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All District Band Festival

Coming soon: the All District Band festival!

RLAS-116 Closed Friday, February 9, 2018 due to hazardous weather conditions
RLAS-116 to host Annual Black History Month Celebration - TO BE RESCHEDULED

Come out for some wonderful student performances around the theme of African Americans in Times of War.

Be Prepared: It's Flu Season

Review these helpful tips to fight the flu.

RLMS Presents Legally Blonde, Jr

Come see our talented students perform a fantastic version of Legally Blonde!

Empty Bowls is Back!

A fundraiser for the Avon Food Pantry

2nd Annual Empty Bowls hosted by RLMS and JTMMS Art students on Thursday, February 22

Come join us for a meal and help fight hunger in our community! All proceeds will benefit the Avon Community Food Pantry.

LAST DAY! Incoming 9th Grade Course Selection

Important information for current 8th graders!

Volleyball Tryouts

All the info you need for volleyball tryouts.

Winter Break Hours

Winter Break is scheduled for Monday, December 24, 2017 through Friday, January 5, 2018. The Administrative Service Center will be open Wednesday through Friday each week of break, 7:45am-4:15pm. Schools will be closed during the Break. Students will return to school on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Attention All Amazing Spellers! The Spelling Bee is Coming!

Information on the Spelling Bee is here!  Any students who want to participate are welcome.  For the word list, see Ms Gonzalez in room 208!

SAVE THE DATE: RLHS Bilingual College Fair!
Notifications for Wednesday, December 6th

Cancelled events and practices listed here FOR TODAY ONLY

School Closure/Late Start Guidelines for 2017-18

A guide for parents to know how the decision is made to close school during the winter season due to weather.

Do you want to practice for the MAP test?

Check out these practice tests!

BPAC Parent University: Friday, November 17; 6:30pm-8:30pm

Topic: How high school courses prepare students for college/university

The Annual Art Show is Fast Approaching!

Students display their best work at the annual Art Show!

Picture Retakes

Please review information regarding picture retakes.

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week; Say YES to staying Drug Free!

Check out the spirit wear for each day of Red Ribbon Week.

Help Mayra, buy a ticket for Pie in the Face

RLMS is raising money to help Mayra in her cancer fight.  You can help!

Parent Teacher Conferences

Print the conference scheduling document here!

2017 Round Lake Area Chili Supper: Monday, October 16, 2017

Come out for some excellent chili and entertainment while we celebrate character in our community.


6th Grade: STEM Field Trip to CLC

6th grade students get an amazing STEM experience at the annual College Science Day at CLC.

Basketball Tryouts are Approaching!

For more information on boys and/or girls basketball tryouts, see Mr Finan or Mr Skaja.

7th Graders: Do You Want to See Springfield?

All information for the 7th grade field trip to Springfield can be found here.

Community Information Session: DACA Changes; Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Please plan to attend a Community Information Session, hosted by Mano a Mano Family Resource Center, on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 7:00pm.

Attendance Week Starts September 11

Let's work together to achieve success in the area of Attendance!

Picture Day is Coming!

Picture Day info

Get Your Yearbook Early! Buy Online NOW!

Josten's Yearbook Ordering



Click here to purchase a yearbook online!

Musical Auditions Information

Musical Auditions Information

6th Grade Intramural Basketball is Starting!

6th grade Intramural  Basketballl

See the New Bell Schedule for RLMS



Click here to review the new bell schedule for each grade level!

8th Graders: Informational Meeting for the DC Trip



If you are an 8th grader interested in going on the trip to Washington DC, there will be an informational meeting!


Where: RLMS Cafeteria

Date: Thursday, August 31st

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm


See Mr Skaja in rm 105 with any questions, or to get information if you cannot attend.  You can also email him by clicking here.

Deadline for Registration is Coming Soon - June 30 School Registration Sign

Registration for the 2017-18 school year is due June 30. If registrations are not complete by that time, a $25 late fee will be assessed. This late fee is not a waivable fee.

Onling registration is available at https://skystu.rlas-116.org/scripts/wsisa.dll/WService=wsSky/fwemnu01.w.

Also, all school physicals and records of current immunizations are due to the school office by the first day of school, August 21. If you do not have or cannot schedule an appointment with your regular physician by this time, please contact the Round Lake Area Health & Wellness Center at 847-257-1200 to schedule an appointment.


Incoming high school students looking to learn to cook, garden, and develop their leadership skills: check out the Summer Learn and Grow program!

learn and grow

RLAS-116 Parent, Merced Alfaro, Honored at YWCA Lake County Women of Achievement Leadership Luncheon Merced Alfaro - YWCA
Spring Finale Concert info

spring finale concert

Multicultural Celebration - Special Recognition to Moms

BPAC 05.05.17

BPAC 05.05.17

Information for RLHS Summer Sports Camps

To view the RLHS Summer Camps flier, click here.


To print a copy of the camp registration form, click here.



Volunteer Youth Wanted to Serve as Jurors for Lake County Teen Court

Applications to become a Teen Court juror are due by May 26th

at 4:00pm!

For general information on Teen Court, click here

For additional information on Teen Court, click here

For information on becoming a juror, click here

For the Teen Court juror application, click here






The Book Fair is Almost Here! Shop in School or Online!

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held at RLMS from May 8th-12th.  


If you prefer to shop online instead, you can click here to view and purchase a large selection of books!  The online book fair will run from April 22nd-May 12th.

Check out some GREAT things happening at RLAS-116 in the April 2017 District Newsletter April 2017 District Newsletter

The April District Newsletter is available <here>.

Information for the Chicago Blackhawks Pass It On Challenge

Pass It On

RLMS Robotics Club (WIRED) Wins Engineering/Design Award

Congratulations to WIRED (Wildcats In Robotics, Engineering and Design), Round Lake Middle School’s Robotics team!  The club won the Engineering / Design Award at the 4th Annual Lake and McHenry County 4H Robotics Showcase!  The trophy and certificate are currently on display in the main office at RLMS.  Congratulations to all of the club members (Jose Orduna, Jake Benedict, Louis Patino, Alan Zambrano, Tommy Johnson, Carlos Montoya, Kinai Patino, Lexie Fritzler, Ben Fritzler, Ammon McLane and Dallas Ryan) and their coaches, (Mr. Costa and Mr. Davis)

RLMS Robotics Club

Info for Anyone Interested in Joining Track


Upcoming Art Show

art show

All-District Choir Festival "Harmony": Tuesday, March 14

All-District Choir Festival

All-District Band Festival "Symphonic Travelouge": Saturday, March 18

All District Band Festival

It's Time for Read Across America Spirit Week!

Read Across America

Purchase a Video of 8th Grade Recognition! Info Here


To obtain a copy of the Recognition video order form, click here.

Back to School Open House at Round Lake Middle School Friday, August 18, 5:30pm-7:00pm

Round Lake Middle School to host an Open House for all families on Friday, August 18, 5:30pm-7:00pm. 

Join us for the 2017 1:Wonder Showcase on Tuesday, April 11 1:Wonder Showcase Banner

1:Wonder Showcase Flyer - English

1:Wonder Showcase Flyer - Spanish

New & Earlier Start Time for Middle School Students in 2017-18!

Please be aware the both middle schools will have an earlier start time in 2017-18!

Please access the new schedule at http://www.rlas-116.org/userfiles/3/my%20files/school%20calendar/2017-2018%20school%20hours.pdf?id=27036.

2017 Talent Expo - Wednesday, April 19

2017 Talent Expo

Health & Wellness Fair, hosted by Congressman Brad Schneider at RLHS Saturday, August 12

Congressman Brad Schneider's Office will host a Health & Wellness Fair at Round Lake High School, this Saturday, August 12, Noon-3:00pm. 

Join Rep. Sam Yingling for a Fraud Awareness & Immigration Seminar on Friday, April 21

Fraud Awareness and Immigration Seminar 04.21.17

Fraud Awareness and Immigration Seminar 04.21.17

School Supplies List



Click here to view the school supplies list for 2017-2018.  Please remember that teachers may ask your child to have something specific for his/her class that is not on this list.

BPAC/PAC Parent University: Trauma; Friday, April 28, 6:30-8:30pm

BPAC/PAC 04.28.17

BPAC/PAC 04.28.17

Year 3 Initiatives of 5-Year Strategic Plan Approved for 2017-18 Year 3 Initiatives

The Board of Education took action on June 19, 2017 to approve initiatives set in accordance with the 5-Year Strategic Plan. 2017-2018 is Year 3 of the overall plan. You can access the full document of initiatives here.

Administration submits updates to the Board on these initiatives on a regular basis (November, February & June).