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Strategic Plan 2016-21
District 70 Voices heard!

From parents to community to staff focus groups, information has been gathered to support the two-day strategic planning process. A compilation of information gathered has been well integrated into a solid and formidable five-year plan. Approved by the Board of Education in June and introduced to teachers on their opening Institute Day, the energy and promise of District 70's future is at an all-time high.

The new Strategic Plan 2016-21 is now posted on the D70 website under DASHBOARD.
Updated 8-24-2016 5:24 PM
New Kindergarten Teacher Tayler Janda
Please welcome Tayler Janda as a new kindergarten teacher for Rockland School for the upcoming 2016-17 school year.

Ms. Janda recently earned her bachelor of science degree in elementary education from the University of Illinois, where she also was a James Scholar and a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Janda may look familiar because she did her student teaching at Rockland just this last winter in third grade. She also student taught in several other elementary schools.

She considers herself a creative thinker and enjoys softball, volleyball, and basketball.

Please give her a warm welcome when you see her in the halls of Rockland School.
Updated 8-17-2016 12:13 PM
D70 Field-Testing in Science & Language Arts
District 70 During the first few months of school, District 70 teachers & students will field test science and language arts materials. Field tests provide opportunities to enhance teaching and learning aligned with the New Illinois Science and Language Arts Standards as teachers and students interact with materials selected by our science and language arts committees.
Following the field testing, feedback gathered from teachers, parents and students will help guide future decisions.

For more information:
Science: STEMscopes (September-November)
Language Arts: Pearson ReadyGEN (3rd/4th/5th grades September & October); Houghton Miflin Harcourt Journeys (K-5 November & December)
Updated 8-24-2016 5:21 PM
First Day of School - August 23, 2016
Schoolhouse All families are welcome to attend the Opening Ceremony for the first day of the 2016-17 school year! It begins at 8:15 AM in front of the school, and all 1st - 5th graders will walk in to school with their teachers at the end of the ceremony (approx. 8:40 AM). The end of this full day of school for 1st - 5th graders will be 2:45 PM.

Kindergarteners will have their Open House on August 23rd, attending with parents from 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM. (The first full day of kindergarten will be on August 24th from 8:15 AM - 2:45 PM.)
Updated 8-2-2016 3:21 PM
Back to School with Dr. Schumacher
Guy Schumacher A back to school greeting from Supt. Dr. Guy Schumacher - with photos!
Updated 8-23-2016 7:50 AM
What's New This School Year
District 70 Read the latest news release to find out what's new this school year. Information is power!
Updated 8-22-2016 9:28 AM
Assessment Info for the 2016-17 School Year
Computer Libertyville District 70 students will be assessed in a variety of ways in the 2016-17 school year. Learn additional information about STAR, PARCC, Fountas and Pinnell, CogAT, Illinois Science Assessment, KIDS and Fitnessgram assessments on our website under Curriculum Department.
Updated 8-17-2016 11:31 AM
New Special Ed Teacher Kelly Blahnik
Please welcome Kelly Blahnik as a new special education resource teacher for Rockland School for the upcoming 2016-17 school year.

Ms. Blahnik has bachelor of science degrees in elementary education and special education from Indiana University, where she recently graduated.

She has been a teacher aide in District 70's summer school and has student taught in several Indiana elementary schools. She also has co-managed a summer camp.

Blahnik was an Indiana University of Prestige Scholar and a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Please give her a warm welcome when you see her in the halls of Rockland School.
Updated 8-17-2016 12:20 PM
On-site after school care
Champions Information regarding after school care on-site at Rockland can be found here.
Updated 8-3-2016 10:14 AM
Registering a new student?
Desk - Student Welcome to Rockland School! Please follow this link to instructions for registration. We look forward to getting your student started at Rockland!
Updated 8-2-2016 3:22 PM
School Supplies
School Supplies Click here for the supply list for the 2016-17 school year.
Updated 8-1-2016 10:02 AM
2016-17 School Year Calendar
Calendar Here is the calendar of all the parent-teacher conferences, early releases, and school holidays for the 2016-17 school year.
This calendar is posted year-round on the D70 website in the Superintendent's Department, under Resources, along with on every calendar posted in D70 websites.
Updated 7-12-2016 8:01 AM