Middle school students travel to Costa Rica

By: Clare Adamus, NRMS Spanish Immersion Teacher Lissa Weidenfeller, NRMS Principal   For the first time in Rockford’s Spanish Immersion Program, Maestra Clare Adamus, Principal Lissa Weidenfeller, and parent chaperones Christopher Gluth and Dr. John Hoyle accompanied fifteen students ranging in age from 11 to 13, the district’s youngest students to travel abroad, to participate […]

Welcome to the 2013-14 school year!

  Michael S. Shibler, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools   The 2012-13 school year was a fantastic year for our students, staff and community. Our students excelled in the classroom, on stage and on the athletic field. Their accomplishments could not have happened without the comprehensive involvement of the RPS staff, parents and community. Thank you! […]

Four Rockford students receive Michigan Retailers Association scholarships

Four students from Rockford were awarded college scholarships from the Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) for the 2013-14 academic year. Chad Carlson, Jonathan Veitengruber, Allison Wilburn and Emily Wilburn were all awarded $1,000 scholarships. Carlson is a graduate of Rockford High School and will be a freshman at Hope College in Holland in the fall. He […]

Rockford students work to pay it forward

Megan Malley and Allison Lang met last spring with Ms. Bridget Cheney, principal of Congress Elementary School in Grand Rapids. The girls are part of a school sanctioned club, Rockford RH, for Rockford Honors, a group started last year when then Rockford High School senior, John Malley, Megan’s brother, envisioned donating school supplies to underprivileged […]

Summer School Age kids spend their summer fundraising

Rockford’s Summer School Age kids have been fundraising all summer (car washes, can return, penny drive, t-shirt sales = almost $1000 so far) to help a Rockford BAC Lead and parapro, Brandon Amshey, with medical expenses.  He found out last spring that he needs a heart transplant and has been unable to work since the […]