Education

Rockford Area School Board member Kris Abrahamson has been named to the 2015 All State School Board, which is the Minnesota School Boards Association’s (MSBA) most prestigious award. The award will be given during a luncheon Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at MSBA’s annual Leadership Conference. The conference is at the Minneapolis Convention Center and the […]

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The Rockford Area School Board, District 883, discussed a number of items at their October meeting, such as taking a vote to join the Wright County Conference, hearing information about the guided reader training for staff at the elementary school, and the PrepMe program for high school students. wright county conference Prior to this October […]

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‘I am glad to be putting my energy into Rockford’ BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Director of Teaching and Learning at Rockford Area Schools is a position some may not know about, but it is a critical part of keeping the district moving forward academically. This year, Peter Grimm has stepped up to […]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Rockford Area School Board discussed a number of items at its September meeting, including a new plan to help teachers and students reach standardized testing goals, the potential changes to the Q-Comp plan, and the back-to-school reports. Curriculum maps Peter Grimm, the new Director of Teaching and Learning, […]

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Twenty-eight Minnesota students were recently recognized at a Minnesota Twins game for using their artistic talents to create great posters about the importance of school bus safety. The area winners in the 2014 Minnesota State Patrol School Bus Safety Contest include students from the Rockford Elementary Arts Magnet School: • First-graders Anna Feyen and Laura […]

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Rockford High School welcomes new principal BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS Newspapers On his third official day as the principal at Rockford High School, Dr. Matthew Scheidler admits that as he was growing up in Wisconsin, he did not know that education was going to be his final career destination. “I know a lot of […]

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