School Beat

New Tradition at RHS– Looking Back Before They Look Ahead

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Katy VanCuren, Associate Principal, Rockford High School On May 27th, Seniors at Rockford High School had an opportunity to go back in time. District, charter, and parochial schools took part in the first ever Senior Parade. Students who signed up were treated to a cookout first, followed by boarding busses and traveling back to their elementary schools. Once [...]

Parental Support Critical to RPS Success!

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

By: Tom Hosford, Principal, Rockford Freshman Center The Rockford community is in the final phase of completing another wonderful and successful school year! Through hard work, sacrifice and determination, many Rockford students, staff, administrators and schools have received state or local awards and recognition. Rockford Public Schools has earned many awards over the [...]

Encouraging a Safe and Positive Learning Environment

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kelly Amshey, ERMS Assistant Principal Each day, schools around the nation buzz with the activity of children and young adults. Schools are exciting, filled with rigorous academic activities, engaging lessons, and countless social interactions.  Schools are also challenging: academically, organizationally, and socially.   In any given day, no two students have the [...]

Crestwood Kids Connect to the Greater Community ~ Kids’ Helping Kids

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 400 kids at Crestwood Elementary have been working all year on a Service Learning Project studying the theme of Hunger and Homelessness. The essential question for learning has been, “How can we make a difference?”   Crestwood chose Kids’ Food Basket, which has a parallel theme to Crestwood’s “Kids Helping Kids!” Kids’ Food Basket (KFB) attacks [...]
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