Squire tags along on family celebration

SV-Combs

This is a picture taken in Boynton Beach, Fla. on February 9 at the Olive Garden. Readers will recognise Betty and Thomas Combs. (Betty was the mayor of Rockford) and they also owned “The Motel.” This is the celebration of their daughter, Paulette’s birthday. Paulette Kovich is on the right in the back and friend […]

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NRMS to perform Sleeping Beauty

North Rockford Middle School’s Fine Arts Magnet has completed auditions for this year’s production of Sleeping Beauty. The students have elected to add an 80’s theme to the play, which made auditions all the more interesting. Auditioning students presented themselves with enthusiastic 80’s catch phrases, stone washed jeans, concert t’s and bright neon colors for […]

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Rockford Relay for Life coming up fast

The American Cancer Society (ACS) will hold its eighth annual Relay For Life at North Rockford Middle School athletic field on Friday, May 21 through Saturday, May 22, 2010. The Rockford Relay Committee is holding its second meeting for all team members, cancer survivors, and anyone interested in organizing or joining a team for the […]

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Words on Weather & Climate — March 11, 2010

Your Carbon Footprint by CRAIG JAMES There are many places you can go online to calculate what is called your “carbon footprint,” or how much carbon dioxide your daily activities release into the atmosphere. A Google search of “CO2 calculator” brought up over 700,000 hits in .36 seconds. I’ve even seen carbon dioxide emissions included […]

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Education Blackboard — March 11, 2010

SCHOOL BEAT In three words by BOB SIEGEL, Principal Valley View Elementary Most of the good things that happen at Valley View Elementary School are not my ideas! That may seem like a startling admission for a principal to make, but it’s humbly true. We are blessed to have many talented,  bright and creative staff […]

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