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Accent receives award from Special School District

Special School District [SSD] recently honored Accent Group Solutions with the prestigious 2017 Special Ambassador Award. The award recognizes the company’s partnership with SSD for its Vocational Skills program as well as its Community-Based Vocational Instruction program.

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Rockwood hosts three-day career fair for eighth-graders

For three days in late February, about 1,700 Rockwood eighth-grade students seriously considered what they want to do for a living as adults. All Rockwood middle schools participated in the PIE [Partners in Education] Career Day event, where students chose from among four different career paths to explore.

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Relay for Life is a Rockwood tradition

As her daughters formerly attended Woerther Elementary and Selvidge Middle, Ann Martino has Rockwood roots. Though her daughters are in college now, Martino is the lead organizer of Rockwood’s Relay for Life, the annual fundraiser to combat cancer.

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Parkway South High students sweep Express the Music competition

Express the Music is a free competition for grades 6-12 that authentically integrates writing into the fine arts curriculum. Students listened to a specific piece of music [Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, “Eroica,”] and responded with stories, essays and poems that expressed creative thought and emotion.

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Rockwood seeks to fill vacant board seat

After the death of board member Herman Kreigshauser on Dec. 31 on 2016, his seat on Rockwood School District’s Board of Education is up for reappointment. Interested parties may apply through April 21.

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