Rockford Public Schools Childcare earns national accreditation

FOREVER FUN—Kaleigh Olsen and Jackson Southwick blowing bubbles.

Program among the top in the nation by earning NAEYC accreditation FOREVER FUN-Kaleigh Olsen and Jackson Southwick blowing bubbles. ARTIST AT WORK-Trent Behrenwald  completing his 3-D creation. Rockford Public Schools Childcare has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. “We’re […]

Rockford elementaries earn Green School awards

Roguewood students receive their award. Right is Emily Schnepp receiving Valley Views Green School award.

Roguewood and Valley View may soon have other Rockford elementaries going green with envy. Both have been honored with an award by Green School awards program hosted by Kent County and Kent ISD. The ceremony took place at the LEED certified Fine Arts Center in Forest Hills Public Schools. According to Principal Hiblen, the students […]

Grattan Academy Elementary hosts Scholastic book fair

BOOK FAIR FUN—Grattan Academy Elementary students enjoy the Build-A-Book activity during Friday Night of the school hosted Scholastic Book Fair on April 24. Pictured are Jacob Daigneault, Carolina Zook and Anna-Maria Zook.

Grattan Academy Elementary students enjoy the Build-A-Book activity during Friday Night of the school hosted Scholastic Book Fair on April 24   

Hahn receives awards at Hope

Cara Hahn, a Hope College senior from Rockford, received the Laszlo Tokes Award and the Wall Street Journal Award during the annual honors convocation on Thursday, April 23, 2009. The Laszlo Tokes Award is a cash award given to two rising seniors for writing the best essays addressing a current issue or world situation from […]

Bus drivers adhere to rules of the road

by JACQUIE FASE Director of Transportation Rockford Public Schools Spring is in the air and new life abounds. With the warm weather comes a renewed spirit for all. Bus loads are lighter as more students become new drivers. The young drivers are hitting the roads, enjoying their new adult responsibilities, and they are excited! Although […]