Excel MOS certifications earned at Hononegah High School

More Microsoft Office Certifications Earned in Office Applications Classes. Congratulations to the 32 students in Office Applications classes who earned their Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications in Excel last month.  This is the first semester the Excel test has been offered in the Office Applications class.  These classes will also have the opportunity to earn their MOS certifications in Word …

RVC Hosts Emerging Young Leaders STEM Summit

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A local college is reaching out to students to introduce them to an industry that’s expected to create jobs in high demand. About 150 District 205 high schoolers attended the second annual Emerging Youth Leaders STEM Summit at Rock Valley College. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Freshmen and sophomores took part in a day of …

2015 Northwestern IL Building Trades Career Expo

Sponsored by Northwestern Illinois Building Trades 212 South First Street, Suite 106 – Rockford, Illinois 61104 In association with Joint Apprentice Training Centers Plasterers and Cement Masons, Local #11 Area #382 – JATC 5640 Sockness Drive – Rockford, IL61109 Phone: (815) 873-0346 Illinois Laborers & Contractors Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program Rural Route 3, Box 138 – Mt. Sterling, IL62353 NIE …

North Boone Superintendent Selected for National Connected Superintendents Summit Wednesday at the White House

Dr. Steven M. Baule, superintendent of the North Boone CUSD 200, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 100 top school leaders from across America to participate in the first-ever National Connected Superintendents Summit, Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the White House. The Twitter hashtag for the event is #FutureReady. Superintendent Baule is among exemplary local school chiefs who will be …

Technology Business Round Table

CEANCI, Career Education Associates of North Central Illinois, will host an Industrial Technology Round Table on Thursday, January 15, from 9am-Noon at Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford. The purpose of a Round Table is to create the curriculum framework and content of high school career and technical programs (CTE), and develop a workforce with a specific skill set that aligns …

Guilford Girls Win Rockford City Challenge!

The Guilford girls volleyball team captured this year’s Rockford City Challenge. The Vikings went 4-1 against competition from Jefferson, East and Auburn. Check out a video here of the Vikings’ celebrating the season.  Guilford junior Naomi Johnson was named the Challenge MVP. http://statelinesportshub.com/girls-volleyball-rockford-city-challenge-awards-named-video/?trackback=tsmclip Read more: http://www.rrstar.com/article/20141105/Blogs/141109595#ixzz3JXojGD3p

Rockford Named a Ford Next Generation Learning Community

Oct. 21, 2014 — Rockford Public Schools announced it has been named a Ford Next Generation Learning Community. Rockford is now among 17 communities in the nation to receive the distinction. The distinction celebrates the high school redesign in the Rockford Public Schools, which began with the rollout of the Academy model in 2010. Now RPS 205 will work toward …

“Shark Tank” Style Think Tank Offered at Hononegah

ROCKTON — Hononegah students can look forward to getting some real-world business experience with the launch of a new program this fall: Incubator. Designed like the TV show “Shark Tank,” students will create business models based on a product or idea that they will develop over the course of the semester with business owners in the community. At the end …