Articles filed under Libertyville High School District 128

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  • Brainerd campus demolition could cost $484,800 Aug 12, 2014 9:19 AM
    If a love of Lake County history or a sense of schoolyard nostalgia is pushing you to say goodbye to Libertyville’s Brainerd Building and Jackson Gym, you’d better act quickly. The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board’s facilities and finance committee on Monday reviewed newly delivered demolition bids for the long-shuttered buildings on Route 176.

  • Dist. 128 board talks budget Aug 10, 2014 4:16 PM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board will hold a public hearing tonight regarding the proposed 2015 fiscal year budget.

  • Time running out for Brainerd Building; demolition bids expected Monday Aug 8, 2014 2:51 PM
    Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 officials on Monday could learn how much it will cost to knock down the Brainerd Building and Jackson Gym.

  • Jon Guillaume promises to be “a visible principal” at Vernon Hills High Aug 7, 2014 2:42 PM
    As excited as Jon Guillaume is to be starting his first year as Vernon Hills High School’s principal, the veteran educator knows the job is a huge responsibility. “I am committed 100 percent to Vernon Hills High School,” he said. “I love this place. I love the kids at this place, I love the staff at this place, and together we’re going to do great things.”

  • District 128 budget talk: Aug 4, 2014 6:11 PM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board will meet Wednesday in a committee-of-the-whole session to discuss the proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year.

  • Upcoming Dist. 128 budget sligthly leaner than this year Jul 21, 2014 2:32 PM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board is considering an $83.8 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year, which began July 1.

  • School board meets Monday: Jul 18, 2014 5:02 PM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board will meet Monday to approve a budget for the 2015 fiscal year, which began July 1.

  • Developer wants to change Lake County high school districts Jun 30, 2014 3:04 PM
    Lake County’s regional school board next week could decide if a small residential subdivision in Lake Forest is allowed to switch high school districts. Willow Lake Farms contains 53 lots, only two of which contain occupied homes, attorney Jim Bakk said.

  • Libertyville’s Brainerd buildings could be demolished in October Jun 25, 2014 6:12 PM
    The buildings on what once was Libertyville High School’s Brainerd Avenue campus could face the wrecking ball in October, officials said this week. Bids and cost estimates are pending.

  • District 128 plans to give all students computers in 2015-16 Jun 24, 2014 5:30 AM
    Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 officials are planning to give every student a mobile computer starting in the 2015-16 term. Such efforts typically are dubbed “1:1 initiatives.” “We’re actually referring to this as our digital learning strategy rather than a 1:1 initiative,” spokeswoman Mary Todoric told the Daily Herald. “The focus is really on learning and the curriculum rather than the hardware.”

  • District 128 talking computers Jun 22, 2014 3:57 PM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board’s program and personnel committee will meet Monday to discuss a proposed computer initiative for students.

  • VHHS student accepted to international program Jun 19, 2014 10:40 AM
    A Vernon Hills High School student has been accepted to an unusual international program and will start in August.

  • Security changes planned for Libertyville, Vernon Hills high schools May 20, 2014 6:53 PM
    Visitors to Libertyville and Vernon Hills high schools will encounter more stringent — and more visible — security measures starting this summer.

  • New contract for teachers at Libertyville High, Vernon Hills High May 13, 2014 4:13 PM
    Teachers at Libertville and Vernon Hills high schools will receive modest raises in each of the next five years under the terms of a newly approved contract extension.

  • With community center plan defeated by voters, demolition next for Brainerd building Mar 19, 2014 7:18 PM
    Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 plans to proceed with the demolition of the Brainerd building and Jackson Gym. Voters on Tuesday resoundingly nixed a tax hike to save Brainerd. "Those buildings don't serve a need the district has," said Superintendent Prentiss Lea.

  • Authors, other scribes coming to Libertyville High for Writers Week Mar 14, 2014 2:03 PM
    Novelists, poets, a pair of comic-book writers and a musician will teach students about their crafts as part of Libertyville High School’s annual Writers Week.

  • Vernon Hills High students get self-defense lessons Mar 11, 2014 5:53 PM
    Vernon Hills High School seniors will practice finger twists, throat strikes and other self-defense techniques in physical education classes this week.

  • Suburban school leaders urge state to delay new PARCC test Mar 8, 2014 8:00 AM
    Suburban superintendents are urging the state to delay a new standardized test planned for the 2014-2015 school year. The PARCC would be a logistical nightmare for many districts to administer next spring, the same time the ACT, Advance Placement tests and year-end final exams happen. “It’s logistically going to steal a lot of instructional time that we question its value for our students,” said Superintendent Ken Wallace of Maine Township High School District 207.

  • Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand Championship Mar 3, 2014 6:21 PM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

  • Dist. 128 meeting moved due to power outage Feb 24, 2014 10:12 PM
    A power outage at Vernon Hills High School caused District 128 to relocate its board meeting Monday night.

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