March 18 2010

Garden Pathways series free to the public

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Garden Pathways began in 2007 when the Outreach Committee of Blythefield Christian Reformed Church had a vision of reaching friends and neighbors. Their motto has been to explore God’s creation through the means of bringing in experts to speak about different aspects of gardening. Once a month, beginning in March and continuing throughout the spring and summer season, [...]

Scouts honored at Recognition Mass

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Boy Scout Troop 283’s Nathan Christensen of Belmont proudly displayed the Bishop Baraga medallion as the Grand Rapids Catholic Committee on Scouting hosted the annual Scout Recognition Mass at the Basilica of St. Adalbert in Grand Rapids on Sunday, Feb. 28. Christensen was the first Boy Scout to earn the Bishop Baraga award, commemorating the celebration of 100 years of [...]

Michigan author visits Meadow Ridge Elementary

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Jeffrey Schatzer started off March is Reading Month by presenting writing strategies and samples of his books to the kids at Meadow Ridge Elementary School. The students were entertained by Schatzer on March 3, when he presented at two assemblies, one for upper elementary and one for the early elementary. Schatzer is a Michigan author who has won several awards for his [...]

Rockford Public Schools exemplary, getting better

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by DR. RYAN KELLEY Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Rockford Public Schools A quality education is what every parent expects for their children. According to parent survey results in Rockford, our parents believe that their children are receiving a quality education. When asked, “What letter grade would you assign to the education that is provided by Rockford [...]

Gremel earns prestigious Morehead-Cain scholarship

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Rockford High School senior Ashley Gremel has been awarded the prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This full four-year scholarship is based on merit, moral force of character, commitment to lifelong learning, dedication to fitness and physical activity, and leadership. Of the 1700-plus applicants from throughout the [...]
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