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May 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Why Chocolate Milk? by JOHN HENRY, Food Service Director Rockford Public Schools As the food service director for Rockford Public Schools, I listen to both students’ and parents’ nutritional questions. A lot of the questions lately have been a result of President Obama signing into law the Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act this past December. Since then, the Department of [...]

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May 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

Parents’ Final Grade: Straight A’s! by TOM HOSFORD, Assistant Principal Rockford High School In a few short weeks, the Rockford community will complete another wonderful and successful school year! Through hard work, patience and determination, many Rockford students, staff and administrators have received state or local awards and recognition. Our district has again [...]

EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

May 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

SCHOOL BEAT Transportation changes on horizon by JACQUIE FASE Director of Transportation Rockford Public Schools Winston Churchill once said, “There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction,” and as a transportation department we are keen on good directions. As you’ve read, Governor Synder and the state of Michigan are significantly limiting [...]

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April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Establish successful habits now by MIKE RAMM, Principal East Rockford Middle School Amazingly, the 2010-2011 school year is nearing an end. While there is more work to be done and students are anticipating summer vacation, now is a valuable time to begin preparing for next school year. This advice is especially true if your son or daughter will be transitioning to middle [...]

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March 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

Lessons Learned by LARRY WATTERS Principal, Parkside Elementary School There is a poem and poster entitled “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum that I had hanging in my classroom years ago. Some of the significant instructions Fulghum had listed on the poster include: “Share everything. Play fair. Don’t hit people. Put things [...]
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