Testing for ninth-grade honors classes sponsored by RPS Gifted and Talented Dept.

Testing for Rockford Public Schools (RPS) Freshman Center honors courses will take place at the end of April. Honors courses are offered in English and science and are carefully designed by teachers in order to meet the needs of highly able students in these particular subjects. These honors courses coincide with the RPS curriculum standards, […]

Rams cheerleaders define continuous improvement

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Cheering to a packed house, the Rams competitive cheer team achieved their highest score this season, with a total score of 763. What started as one of the coldest, snowiest days of the year turned out to be a huge step forward for the Lady Rams. With some of the best moves, stunts and cheers, […]

Rams wrestlers ground Falcons

Tyler VanRooyen runs a turk on his opponent from Bedford. Photo by JIM COOPER

VanRooyen only Ram in finals at Holt tournament  by TIM COOPER The Rams fell behind the East Kentwood Falcons early in their dual meet on Wednesday, Jan. 19. Matt Franklin put his Falcons up 6-0 when he pinned Rockford’s Danny Apkarian early in the first period of their 160-pound match. Rockford tied the scored at […]

Rams swim past Zeeland

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Over the last two weeks, the Rockford swim and dive team have proven that they will be a tough contender at the end-of-season championship meets. The Rams continued their OK Red dual meet winning streak by defeating the Jenison Wildcats 215-100 on January 13, and then by dominating the Grand Haven Buccaneers 193-116 on January […]

Hoopsters with heart volunteer time for kids

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by MELISSA UTTER  Our Ram basketball players are ferocious on the court. Don’t tell the opposing teams this secret, though: those Ram players are softies with hearts of pure gold. Special Treasures is a group of parents and caregivers of children who have physical, cognitive, social and medical differences. This group meets once per month […]