Student artwork recognized

The Michigan Art Education Association Region 9 Annual Art Competition was held on Saturday, Feb. 19. Five pieces of artwork are accepted from each member of the Professional Association for Art Teachers, and pieces are judged by professional artist/educators in elementary, middle and high school divisions. Art pieces are chosen for regional show which, this […]

Education Blackboard — November 11, 2010

Mustaches for Mitchell? by MIKE WESTGATE Assistant Principal Rockford Freshman Center Yes, Mustaches for Mitchell. This year in Rockford Public Schools (RPS), a yet-to-be-determined number of brave souls will sacrifice their faces and dignities as “growers” for Mustaches for Mitchell. Our goal is to use our “push brooms” to raise as much money as possible […]

Rockford Freshman Center’s Brooke Glencer, an Example in Excellence

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Determined student is a role model for others Brooke is the daughter of Joseph Glencer and Stacy and Terrence Sammon. She is sister to Morgan and Hunter Glencer and Zack, Blaze and Jordan Sammon. Brooke is a self-disciplined student who puts every effort into the tasks she undertakes. She is caring and sets an example […]

Education Blackboard — February 25, 2010

SCHOOL BEAT RPS to utilize SchoolMessenger, another form of communication by DOUG  VANDERJAGT, Principal Rockford Freshman Center Starting in March, Rockford Public Schools (RPS) has signed on with SchoolMessenger, a California-based company that provides notification services for emergency broadcasts, parental outreach and student attendance communications for K-12 education. The system is programmed to call the […]

School Beat – October 1, 2009

Freshman Center now on Twitter by DOUG VANDERJAGT Principal, Rockford Freshman Center With the information age all around us, keeping our parents and other community members informed about school building news is very important. Students are actively using all the technology they can get their hands on. Texting, blogs, Facebook, MySpace, and now Twitter—people all […]