Rockford Public Schools Hall of Famer Cameron Blake To Celebrate CD Release By Raising Money To Help End Homelessness For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

On Wednesday, February 18 at 7 p.m., singer-songwriter and 2012 Rockford Public Schools Hall of Famer Cameron Blake will be performing a concert at the historic Fountain Street Church to celebrate the release of his new album Alone On The World Stage and to raise money for Safe Haven Ministries, a comprehensive domestic violence organization […]

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche 2014 Christmas Bird Count

There were forty-seven traveling observers and 12 stationary watching at bird feeders that observed 60 species of birds (Table 1) for the 2014 Kent County Bird Count period on held 3 Jan 2015. No additional bird species were reported during count week. Total individuals sighted were 8763. A female Rose-breasted Grosbeak was reported. We are […]

Social Media and Children

Social Media and Children   Kelly Amshey, Assistant Principal, ERMS   Children and young adults today live in a different world than the one that their parents knew growing up. Technology is central to their education, access to information, and ability to communicate. One aspect of the era of technology that is critical for parents […]

Assumption welcomes new principal; construction of new science lab

Returning students, teachers and families were not only greeted with bulldozers and dump trucks at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic School in Belmont – there was a noticeable new face among the more than forty new students, Greg Apkarian. Apkarian joins Assumption as its new principal after Mike Micele retired, ending his six-year […]

Schools for profit or principles

Schools for profit or principles   Randall Sellhorn, Board of Education Treasurer   Being a school board trustee has been a concurrent career for me. By vocation I work for a national insurance company. By choice my career of significance is being an advocate for the students attending our community schools. I read a great […]