School Beat — February 4, 2010

How important is play and recess for your student? by MICHAEL J. HIBBELN Principal, Roguewood Elementary School With increased pressure from the federal and state government to improve achievement, increase test scores, and cover an increasingly demanding curriculum, we should never lose sight of the importance of play and recess for our children. Our playgrounds […]

School Beat — February 4, 2010

How important is play and recess for your student? by MICHAEL J. HIBBELN Principal, Roguewood Elementary School With increased pressure from the federal and state government to improve achievement, increase test scores, and cover an increasingly demanding curriculum, we should never lose sight of the importance of play and recess for our children. Our playgrounds […]

Education Blackboard — January 28, 2010

Ed-Ehinger

Ehinger named to Dean’s List at Albion Doug Ehinger has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Albion College for the fall semester of 2009. He is currently a junior majoring in history, minoring in physical education, and playing football for the Britons. Ehinger is a 2007 graduate of Rockford High School and is […]

School Beat — January 21, 2010

Recognize good things by MILES POSTEMA Rockford School Board Trustee During the past year, school board members, teachers, staff and administrators have spent a significant amount of time planning and responding to budget cuts from the state. We have asked for your help to get the message across to our legislators and you have responded. […]

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 the 2009-2010 school year and live and attend public or private high school within Algoma, […]