Parents helping parents keep ‘em covered

Great Start Parent Coalition of Kent County announces third annual Diaper Drive   Diapers are one of the most basic necessities for infants and toddlers, yet many in Kent County go without. An adequate supply of diapers costs about $75 a month—simply out of reach for many families. Diapers are not covered by assistance programs […]

CMU announces recent graduates

Central Michigan University is pleased to announce the following students have graduated in August 2010. Alyssa Blumer and Mark Brouwer, both of Rockford, have each graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration degree. Brittany Kingsley of Belmont has graduated with a bachelor of science degree, and Alysha Schlundt-Bodien of Belmont has graduated with […]

Area Hope College student studies off-campus

Sara Dykstra, a senior from Rockford, is studying off-campus during the 2011 spring semester. She is studying in the Chicago Semester Program in Illinois. She is the daughter of George and Nancy Dykstra, and a 2007 graduate of Rockford High School. Hope College is a four-year, co-educational, Christian, liberal arts college affiliated with the Reformed […]

CMU announces recent graduates

Central Michigan University is pleased to announce the following students have graduated in August 2010. Alyssa Blumer and Mark Brouwer, both of Rockford, have each graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration degree. Brittany Kingsley of Belmont has graduated with a bachelor of science degree, and Alysha Schlundt-Bodien of Belmont has graduated with […]

SCHOOL BEAT

Establish successful habits now by MIKE RAMM, Principal East Rockford Middle School Amazingly, the 2010-2011 school year is nearing an end. While there is more work to be done and students are anticipating summer vacation, now is a valuable time to begin preparing for next school year. This advice is especially true if your son […]