East Rockford Middle School

ERMS to present Annie Jr. play

March 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

by FINE ARTS SUPER CREW PUBLICITY COMMITTEE Cast members of “Annie Jr.” are (l–r) Grace Kropiewnicki as Annie, Katie Montroy as Grace, Sarah Hale as Miss Hannigan, and Bradley Sinclair as Mr. Oliver Warbucks. 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 [...]

RPS invited residents to pick a plot and garden

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Community Gardens to grow in two locations by BETH ALTENA If you don’t have a spot for a plot on your lot, your site isn’t sunny or you just have a bad case of black thumb, Rockford Public Schools (RPS) has just the fix. RPS unveiled last week plans for two community gardens, open to individuals, businesses or groups, complete with help from multiple master gardeners. [...]

ERMS magnet leading Rockford into greener days

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Environmentally friendly education leaves the schoolroom by BETH ALTENA They learn about everything with a nature in mind. The East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) Earthkeepers magnet includes sixth- and seventh-grade students who, between them, not only cover the different areas of traditional curriculum with nature-themed studies, but are also literally changing the [...]

Winterfest celebrates Michigan’s outdoors

December 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Public invited for a day of family fun The Izaak Walton League of America (the “Ikes”) has had another busy year with many activities at the local Dwight Lydell chapter. The nonprofit conservation club has stayed active in environmental issues at the state and local levels, following their interests in water quality, energy, fishing, hunting, and their love of nature. [...]

East Rockford Middle School’s Kory Youn an Example in Excellence

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Natural leader has a strong moral compass Kory Young, 14, is the son of Brian and Kim Young and brother to Brianna, 11, and Christina, 9. Kory’s teachers call him responsible, trustworthy and hardworking. “Kory is so accepting of others,” staff at ERMS said of him. “He shows that it is a good thing to have good character and it is a good thing not to judge.” [...]
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