Cannonsburg Elementary
4894 Sturgis Avenue
Rockford, MI 49341
Cindy Kitzrow, Principal
Phone616.863.6344Fax616.863.6357Hours8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Blue Ribbon Exemplary School

Principal's Welcome

Cannonsburg Elementary School serves 225 students in kindergarten through grade five. The principal of Cannonsburg is Cindy Kitzrow, who is also the Director of Library and Media Services for Rockford Public Schools. Cannonsburg has seven full-time classroom teachers, one part-time teacher, a resource room teacher, reading specialist, and teachers for music, physical education and art. Technology enhances our curriculum and all students receive instruction in our school computer lab. We have a wonderful library where we promote literacy and learning. We also have a variety of special service personnel servicing the students, including a district gifted and talented program and special education.

Cannonsburg Elementary is fully accredited by AdvancED, formerly the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, and the Michigan Accreditation Program. The State of Michigan awards letter grades to all schools through the "Education Yes" program based on test scores and school improvement data. Cannonsburg has been awarded an "A" for the past seven years.

All Rockford Public Schools are Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools, with Cannonsburg receiving its state and national awards in 2001.

Cindy Kitzrow, Principal
Cannonsburg Elementary

Announcements and Information

2014-2015 DK/Kindergarten Enrollment. 
It's done in 
three easy steps!

This applies to students who will be turning five years old on or before October 1, 2014. If your student will be turning five years old after October 1, 2014 and who are five years old on December 1, 2014, you must submit an Age Waiver Request form.

Step One:

Online Registration

Step Two:

(Please read both parent paperwork packet and information for parent review in this section)

Parent Paperwork Packet to complete and bring with you to the Kindergarten Round Up on Tuesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm.

Parent Review Information.

Step Three:

Sign student up for Kindergarten Screening

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the DK/Kindergarten enrollment process aftercompleting the three steps above, please notify Mrs. Mogridge at

To Make a FREE Vision and Hearing Screening Appointment for 2014-2015 Incoming DK/Kindergarten Students:

Please call Kent County Health Department at 632-7047 or Rockford Public Schools 863-6031 ext. 7032.

Upcoming Dates

 April 22  Spring Pictures
  7:00 pm Kindergarten Round Up
 April 29  Kindergarten Screening
 May 9 8:00 am Muffins with Mom
 May 13 9:30-11:30am Field Day for all students with lunch to follow
 May 15
 Field Day Make Up if Needed
 May 24-26
 June 4-6 12:00 pm Half Day for Students - 12:00 pm Dismissal
 June 6  Last Day of School



Fourth Grade:

Fifth Grade:

School Colors:  Red and Black
Mascot: Cannonsburg Cubs

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