Communications & FOIA

 Heather Bennett
 Public Relations Officer

The Public Relations Office is responsible for district communications, including the website, social media, media relations,  press releases, parent communications, community partnerships, and Freedom of Information Act responses.

The D116 Insider is a video project which features a variety of staff within Round Lake Area Schools CUSD #116. Get to know an exceptional RLAS-116 team member here!

Dr. Diego Casillas, Occupational Therapist

Micah Evans, Behavior Interventionist (RLHS)

Michele Hawksworth, 5th Grade Teacher (Village)


The District releases quarterly newsletters. Please <click here> to access District newsletters for the 2016-2017 school year.


031317 - RLAS Students Cook Up Healthy Comfort Food Recipes in the 2017 Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge

020717 - RLAS-116 Board of Education & Education Association of Round Lake Announce 4-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement

012317 - All-State Music Conference to Feature Music Educator's Seminar

111716 - Beach Elementary Students Get a Sneak Peek Into Careers that May Await Them

111516 - Village Elementary Students Learning Life Skills Through the Game of Golf

102516 - Round Lake High School Students Experience a “Real-World” Election Process

101716 - Local School Parnters with College of Lake County to Promote STEM Careers

083116 - 27 Round Lake High School Students Join Brand New College Ambassadors Program

062816 - RLAS-116 Hosts Autism Workshop for Lake County Professionals

051716 - Students to Participate in Geek Squad Summer Academy

050516 - Google's Expeditions Pioneer Program Coming to RLAS

042816 - Arbor Day Community Partnership Opportunity

041516 - Round Lake High School Winter Guard Success

041516 - 2016 RLAS-116 Talent Expo

041216 - Village Elementary School Partners w/Follett to Genre-fy Library

041116 - Murphy Students Interview Community Leaders

032316 - RLAS-116 Fine Arts Boosters Raise $6.750!

022216 - Round Lake Transition Students Community Outreach

020816 - All-District Band Festival / Fine Arts Boosters Fundraiser

012916 - Honing Leadership Skills at Village Elementary School

012816 - January 2016 Youth of the Month Recognition

121315 - December Youth of the Month Recognition

113015 - RLHS Senior Recounts Her Experience at Girls State

111715 - Education Foundation Fund RLHS Black Box Theater Program

111415 - Community Partners in Education (5th Grade Ellis)

111215 - November Youth of the Month Recognition

101715 - October 2015 Youth of the Month Recognition

083015 - 2015-16 Those Who Excel Award Recipients

082315 - Explorer Club 116 Participates in Robitics Challenge

081915 - High School All-American Game Watch List

072015 - United Way Day of Caring - Beach Elementary School

071515 - Community Partners in Education (RLMS 8th Grade Mentors)


Additional Info

Freedom of Information Act

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests should be submitted in writing to Heather Bennett, RLAS-116 FOIA Officer. The District will respond to all written requests for information and public records in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.

Requests for public records should be directed to the following address:

Round Lake Area Schools CUSD #116
Attn: Heather Bennett
884 W. Nippersink Rd.
Round Lake, IL 60073