“The N.F.L. Comes to Rockford”

by Blake R. Bowman Principal, Meadow Ridge Elementary   Most people have to wait until September for the return of the N.F.L. For a long eight months of the offseason, fans have to wait for the excitement of crisp autumn Sunday afternoons. The players don’t take those months off. They’re busy honing their skills so […]

Posting Elementary Class Lists

Doug VanderJagt, Ph.D. Freshman Center Principal Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources-elect   This year, Rockford Public Schools will be moving into a new world of communicating with elementary parents. It is our goal to allow parents to have immediate access to class placement information. In the past, parents had to drive to the buildings and […]

Rockford Garden Club awards scholarship

The Rockford Garden Club is pleased to announce our 2013 Scholarship recipient.  Emily Sjuerdsma, along with her parents, attended the May meeting to receive her $1,000 scholarship. Emily will attend GRCC to study plant biology.  She was a student at KCTC, volunteers at Meijer Gardens, FAA Nursery and works in garden sales at Knapp Valley […]

Local student receives President’s Scholarship from Davenport

For the second consecutive year, a Grand Rapids Community College business student has been awarded the full-ride President’s Scholarship from Davenport University. Alexi Bettig, a Rockford High School graduate, received an associate degree in arts from GRCC this past spring and qualified for the scholarship by receiving first place, along with teammate Corwin Tobias, in […]

U.S.M.C. Graduation

Dan Zang, RHS Principal   One of the many exciting things I get to do each year is to organize the high school graduation ceremony. The ceremony is the culmination of our students’ journey through their K-12 learning experience. I always enjoy the excitement just before the ceremony begins. There is so much energy in […]