Rockford Public Schools

Students learn about capturing nature’s bounty

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Earth Keepers Magnet from East Rockford Middle School and their partners complete their service-learning project. Here they show off the completed garden. Students in the Earth Keepers Magnet at East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) spent last school year on a variety of projects to learn about responsible earth keeping. As a service-learning project, the 55 students [...]

RHS September 11 Tribute

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

by DAN ZANG Principal, Rockford High School “Our enemies have made the mistake that America’s enemies always make. They saw liberty and thought they saw weakness,” President George W. Bush. Very shortly we will start a new academic year at Rockford High School (RHS). It is very exciting to see not only our students come back to campus but to also welcome countless [...]

Valley View presents Johnson as Example in Excellence

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Student’s positive joy for life has great impact on classmates, teachers Mavis Johnson is one of 14 students featured in this year’s “Examples in Excellence—Rockford Students Making a Difference.” Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY Mavis Johnson is the daughter of  Chuck and Sheryl Johnson and sister to Cailie, Clifton and Madelyne. Mavis is an exemplary leader who [...]

SCHOOL BEAT

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Improving Safety and Security in Our Schools by PETER YOUNG Director of Technology Rockford Public Schools Implementing security cameras in school systems these days is a pretty common approach to improving safety and security for both staff and students. This summer, Rockford Public Schools will be in the process of implementing new security cameras throughout the [...]

Reading Rocks receives national recognition at Library of Congress

July 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Kids enjoy mascots at the Reading Rocks reading festival. The Reading Rocks in Rockford reading festival is just entering its fourth year, but this toddler has already gained many accolades for helping spread the message of how important reading is. The Rockford Rotary Club, Rockford Public Schools and the Kent District Library (KDL) have joined impressive forces to [...]
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