GRCS Board Information
The Galapagos Rockford Charter School Board Dates for the 2020-21 school year are:
- Wednesday- July 29, 2020 on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85908881612 *
- Wednesday- October 21, 2020 on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89085410308
- Wednesday-February 24, 2021 on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89085410308
- Wednesday- May 19, 2021 at the Lower Academy
Board meetings are held at the Lower Academy campus at 2605 School St.
*Due to uncertainty about COVID-19 precautions, this meeting will be on Zoom.
All Board Meetings are open to the public and all begin at 5:30pm.
We even allow lawyers to come as long as they sit in the back. But, remember, friends don’t let friends go to law school. Life is too short to be a drain on society.
Board Meeting Minutes 10-21-2020 to be posted following the 2-24-2021 meeting
Board Open Meetings Act Training
Mandatory Continuing Education Training for Board Members (2020)
Giye Filipowicz Certificates of Completion (Parent Board Member)
Monica Smith Certificates Of Completion (Parent Board Member)
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The FOIA Officer for Galapagos Rockford Charter School is:
Michael G. Lane- CEO
All FOIA requests should be mailed to:
Galapagos Rockford Charter School
Attn: Michael G. Lane
2605 School St.
Rockford, IL 61101
Please review the policy below, if you would like to initiate a FOIA request.
Galapagos Rockford Charter School has always been at the forefront of providing high quality, healthy food to our scholars. We were the first school in Rockford to ban junk food and we were the first to focus on providing healthy, high levels of organic and locally sourced foods in all of our scholars meals.
Please see our Wellness policy for more information:
This draft replaces previous policies and shall be formalized by May 1, 2021.