Rockford credit union donates all profits of Ram Pride check sales

RCFCU-checks

Rockford Community Federal Credit Union (RCFCU) is proud to announce its seventh year of selling the official “Ram Pride” checks. Profits from each box of checks are donated directly to the Rockford Public Schools. On Tuesday, Nov. 9, RCFCU’s CEO, Connie Taylor, along with financial teen advocate Emily Munslow and employees Cassandra Chartier and Josh […]

Letters to the Editor — December 2, 2010

Reader praises RPS allergy action Dear Editor, I am the leader of a local parent support group, Rockford Food Allergy Network. This fall, we approached the administration of Rockford Public Schools, requesting a written policy to give guidelines for handling children with severe food allergies for the district. They were very cooperative and have written […]

Introducing the first RHS Hall of Fame inductees

HOF-Douglas

Erik S. Douglas, Ph.D. 1998 RHS graduate  After graduation from Rockford High School as valedictorian in 1998, Dr. Erik Douglas earned a B.S. in electrical engineering in 2002 from Purdue on a full scholarship. He earned his Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008. Dur­ing this time, he also studied and conducted […]

Mustaches for Mitchell a DMD fundraiser

On Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, during the Rockford varsity boys and girls home basketball games against East Grand Rapids High School, Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will be raising funds for Mustaches for Mitchell, a fundraiser to support research and education for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The fundraising is done for the Parent Project MD in […]

Rockford varsity hockey takes second in season opener tournament

Rockford senior Thomas Soupal skates on a breakaway and scores. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

The Rockford High School varsity hockey team opened the 2010-2011 season against Forest Hills Central Friday night, Nov. 26, at the East Kentwood Tournament. The Rams have a young team with a roster that includes six sophomores and one freshman. Despite the youth, this team promised to play solid hockey in the competitive OK Tier […]