Board of Education

Farquharson earns place on Dean’s List at Berklee College of Music

March 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Berklee College of Music announces that John Farquharson of Belmont has earned placement on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2010 academic year. To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.6 or above. The Berklee curriculum focuses on [...]

School board leaders honored in January

December 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

January is School Board Recognition Month, and Rockford Public Schools is joining 552 local and 57 intermediate school districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their untiring dedication to public education. Rockford Public Schools Board of Education members (front row, l–r) Tammy Schollaart, Carol Hillman, Laura Featherston; (back row) Randy [...]

Education Blackboard — March 25, 2010

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

School Beat Are schools political or practical? by RANDY SELLHORN, Trustee, Board of Education I have been a school board trustee for many years now. I have come to expect certain things at certain times of the year as we move through the activities of a school year. Kindergarten roundup, graduation, budget development, purchasing buses to replace worn vehicles, spring [...]

Pawloski Earns Place on Dean’s List

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

David Pawloski, a 2003 graduate of Rockford High School, has earned a place on the College of Engineering Technology Dean’s List for the 2008 fall semester at Ferris State University. The minimum requirement for the Dean’s List is a 3.5 honor-point average for a 12-credit load. Pawloski’s honor-point average was 3.9. His proud parents are Don and Lish [...]

School Beat – January 29, 2009

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

by TAMMY SCHOLLAART Vice President, Board of Education While this is the beginning of a new calendar year, we are actually about halfway through the school year, which means we are beginning to make plans for the 2009-2010 school year. Chief among those plans will be the budget. As you have been hearing in the news, the economy in Michigan is not good. The revenue hearing [...]