Rockford Public Schools

Several Rockford schools recognized as Green Schools

September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Last April, five of Rockford’s public schools have earned a Green School Certificate in the Kent County and Kent ISD Green School Awards Program. There were 79 Green School awards given to schools within Kent ISD this year. Awards recognize the extensive environmental work of educators and students. Rockford earned this certificate for their work in recycling, energy [...]

SCHOOL BEAT

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Welcome to the 2012-13 school year! by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools Rockford Public Schools Michael S. Shibler, Ph.D. Dear Rockford community and RPS staff: Now that we have all survived the hottest summer in recent history, it is probably appropriate to begin thinking about the beginning of a new school year. At least we know the days and nights [...]

Great Start Readiness program to be offered at Rockford

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Starting in fall 2012, Rockford Public Schools will partner with Kent Intermediate School District (ISD) to provide a new option for at-risk preschool students. The Great Start Readiness Preschool (GSRP) will be housed in the Community Services Building, located at 350 N. Main Street. The program, administered and managed by the Kent ISD, provides services to at-risk [...]

SCHOL BEAT

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

The School Year Begins by CAROL A. HILLMAN President, Board of Education Rockford Public Schools Welcome to the 2012-2013 school year. On a personal note, my two daughters will be in the same building for the first time in two years and I’m hoping that makes things a little less complicated. Time will tell… My past presidency was during the 2007-2008 school year [...]

SCHOOL BEAT

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Bus Safety, How Closing School or Implementing a Two-Hour Delay is Determined by JAMIE HOSFORD Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources Rockford Public Schools I hope you and your family are having a wonderful summer. I had several telephone conversations at the end of the 2011-2012 school year regarding the process followed when the district implements a two-hour delay [...]
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