River Valley Academy’s Jordan Lee Sherwin an Example in Excellence

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Eclectic student shows calm confidence, dedication  Jordan Sherwin has a wide range of interests and experience. He is currently working on earning a certificate in welding at Kent Community Technical Center and plans to complete the Grand Rapids Community College welding program. He can sew and enjoys working on clothing. Jordan is also interested in […]

North Rockford Middle School’s Tate Lewis an Example in Excellence

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‘Every day Tate is here, North Rockford Middle School is a better place’ Tate is the son of Stephanie and John Bates and James Lewis. He is a person who never gives up or thinks he cannot accomplish something. This student follows his heart and always shows kindness. His peers and the staff at North […]

Belmont Elementary’s Hannah Kinlaw an Example in Excellence

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“Can’t” is not a word in her vocabulary Hannah Kinlaw is the daughter of Michael and Holly Kinlaw and sister to Elsie and Nate. She is an enthusiastic student who is known for her love of learning and kindness. Hannah’s teachers describe her as a girl whose “can do” attitude pours over those around her. […]

School Beat — October 14, 2010

Quality Schools, Quality Community… Together Building a Tradition of Excellence  by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools Rockford Public Schools  The above statement has been an important part of the Rockford Public Schools (RPS) logo for over 20 years. Not only is the declaration true, it is ongoing with no ending point—we live it […]

Education Blackboard — School Beat — October 7, 2010

When students give back… It’s a wonderful thing! by Tom Hosford Assistant Principal, Rockford High School Our school system is blessed to have incredibly talented students roaming the hallways from the time they are in kindergarten to the time they graduate from high school! Their achievements stretch from the rigors of the classroom and athletic […]