Smart Living Weekly – August 21, 2019

  815 Outside Helps You Navigate Our Parks Right in Our Region: Becoming healthier in body, mind, and spirit is as simple as going outdoors to enjoy one of the…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 15, 2019

  New Summer Events at Midway Village Right in Our Region: Whether you’re interested in history, education, gardening, volunteering or just having fun with others, there’s something for you this…
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Transform Rockford: A Collective Approach to Teaching Literacy

There’s general agreement that improving youngsters’ reading skills can impact our region’s transformation. But what does it take to get started? The collective input of multiple players, for starters.

Smart Living Weekly – June 6, 2018

  Summer Fun, Learning at Midway Village Right in Our Region: Summer is a time to get away from the routine of work and school and enter the classroom of…
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Northwest Neighbors: Dr. Dan Woestman

The future looks bright for the Belvidere School District, thanks in part to its new 35-year-old superintendent. Meet a young and inspiring personality who’s driving change in local education.

Meet Amy Ott: Boylan Catholic High School’s First President

Amy Ott is giving back to her alma mater by embracing a new leadership position at Boylan Catholic High School. Learn how she’s made an impact on students, staff and the community this past year.

Education: A Network of Quality Choices for Students

Schools around our region are making great strides in preparing the next generation. Learn how both public and private school systems are increasing options and creating stand-out results.

Northwest Quiz: Back to School

With the school year in full swing, students are busy studying for class and applying to colleges. See how much you know about education in our region.

Annual Guide to Schools

Education is the foundation of a prosperous region, and lucky for us, area schools are laying the groundwork for tomorrow’s workforce, today.

Dr. Ehren Jarrett: Setting a Positive Example for Change

Rockford’s new superintendent is no stranger to education. Learn how his experience with coaching and teaching have helped him to lead a series of exciting changes for our public schools.