Mason Crowe is an eighth grade student at Flinn Middle School. Mason played football and wrestled for Flinn over the past two years. During our first dual of the season last year, Mason dislocated his elbow and broke the medial epicondyle off the end of his humerus bone. The doctors reset the dislocation but missed resetting the epicondyle. Mason went back to the doctor for a check-up a week after the injury and the broken bone was noticed. They surgically repaired the broken bone and put a screw in to hold into its proper place.
This school year Mason returned to the football field playing linebacker but was hesitant to get back onto the mat. Mason and I had several conversations about his injury and his fears of reinjuring his elbow. We eased our way into the season and built his confidence as the season progressed. Mason went on to compete in the IESA State Wrestling Championship Tournament.
Through his hard work and perseverance he was able to conquer his fears and achieve at an exceptional level. Kudos to you, Mason, on your focus and drive!
All Rockford Public Schools-sponsored activities and athletic events on Saturday, January 11, are canceled because of the anticipated severe weather.
Two high school academies in Rockford Public Schools have earned model status from the National Career Academy Coalition.
Families are encouraged to skip the long summer lines and sign up their children now for kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year.
Rockford Public Schools will honor the work of three individuals and the family band Los Primos Cardenas as they are formally inducted into the Fine Arts Hall of Fame on March 7.
Eight of the teachers are from RPS 205!
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