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205 VIBE™


The 205 VIBE™ was created to share the amazing things happening in Rockford Public Schools. The 205 VIBE publishes firsthand stories from district staff, students and community members who support RPS 205. 

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Latest Blog Post

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Superintendent Dr. Ehren Jarrett

Labor shortages are not limited to bus drivers. Rockford Public Schools has employed strategies to attract and retain workers, and they promise to pay benefits for the community as well as RPS 205.

Latest Podcast

Episode 31: Looking back on 50 years at RPS 205 with Principal Al Gagliano
Earl Dotson Jr.

We sit down for a formal goodbye with McIntosh Elementary School Principal Alfonso Gagliano as he retires after 50 years at RPS 205. Learn how his passion for education began and how his life experiences played into his successful career. Hear his retirement plans and his hopes for future students.

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