RHS Advanced TV Studio takes honors

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The Rockford High School (RHS) Advanced TV Studio students recently competed in a video competition sponsored by the Kent County Sheriff’s Department. Their assignment? Produce a 30-second public service announcement that addresses the issues of distracted driving. The distractions? Everything from texting while driving, to putting on makeup, eating, dropping CDs and reaching to pick […]

Education Blackboard — May 13, 2010

School Beat A Mother’s Day Dedication by DOUG HOOGERLAND, Principal Crestwood Elementary School There are some pretty demanding careers out there these days, and some of them pay big bucks. They require years of education and special licenses. When we think of some of the most specialized or top-paying jobs, we might consider a CEO […]

Rogue River Community Theatre presents ‘A Case of Monkey Business’

Villains (l–r) Patrick Fuller, Rich Raphael, Chad Lamar and cannibal chief Craig Bouwens are all part of the musical comedy “A Case of Monkey Business” to be performed this week.

“A Case of Monkey Business” is a musical comedy about a jungle legend and a group of misfits who find themselves lost in the wilds of Africa. Throw in a caveman or two and pirates and you have a fun mixture of songs, laughs and hijinks for the whole family. The musical comedy will be […]

Education Blackboard — May 6, 2010

School Beat First impressions… with anxiety or confidence! by LISSA WEIDENFELLER, Principal North Rockford Middle School Did you know that it only takes 30 seconds to make a first impression? Once a bad first impression is formed, it takes approximately 20 additional encounters to change that opinion. With so much on the line, being anxious […]

Chandler Woods returns to Science Olympiad

For the second consecutive year, Chandler Woods Charter Academy is moving on to the 2010 Science Olympiad State Tournament sponsored by Michigan State University’s Division of Science and Math Education. More than 450 high school and middle school/junior high teams competed at the Science Olympiad Regional competitions in February and March. Nearly 100 advancing regional teams, […]