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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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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The leaders of the pack for the Rockford boys and girls cross country teams at last week’s Rocket Run invitational at Shamrock golf course in Corcoran were newcomers to the sport. Running in their first varsity race, both Austin Hubbs and Grace Clark ran very well to lead their [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The start of Rockford’s home football game against Holdingford Friday brought back memories of last year’s 42-0 blowout by the two-time defending Central Minnesota Conference champions. On the second play Holdingford ran for a 55-yard touchdown. The Rockets responded by driving down to the 4-yard-line, but the play was [...]

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Rockford sports notes BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford volleyball is on the upswing despite the 1-7 early season record. After starting the season with defeats against St. Anthony Village 3-0, Breck 3-1 and Zimmerman 3-1, Rockford defeated Fridley 3-0 last week, followed by a competitive 3-1 loss to Holdingford and three more narrow [...]

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Representing the Rockford Area Athletic Association (RAAA), the 10C team captured the Crow River Youth Baseball tourney title this summer. The team was 11-8 overall, going 7-7 in the regular league season and 4-1 in tournament play. After a first round bye as the top seed in the league tourney, Rockford defeated Annandale Redbirds 11-3 [...]

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