Rockford teachers union donates to help the community

From North Kent Community Services, Sandy Waite, director, and Kevin Kamphuis, employee.

The teachers in Rockford Public Schools work each day to reach out to community children who cross the threshold of their classroom. To extend this impact and benefit children both locally and regionally, the Rockford teachers’ union, the Rockford Education Association, has recently made donations to North Kent Community Services and the Salvation Army. To […]

Rockford grad honored as Kent County High School Teacher of the Year

Kristin-Schutte

Rockford is known for having very qualified teachers. One graduate has proven that Rockford produces very qualified teachers as well. Kristin Spoelstra-Schutte, 1989 RHS graduate, has been chosen by the Kent County Education Association as Teacher of the Year. Kristin teaches at Lowell High School. She was recognized for this honor at the Kent County […]

Rockford band parents awarded Consumers Energy Foundation grant

Band Parent President Patt Clement accepts the grant check from band parent volunteer and Consumers Energy employee Sally Bower at April band parents meeting.

The Consumers Energy Foundation has awarded a $300 grant to the Rockford Band Parents to recognize outstanding volunteerism by their employee, Sally Bower. The grant was awarded thru Consumers Energy’s Volunteer Investment Program (VIP). The VIP program was established to recognize the importance of CMS Energy and Consumers Energy employee and retiree volunteerism, and support […]

Local students, teachers awarded

The Kent County Education Association (KCEA) will once again be awarding student scholarships to deserving students, along with teacher and support staff awards to those exceptional individuals who make a difference in the education community. For the past 26 years, the KCEA has sponsored the “Teacher Recognition” and “Top Support Staff” Campaign in honor of […]