Education

The Rockford Bands finished the year on a high note as each of the schools, as accolades were awarded at both the Junior and Senior high levels for their spring competition season.

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Both the 8th grade concert bands at East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) and North Rockford Middle School (NRMS) in addition to all three of the Rockford High School (RHS) concert bands earned a Superior Rating at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s (MSBOA) Festival this spring.   In addition to the ensembles spring festivals, several individual high [...]

James Doman names Sparta valedictorian

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

James (J.J.) Doman has been named valedictorian of Sparta High School class of 2015 at commencement ceremony on May 28.  In addition to ranking at the top of his class with a 4.18 GPA, J.J. was also active in NHS and a member of the Student Council.  He  also participated in football, baseball, track (varsity letter) along with four consecutive years of basketball.   [...]

Rockford student named to Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Brian Ayers of Rockford was named to the National Honor Society go Phi Kappa Phi at Grand Valley State University. Ayers is the son of  Ann Ayers and is pursuing a bachelors degree in Marketing at Grand Valley. The primary objective of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is the recognition and encouragement  of superior scholarship and character in all academic [...]

Rockford Education Association Scholarships Announced

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Jackie Holland-Decker At the Honors Convocation at Rockford High School on May 21, six young women were named the winners of the Rockford Education Association Scholarships, the Kent County Education Association Scholarship, and the Rockford Secretarial Association Scholarship. The first awards were presented by the Rockford Education Association for future teachers. [...]

Rockford area students earn Dean’s List at Hope College

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Students from the Rockford area have been recognized for academic excellence in the spring semester of the 2014-2015 school year. To be named to the Dean’s List a student must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average on a scale of 4.0. From Rockford the following students earned this academic honor: Gavin Sheasley; Alexandra Schaap; Linnea Hjelm; Sloan Oulette; Megan [...]
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