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  • Letter to Families
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.

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Back to School
  • Letter to Families
Rockford Public Schools

At this time, we do not have enough drivers to provide transportation to Early Childhood families who have completed the transportation request form for the first day of school Tuesday, Sept. 7.

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Rockford Public Schools

The Rockford School Board tonight approved a four-year collective bargaining agreement with the Rockford Education Association, the Rockford Public Schools teacher union. The agreement is effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2025.  

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  • Back to School
  • COVID-19
  • Family Communication
Rockford Public Schools

Rockford Public Schools is encouraging students to take advantage of the free COVID-19 vaccine ahead of the 2021-22 school year. All vaccinated students ages 12 and older can receive up to $100 in gift cards from RPS 205 for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Back to school 2021-2022 School Year
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Rockford Public Schools

"My priority and the priority of our School Board is always the health and safety of our students and staff. We will follow the state mandate and continue to listen to health experts to ensure our return to school is as safe as possible for our staff, students and families.”

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  • Back to School
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  • Letter to Families
Rockford Public Schools

Although the COVID-19 vaccine is not required for students or staff for the upcoming school year, we’re encouraging students, staff and families again to get vaccinated if they’re able.

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