Category Archives: Education

Local Student Wins National Fraternity/Sorority Competition

For the second year in a row, two St. Cloud State University students received first place in the Order of Omega Case Study Competition. Patrick Patterson, who is pursuing a master’s degree in higher education administration, received the award along … Continue reading

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Bertsch Named to Dean’s List

Thomas Bertsch, a 2008 graduate of Rockford High School, has been named to the Central Michigan University Dean’s List for the fall semester. His proud family includes parents Larry and Diann Bertsch and brother Michael, all of Rockford.

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Set Goals the SMART Way

by LISSA WEIDENFELLER Principal, North Rockford Middle School As the New Year comes and goes, so do some of our goals and New Year’s resolutions that we hope to accomplish. How do you set a goal that you can stick … Continue reading

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Rockford to Take Next Step in School Improvement

by JULIE DEVEREAUX, Principal Meadow Ridge Elementary The North Central Association (NCA) is the largest accrediting association that monitors schools in the United States. It is a non-governmental voluntary membership association of schools. To sustain membership in NCA, schools must … Continue reading

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School Beat – January 29, 2009

by TAMMY SCHOLLAART Vice President, Board of Education While this is the beginning of a new calendar year, we are actually about halfway through the school year, which means we are beginning to make plans for the 2009-2010 school year. … Continue reading

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