Rockford Public Schools exemplary, getting better

by DR. RYAN KELLEY Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Rockford Public Schools A quality education is what every parent expects for their children. According to parent survey results in Rockford, our parents believe that their children are receiving a quality education. When asked, “What letter grade would you assign to the education that is provided by […]

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Gremel earns prestigious Morehead-Cain scholarship

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Rockford High School senior Ashley Gremel has been awarded the prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This full four-year scholarship is based on merit, moral force of character, commitment to lifelong learning, dedication to fitness and physical activity, and leadership. Of the 1700-plus applicants from throughout the world, less […]

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Cannon Township awarded $74,464 Recovery and Reinvestment grant

On January 25, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm announced that the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth (DELEG) had awarded $17.4 million in grants to 125 cities, villages, townships and counties throughout Michigan to support local energy efficiency projects. The state Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) are funded through the American Recovery […]

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Rockford gymnasts take 10th in state finals

by JANE NOFFSINGER For the second year in a row, Rockford High School welcomed the best of both Division I and Division II high school gymnasts to participate in the state championships. Over 60 teams competed for the honor of participating at the state level. March 12 brought 12 teams and two days of fierce competition […]

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Rockford Rebels 12u looking for players

The Rockford Rebels 12u baseball team is looking for two players to fill its roster.  Our season includes GRABL games, 10 weekend tournaments in West Michigan, and a week-long tournament in August in Cooperstown, NY.  Call Coach Steve Ramsay at (616) 866-9025 to arrange an individual tryout.

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