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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.
Ms. Mendez has been teaching at Ellis Elementary School the past four years. Over the past month she has been celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with her students, teaching them words and songs in Spanish!
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.