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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

Laura Laumer with RPS 205 colleagues
Laura Laumer

I grew up in the Rockford area and have lived here most of my life. I attended private schools throughout my academic career and never had the opportunity to be a part of our public schools. So, when I made a career move to work for RPS 205, I wasn’t sure what to expect.

Latest Podcast

 0 Total number of plays Episode 30: Teaching, Finding & Loving Art in Rockford
Earl Dotson Jr.

Three RPS 205 art teachers discuss teaching during the pandemic, plus finding art – and teaching others to love art – in Rockford and Rockford Public Schools. This podcast features art teachers Jason Judd from Auburn High School, Veronica Soria-Martinez from West Middle School, and Iga Puchalska from Cherry Valley Elementary and Maria Montessori. Listen LIVE on the 205 VIBE!

Latest News

Back to School
Rockford Public Schools

Every day, some bus routes will not be provided. The affected bus routes will rotate among our schools, so once every two weeks, the same group of students will not receive a bus.

Latest Video

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