Rockford OM teams get creative at world finals

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Odyssey of the Mind teams from eight schools across the district traveled to Ames, Iowa, armed with creativity and plenty of perseverance and sportsmanship. Some of the teams created vehicles that changed emotions and appearances before your eyes, some teams solved a community problem with their “odyssey angels,” and some filled in the blanks in […]

Rockford schools rally around Relay—Part III

by CINDY M. CRANMER This is a continued summary of what each school in Rockford Public Schools has come up with to contribute to the Rockford Relay for Life. Encouraging each school to organize their own fundraiser has been a goal of Relay organizers from year one. May 18-19 was the town’s 10th Relay for […]

Rockford students earn night with movie stars

Kaleigh Blockland of Rockford is pictured with stars of the movie “Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy.” Blockland, along with other Rockford students, was among essay contest finalists who earned a ticket to the movie premiere on Thursday, May 10 at Celebration North Cinemas.

A Rockford fourth-grader was among students who responded to an essay contest and were chosen as winners to attend the premiere of a Michigan movie. Kaleigh Blockland, who attends Valley View Elementary School in Mrs. Patzer’s class, was among winners who were treated to the movie “Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy” and met the […]

Rockford schools rally around Relay—Part II

Second-grader Kyle Weston and third-grader Callen Doyle are the winners of Nooks at Valley View Elementary School for being the top two students raising money at a mini-relay event for Rockford’s Relay for Life. Kyle raised $500 and Callen raised $510 in pledges. Both students are still hoping to raise more money before this weekend’s Relay for Life event. 	Photo by CINDY M. CRANMER

by CINDY M. CRANMER This is a continued summary of what each school in Rockford Public Schools has come up with to contribute to the Rockford Relay for Life. Encouraging each school to organize their own fundraiser has been a goal of Relay organizers from year one. Last Friday through Saturday, May 18-19, from 3 […]

EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

by JACQUIE FASE Director of Transportation Rockford Public Schools “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” —Dr. Seuss As the scholarly Dr. Seuss once said, “Today is your […]