Odyssey teams head to regional competition

This Odyssey of the Mind team of (front row, l–r) Jack Hannigan, Laura Pearson, Jacob Harney, Katie Wakeman; (back) Chase Lindeboom, Logan Anderson and Eric Gridley is coached by Cathy Hannigan and Jodi Harney (not pictured).

                                                                     

SCHOOL BEAT — February 3, 2011

Information Literacy: Building the Bridge of Knowledge  by CINDY KITZROW Principal, Cannonsburg Elementary School Director of Library & Media Services  Information literacy rose to national consciousness in the U.S. with President Barack Obama. His proclamation stated, “Rather than merely possessing data, we must also learn the skills necessary to acquire, collate and evaluate information for […]

Four Rockford students to perform in Nutcracker Ballet

Four Rockford students (l–r) Kathleen Bomer, Lauren Hyink, Mary Camp and Rebecca Richmond prepare to perform in the West Michigan Youth Ballet Company’s Nutcracker Ballet.

The West Michigan Youth Ballet Company is preparing for its first annual full-length Nutcracker Ballet, composed by Tchaikovsky, on Dec. 12 and 13, at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center (FHFAC), 600 Forest Hills Ave., Grand Rapids. Four students from the Rockford school district are members of the company, and are looking forward to performing […]