Rockford varsity cheer squad performs at GVSU

Sarah McLellan, Kendra Savara, Jewell Hersberger and Lindsey Marvin lead the crowd in a cheer at the Grand Valley State University game on February 27.

  The Rockford High School varsity cheer squad was invited to perform with the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) cheerleaders at their home game against Northwood on February 27. In addition to cheering with the college squad, the girls also led the crowd in cheers they created just for the GVSU team during the halftime […]

[Continue reading…]

Pee Wee house hockey team District VI champs

Rockford’s Pee Wee house hockey team celebrates their District VI championship win.

  The Rockford area Pee Wee house hockey team is the District VI MAHA champion. West Shore Community College was the scene for a tough five-game tournament in early February for these 11- and 12-year-olds. The Rockford Rams started with a 2-3 loss Friday night to East Grand Rapids (EGRAHA). The Rams had their backs […]

[Continue reading…]

History comes to life at Valley View museum

Valley View’s “famous Americans” enjoyed a day of living history.

Valley View Elementary was home to approximately 100 “Famous Americans” recently as they held their very first Wax Museum. Amelia Earhart, Albert Einstein, and even Walt Disney were in attendence. All fifth grade students were required to become their character, complete with costume, make-up, props and background as part of a school project which doubled as a fundraiser for […]

[Continue reading…]

Michigan state parks, recreation areas, harbors fill up quickly

Make summer camping reservations now The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds users of Michigan state parks, recreation areas and harbors that reservations are now being accepted for the 2010 summer camping and boating season. Reservations for harbor slips, campsites, cabins, teepees, and yurts are now available online or through the central reservation system call […]

[Continue reading…]

Crestwood Elementary’s Amanda Eslinger: an Example in Excellence

Examples-Eslinger

Known for her sunny smile and willingness to give Amanda Eslinger, 10, is the daughter of Paul and Robin Eslinger and sister to Brianna. Amanda is known as a responsible person who sets high standards for herself. Teachers at Crestwood Elementary School say that Amanda regularly goes out of her way to make a difference in […]

[Continue reading…]