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 Contribute to the 205 VIBE™ Blog

​​​​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.
  • Our target audience is our own staff, students and families. 
  • Fact-based opinions are welcome.
  • Contributors are welcome to share unique content only. Submission cannot be cross-posted on other social media or publications.
  • Contributors are encouraged to include links to other sources and websites – even school websites.
  • Posts should not exceed 500 words. Every sentence should add value and have a purpose. If it doesn’t, cut it. 
  • Make the content easy to read by breaking up text into shorter paragraphs. Consider using subheads, lists and bullet points. 
  • Post can include a call to action.
  • No personal attacks, name calling, obscenities, bullying, libel, defamation or hate speech. 
  • The Rockford Public Schools Communications Department is not responsible for the content provided by its users.

The Rockford 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 Information that is not aligned with the RPS 205 vision or values will not be published.

Disclaimer: Views 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.

Comments 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.

Media must follow g​uidelines for repurposing 205 VIBETM content​.

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