December 30 2010

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR — December 30, 2010

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Reader appalled by behavior Dear Editor, I am appalled to think of how high the illiteracy rate must be in the Rockford area. How else to account for the amount of “donations” sitting in the rain and snow in front of the Community Center (this past weekend, December 11-12) despite the sign at the Center entrance that clearly stated, “New Items Only,” and the [...]

A Message for You — December 30, 2010

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Celebrate your uniqueness by REV. LAURIE TENHAVE-CHAPMAN First Congregational Church Rockford  I lug my sticky assortment of cans and bottles to the return center in the grocery store. I’m impatient enough that I look for two return machines side by side. Then I can feed both simultaneously with my 10 cent empties. Things proceed smoothly until I slide an older can [...]

School board leaders honored in January

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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 [...]

Learn more about Rockford Spanish Immersion on January 13

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Program develops cultural appreciation At Rockford Spanish Immersion, students learn the district’s core curriculum through Spanish rather than English. In other words, students are “immersed” into the language and study the same content as other students, but while doing so, naturally learn to read, write and speak in Spanish. There are three main goals of [...]
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