Education Blackboard — School Beat — October 7, 2010

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When students give back… It’s a wonderful thing! by Tom Hosford Assistant Principal, Rockford High School Our school system is blessed to have incredibly talented students roaming the hallways from the time they are in kindergarten to the time they graduate from high school! Their achievements stretch from the rigors of the classroom and athletic fields to the [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — October 7, 2010

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Peshtigo Horror by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Peshtigo is a small town in northeastern Wisconsin about 50 miles north of Green Bay. Most people have likely not heard of Peshtigo, but on the night of October 8, 1871, it was in the middle of the deadliest fire in United States history. Very little news of this horrible event spread across [...]

Rockford volleyball wins big OK Red match-up

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The Rockford varsity volleyball team found themselves on top of the OK Red conference standings with a win over rival East Kentwood this past Thursday, Sept. 30. The Rams won this best-of-five match in four games, losing only the first set. The Lady Rams settled down and stormed back with three straight and decisive wins in this match of undefeated OK Red teams. Ram [...]

Advanced Aquariums open in new Main Street location

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See the most unique front desk of any business in Rockford at Advanced Aquariums, 11 N. Main Street, but even the hand made ships bow can’t steal the show from the real stars, more than 50 different kinds of fresh and saltwater fish in dozens of tanks. Heather and John Richardson and son Kevin, 19, stand in their new, nautical/maritime-themed business location at 11 N. [...]

Rockford marching band named grand champion

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For the second year in the row, the Rockford High School marching band won the grand champion award at the 25th annual Otsego High School Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25. Rockford drum majors (l–r) Jacob Hewitt, Kyle Kranz, John deGuise and Margaret Saelens are proud of the collection of trophies received at the Otsego Invitational held on September 25. Twenty-three [...]
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