Kendall recognizes Bruce, Excellence Award winner

Kendall College of Art and Design recently announced the winner of the college’s Excellence Award for the Art Education program of study is graduating senior, Christopher Bruce of Imlay City, Mich. Four years ago, Bruce moved to Grand Rapids from the east side of the state to pursue an education at Kendall. While studying at […]

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SCHOOL BEAT Transportation changes on horizon by JACQUIE FASE Director of Transportation Rockford Public Schools Winston Churchill once said, “There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction,” and as a transportation department we are keen on good directions. As you’ve read, Governor Synder and the state of Michigan are significantly […]

Quinn wins multiple scholarships

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Alex Quinn, a senior at Rockford High School, has won over $150,000 in merit scholarships to the University of Michigan. This includes the Chick Evans scholarship, the Grand Rapids Alumni Association of the University of Michigan scholarship, KFC Colonel’s Scholarship, University of Michigan Regents Scholarship, and the University of Michigan Literature, Science and the Arts […]

Belmont Elementary School’s Anna Kurtz, an Example in Excellence

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Musical, creative student is a natural writer and helper Anna Kurtz, 10, is the daughter of Leonard and Kathleen Kurtz and sister to Emily and Taryne. “Anna shows initiative in class by being a good helper where she’s needed,” report Anna’s teachers. “She is very responsible, exceeding expectations in assignments. She is also considerate to […]

Chandler Woods practices to be bully-free zone

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Nationally acclaimed youth speaker Mark Brown came to Chandler Woods Charter Academy recently to talk to the middle school students about bullying. With his “tell it like it is” approach, Brown challenges some of the most serious problems in the schools today. Chandler Woods is a “bully-free” school, so it helped the students to see […]