Curriculum Events
Date Title Category School Location
7-5-2021 No School District Wide Event District Office
July 4 holiday
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 District Office 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

8-16-2021 Teacher Institute 21-22 District Wide Event All Schools
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Teacher Institute Day. Teachers only. 
8-18-2021 Teacher Work Day 21-22 District Wide Event All Schools All schools
This is a teacher work day. Students do not attend. 
8-19-2021 1st Trimester Begins District Wide Event K-5 Schools K-5
First trimester begins for the 2021-22 school year. 
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.
8-30-2021 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR Assessment 6-8
 
8-31-2021 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
8-31-2021 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR Assessment 6-8
 
9-1-2021 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
9-1-2021 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR Assessment 6-8
9-2-2021 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
10-7-2021 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.).
10-8-2021 Midterm District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms are issued for students in K-5.
10-11-2021 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.).
10-13-2021 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.
10-13-2021 HMS Parent/Teacher Conf. District Wide Event All Schools Highland Middle School
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences at Highland School.
10-28-2021 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.).
11-4-2021 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.).
11-18-2021 HMS/LHS Band 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.
12-2-2021 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.
12-2-2021 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.
12-9-2021 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.).
12-9-2021 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.

 
12-16-2021 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.).
12-17-2021 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.

 
1-18-2022 Teacher Institute 21-22 Board Meeting All Schools All schools
Teacher Institute Day. Teachers and staff work, students are off of school. 
1-18-2022 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6th-8th grade students
1-19-2022 Midterms, K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms are issued for students in K-5.
1-19-2022 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6th-8th grade students
1-19-2022 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
1-20-2022 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6th-8th grade students
1-20-2022 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
1-21-2022 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
1-24-2022 Inter. Band Practice Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Butterfield School
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Intermediate Band Combined District Rehearsal from 2:15-3:45 p.m.; except Butterfield students begin at 2:45 p.m.
1-31-2022 Inter. Band Practice Music & Fine Arts K-5 Schools Butterfield Gym
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Intermediate Band Combined District Rehearsal from 2:15-3:45 p.m.; except Butterfield students begin at 2:45 p.m.
2-2-2022 CogAT Testing Grade 2 District Wide Event K-5 Schools Classrooms
CogAT testing for second-graders only.
2-3-2022 CogAT Testing Grade 2 District Wide Event K-5 Schools Classrooms
CogAT testing for second-graders only.
2-9-2022 CogAT Testing Grade 2 District Wide Event K-5 Schools Classrooms
CogAT testing for second-graders only.
2-24-2022 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.).
2-25-2022 STAR Reports Sent Home District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR Parent Reports will be sent home with elementary students today

 

3-7-2022 3rd Trimester Begins District Wide Event K-5 Schools K-5
The third trimester begins. 
3-8-2022 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.).
3-11-2022 Report Cards Available District Wide Event All Schools
Report cards accessible to parents via PowerSchool
3-15-2022 ISA Testing District Wide Event Highland
ISA (Illinois Science Assessment) Testing (8th grade only)
3-15-2022 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.).
3-16-2022 ISA Testing District Wide Event Highland

ISA (Illinois Science Assessment) Testing (8th grade only)

3-22-2022 ISA Testing District Wide Event K-5 Schools

ISA (Illinois Science Assessment) Testing (5th grade only)

3-22-2022 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.).
3-23-2022 ISA Testing District Wide Event K-5 Schools

ISA (Illinois Science Assessment) Testing (5th grade only)

4-5-2022 IAR Testing District Wide Event Highland Highland
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing for 6th-8th

 
4-6-2022 IAR Testing District Wide Event Highland Highland
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing for 6th-8th
 
4-7-2022 IAR Testing District Wide Event All Schools schools
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 3rd-8th grades
 
4-8-2022 IAR Testing District Wide Event All Schools schools
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 3rd-8th grades
 
4-11-2022 IAR Testing District Wide Event All Schools schools
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 3rd-8th grades
 
4-12-2022 IAR Testing District Wide Event All Schools
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 3rd-8th grades
 
4-13-2022 IAR Testing District Wide Event K-5 Schools
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 3rd-5th grades
 
4-14-2022 IAR Testing District Wide Event K-5 Schools schools
IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) Testing 3rd-5th grades
 
4-15-2022 NO SCHOOL District Wide Event All Schools
No School. 
4-25-2022 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.).
4-29-2022 Midterm K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
Midterms issued for K-5 students.
5-2-2022 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week - This is the Official Teacher Appreciation Day.
5-3-2022 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-3-2022 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6-8 students
5-4-2022 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6-8 students
5-4-2022 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-4-2022 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy, math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-5-2022 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy,math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-5-2022 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-5-2022 STAR Assessment 6-8 District Wide Event Highland
STAR math and reading assessments for 6-8 students
5-6-2022 Teacher Appreciation Week District Wide Event All Schools All Schools
Teacher Appreciation Week
5-6-2022 STAR Assessment K-5 District Wide Event K-5 Schools
STAR early literacy,math and reading assessments for K-5 students
5-13-2022 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.
5-18-2022 Spring Band Concert #2 22 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.
6-6-2022 3rd Trimester Ends District Wide Event K-5 Schools K-5
The third trimester ends. 
6-6-2022 Report Cards Available District Wide Event All Schools
Report cards accessible to parents via PowerSchool