New bleachers at North Rockford Middle School

It was never a pleasant task to unfurl the old wooden bleachers at North Rockford Middle School (NRMS). The bleachers have seemingly been at the site of the old Rockford High School since the building opened up. It is a task that has gotten progressively more difficult as the wood and accompanying hardware aged together. […]

SCHOOL BEAT

New School Year—Many New Chances to Get Involved by AL REICKARD Assistant Principal North Rockford Middle School Summer is over and a new school year is starting. Rockford middle schools’ administration and staff are eager and ready to start another great and successful journey with our students. The start of a new school year marks […]

Local boy donates for Locks of Love

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Family friend with cancer inspired idea The Rockford Squire has shared the news of many generous and caring girls who have donated hair to Locks of Love for those who have lost their hair due to medical treatment. Eric Carey, 12, is the groundbreaking first young man to send the Squire his story of donating. […]

Odyssey of the Mind teams soar at state finals

Breaking all records previously set, 14 Rockford teams competed at the state finals on Davenport University’s campus against the brightest and most creative students in Michigan. Teams traveled from all over Michigan to compete, from Suttons Bay to Brighton, and creative  teams converged to compete for the top two places that will reward them with […]

Essays win honors for student authors

Essay winners are (l–r) Katie Mullen, Isaac Younker and Carley Behrendt.

Three students from North Rockford Middle School have been named local winners in the 43rd annual America & Me Essay Contest. Katie Mullen earned first, Carly Behrendt, second, and Isaac Younker, third place. As the school’s first-place winner, Mullen’s essay will now advance to the state competition. Several thousand eighth-grade students from over 400 Michigan […]