WITH PHOTO & PHOTO CAPTION for attendance AWARD photo:Students who attended include, from the back row, top of photo, left to right, Highland Middle School students Samantha Chen (6th grade), Vir Trivedi (8th grade), CJ Zaslavsky (7th grade), middle row, from left to right, Butterfield students Jaimie Marquardt (teal colored shirt) and Zoe Joseph, Copeland Manor students Emilie Bissing and Grace Huber (pink shirt), and front row/bottom row, Rockland students Mia Colton and Margo McGormley.
Four Libertyville School District 70 schools were honored this week for being in the top 10 for the 27th annual Lake County Regional Office of Education Attendance Week competition - with two schools coming in at second place in two categories. Copeland Manor School ranked second in the "Small Elementary Schools" category. Meanwhile, Highland Middle School reached the 2nd position in the "Large Elementary Schools" category. Rockland School ranked fifth in a tie in the "Small Elementary Schools" category while Butterfield School ranked 7th in the "Medium Elementary Schools" category. Staff members and students from each of the four schools attended a special breakfast award ceremony, with students going on stage to accept the awards. Students who attended included, from Highland Middle School, students Samantha Chen, Vir Trivedi, and CJ Zaslavsky; from Copeland Manor School Emilie Bissing and Grace Huber, from Rockland School Mia Colton and Margo McGormley, and from Butterfield School Jaimie Marquardt and Zoe Joseph,. Copeland Manor reached an attendance rate of 99.57 percentage rate, Highland Middle School reached a 97.80 percentage rate, Rockland came in with a 98.35 percentage attendance rate, and Butterfield School had an attendance rate of 97.84 percentage rate. All Lake County elementary schools are eligible to be recognized by the Regional School Superintendent for attendance week, which ran from Sept. 12-16 this year. ########