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The Rockford gymnastics team celebrated the season March 18 at the annual awards banquet at the Rockford Community Center. Coaches Jessica Johnson and Mike Erickson gave out the honors, including to senior Mikayla Erickson as All-State Honorable Mention. She also was called most helpful and most dedicated and was given the AJ Award in memory [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   After Chad Robran helped to pass a Rockford school bond issue that included funds for re-construction of the condemned track, he was asked to help jump start the track and field program as head coach. When coach Andrew Kahler left to teach at another school district, Robran found [...]

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City of Corcoran re-evaluates costs surrounding project By Linda Herkenhoff SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   A big change of plans concerning a varsity baseball field project on Rockford Area School-owned land in the city of Corcoran was made by a unanimous decision of the Rockford School Board at its March 17 meeting. The project has not [...]

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The Rockford Area School District “Kindergarten Round-Up” is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Registration packets have been mailed to families who are already entered into the district’s student database. Enrollment for fall 2014 will be limited to a maximum of eight kindergarten sections. If you do not live within school district boundaries, registrations [...]

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With four days of canceled classes in January, the Rockford Board of Education had to make some adjustments to the 2013-14 academic calendar to meet the state required hours of instruction for the year. At its work session on Feb. 3, the board changed Friday, March 7, to a student contact day. Previously, it was [...]

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Officials at Rockford and Delano Public Schools early Friday, Feb. 21, decided to call off school classes for the day. Rockford Public Schools announced on its web site that schools would be closed on Friday “due to extreme weather and dangerous road conditions. All activities, ECFE, community education classes, and practices are also canceled. Galaxy [...]

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Rockford Area School’s Launching Pad Preschool — located in the Rockford Elementary Arts Magnet School — was recently awarded a 4-Star Parent Aware Rating, the highest rating given. This Parent Aware Quality Rating System assists Minnesota parents in finding early education providers that are focused on high-quality early learning and kindergarten readiness. To participate in [...]

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Over the past three years, Rockford Middle School-Center for Environmental Studies (RMS-CES) has been transformed into a STEM magnet school, focusing on environmental and outdoor education. The building incorporates STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – standards into all curricular areas, including reading, math, science, social studies, art, technology and physical education. This allows [...]

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