North Rockford Middle School

Hop A (half) Mile to help a child

May 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

Unusual race raises money for orphanage This Saturday, May 14, hop on over to North Rockford Middle School to watch or participate in an unusual hippity-hop relay race. Teams may sign up at the event for $100 per person online at www.quack-back.com. “What is a hippity-hop relay?” you may ask.  It is your opportunity to sit on a big hippity-hop ball, also called a [...]

Rockford Odyssey takes on the world

April 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s Odyssey of the Mind teams were among competitors for state titles on Saturday, April 16, and 10 of the 11 teams sent to state finals placed in sixth and above. Five teams placed third to sixth, receiving honorable mention status at state finals, and five teams will be advancing to world finals, placing first or second. This is another record set for Rockford [...]

Rockford takes wins in Odyssey regionals

March 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford teams took plenty of wins in regional competition March 19 at Greenville Middle School. Rockford sent 24 competitive teams First place in Le Tour Guide and Ranatra Fusca award winners–Celia Harmelink, Blake McWatters, Tiff Behrendt, Isaac Younker, Carly Behrendt, Sydney Murphy and Ethan Babcock. and five primary teams—grades kindergarten through second, [...]

Batang the orangutan reads The Rockford Squire

February 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

MONKEY BUSINESS—Andrew Peters, a seventh-grader at North Rockford Middle School, visited Washington, D.C., and Baltimore with his family. Here, Andrew is pictured with Batang, a 14-year-old Bornean orangutan, reading his hometown newspaper The Rockford Squire over his shoulder at the National Zoo in Washington, [...]

The Rockford Squire presents Carrier of the Week

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Here at the Squire, we are thrilled to continue offering what is the first job of their lives for boys and girls in downtown Rockford. Every place you see a postal carrier on foot doing deliveries, the Squire delivers with a young man or woman who brings your paper to your door. It is one of the best traditions of a hometown paper and we are proud to be part of the [...]
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