A generous donation by 6-year-old Clara Stuive made to Wigs 4 Kids.

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A generous donation by 6-year-old Clara Stuive made to Wigs 4 Kids. On February 2, 2015, Clara permitted Kim Visser of Studio 3 to shear off her curly, golden tresses. The curls are on their way to Wigs 4 Kids in St. Clair Shores, Michigan (wigs4kids.org), where they can be used to create a wig […]

BGSU fall Dean’s List announced

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio. (January 28, 2015) – Bowling Green State University has announced the undergraduate students who have been named to the fall semester Dean’s List for achieving grade point averages of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. To be chosen for the Dean’s List, undergraduate students must carry no fewer than 12 letter-graded […]

North Kent Community Services Welcomes New Board Members

ROCKFORD, MI (February 10, 2015) – North Kent Community Services announces the appointment of two new board members: Taryn Chatel and Keith Scott. “Taryn and Keith were involved on our Fund Development and Finance Committees last year,” said Claire Guisfredi, Executive Director. “We felt that their strong interest and passion for our mission would be […]

An international Christmas gathering

International students, attending Rockford High School gathered for a seasonal holiday party with their host families and International Coordinators. It was fun for them to reconnect in one place, outside of school, with games and holiday desserts. They are certainly enjoying their stay and experiencing what West Michigan has to offer. For some, it is […]

RPS System Accreditation – ensuring continuous improvement

Rockford Public Schools is fully accredited by AdvancED, the State of Michigan’s adopted accreditation system. Every five years, a reaccreditation review is required and RPS is scheduled to host a team of evaluators Feb. 2-4. In short, accreditation is a quality assurance process that uses an external body to evaluate and determine if applicable standards […]