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EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

August 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

SCHOOL BEAT Race For Healthy Kids on October 8  by LISA JACOBS Exective Director, Rockford Community Services and DAWN DAVIES Public Health Educator Kent County Health Department For the second year in a row, Rockford Community Services (RCS) and Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will have a wonderful opportunity to partner with the West Michigan Action for Healthy Kids [...]

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July 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford Rotary, Rockford schools celebrate reading  by DR. RYAN KELLEY Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Rockford Public Schools Dr. Ryan Kelley An important skill to develop at an early age is reading, as it is the foundation for all future learning. There is truth in the saying, “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” Recognizing this, the Rockford Rotary Club [...]

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July 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Equipping our students for the 21st Century  by PETER J. YOUNG Director of Technology Rockford Public Schools Rockford Public Schools (RPS) entered into a partnership with Steelcase a year ago to study the environmental impact of a traditional classroom design. The current traditional classroom design uses a hierarchal configuration of the teacher at the front of the [...]

EDUCATION BLACKBOARD — July 14, 2011

July 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

SCHOOL BEAT Presentation of a Graduating Class by DAN ZANG Principal, Rockford High School Rockford High School (RHS) recently celebrated our 2011 commencement ceremony. The class of 2011 is a tremendous group of young men and women who now move on to spread their wings. Below you will find excerpts from this year’s graduation speech: It is, with great honor that I [...]

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June 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

An Honest Teacher Evaluation by BLAKE R. BOWMAN Dad and Principal, Lakes Elementary School I was given the opportunity to write this article because I am the principal at Lakes Elementary School, but the inspiration to write this article comes because I am a father at Lakes, too. I’m in a unique position to examine education from two very unique perspectives. I can [...]
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