School Beat — October 29, 2009

Rockford Intramural program offers many opportunities by MIKE WESTGATE Assistant Principal East Rockford Middle School A comprehensive education calls for learning both in and outside the classroom. Co-curricular activities are not a diversion but rather an extension of a good educational program. Study after study shows that students who participate in these types of activities […]

6+1 Writing Fun visits Chandler Woods

Ed-ChandlerWoods3

Laughter and learning fills the gym as Jim Mitchell from 6+1 Writing Fun visits Chandler Woods Charter Academy in Belmont. Students from kindergarten through sixth grade were exposed to all 6+1 writing traits with interactive examples of how the traits apply to their own compositions. 6+1 Writing Fun is an upbeat, live action language arts […]

Hope College announces recent graduates’ honors

Three local Hope College graduates have been recently awarded graduation honors for outstanding academic accomplishment during their four years of study. Cara Hahn and Jacquelyn Lewis, both of Rockford, have been awarded summa cum laude honors for achieving a minimum cumulative 3.9 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Camden Brieden, also of Rockford, has been […]

Dancing Through the Decades—Rockford Homecoming memories

KING AND QUEEN­—George McConnell and Kelsey Kinstle.

Rockford’s Homecoming was Friday, October 9, 2009 at Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium. Pictured are the king and queen and the homecoming court.                                                               […]

School Beat — October 22, 2009

Carol Hillman

Your tax dollars… thank you! by CAROL HILLMAN Board of Education Trustee Every school year, the staff for the Rockford School District begins with a kick-off morning at Rockford High School. Support and teaching staff, along with administration and the school board, congregate in the auditorium and a motivating, fun-filled, informative event occurs. It’s a […]