Obituaries — February 18, 2010

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Hart Mrs. Ruth M. Hart, age 96, of Rockford passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2010. She grew up on Godfrey Street in Grand Rapids and was a 1931 graduate of Lee High School and then attended Davis Tech. It was the time of the Great Depression, and her father had lost his job. He […]

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Happy Birthday!

Miss Sue, the Irish-Indian Princess, turns 65 this week!

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School Beat — February 18, 2010

NRMS pilots Ram Buddies program by LARRY WATTERS, Assistant Principal North Rockford Middle School In the words of Albus Dumbledore from the Harry Potter series, “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we really are, far more than our abilities.” One of the choices we have made this year at Rockford Public Schools that […]

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Ed Lyons

Lyons on Deans List at Ferris State University  Former Rockford High School graduate Nicholas Lyons has earned a place on the College of Engineering Technology Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester at Ferris State University, College of Technology. The minimum requirement for the Dean’s List is a 3.50 honor point average for a 12 […]

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ERMS band students selected to perform at DeVos Hall

GOING PLACES—Austin Baar (percussion), Tessa Powers (oboe), Madalyn Steffen (flute)

  Three students from East Rockford Middle School were selected to participate in the All-State Middle School Band. The selection process involved an audition process that included sight reading, scales and a prepared etude. Over 2,300 middle school students from around the state competed for a coveted spot in the concert. Three days of rehearsals […]

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