EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

SCHOOL BEAT Rockford Public Schools is developing healthy kids by KIRSTEN MYERS Executive Director of Special Services As Rockford Public School employees, we are faced with transporting, feeding, and teaching students that are dealing with trauma or crisis on a daily basis. We work with students that have a mental or terminal illness, have experienced […]

SCHOOL BEAT

New School Year—Many New Chances to Get Involved by AL REICKARD Assistant Principal North Rockford Middle School Summer is over and a new school year is starting. Rockford middle schools’ administration and staff are eager and ready to start another great and successful journey with our students. The start of a new school year marks […]

SCHOOL BEAT

Welcome to the 2012-13 school year! by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools Rockford Public Schools Dear Rockford community and RPS staff: Now that we have all survived the hottest summer in recent history, it is probably appropriate to begin thinking about the beginning of a new school year. At least we know the […]

SCHOL BEAT

The School Year Begins by CAROL A. HILLMAN President, Board of Education Rockford Public Schools Welcome to the 2012-2013 school year. On a personal note, my two daughters will be in the same building for the first time in two years and I’m hoping that makes things a little less complicated. Time will tell… My […]

SCHOOL BEAT

Bus Safety, How Closing School or Implementing a Two-Hour Delay is Determined by JAMIE HOSFORD Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources Rockford Public Schools I hope you and your family are having a wonderful summer. I had several telephone conversations at the end of the 2011-2012 school year regarding the process followed when the district implements a […]