Local team AYBT national champions

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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 was held [...]

School Beat – August 20, 2009

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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, instead of coaching the players and teams, I am [...]

Rockford High School hosts Chinese exchange teacher

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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 districts in the nation to [...]

Wish you were there on trip of lifetime

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   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. photo by CLIFF HILL by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL We’re baaack! Did you miss us? We, us, Cliff and Nancy, recently returned from a vacation trip that was billed by its promoter, Holiday Vacations, as the [...]

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 and Sue Spindler of [...]
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