Education

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium brought the ocean to the Rockford Galaxy Kids program during the March spring break with its interactive presentation that included live animals. The Minnesota Aquarium’s Mini-Assembly is one of their Sea Life Outreach programs that teach children about marine life and the adaptations that various sea creatures make to inhabit their [...]

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District residents are invited to attend the Rockford Area Schools Groundbreaking Ceremony for the multipurpose athletic field on Tuesday, April 23, at 2 p.m. at the Rockford High School stadium. This is one of the district’s major upgrades made possible from the Nov. bond issue. With these improvements to the football and track stadium at [...]

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Joey Seymour and Nolan Anderson, Rockford Middle School-Center for Environmental Studies (RMS-CES) seventh grade students, are moving on to the State History Day competition. On Saturday, March 23, they joined students from across the region to showcase their documentary about the Battle of the Bulge. Their hard work and dedication throughout the History Day process [...]

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GRADE 12 ACADEMIC ALL STARS Carissa Aarsvold, Adam Anderson, Lydia Buffie, McCormick Deering, Joseph Heffernan, Emily Horn, Adam Jakes, Emily Pothast, Karsten Poulsen, Jordan Redepenning and Aura Sakima.   A HONOR ROLL Carissa Aarsvold, Adam Anderson, Benjamin Arens, Pavel Bleckmann, Sophia Borchert, Lydia Buffie, McCormick Deering, Sarah Evans, Megan Glenn, Joseph Heffernan, Brittany Hesse, Emily [...]

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The Rockford Area School Board discussed a number of items at its March 18 meeting including a proposed schedule change at the middle school to par down larger classes, and was treated to the unveiling of the high school’s new band uniforms.    RMS-CES Rockford Middle School – Center for Environmental Studies (RMS-CES) may have [...]

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Destination ImagiNation shows “kid power” at its best through instant and team challenges in its successful second year at Rockford Community Education. Destination ImagiNation allows small groups of students to work together to solve problems creatively, use innovative negotiation strategies and work together to create amazing structures, plays and solutions to complex puzzles. Destination ImagiNation [...]

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Congratulations go out to Rockford High School’s February Students of the Month. These 10 teens received special recognition for demonstrating Rocket Pride at RHS last month. Students received a certificate, awards and an honorary continental breakfast where the faculty shared why the students they nominated stood out positively in their classroom last month.  

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A rollicking good time was had by 170 attendees of the recent Rockford Education Foundation (ISD 883) “Roaring Twenties” fundraiser. The event featured many great silent auction baskets as well as valuable raffle items, including a TV and iPad. “Rockford Rick” Martinson was the DJ and provided music for this event. Guests arrived in twenties [...]

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