Education

Local Student Wins Prestigious Award

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Courtney Fedeson knows the importance of sticking to a project until it’s finished. In this particular case, $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. was the reward. Courtney, a seventh-grader at North Rockford Middle School, was awarded an engraved silver medallion that signified her selection as one of Michigan’s top two youth volunteers for [...]

Our Greatest Natural Resource is Our Kids

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

by DAN ZANG Principal, Rockford High School “Kids these days…” This statement tends to be tossed around from time to time to describe our youth; I imagine out of frustration more times than not—perhaps a statement we run to when we don’t quite understand what our young people are thinking. I assure you, in my role, I am amazed daily by “kids these [...]

Celebrity Red Carpet Event through Student Run Credit Unions!

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

This Student Run Credit Union is the “reel” deal! Red Carpet Events will be held in three Rockford area schools. Rockford Community Federal Credit Union is making savings fun in schools through a movie and celebrity themed, fully functioning “reel” Student Run Credit Union. Schools participating in programs are Belmont, Roguewood, and Our Lady of [...]

Local Students Named to Dean’s Lists

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Alma College has named over 380 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during the 2008 fall term. Students who achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average during a term, while carrying a minimum of 13 credits, at least eight of which are evaluative grades, are named to the Dean’s List. Two Rockford High School graduates, Linnae Caurdy [...]
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