February 25 2010

Board lauds superintendent in annual review

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Board of Education issued the following summary of Superintendent Dr. Shibler’s performance evaluation, conducted on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010: Dr. Shibler is in the midst of his 21st year as Superintendent of the Rockford Public Schools. In the face of unprecedented financial constraints, he has again pursued and helped achieve his goal for the district of [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — February 25, 2010

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Climate Data, Part II by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist If you didn’t see my article from last week, I showed this chart from NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies supposedly showing about .8 degree C (1.4 degree F) warming across the globe since 1880. I think this chart is pure fantasy. Here is more on why. Last week I wrote about the [...]

RCS middle school students participate in local Feeding America event

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford Christian School students partner with the Rockford American Legion Post to gain a better understanding of hunger relief.   Twenty-six Rockford Christian School (RCS) junior high students recently participated in the Feeding America event sponsored by the Merritt Lamb American Legion Post 102 in Rockford. Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic [...]

Lady Ram Cagers fall, still hold on to first in OK Red

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

     Megan Kelley makes the layup look easy as she scores big for the Lady Rams. Photo by TOM SCOTT   Five weeks ago, January 15, it took a Herculean effort for Grand Haven to overcome an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter and double overtime to defeat the Rockford girls basketball team. However, Friday, Feb. 19, the Buccaneers defeated the Rams in regulation play [...]

Rams varsity cheer ‘never looks back’

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

by MARY JO HUMPHREYS-HILLS The Rockford varsity competitive cheer team jumped and tumbled their way to a sixth-place finish on February 19 at the district meet in Jenison. In one of the most exciting meets this year, the Lady Rams were within a point of a fifth-place finish, scoring a total of 776.2 in all three rounds. A charged round one resulted in a score of 221.4, [...]
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