Rockford’s rival Muskegon football game goes to Fifth Third Ballpark

Touted by Rockford Superintendent Michael Shibler as a fundraiser for athletic programs at Rockford Public Schools, fans will enjoy this year’s rival football game against Muskegon at Fifth Third Ballpark. “The state is in a financial crisis, we are looking to raise money for boys and girls athletic programs,” Shibler said of the move, which […]

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Rockford places seventh in division I state finals

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CONGRATULATIONS RAMS— After competing against 53 other Michigan schools, Rockford placed seventh at the Division I state finals March 13. Following a two-day battle at the Holland Aquatic Center, Rockford walked away with 18 medals, four swimmers named All-American, and two individuals and one relay awarded All-State.

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Accreditation team to visit Rockford Public Schools

As part of its initiative to receive district-wide accreditation, Rockford Public Schools will host an AdvancED Quality Assurance Review Team from March 21-24, 2010. In 1991, the Rockford Public Schools began the process for traditional accreditation of each of its schools through the North Central Association, the largest accrediting association that monitored schools in the […]

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Rockford bands excel once again

North Rockford Middle School band students celebrate after their performance at the MSBOA festival at East Rockford Middle School on March 4. Shown are (l–r) Leah Munson, Band Director Cullen McCarthy, Christian Walters and Drew Simington.

The Rockford Public Schools band program once again proved its prowess by receiving top scores at recent district festivals. The three instrumental ensembles of Rockford High School (RHS)—Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble—participated in the Michigan Schools Band and Orchestra Association’s (MSBOA) Band Festival for District 10 at Lowell High School on Friday, Feb. […]

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Classifieds — March 18, 2010

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