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RPS Teaching and Learning Annual Report

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rockford Public Schools is a highly respected school district because the primary focus is on teaching and learning. In an effort to capture all that is taking place within the areas of teaching and learning, I have developed the first annual “Teaching and Learning Report”. This report will be presented annually to the Board of Education, administrators, staff and [...]

Go Outside and PLAY

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Doug Hoogerland, Principal, Roguewood Elementary It seems that over the past few decades our legislators have become education experts who set policy based on a “more is better” philosophy when in fact they are only using a Band-Aid approach to address a deeper, systemic problem. Fact is, legislators still avoid one of the primary factors, which research has shown [...]

The Class of 2015

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Dan Zang, RHS Principal   Mrs. Kreager, Board of Education President… “It is with great honor that I present to you the Rockford High School graduating Class of 2015. This class represents 595 graduates that have found individual and group success in their time at Rockford High School. They have excelled first and foremost in the classroom. They have left a [...]

New Tradition at RHS– Looking Back Before They Look Ahead

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Katy VanCuren, Associate Principal, Rockford High School On May 27th, Seniors at Rockford High School had an opportunity to go back in time. District, charter, and parochial schools took part in the first ever Senior Parade. Students who signed up were treated to a cookout first, followed by boarding busses and traveling back to their elementary schools. Once [...]

Parental Support Critical to RPS Success!

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

By: Tom Hosford, Principal, Rockford Freshman Center The Rockford community is in the final phase of completing another wonderful and successful school year! Through hard work, sacrifice and determination, many Rockford students, staff, administrators and schools have received state or local awards and recognition. Rockford Public Schools has earned many awards over the [...]
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