Berry named Vern L. Norris Award winner

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Rockford’s Lyle Berry, an official for more than 50 years and a longtime contributor to multiple officials associations, has been selected to receive the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Vern L. Norris Award for 2012. The Norris Award is presented annually to a veteran official who has been active in a local officials association, has […]

Rockford schools rally around Relay—Part III

by CINDY M. CRANMER This is a continued summary of what each school in Rockford Public Schools has come up with to contribute to the Rockford Relay for Life. Encouraging each school to organize their own fundraiser has been a goal of Relay organizers from year one. May 18-19 was the town’s 10th Relay for […]

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Rockford students earn night with movie stars

Kaleigh Blockland of Rockford is pictured with stars of the movie “Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy.” Blockland, along with other Rockford students, was among essay contest finalists who earned a ticket to the movie premiere on Thursday, May 10 at Celebration North Cinemas.

A Rockford fourth-grader was among students who responded to an essay contest and were chosen as winners to attend the premiere of a Michigan movie. Kaleigh Blockland, who attends Valley View Elementary School in Mrs. Patzer’s class, was among winners who were treated to the movie “Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy” and met the […]

SCHOOL BEAT

Teen drivers by CHARLIE BROWN Director of Security Rockford Public Schools “Your son or daughter has been killed in a car accident.” These are words that will change your life forever (“The Problem”). If you want the cold hard truth, look no further. Did you know that about 3,500 teens die per year in car […]