Thursday, February 10, 2011

Tense crowd challenges school, park officials for sports partnership details

A visibly frustrated and vocal crowd of about 55 Rockford residents
attended a public forum at the Guilford High School Auditorium
Wednesday, Feb. 9.

Each sought more information about the proposed sports partnership
between the city's public school system and the Rockford Park

The meeting marked the second listening session about the proposal
since Superintendent Dr. LaVonne M. Sheffield announced District 205
can no longer afford the $3 million it spends each year to offer
extracurricular athletics.

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