Rockford rowing conquers state again

Rockford’s women’s lightweight 4+ rows to victory.	Photo by LAURA FEATHERSTON

by MARY CLINTHORNE  For the second consecutive year, Rockford rowers earned three coveted championship trophies in the Michigan Scholastic Rowing Championship at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids on Saturday, May 19. The final points told the story as the Rockford men commanded first place with 33 points over second-place Grosse Ile’s nine points; the Rockford […]

SCHOOL BEAT

Laura Featherston

It’s good to know!  by LAURA FEATHERSTON Trustee, Board of Education Rockford Public Schools As a local real estate agent, I am frequently asked for information about area school districts. I’m obviously a bit biased towards Rockford Public Schools (RPS), but I have to be as impartial as possible! I always direct people to the […]

School board leaders honored in January

Rockford Public Schools Board of Education members (front row, l–r) Tammy Schollaart, Carol Hillman, Laura Featherston; (back row) Randy Sellhorn, Tim Lewis, Dave Keller and Miles Postema are to be honored at the January 10 Board of Education meeting.

January is School Board Recognition Month, and Rockford Public Schools is joining 552 local and 57 intermediate school districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their untiring dedication to public education. “Michiganders benefit every day from the dedicated energies and countless hours devoted by a group of more than 4,000 men and […]

Education Blackboard — January 28, 2010

Ed-Ehinger

Ehinger named to Dean’s List at Albion Doug Ehinger has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Albion College for the fall semester of 2009. He is currently a junior majoring in history, minoring in physical education, and playing football for the Britons. Ehinger is a 2007 graduate of Rockford High School and is […]