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  • Libertyville schools reach Destination Imagination Global Finals May 16, 2014 1:31 PM
    On Tuesday, May 21, a record number six teams representing all five schools within Libertyville Elementary District 70 and a group from Libertyville High School will demonstrate their teamwork, creativity and problem solving skills at the Destination Imagination Global Finals.

  • Rockland students tape principal, two teachers to a wall for fundraising reward Apr 30, 2014 12:35 PM
    It is every student's dream to duct-tape their gym teacher or principal to a wall, and 150 Rockland School students got their chance Tuesday as a reward for raising $7,217.46 for the American Heart Association.

  • Reading time offers choices for Libertyville first graders Apr 28, 2014 5:48 PM
    First-graders at Butterfield School in Libertyville lay on the floor, sat in a big chair and hid under desks during reading time Monday morning. No, they weren’t trying to escape boredom. Their casual positioning was all part of their teacher’s plan.

  • Whales spring to life for students at Butterfield School in Libertyville Apr 14, 2014 2:08 PM
    Butterfield Elementary School students got an underwater lesson Monday as marine explorers Wayne and Karen Brown explained the world of whales during “The Ocean Adventure” presentation. The students learned about varieties of whales, whales’ eating habits, parts of a whale, swimming habits of whales and raising young whales.

  • Libertyville students help birds of prey Apr 4, 2014 7:48 PM
    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.

  • Libertyville fifth-grader wins state poster contest Mar 25, 2014 12:32 PM
    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.

  • Cook Park Library hosts opening of ArtEffects D70 Art Show Mar 12, 2014 9:45 PM
    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.

  • Libertyville kindergartners learn about careers Feb 27, 2014 4:29 PM
    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.

  • Libertyville students celebrate Valentine’s Day Feb 13, 2014 4:09 PM
    Students in kindergarten through fifth grades celebrated Valentine’s Day early at the Libertyville Elementary District 70 schools.

  • Copeland Manor first-graders celebrate 100 days Feb 11, 2014 6:06 PM
    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.

  • Libertyville taxing bodies get payday from special financing district Feb 3, 2014 4:24 PM
    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.

  • Oh no, not another school closing, parents moan Jan 27, 2014 4:37 PM
    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.

  • Libertyville High School’s Jazz Festival Jan 21, 2014 4:40 PM
    Oak Grove and Highland Middle School jazz students learn from the pros at Libertyville High School's Jazz Fest Tuesday.

  • District 70 students help other struck by natural disasters Jan 16, 2014 11:36 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.

  • No electronics allowed at Libertyville after-school game program Jan 13, 2014 5:14 PM
    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.

  • Sunset Foods owner wins character and leadership award Jan 7, 2014 10:48 AM
    Libertyville School District 70 is honoring John Cortesi, president, CEO and owner of Sunset Foods Mart Inc., with its 2013 Character & Leadership Award.

  • Older, younger students team up on gingerbreak house projects at Rockland School Dec 20, 2013 11:04 PM
    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 plays seasonal favorites Dec 13, 2013 5:26 PM
    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 6, 2013 4:56 PM
    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 students get chemistry lesson Nov 15, 2013 7:01 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.

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