Classroom Celebration Fun

Grattan Academy Elementary students Allison Lamoreaux, Madison Cox, Mary Ricards, and Amber Peters

Grattan Academy Elementary students Allison Lamoreaux, Madison Cox, Mary Ricards, and Amber Peters, from Mrs. Campbell’s first/second grade class, celebrated February 19th, their 100th day of school.

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Cub Scout Pack 3285 Inducted

Front l – r:  Jake Carlson, Mason Parker, Gavin Woodard, Ethan Walthorn, Jimmy Helm. Middle l-r:  Nathan Triesenberg, Ryan Harrell, Daniel Stewart. Back Row l-r:  Sean McLellan, Jason Andrus, Brayden Durfee, Jeff Terchek and Tommy Best.

Thirteen Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 were inducted into the MLB Players Choice Baseball Card Clubhouse at Legends Sports and Games at Centerpointe Mall. The Club is open to all registered Cub and Boy Scout according to owner Jeff Terchek. The boys attended an informational session on baseball card collecting and each received a collector’s […]

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A Chance to Dance in the Big Apple

The competitive teams at Rockford School of Dance recently returned from the Dance America/Dance Olympus Competition at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. It was a very successful weekend with all of our teams winning 1st place trophies. All three teams qualified to go to the Dance America Nationals in New York City this coming […]

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Crestwood Elementary’s Natalie Carlson: An Example in Excellence

Leadership and sensitivity strong in self-motivated student Natalie Carlson is the daughter of Chris and Staci Carlson and sister to Kori and Andrew. At Crestwood Elementary, teachers and staff are quick to point out that Natalie is extremely self-motivated and a strong leader who demonstrates kindness and warmth on a daily basis. Natalie is a […]

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Why Do Away With the Tannery?

Dear Editor, They call it restructuring. It’s more like company greed. The tannery is making money, just not enough. How much is enough? Why does everyone have to leave the U.S.A. and outsource production to Asia? Sad, isn’t it. The meeting at the city council chambers on March 12 had some good ideas. Save the […]

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