School Beat — December 17, 2009

The Good, the bad, the ugly by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools The Good—This fall, Rockford’s marching band took third place in the state in Division I competition. This is the strongest rating our marching band has ever earned in recent history. Congratulations! Several of our athletic teams won district and regional championships. […]

Just Kidding — December 17, 2009


Hannah Wenger, a second-grader at Lakes Elementary School, was announced as the winner of Rudy Kazoody’s drawing last month for a one-pound Sugar Daddy. Congratulations, Hannah!

Youth Initiative ‘stud sale’ to build Habitat Home

  Rockford Youth Initiative chose for its service project a very ambitious undertaking. The Rockford High School group will build a Habitat for Humanity house here in Rockford. Finding unique fundraisers to help come up with the money is part of the challenge of such a big project. The students organized activities by donation at […]