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  • Rockland School third-grader Emily Coughlin holds Alvin, a peregrine falcon, during Friday’s visit from Craig Hendee of Old Mill Creek. Hendee is the director of the International Heritage Conservancy.

    Libertyville students help birds of preyApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Students at Rockland School in Libertyville built birdhouses and visited with a peregrine falcon Friday as part of an educational program to help birds of prey.

     
  • 2014 winner by Liv Bertaud of Copeland Manor School in Libertyville.

    Libertyville fifth-grader wins state poster contestMar 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    Liv Bertaud, a 10-year-old fifth-grader at Copeland Manor School in Libertyville, took first place is a statewide arts education poster contest. The winners recently were honored by the State Board of Education at the Governor's Mansion in Springfield.

     
  • Adler Park School third grader Chase Houser has his photo taken by his dad, Craig Houser, in front of his artwork at the Cook Park Library in Libertyville Wednesday evening. A reception was held for the Libertyville School District 70 ArtEffects exhibit which will be on display at the library through April 4.

    Cook Park Library hosts opening of ArtEffects D70 Art ShowMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    ArtEffects D70 Art Show opening reception was held Wednesday night with 125 pieces on display. The Libertyville Elementary District 70 show is on display through April 4 at the Cook Park Library in Libertyville.

     
  • Cook Memorial Public Library children services librarian Melissa Henderson reads the book “Can I Bring Woolly to the Library, Ms. Reeder” by Lois G. Grambling to students during Kindergarten Career Fair Day at Rockland School in Libertyville. Kindergartners learned about jobs from a librarian, a firefighter, a human resources director and a therapy dog handler.

    Libertyville kindergartners learn about careersFeb 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Thirty-three kindergartners from the afternoon and morning classes at Rockland School in Libertyville listened to professionals who talked about their jobs during the annual Kindergarten Career Fair Day on Thursday.

     
  • Third-grader Anna DeRosa and classmates at Butterfield Elementary School in Libertyville play a version of the game Headbandz. They put hearts on their foreheads and tried to guess who they are during a Valentine’s Day party Thursday.

    Libertyville students celebrate Valentine’s DayFeb 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Students in kindergarten through fifth grades celebrated Valentine’s Day early at the Libertyville Elementary District 70 schools.

     
  • Copeland Manor School first-grader Sydney McGrath fixes her socks where she attached 100 candy hearts as students celebrate 100 days of school Tuesday in Libertyville. The students participated in various activities involving 100, including games, exercises, written and art projects.

    Copeland Manor first-graders celebrate 100 daysFeb 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    First-graders at Copeland Manor School dressed a little differently Tuesday as they wore the number 100 on hats, glasses, while some used 100 items to decorate their socks. The Libertyville school celebrated 100 days of school with various activities based on the century theme.

     
  •  Money from a TIF extension was used to complete parking improvements, including a parking garage on the west side of Milwaukee Avenue to serve downtown Libertyville.

    Libertyville taxing bodies get payday from special financing district Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Libertyville is rebating more than $2 million to various entities as part of an agreement a few years ago that allowed the extension of a special taxing district to fund improvements downtown. Entities receive 70 pecent of the taxes that previously had been funneled into a special fund.

     
  • Jen and Will Ortman of Arlington Heights, along with thousands of fellow suburban parents, were scrambling Sunday to make child care arrangements after another round of dangerously cold weather led to more school cancellations this week. Their sons, left to right, Nick, 9, Nate, 5, and Max, 9, don't seem to mind too much.

    Oh no, not another school closing, parents moan Jan 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    While students hoped for another few days off school this week due to the cold, many parents in the suburbs spent the weekend crossing their fingers that classes wouldn't be canceled again, throwing their work and child care plans into chaos. The kids' wishes won out Sunday as dozens of suburban school districts called off classes Monday. “It's kind of a nightmare for the parents,” said Jen Ortman of Arlington Heights.

     
  •  Professional Chicago musician Marques Carroll works with Highland Middle School Jazz I students Ben Johnson, left, and Annalisa Waddick during a Jazz Festival clinic Tuesday at Libertyville High School.

    Libertyville High School’s Jazz Festival Jan 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Oak Grove and Highland Middle School jazz students learn from the pros at Libertyville High School's Jazz Fest Tuesday.

     
  •  Adler Park Student Council members, from left, Emma Fields, Charlotte Lynch, Teddy Gustafson and Vir Trivedi work on artwork that will be displayed in hallways and on the doors of pediatric patients at Advocate Condell Medical Center.

    District 70 students help other struck by natural disasters Jan 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Libertyville Elementary District 70’s fundraiser, “Sheltering From the Storm,” raised more than $3,400 through coin collection jars set up in school offices.

     
  •  Nathan Rojas, left, and Evan Dunbar, both 7 and from Libertyville, play a game of “Chutes and Ladders” on Monday during an after-school program called Games Galore at Rockland Elementary School in Libertyville.

    No electronics allowed at Libertyville after-school game program Jan 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    When you mention games to kids these days, they’d probably think of the electronic variety. But not at Rockland Elementary School’s after-school program called Games Galore.

     
  •  Rockland teacher and Character Counts Committee member Dale List, far left, talk about how Libertyville School District 70 has benefited from the generosity of John Cortesi, president, CEO and owner of Sunset Foods Mart Inc., second from right. They are joined by District 70 Superintendent Guy Schumacher, third from left, and District 70 school board President Maryann Ovassapian.

    Sunset Foods owner wins character and leadership award Jan 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Libertyville School District 70 is honoring John Cortesi, president, CEO and owner of Sunset Foods Mart Inc., with its 2013 Character & Leadership Award.

     
  • Rockland School fifth-grader Jamie Nicholson works on her gingerbread house as the fifth- and first-graders teamed up on the project in Libertyville.

    Older, younger students team up on gingerbreak house projects at Rockland School Dec 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    First-graders armed with frosting, graham crackers and candy teamed up with their fifth grade book buddies to make gingerbread houses at Rockland Elementary School in Libertyville.

     
  •  Highland Symphonic Orchestra cello player Katie Lund, right, plays seasonal favorites with fellow musicians Friday at Copeland Manor Elementary School in Libertyville. The group played at all four Libertyville District 70 elementary schools.

    Highland Symphonic Orchestra plays seasonal favorites Dec 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    Highland Middle School's Highland Symphonic Orchestra brought cheer to Libertyville elementary students as they played a selection of seasonal favorites on Friday.

     
  • Dist. 70 holds fundraiser for tornado, typhoon victims Dec 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Libertyville Elementary District 70 is holding a fundraiser, “Sheltering From the Storm,” to help downstate Illinois residents hurt by a recent tornado, as well as Filipinos left devastated by a recent typhoon. Coin collection buckets are set up until Dec. 13 at the five district schools and in the administration office, 1381 W. Lake St.

     
  •  Copeland Manor School fifth-graders Kate Barry, left, and Margaret Stephenson participate in a science program called Kids in Chemistry on Thursday in Libertyville.

    Copeland Manor students get chemistry lesson Nov 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    What do you get when you mix baking soda with citric acid and water? A pretty cool class. Copeland Manor fifth grade students got a chance to learn about chemistry Thursday by mixing chemicals to create various substances during a science program called Kids in Chemistry at the Libertyville school.

     
  • Highland Middle School Assistant Principal Lorenzo Cervantes talks to seventh-grader Madison Hartwig as students switch classes. Cervantes has been involved with the new online bullying forms at the Libertyville school.

    Some schools let kids, parents anonymously report bullying onlineSep 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    Online forms that allow students and parents to report bullying are helping officials at some suburban schools deal with a problem that’s been in the national spotlight. Grayslake North and Grayslake Central high schools, Highland Middle in Libertyville and the schools in Carpentersville-based Community Unit District 300 are among those that have bullying forms on their websites, typically in prominent positions.

     
  • Parents invited to build Libertyville playground Jul 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    Copeland Manor parents and former students, ages 18 and over, are welcome to help install a new section of playground on the evening of Aug. 9 and throughout the day on Aug. 10 at the elementary school, 801 S. Seventh St., Libertyville.

     
  • Erik Youngman

    Several administrative moves expected in Libertyville Elementary District 70 Jul 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    School is out for the summer, but there have been several administrative changes in Libertyville Elementary District 70, including the appointment of Erik Youngman as director of curriculum and instruction.

     
  • District 70 special ed services: May 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    Libertyville Elementary District 70 will discuss plans for the provision of special education services to students with disabilities who attend private and home schools within the district boundaries for the 2013-14 school year at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Educational Resource Center, 1381 W. Lake St., Libertyville.

     
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