Rockford varsity hockey visits fourth-graders

Rockford varsity hockey player Ben Glass (left) helps fourth-graders (l–r) Maddie Inwood, Charleigh Hiler, Jensen Steinhauer and Dakota Smith with the “teamwork” portion of the team’s visit.

If it is cheers of “Go Rams!” that you hear as you walk down the halls of our Rockford elementary schools over the next few weeks, it is because the Rockford varsity hockey team is visiting the fourth-grade class to discuss character education. The team has developed a youth outreach program that allows the players […]

RHS students receive Scholastic Art Awards

Regional winners in the Scholastic Art Awards competition, (front, l–r) Rockford students Natasha Herrygers, Rita Snyder, Megan Knape, John Prussner; (middle) Andrea Blummer, Emily Noffsinger, Laura Todd, Dana Girolami, Monica Orange; (back) Zack Dominowski, Matt Rettinger, (missing: Jasmine Klunder), and their teachers Barb Kent, Lori Larson, and Judi Nyerges-Beaudoin, are to be recognized at a Kendall College of Art and Design ceremony at St. Cecelia’s Music Society on January 31.

Twelve students from Rockford will be recognized at Kendall College of Art and Design as regional winners in the prestigious Scholastic Art Awards competition on January 31, 2010. The ceremony will be held at St. Cecelia’s Music Society at 2:00 p.m. Awards will be presented as follows: • Gold Key Awards: Megan Knape (clothing and […]

Letters to the Editor — January 28, 2010

Seniors thank Stotz for service Dear Editor, A big “thank you” to our dear long time director of Senior Citizens Unlimited Marcia Stotz Peterson. Marcia, you have loved us and guided us through and in many happy “fun times.” Also you have helped us “hang in there” in sickness, loss and through whatever, whenever during […]

One show offered million laughs in Rockford

MAYBE NEXT YEAR!—Those wishing to attend next year’s 15th annual benefit performance would be well-advised to purchase their tickets far in advance.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Those hoping to score a pair of tickets at the box office window to last Saturday’s Second City 50th Anniversary Tour performance were sorely disappointed. Tickets for the traveling comedy spectacular, held in the cozy confines of the 800-seat Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium, had sold out the week […]