Category Archives: Education

Rockford Chamber of Commerce 2010 Scholarship information available

Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) Scholarship packets are now available at the Rockford High School counseling offices or you may download the application and appropriate information from the RCC website at www.rockfordmichamber.com/events.php. Applicants must be a high school graduate of … Continue reading

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School Beat — January 14, 2010

Let’s not forget power of conversation by DAN WARREN, Principal East Rockford Middle School As you may know, Rockford Public Schools (RPS) has an Internet-based school and home communication system called Family Access. This system has streamlined communication with parents … Continue reading

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Rockford teens offered Study Abroad Program

The nonprofit, government designated CASE Exchange Student Program is offering Michigan teens the opportunity of participating in a year or summer Study Abroad Program in one of ten countries. Applications are being accepted through April 30 for July departure. According … Continue reading

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School Beat — January 7, 2010

Health & Fitness Festival coming soon by LISA JACOBS Executive Director Rockford Community Services As we approach the New Year, for many of us this is a time to evaluate our health and fitness goals. On Saturday, Jan. 30, Rockford … Continue reading

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Education Blackboard — December 31, 2009

School Beat Bucket ‘fill-osophy’ helps children develop healthy self-concept by BLAKE R. BOWMAN Principal, Lakes Elementary School When I was growing up, some of my most powerful memories came each summer from the one week that I attended a church … Continue reading

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