This blog features well-written, high-quality unique content that is specific to
Rockford Public Schools. We’re looking for fact-based opinions, stories and
personal connections about our schools and students. Contributors can be
teachers, staff, students, administrators, parents, board members, community
members – we know there are great stories to tell. Please complete the form at the bottom of this page to contribute to the 205 VIBE™.
Things to consider/discussion rules:
- This is a public forum. Content will be shared with the public – that
means media might repurpose content.
target audience is our own staff, students and families.
opinions are welcome.
- Contributors are welcome to share unique content only. Submission cannot be
cross-posted on other social media or publications.
are encouraged to include links to other sources and websites – even school
- Posts should not exceed 500 words. Every sentence should add value and have a
purpose. If it doesn’t, cut it.
the content easy to read by breaking up text into shorter paragraphs. Consider
using subheads, lists and bullet points.
can include a call to action.
personal attacks, name calling, obscenities, bullying, libel, defamation or
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content provided by its users.
Public Schools Communications Department reserves the right to edit for
brevity, clarity and other purposes. It also reserves the right to not publish
information that is false, misleading or propaganda. Information that is not aligned with the RPS 205
vision or values will not be published.
and opinions expressed on the 205 VIBETM belong to the authors. They do not
necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Rockford Public Schools or any other agency, organization, employer or company.
on the 205 VIBETM are the sole responsibility of their writers. Those who write
comments will take full responsibility, liability and blame for any libel or
litigation that may result from their comments.
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