Education Funding

Rockford High Schools Calie Johnson: an Example in Excellence

July 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Positive and driven young woman not afraid to stand up for her beliefs Cailie Johnson, 17, is the daughter of Chuck and Sheryl Johnson and sister to Ivy, 15, Madye, 13, and Mavis, 9. Cailie is considered a leader at Rockford High School, where she always has a smile on her face and is ready to bring out the best in those around her. This student encourages others with her [...]

Cruden, optimist, faces adversity with confidence, compassion

April 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rachel Cruden, 10, is the daughter of John and Lisa Cruden and sister to Andy, 9, and Hannah, 7, and has been named as one of the “Examples in Excellence” for 2010 through Rockford Public Schools. Rachel Cruden 10, has recently been named as one of Rockford Public Schools' "Examples in Excellence" for 2010. Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY. This hardworking [...]

Education funding changes discussed at forum

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford Superintendent Dr. Michael Shibler (center) speaks at a forum to discuss changes in education funding. photo by Judy Reed by JUDY REED West Michigan wants changes in the way education is funded. And West Michigan residents weren’t shy about telling that to a panel of legislators and educators on Monday evening, Dec. 7, at an education forum at Cedar Springs [...]