Education

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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The Rockford School Board met to discuss a proposal introduced by the activities department regarding the possibility of joining the Wright County Conference and to review an update of the bonding projects. WRIGHT COUNTY CONFERENCE The Rockford School Board has expressed interest in joining the Wright County athletic conference. The Wright County Conference is broken [...]

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Emily Bulger, Maddy Hudlow, Kiah Mathiason and Grace Rootness, all members of Rockford Cadette Girl Scout troop 11025, recently completed a community service project to fulfill the requirements of the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award a Cadette can earn. The mission of the Silver Award project is to help girls learn about themselves and the world around them, gain [...]

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Filing by candidates for the November General Election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The General Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. As of the Tuesday deadline time, the following candidates had [...]

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