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  • Butterfield School students are archaeologists for a day in Libertyville Jan 16, 2015 4:49 PM
    Second-graders at Butterfield Elementary School in Libertyville had a chance to handle fossils and bones during an in-school field trip Friday.

  • Nao the robot impresses students at Adler Park School in Libertyville Jan 14, 2015 12:39 PM
    Students at Adler Park Elementary School got a chance to meet the future recently in the form of a state-of-the-art humanoid robot named Nao.

  • Hands-on activities help teach Adler Park School students about science, technology, engineering and math Jan 12, 2015 4:53 PM
    Adler Park Elementary School students rushed from one hands-on activity to another, building, creating and discovering as they participated in STEM Museum Monday in the school gym in Libertyville.

  • Rockland fifth-grader recognized for DAR essay Dec 19, 2014 12:06 PM
    Board of Education President Maryann Ovassapian and Supt. Dr. Guy Schumacher presented Rockland fifth-grader Kate Gerber with a plaque during a Monday night board meeting honoring her for a DAR essay she wrote.

  • Highland Middle School students show off their dance moves for parents, classmates Dec 18, 2014 12:08 PM
    Highland Middle School students showed off their dance moves for parents and classmates in the school’s gymnasium Thursday in Libertyville. The dances they learned were part of their physical education curriculum.

  • Two Libertyville District 70 school buildings are now solar-powered to save electricity costs Dec 2, 2014 11:42 AM
    Libertyville Elementary District 70 will take a slice out of its electric bills in the months ahead now that the largest two of its five schools are topped with solar panels.

  • Libertyville police search for missing man who is believed to be distraught Dec 2, 2014 5:22 PM
    Police continued the search Tuesday evening for a 30-year-old Libertyville man who went missing from his home after telling people he intended to hurt himself, authorities said Tuesday. The missing man has not threatened to harm anyone other than himself, said Libertvyille police Lt. Bill Kinast.

  • Libertyville students stack up to a world record Nov 13, 2014 4:56 PM
    Students at Butterfield School in Libertyville were stacking up a storm Thursday as they participated in the 9th annual World Sport Stacking Association “Stack Up,” and tried to pile their way into the history books. The students were joining an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most people sport stacking in multiple locations.

  • Libertyville third-graders get special visit on grandparents day Oct 30, 2014 4:10 PM
    Students in third grade classes at Rockland Elementary School in Libertyville had a special visit Thursday with their grandparents.

  • Libertyville schools harnessing solar power Oct 22, 2014 5:05 PM
    Work continued this week to install solar panels expected to save thousands of dollars in energy costs at a pair of Libertyville schools. The panels are expected to produce enough power to cover about a third of each building’s energy needs.

  • Rockland Elementary School students read to break record Oct 21, 2014 7:44 PM
    Danya Sundh’s Elementary Instructional Program class at Rockland Elementary School in Libertyville read "Bunny Cakes" to try to break the world record for the largest number of people reading the same book on the same day, and as a way to promote literacy.

  • Meet cup stacking extraordinaire from Libertyville Oct 3, 2014 3:06 PM
    Libertyville fifth grader Trevor Jean is continuing the family legacy of championship cup stacking at Butterfield Elementary School in Libertyville. His oldest brother was a member of the original cup stacking club and his other brother was school champion four years ago. Trevor is currently as fast as anyone in the school.

  • Lake County boasts two National Blue Ribbon school winners Oct 1, 2014 6:59 PM
    Rockland public school in Libertyville and Prince of Peace Catholic School in Lake Villa have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made the announcement Tuesday. Schools are named based on overall academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps. "National Blue Ribbon Schools are models of consistent excellence and a resource for other schools and districts," Duncan said.

  • Kindergartners hitch ride on Libertyville fire truck Sep 23, 2014 5:01 PM
    Nineteen children from Kristi Patterson’s Butterfield Elementary School kindergarten class were given a rare thrill Tuesday, when they hitched a ride on a fire truck.

  • When mayor presents fireworks’ cost, Libertyville kindergartners say no Sep 15, 2014 7:32 PM
    If it were up to the Butterfield School kindergarten students, Libertyville wouldn’t have fireworks next year. Libertyville Mayor Terry Weppler visited the students’ classroom Monday to talk about his role in the community and present them with a tough choice: Would the fireworks show go on if they knew what it cost in terms of their weekly allowances?

  • District 70 holds preschool screenings Aug 15, 2014 3:23 PM
    Libertyville Public Schools District 70 will be providing preschool screening for all 3 to 5 year old children who reside in District 70 on September 19th. This screening will take place at Adler Park School, 1740 North Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville. At this time vision and hearing, speech and language, concept development, and fine and gross motor skills will be assessed. Parents should schedule an appointment by calling Peggi at (847) 247-2694, on either Tuesday, August 26, or Wednesday, August 27, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.

  • Technology growing in school; parents play a role in monitoring it Aug 12, 2014 1:52 PM
    Children have been arriving to their elementary schools with computer skills for years. First it was because they grew up playing on their parents’ desktops. Later, it was laptops. Now, it is the touch screen of a smartphone or tablet.

  • School districts 70, 68 expand sharing program Jul 22, 2014 5:28 PM
    Libertyville Elementary District 70 and neighboring Oak Grove District 68 are expanding a shared management services agreement to include an art teacher.

  • Libertyville’s Joanne Boehm remembered for community work Jul 7, 2014 5:14 PM
    Longtime Libertyville resident Joanne Boehm is being remembered as a community volunteer, a dedicated church parishioner and a patron of the arts. She died July 4. She was 78.

  • District 70 sees savings, teaching opportunities with big solar projects Jun 4, 2014 11:49 AM
    Butterfield and Highland schools in Libertyville District 70 will be outfitted with arrays of solar panels in a $3.2 million project. The Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation will provide $1.8 million in grants and District 70 will front the rest for the work to be done this summer.

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