8th Grade: The Next Step

Most students who graduate  from Highland Middle School attend Libertyville High School.  During student's eighth grade year,  several events happen to prepare  and celebrate students for this next journey.  

Libertyville High School (LHS) PSAT™ - All 8th grade students entering Libertyville High School or Vernon Hills High School in the year following their 8th grade year are encouraged to participate in a Saturday administration of the PSAT™ 8/9 (Preliminary SAT) at the high school they will attend. Specific information and instructions for students will be mailed from each school as the next school year begins.

8th Grade Class Shirts -  Class  shirts are created by 8th grade students.  Student Council will send information regarding deadlines for this project.  

8th Grade Diploma Form -   8th grade parents should fill out the 8th grade Diploma Form in the fall.  

Freshman Registration for LHS - Libertyville High School will send out information regarding registration.  Please look out for emails for this.  Course Selection for Grade 8 for LHS provides more information.  

End of the year activities - 8th grade students are celebrated with an end of the year graduation ceremony.  Other activities such as end of the year picnic also are celebrated may vary from year to year. 

Students in graduation gowns waiting for the ceremonies to begin.