Rockford band parents awarded Consumers Energy Foundation grant

Band Parent President Patt Clement accepts the grant check from band parent volunteer and Consumers Energy employee Sally Bower at April band parents meeting.

The Consumers Energy Foundation has awarded a $300 grant to the Rockford Band Parents to recognize outstanding volunteerism by their employee, Sally Bower. The grant was awarded thru Consumers Energy’s Volunteer Investment Program (VIP). The VIP program was established to recognize the importance of CMS Energy and Consumers Energy employee and retiree volunteerism, and support […]

NSCS welcomes Timm as a new member

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Jenna Timm of Rockford has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Timm will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the campus of Central Michigan University. “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and […]

Register now for June ACT test

Registration is now open for the June 12, 2010 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before May 7, 2010. The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what […]

Education Blackboard — April 8, 2010

Measure success based on students’ performance by MAGGIE THELEN Principal, Cannonsburg Elementary School Director of Gifted and Talented Director of Instructional Technology No Child Left Behind, EdYes, MEAP tests, ACT tests, SAT tests, PLAN tests, Response to Intervention, EXPLORE tests, IDEA 2004… educators live in a world of standards and assessments. We need to look […]

Meadow Ridge Elementary’s Jake Fath, an Example in Excellence

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Self-determined young man a quiet leader in classroom Jake Fath, 11, is the son of A.G. and Amy Fath and brother to Ryan, 3. Jake is a caring student, who is eager to help his classmates. This self-determined young man is a quiet leader in the classroom who motivates others by his example. His teachers say […]