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 […]

Hyde to travel with Blue Lake International Choir

Caroline Hyde

Caroline Hyde, an eighth-grade student at East Rockford Middle School, will be participating in Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp’s 42nd Annual European Tour this summer. Hyde is among more than 400 talented participants and staff who will be visiting nine countries from the Mediterranean Sea to the North Sea as part of Blue Lake’s International […]

Rockford takes wins in Odyssey regionals

First place in Le Tour Guide and Ranatra Fusca award winners–Celia Harmelink, Blake McWatters, Tiff Behrendt, Isaac Younker, Carly Behrendt, Sydney Murphy and Ethan Babcock.

Rockford teams took plenty of wins in regional competition March 19 at Greenville Middle School. Rockford sent 24 competitive teams and five primary teams—grades kindergarten through second, non-competitive. Advancing to state finals on April 16 at Davenport University are the following. In Division I are the following teams that took first place: Cannonsburg Elementary School […]

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).

                                                                     

ERMS to present Annie Jr. play

ERMSplay

by FINE ARTS SUPER CREW PUBLICITY COMMITTEE The East Rockford Middle School sixth-grade Fine Arts Magnet (F.A.S.C.) will be performing “Annie Jr.” “Annie” is a unique musical play about a young girl whose parents left her at an orphanage when she was a baby. Annie had a note from her parents saying that they would come back for […]