rockford school board

The Rockford Area Schools Board of Education, District 883, opened its first meeting regular school board meeting with seasoned members in attendance. Results from the November election reseated the three incumbents with seats expiring at the end of 2012. The members hold these offices: Ted Botten, Board Chair; Todd Anderson, Board Vice Chair; Chuck Tryon, […]

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At their January Leadership Conference, the Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA) recognized the Rockford School Board with their District Award of Distinction. Rockford was one of eight receiving the award at a Recognition Luncheon on Jan. 17. The District Award of Distinction is awarded to a school district having the majority of board members who […]

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District 883 received a lower than expected interest rate on the bonds authorized by voters in November, which means local taxpayers will pay less than the district estimated prior to the election. At its January 7 meeting, the Rockford School Board of Education approved the sale of building bonds not to exceed $27 million, the […]

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At its Dec.17 meeting, the Rockford School Board was treated to a scene from “A Christmas Carol” by fully costumed middle school thespians. The scene represented one piece of a longer, progressive theater experience that would be performed for third grade students at the elementary school in stations with information and questions about the play’s […]

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The Rockford Area School Board approved steps in moving forward with voter approval of the proposed $27 million dollar bond designated for buildings, grounds and infrastructure improvements. The bond, in similar form, was presented to voters last February, but failed at the polls. At the general election, it met approval. Going forward, the flow chart […]

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At its Aug. 20 meeting, the Rockford School Board approved the following question to be placed on the ballot at the Nov. 6 election: “Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 883 (Rockford) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $27,000,000 to provide funds […]

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The Rockford School Board meeting Sept. 17 included updates by administration and staff regarding progress, and plans regarding the 2012-13 school year including “What if?” reports focusing on how closing the Rockford Middle School building would affect all levels of education, both physically and program-wise. Closing the middle school building will be a reality, said […]

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