North Rockford Middle School

Rockford Relay for Life begins Friday at 3 p.m. at NRMS

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Since Rockford’s first Relay for Life in 2003, this little town’s event has become one of the most successful Relays in the nation. The American Cancer Society 24-hour fund raiser is really a year round event, with teams coming up with creative and fun ways to raise donations and awareness. This year’s Relay celebration begins at 3 p.m. Friday, May 21 at North [...]

NRMS band rocks at state festival

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

North Rockford Middle School’s (NRMS) eighth-grade band took top honors at the Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association’s state festival on April 23 at Big Rapids High School. “The kids were amazing,” said NRMS band director Cullen McCarthy. “This is the band’s fourth straight superior Division I rating at a festival. They received superior ratings at [...]

Education Blackboard — May 6, 2010

May 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

School Beat First impressions… with anxiety or confidence! by LISSA WEIDENFELLER, Principal North Rockford Middle School Did you know that it only takes 30 seconds to make a first impression? Once a bad first impression is formed, it takes approximately 20 additional encounters to change that opinion. With so much on the line, being anxious about meeting someone for [...]

Just call him ‘Fred’

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

SIGN HERE—A beaming Rockford Mayor Janice “Chi Chi” Rogers (center) has just had her book autographed by Fred Meijer. Pam Kleibusch (right) has been Fred’s personal assistant for 52 years. Coincidentally, Rogers has been an official greeter and event coordinator for the Rockford Meijer since the day it opened. Meijer book-signing event an evening of fun by CLIFF [...]

Student earns full-ride arts scholarship

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

CREATIVE—North Rockford Middle School student Riana Hain-Gachiri, 13, is selected as a young artist to display artwork in the “Experience Blue Lake” celebration at the University of Michigan next summer. ‘If you really want to accomplish something, you can do it’ Riana Hain-Gachiri, 13, may have a future in the world of art. The student who began her second year [...]
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