Rockford Chamber Women perform at prestigious recital

The Rockford Chamber Women, made up of (l–r) Shannon Pinner, Peyton Wells, Sarah Ombry, Carly Funk, Emilee Bodien, Molly Grettenberger, Jill Nelson, Maddie Dix, Christine Scales, and Director Mandy Mikita Scott, have been selected to perform at Michigan Youth Arts Festival.

It’s the highest honor a high school vocal ensemble can receive in Michigan: to perform at Michigan Youth Arts Festival (MYAF). And once again this year, Rockford choirs were represented at the MSVMA Solo & Ensemble Recital on May 13. The Rockford Chamber Women, directed by Mandy Mikita Scott, earned this honor by receiving top […]

Rockford choirs shine at State Solo and Ensemble Festival

Scott, are (front row, l–r) Peyton Wells, Jill Nelson, Emilee Bodien, Maddie Dix; (back) Carly Funk, Christine Scales, Shannon Pinner, Molly Grettenberger, Sarah Ombry and Mrs. Scott.

Students from Rockford High School (RHS) choirs once again made a strong showing at the State Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 19 at Aquinas College. Every ensemble from RHS received a “I” rating, the best possible score, in both performance and sight reading. These ensembles included: Chamber Singers, Chorale and Advanced Women’s Ensemble directed […]

Reds, area high school choirs bring sounds of season to diners

The Rockford High School Chamber singers include (front row, l–r) sopranos Maddie Dix, Christine Scales, Shannon Pinner, Sarah Ombry, Molly Grettenberger, altos Peyton Wells, Carly Funk, Jill Nelson, Emilee Bodien, Lia Branch; (back row) basses Michael Sunday, Gabe Reitemeier, Brett Wiesenauer, Jeff Millard, Matt Vermeer, tenors Tyler Quick, Jon Newell, Matt Ciejka, Connor Jewell and Scott Nadeau.

Since opening in August 2006, Reds on the River has partnered with Rockford Public Schools on numerous occasions, including co-op work opportunities, numerous fundraisers, benefits for the Rockford Education Foundation, and the Community Unity program with the sports boosters and Youth Initiative Community Service Club. One particular favorite for both Rockford High School students and […]

Boys ski to first-place finish at Cannonsburg

Julie Daukss takes first place in slalom and fourth in giant slalom to help the Rams to a fourth-place finish at Cannonsburg on Tuesday, January 26.

  Each team sends six racers down the hill, with racers taking two runs each of slalom and giant slalom (GS). Their combined run times determine their overall individual score in each event. The team score is determined by the placement points of the top four finishers. When a team is able to place all […]

Rockford’s Daukss and Dix Qualify for State Ski Competition

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Rockford’s regular ski season concluded on Tuesday, Feb. 3 with the final conference race at Cannonsburg Ski Area, followed by the regional competition on Friday, Feb. 13. In the end, Rockford girls and boys teams each finished in third place in the Greater Grand Rapids High School Ski Conference (GGRHSSC), behind Grand Haven and Forest […]