Chandler Woods students craft for gingerbread house supplies

Fourth-grade students at Chandler Woods Charter Academy spend the afternoon crafting and building gingerbread houses during math class. For every multiplication fact the students answered correctly, they received an item to use in building their house. This group of students correctly answered many of their questions, earning them many materials for their gingerbread houses. Pictured are (l–r) Jared Pant, Chloe Florida, Gage Berkenpas and Lauren Cole.

 

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE — January 6, 2011

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More on December  by CRAIG JAMES  In last week’s article, I wrote about some of the interesting weather that had occurred in December, but it was written before the month ended. The final week of the month also had some newsworthy weather I want to tell you about. I’m sure you heard about the major […]

Engagement — Daschner-Wells

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Doug and Sue Daschner of Davidson, N.C. (formerly of Rockford), are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Lynn Daschner, to Chad Lewis E. Wells, son of Dan Wells and Deb LaCombe of Sheridan, Mich. Stacey is a 2005 Rockford High School graduate and received her bachelor of science degree in graphic design […]

Engagement — Stickney-Carlson

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Peggy Schneider of Plymouth and Bill Stickney of Stockbridge announce the engagement of their daughter Kelli Stickney to Brandon Carlson. The bride-to-be is a 1996 graduate of Plymouth Salem High School and a 2001 Grand Valley State University graduate. She is employed by Walker Charter Academy as a seventh- and eighth-grade social studies teacher. Brandon […]

‘Friends’ Resolution Walkers, weather break record

Under absolutely ideal conditions the “Friends” 2011 New Year’s Day morning “Resolution Walkers” pose for the annual group photo.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL  The unseasonably warm weather during the days leading up to New Year’s Day morning conspired to create unbelievable conditions for the 10th annual Friends of the White Pine Trail Resolution Walk. As a result, a record crowd of well over 300 people stepped off under a bright sun and blue […]