Local team AYBT national champions

The Seidman Boys & Girls Club team of (front, l–r) Drew Zuidema, Drake Harris, Dwayne Barfield, Jordan Van Dort, Zach Parker, Chris Sunday, Zach Walker, Rynaldo Chaney; (back) Coach Mike Harris, Tyrell Williams and Coach Jim Zuidema came home as seventh-grade champions in the highly skilled division of the AYBT National Basketball Tournament. The tournament […]

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School Beat – August 20, 2009

What makes a good coach by TIM ERICKSON  Director of Athletics Rockford High School As I pass by the students each day, many of them greet me with, “Hey Coach!” or, “What’s up, Coach E?” Although I have not actually called the plays or paced the sidelines for several years, I still do some coaching—but now, […]

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Rockford High School hosts Chinese exchange teacher

Rockford High School (RHS) students studying Chinese during the 2009-2010 school year will participate in a learning experience unlike any other students in Michigan. Song Shuyun, an exchange teacher from Mainland China, will team teach in the Chinese language program, which is in its fourth year. Rockford Public Schools (RPS) is one of only 24 […]

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Wish you were there on trip of lifetime

ALL ABOARD!—Squire photographer Cliff Hill hangs from an observation platform to capture this picture of the Rocky Mountaineer Train en route to Banff AL, Canada.

 Our mixed tour group of 40 travelers hailed mostly from West Michigan along with two smaller groups from Virginia and Montana. We traveled by plane, by luxurious motorcoach, on cruise ferries, and on the incredible Rocky Mountaineer Train. From start to finish, every detail of our 10-day adventure was all-inclusive and arranged by Holiday Vacations. […]

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Engagements – August 20, 2009

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Spindler-Mathis Stephanie Spindler and Jon Mathis of Chicago will wed on October 10, 2009. The future bride is a graduate of Rockford High School and Central Michigan University. The future groom is a graduate of Livonia Stevenson High School and Western Michigan University. Both are graduates of Oakland University. Parents of the couple are Paul […]

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