Blue Ribbon Exemplary School

Tenth annual Examples unveiling to be held

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA “I can’t believe it’s been ten years,” said Rockford photographer Dan Davison of Douglas Photography. Davison brought the Examples in Excellence program to Rockford Public Schools (RPS) a decade ago. In the years since RPS, Davison and The Rockford Squire newspaper have been working together to recognize a very special group of students. Families [...]

School Beat – June 4, 2009

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Michael S. Shibler, Ph.D. Reflect on successful school year   by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools Rockford Public Schools   I want to begin by congratulating all the Rockford Public Schools (RPS) students who earned diplomas this spring, including those from Rockford High School, River Valley Academy, and Rockford Adult Education. I wish you the very [...]

Meadow Ridge Elementary’s 16-year goal accomplished

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Michael S. Shibler, Ph.D. In 1993, Valley View Elementary became Rockford Public Schools’ first school to be recognized by the state of Michigan as a Blue Ribbon Exemplary School. At the time, we committed to having all of our schools go through the Blue Ribbon process and earn this recognition. Why? Because we want to be accountable to you for providing the very [...]