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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Rockford students featured in Cinderella ballet production

Lauren Hyink, Kathleen Bomer, and Katerina Rozelle in costume.

  The West Michigan Youth Ballet is gearing up for their spring performance of the ballet Cinderella – a favorite ballet for all ages. Three Rockford students are part of the ballet company, and they invite their friends, teachers and school mates come and see them perform this Saturday. In the title role during the […]

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You could win free car at Expo

JOHN CAN’T WIN—But you can. One lucky finalist will have the chance to win a 2010 Chevy Malibu just like this one at this year’s Community Expo on Saturday, March 20.

John Decker can’t wait to give away a free car. This year’s Rockford Chamber of Commerce Community Expo, scheduled for March 20 at Rockford High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. may be his chance. “There will be very, very good odds,” Decker said of the opportunity that one Expo visitor will walk away […]

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