Rockford math teams finish on top at Math Challenge

Rockford High School entered two teams in this year’s Grand Rapids Community College’s 9th/10th Grade Math Challenge, and both teams came home with hardware for their efforts by finishing in first and second place in their division. Rockford’s orange team, coached by junior Beccie Manshaem, won the division with a total of 83.5 points. Team […]

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School Beat — April 1, 2010

Ignite the reading spark by SHARON WELLS, Principal Parkside Elementary School Do you have kids who compare having to read to getting shots at the doctor’s office? Sometimes we have to “band aid” this attitude with some creativity, providing motivation for our kids to read. As parents we are responsible for assisting our kids with […]

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Rockford Register — April 1, 2010

Thursday, April 1 Rockford Historical Society—7 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., with Ann Byl presenting “History of Plainfield Township.” Janette Konkle will host. Sunday, April 2 Kent Conservation District Tree Sale Deadline—Catalog is available online at www.kentconservation.org, under the “tree sale” tab at the top of the page. Saturday, April 3 […]

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Obituaries — April 1, 2010

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Smith Mrs. Maxine R. Smith, age 82, of Rockford passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Before graduating from Rockford High School in 1945, she took extra classes in business and college prep. She played on the girls basketball team, was interested in art and was pleased to be commissioned to paint a mural at […]

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Memorials — April 1, 2010

Soupal In loving memory of our beautiful baby girl, Jessica Grace Soupal, who passed away seven years ago on March 29, 2003. Millions of tears fall to the ground, And yet… they make no sound. My heart still aching for a sound, …Any sound from you. A laugh, a cry, your first word, Any sound […]

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