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  • 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.

  • Some schools let kids, parents anonymously report bullying online Sep 30, 2013 4:51 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 6:45 PM
    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.

  • Several administrative moves expected in Libertyville Elementary District 70 Jul 3, 2013 5:04 PM
    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 5:00 PM
    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.

  • Write-in candidate ready for duties on Libertyville District 70 school board May 2, 2013 7:10 PM
    Luke Stowe, a 36-year-old tech professional, says he always has had an interest in local government. On Monday, the write-in candidate will be seated with other election winners on the Libertyville Elementary District 70 school board.

  • Lake County teachers OK after marathon Apr 15, 2013 8:09 PM
    Two Lake County teachers were reported to be safe after running in Monday's Boston Marathon.

  • Bartlett man pleads guilty in fatal boating crash Apr 9, 2013 5:01 PM
    A Bartlett man accused of running over and killing a Libertyville boy with a power boat on the Chain O’ Lakes last summer admitted Tuesday that he had drugs and alcohol in his system at the time of the crash. David Hatyina, 51, pleaded guilty to a single count of aggravated driving under the influence of a combination of drugs and alcohol in the death of 10-year-old Anthony "Tony" Borcia of Libertyville on Petite Lake.

  • District 70 teachers need your votes for dream wedding Mar 26, 2013 12:17 PM
    Special education teacher Crysta Sharp and social worker Alan Esser, who work in Libertyville District 70, are finalist for Windy City Live's Dream Wedding Contest. Winning the contest could have the couple getting hitched in an all-encompassed, paid-in-full wedding ceremony to be broadcast live on ABC7 on May 21.

  • Gavin District 37 again borrows from Libertyville District 70 in unique arrangement Mar 19, 2013 5:04 PM
    Libertyville District 70 will loan Gavin District 37 $500,000 in anticipation of property tax receipts in a short-term pact said to benefit both districts. Libertyville gets a higher return than it would on a certificate of deposit and Gavin gets a lower interest rate than it would at the local bank.

  • Highland Middle School to host 5K walk/run benefit Mar 13, 2013 6:41 PM
    Highland Middle School in Libertyville Elementary District 70 is sponsoring the Hornet Hustle 5K run/walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 6.

  • District 70 speech pathologist receives award Mar 7, 2013 11:10 AM
    A committee selected speech pathologist Casie DeRose for this year's 2012-13 Character & Leadership Award in Libertyville Elementary District 70.

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