Roguewood Odyssey team places first in state finals

The Team: Maggie McCall, Jack Merchun, Julia Scheffler, Ally Johnson, Will Merchun, Carson Banfield & Ray McCall. Back Row: Coaches Julie Merchun, Nancy Johnson and Katy Scheffler pictured with Omer, the official mascot of Odyssey of the Mind.

They solved the Nature Trail ‘R Problem in Division I and took 1st place at States, following their 1st place at Regionals last month.  The team is mostly fourth graders with one 3rd grader all from Roguewood Elementary.  The team will continue on to the 2010 OM Worlds Competition held at MSU next month.

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Rockford band parents awarded Consumers Energy Foundation grant

Band Parent President Patt Clement accepts the grant check from band parent volunteer and Consumers Energy employee Sally Bower at April band parents meeting.

The Consumers Energy Foundation has awarded a $300 grant to the Rockford Band Parents to recognize outstanding volunteerism by their employee, Sally Bower. The grant was awarded thru Consumers Energy’s Volunteer Investment Program (VIP). The VIP program was established to recognize the importance of CMS Energy and Consumers Energy employee and retiree volunteerism, and support […]

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BBB warns: iPad scammers already at work

Even before the iPad was released to the public, scammers were busy devising ways to take advantage of early adopters. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns eager shoppers to stay away from offers to become a “tester” just to get a free iPad. Apple announced the iPad in January and U.S. customers were able to […]

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NSCS welcomes Timm as a new member

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Jenna Timm of Rockford has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Timm will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the campus of Central Michigan University. “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and […]

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Register now for June ACT test

Registration is now open for the June 12, 2010 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before May 7, 2010. The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what […]

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