Rockford High School awarded High School Television Station of the Year 2015.

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The Michigan Association of Broadcasters recently named Rockford High School’s video production program, Beyond The Rock, High School Television Station of the Year 2015. This is the program’s seventh overall title, and third in the last four years. Twenty-six students placed with top three honors in nine various categories from Daily Newscast to Talk Show […]

Great Expectations

I am continually impressed by the academic performance of the students at Rockford Public Schools. You won’t read about their accomplishments in the Grand Rapids Press or on MLive, unless it’s a MEAP scorecard. Occasionally, you will see reference and a picture about individual student academic honors in the area weekly papers and they should […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President When fire destroyed Rockford High School in February of 1922, a new building was constructed beside Rockford Athletic Park on North Main Street. This one story structure housed all of Rockford’s students from kindergarten to twelfth grade. The school’s main entrance faced Main Street and many classrooms were located to the […]

That ONE Team Robotics Team Wins Chairman’s Award

The ONE Team Chairman's Award winners

That ONE (Our Next Engineers) Team, a high school robotics team from Plainfield Township, was awarded the prestigious Chairman’s Award at the FIRST Robotics District Competition held at East Kentwood High School on March 5-7, 2015. The team is now guaranteed a spot to compete in the Michigan State Competition scheduled for April 8-11 at […]

North Rockford Students Named Essay Contest Winners

North RMS Essay Contest

Three students from North Rockford Middle School have been named local winners in the 46th annual America and Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. The three students, who earned first, second, and third place awards, are Dwight Hua, first; Justin Kuiper, second; and Evan Powers, third. All three received award certificates for their […]