Valley View undefeated in book battle

Valley View Elementary School students celebrate their Battle of the Books victory with librarian Sue Kaylee and Principal Bob Siegel.

Valley View Elementary School recently took first place in the Rockford Public Schools Battle of the Books tournament. The students were required to read 27 books within two to three months. They first competed within in their school and the top eight students from each school were chosen for the district-wide battle. Those eight students […]

Michigan author visits Meadow Ridge Elementary

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Jeffrey Schatzer started off March is Reading Month by presenting writing strategies and samples of his books to the kids at Meadow Ridge Elementary School. The students were entertained by Schatzer on March 3, when he presented at two assemblies, one for upper elementary and one for the early elementary. Schatzer is a Michigan author […]

Rockford Public Schools exemplary, getting better

by DR. RYAN KELLEY Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Rockford Public Schools A quality education is what every parent expects for their children. According to parent survey results in Rockford, our parents believe that their children are receiving a quality education. When asked, “What letter grade would you assign to the education that is provided by […]

Gremel earns prestigious Morehead-Cain scholarship

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Rockford High School senior Ashley Gremel has been awarded the prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This full four-year scholarship is based on merit, moral force of character, commitment to lifelong learning, dedication to fitness and physical activity, and leadership. Of the 1700-plus applicants from throughout the world, less […]

Accreditation team to visit Rockford Public Schools

As part of its initiative to receive district-wide accreditation, Rockford Public Schools will host an AdvancED Quality Assurance Review Team from March 21-24, 2010. In 1991, the Rockford Public Schools began the process for traditional accreditation of each of its schools through the North Central Association, the largest accrediting association that monitored schools in the […]