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Registration For Rock Island Schools Now Open In Skyward

May 15th, 2024
Registration For Rock Island Schools Now Open In Skyward

Get your students registered for school now so you don’t have to worry about it this summer! Registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open in Skyward. All parents and guardians must provide proof of residency. You can bring proof of residency documents to your student’s school. If you’re unable to provide this by May 31st you will need to attend in-person registration on July 17 or July 18th at Rock Island High School to complete your student’s registration. If you have any questions please contact your student’s school or visit our website at www.rimsd41.org.  Read More

Meet New Rock Island School Superintendent Dr. Sharon Williams At Events

May 3rd, 2024

Join Rock Islanders for a reception to welcome RIMSD #41 new incoming Superintendent of Schools Dr. Sharon Williams. You will be able to learn more about her, and her background and hear her vision for the district. Afterward, guests will be able to mix and mingle. There will be three receptions held. May 7th – 8:00 am – 9:00 am @ Hy-Vee (community room) 2930 18th Ave, Rock Island, IL May 14 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm @RIMSD #41 Administration Center, 2000 7th Ave, Rock Island, IL May 22 – 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm @ MLK Center, 630 9th Street, Rock Island, IL  Read More

Rock Island Schools Celebration National Poetry Month With Young Lions Roar

April 30th, 2024
Rock Island Schools Celebration National Poetry Month With Young Lions Roar

A huge shoutout to Young Lions Roar wrapping up National Poetry Month with us last Friday! They started the day visiting and working with our 5th and 6th graders on creative writing and poetry. We finished the day with a Poetry Showcase after school where 12 of our Lions shared poems in front of a crowd! They all did such a wonderful job! We were even treated by some original work shared by Mr. Aubrey Barnes & Mr. DK! Thank you both for all the work you do with our students!  Read More

Rock Island Public Library Donates Eclipse Glasses To Rock Island Students

April 10th, 2024
Rock Island Public Library Donates Eclipse Glasses To Rock Island Students

The Solar Eclipse was a “totally” awesome experience for Rock Island school students yesterday! A HUGE THANK YOU to the Rock Island Public Library for donating 1895 solar eclipse glasses to the district! Students and staff across the district immersed themselves in this celestial event, from using their eclipse glasses to witness the view, to engaging in activities to create their own artistic representation of the solar eclipse, to creative lessons that explained what a solar eclipse is.  Read More

Rock Island Schools Offering Essentials Survey For State Of Illinois

March 20th, 2024

There are only a few days left to give your input to the state! The 2024 Illinois 5Essentials Survey is available for teachers, parents, and students. Please take a moment to participate in the survey. Survey – https://www.rimsd41.org/apps/pages/5Essentials    Read More

Rock Island Selects Parent And Guardian Of The Month Winners

March 15th, 2024
Rock Island Selects Parent And Guardian Of The Month Winners

The district’s F.A.C.E (Family and Community Engagement) recognizes parents/guardians who are making a positive impact in our school district and community. Schools can nominate a parent/guardian who goes above and beyond to support the needs of children, our school, and/or our community. The winner receives a gift card, a bunt cake, and a sign that can be displayed outside their residence.   Doug and Cathy Mason – RICMS – Rita Entsminger The Mason’s have gone above and beyond to make sure each classroom their child is in has all needs taken care of. This has gone on for... Read More

Spring Forward Providing Spring Break Camps For Rock Island Students

February 24th, 2024
Spring Forward Providing Spring Break Camps For Rock Island Students

Check out these Spring Intersession Camps our friends at Spring Forward are providing for Rock Island students! Sign your student up here – https://www.springforwardqca.org/  Read More

Rock Island Teachers Win Those Who Excel Awards

February 20th, 2024
Rock Island Teachers Win Those Who Excel Awards

Two Rock Island teachers are being recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education for excelling in and out of the classroom! Mr. Mertel (RIHS) and Ms. Jett (EJHS) both received Those Who Excel Awards. Mr. Mertel received the Award of Meritorious Service. That award is given to educators who have shaped their school community for the better. These educators frequently employ their talents and passions but also strive to be of service in unfamiliar domains. They have taken on leadership opportunities and their accomplishments are known and valued by multiple populations: colleagues, students,... Read More

Rock Island Schools Hosting FAFSA Workshop Tonight

February 20th, 2024
Rock Island Schools Hosting FAFSA Workshop Tonight

Rock Island High School is hosting its annual FAFSA Completion Workshop night! Families can receive assistance in completing the 2024-25 FAFSA. FAFSA is free and gives you access to the largest sources of financial aid to pay for college or career school. Black Hawk College is also hosting two FAFSA Completions nights. Students can sign up at www.bhc.edu/fafsa – see attached flyer. Space will be limited and registration is required -East Campus – Monday, Feb. 26, 4-7 p.m. -QC Campus – Wednesday, Feb. 28, 4-7. p.m.  Read More

Rock Island Preschool For All Applications Now Being Accepted

January 24th, 2024
Rock Island Preschool For All Applications Now Being Accepted

Preschool for All and Head Start Applications are NOW Being Accepted for Fall 2024! Any family that lives in the RIMSD boundary can apply. There is NO cost to parents!  Read More