Introducing the first RHS Hall of Fame inductees

Carole Baker

Carole Baker  Carole Baker, a Rockford resident for almost 50 years, has been involved with the Rockford school district since the 1960s. She began by volun­teering for the schools when her chil­dren first attended Rockford schools. She recognized the value of being an involved parent. In the early 1970s, Carole became a school aide, working […]

North Rockford Middle School’s Tate Lewis an Example in Excellence

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‘Every day Tate is here, North Rockford Middle School is a better place’ Tate is the son of Stephanie and John Bates and James Lewis. He is a person who never gives up or thinks he cannot accomplish something. This student follows his heart and always shows kindness. His peers and the staff at North […]

Girl Scouts gear up to spread hope, joy this Christmas

On November 9, the Rockford area Girl Scouts will meet at North Rockford Middle School to pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child is a kids-helping-kids project that uses simple, gift-filled shoeboxes to show millions of hurting children in over 100 countries that they are loved and not forgotten. The Girl Scouts will […]

No separation between school, community

by Adam Burkholder Assistant Principal, North Rockford Middle School  “Rockford!” What is your initial thought when you hear this? Is it schools? Is it community? Is it both? From my perspective, the two entities are synonymous—when you refer to one you are speaking of the other as well. Upon graduation from college and being hired here […]

Girls earn summer cash

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The beginning of summer is an excellent time to start making your own money. So long as you sell more lemonade than you drink, you can do so by starting a lemonade stand! Rockford residents Maggie Gem, 11, and Marissa H., 12, who will be attending North Rockford Middle School in the fall, have begun […]