Ferris State University, Rockford Public Schools collaborate on early college program

ROCKFORD – The shared commitment to higher-education access set the stage for a new partnership between Ferris State University and Rockford Public Schools. At an RPS Board of Education study session on Thursday, May 16, Ferris President David Eisler and Rockford Superintendent Michael Shibler finalized the partnership. The agreement offers an opportunity for Rockford High […]

Crestwood “Links of Kindness”

The Crestwood Elementry RAMBuddies wrapped up the school year with a “Links of Kindness” activity. Throughout the school year the eighty students involved in this program learned about caring, thoughtfulness, trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, and kindness. To illustrate to the students how kindness is contagious they made a paper link chain, each link containing a statement […]

West Catholic High School top scholars – Class of 2013

The ballet ensemble from Augsburg, will be in our area from August 4-7.

Brendan Kosnik Grade-point-average: 4.66 Parents: Maggie and Tom Kosnik Awards and activities: Brendan was a member of the National Honor Society, was a member of Students for Life, Rotary, Quiz Bowl, Math Field Day, Life Force, served as a peer minister, and played soccer. Plans after graduation: Brendan plans to attend the University of Michigan […]

Message to the Class of 2013

Michael S. Shibler, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools   On behalf of the Rockford Public Schools Board of Education, employees, and Rockford area community, congratulations to our graduating seniors from Rockford High School, River Valley Academy, and Adult Education. You have reached a very important milestone in your lives, and we are proud of your accomplishments. […]

Blood drive at NRMS will save lives

The Rockford High School Interact Club is hosting a blood drive at North Rockford Middle School on Wednesday, June 26 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm for Michigan Blood. According to coordinator Rebecca Avella, a Rockford High School student, summer is a time of high need and low donations of blood. “The summer blood drive is […]