February 17 2011

Local school recognized for parent loyalty, satisfaction

February 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Parental support is critical to a child’s success in school. Understanding the importance of this, charter school operator National Heritage Academies (NHA) has encouraged parent loyalty by recognizing its schools that demonstrate high levels of parental satisfaction and loyalty. NHA recently announced its 2009-2010 Eagle Award winners for parent loyalty, including [...]

Ram football stars commit to college

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by BETH ALTENA Six Rockford senior football players put it in writing and have committed to the college of their choice. On Wednesday, February 9 Rockford head Football Coach Ralph Munger invited the public and the media to an honorary signing of letters of intent, delayed one week from the first legal day student athletes can commit to a college or university. The event [...]

Public asked for help with pavilion remodel

February 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA The Rotary pavilion on the corner of Squire and Courtland streets has seen decades of visits with Santa, housed the $1,000 Event, Fiddle Fest, Resolution Walk, Start of Summer and Harvest Festival events and much more since Rockford Rotary built the structure in 1985. It has been a gathering place in the heart of Rockford and has always been offered free of [...]

Jumpers enjoy refreshing dip for Sweetheart Splash

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This entrant in Sweetheart Splash took a spin while jumping in. Rockford photographer Michelle Wise pledged her love to her Lord before a graceful jump into the Rogue. A daring duo from Great Clips finds the icy temperature of the Rogue River refreshing. Algoma Dive team keeps polar plungers safe each year at Rockford’s Sweetheart Splash. Pink didn’t make it pretty [...]

Special Olympics state championship coming in March

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Volunteers needed for event The Grand Rapids Jaycees will be hosting the 2011 Special Olympics Michigan State Basketball Finals and Skills Competition on Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26, at Rockford High School, Rockford Freshmen Campus, and Rockford North Middle School.  More than 500 athletes from across the state will travel to Rockford to participate in this [...]
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