NRMS to perform Sleeping Beauty

North Rockford Middle School’s Fine Arts Magnet has completed auditions for this year’s production of Sleeping Beauty. The students have elected to add an 80’s theme to the play, which made auditions all the more interesting. Auditioning students presented themselves with enthusiastic 80’s catch phrases, stone washed jeans, concert t’s and bright neon colors for […]

Alice revisits Wonderland—Movie a teen hit and record-setter

“Alice in Wonderland,” with the amazing Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, is now showing at NorthStar Cinemas.	Photo composition by C&N

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL  With the Disney movie “Alice in Wonderland” opening simultaneously in area theaters last Friday, March 5, we headed out to catch the opening at our hometown movie venue, NorthStar Cinemas. Wanting to catch this movie with one of our favorite actors, Johnny Depp, we had an ulterior motive. Your scribes […]

RHS presents Les Misérables

From left to right, back row to front row: Doni Owens, Eponine; Jacob Loader, Javert; Alex Bird, Jean Valjean; Bretton Johnson, Marius Pontmercy; Emily Kolenda, Cosette.  

For those looking for a truly special event to attend, look no further than our own Rockford High School, for a heartfelt and touching performance of the epic theater work Les Misérables. The show will be March 18 through 20 and March 25 through 27, at 7 p.m. The classic, which premiered on Broadway in […]

Rudy Kazoody’s announce winner

Lydia Garner, an eighth-grader at North Rockford Middle School, is the winner of the Gummy Bear prize from last month’s drawing at Rudy Kazoody’s. Her guess of 223 Gummy Bears was the closest, with the correct amount being 209. This month, enter to win a gift certificate!

Classroom Celebration Fun

Grattan Academy Elementary students Allison Lamoreaux, Madison Cox, Mary Ricards, and Amber Peters

Grattan Academy Elementary students Allison Lamoreaux, Madison Cox, Mary Ricards, and Amber Peters, from Mrs. Campbell’s first/second grade class, celebrated February 19th, their 100th day of school.