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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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Hillary Cook-Harris

Children love to help in the kitchen. The science and math that goes into creating a meal is something that can support your child’s development, as well as lay the foundation for healthy eating habits.

Latest Podcast

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Earl Dotson Jr.

Hear candid conversation about remote teaching in RPS 205: “There is messiness to it. And it is hard. It’s hard to see what my kids are working on. But if you look at all of those negatives, and you don’t focus on what you can do, and what you’re going to do and what you’d like to do, and what the kids are able to do, then you’re going to be stuck in the messy.”

Latest News

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Rockford Public Schools

We’re following guidance from local, state and national health experts to ensure we host a safe outdoor ceremony for our students and families.

Latest Video

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