Education
Elk River, Rockford schools affected Metro school districts face an $86 million budget shortfall for 2015-16 school year under a 1 percent formula increase, according to the Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD). Before leaving for spring recess, legislative leaders in the House and Se...Read More
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Rockford High School got three students into the Minnesota Band Directors Association All-State Bands this year. Emma West, an 8th grade flute player, is performing in the 6-8 grade band; Penina Boros (9th grade) and Greta Smith (10th grade), both clarinet players, are performing in the 9-10 grade b...Read More
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The Rockford Area School Board met to discuss recent updates to various school buildings, evaluate the need to reduce programs and staffing in the district and change the policy regarding staff and student use of the Rockford Community Center. Construction update At the meeting, the board heard an u...Read More
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In a packed Minnesota State High School League board room in Brooklyn Center on Thursday, the league Board of Directors passed a policy to guide member schools regarding male-to-female transgender students. “What the board did was just respond to questions that had come from member schools about e...Read More
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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. wr...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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