 p.m.
5-7-2021 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-7-2021 Registration Due District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration deadline for returning students.
5-12-2021 Spring Orch. Show 20-21 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 earlier. 
5-13-2021 Inter. Band Practice Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Highland Middle School
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM Intermediate Band Combined District Rehearsal from 2:15-4 p.m.; except Rockland students begin at 2:45 p.m.
5-20-2021 Spring Band Concert #2 21 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.
5-28-2021 Early Release 20-21 District Wide Event Highland 0
8:50 AM - 1:45 PM

This is an early release day. Records Day. 

For Highland Middle School: When there are scheduled early release days, students who are scheduled to be in person will continue to come into the school 8:50 a.m.-12:31 p.m. Teachers will then offer office hours virtually from 1:00-1:45 p.m. for any student who may have questions or need assistance.

Students are dismissed for early release days at 1:45 p.m. Fully virtual students follow the same schedule. 

6-8-2021 Tech/Curriculum Summer Work District Wide Event All Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Make, Take, and Share: Digital Lessons Enhancing Instructional Approaches

6-9-2021 Tech/Curriculum Summer Work District Wide Event All Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Make, Take, and Share: Digital Lessons Enhancing Instructional Approaches

6-10-2021 Tech/Curriculum Summer Work District Wide Event All Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make, Take, and Share: Digital Lessons Enhancing Instructional Approaches

6-14-2021 K-5 Math Planning Summer Work District Wide Event K-5 Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Teachers may use this time to organize their new math program materials, plan instruction for the 2021-2022 school year, create teaching resources (Google Slides, Forms, etc.), and coordinate additional consumable materials needed for lessons (construction paper strips, etc.).
6-15-2021 K-5 Math Planning Summer Work District Wide Event K-5 Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Teachers may use this time to organize their new math program materials, plan instruction for the 2021-2022 school year, create teaching resources (Google Slides, Forms, etc.), and coordinate additional consumable materials needed for lessons (construction paper strips, etc.).
6-15-2021 3rd Grade Math Summer Work District Wide Event K-5 Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 3rd Grade Math Summer Work
6-16-2021 K-5 Math Planning Summer Work District Wide Event K-5 Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Teachers may use this time to organize their new math program materials, plan instruction for the 2021-2022 school year, create teaching resources (Google Slides, Forms, etc.), and coordinate additional consumable materials needed for lessons (construction paper strips, etc.).
6-16-2021 3rd Grade Math Summer Work District Wide Event K-5 Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 3rd Grade Math Summer Work
6-17-2021 K-5 Math Planning Summer Work District Wide Event K-5 Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Teachers may use this time to organize their new math program materials, plan instruction for the 2021-2022 school year, create teaching resources (Google Slides, Forms, etc.), and coordinate additional consumable materials needed for lessons (construction paper strips, etc.).
8-5-2021 Copeland Kindy Screening District Wide Event K-5 Schools Copeland
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Copeland Kindergarten Screening
8-6-2021 Copeland Kindy Screening District Wide Event K-5 Schools Copeland
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Copeland Kindergarten Screening
8-9-2021 Tech/Curriculum Summer Work District Wide Event All Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Make, Take, and Share: Digital Lessons Enhancing Instructional Approaches

8-9-2021 3rd Grade Summer Work District Wide Event K-5 Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM 3rd Grade Yearly Planning - Summer Work
8-10-2021 Tech/Curriculum Summer Work District Wide Event All Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Make, Take, and Share: Digital Lessons Enhancing Instructional Approaches

8-11-2021 Tech/Curriculum Summer Work District Wide Event All Schools ERC
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make, Take, and Share: Digital Lessons Enhancing Instructional Approaches

8-19-2021 Kindergarten Kick-Off 22 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 will attend full-day on Aug. 20, 2021. 
8-20-2021 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.