Lady Rams win Midwest Meet of Champions

The Lady Rams (pictured l–r) Anna Bos, Sawyer Rocheleau, Jane Hawks, Allison Hazy, Catie Rietsema, Taylor Manett, Jordan Vickery, Morgan Harney and Coach Ben Watson were victorious in Hilliard, Ohio, where they defeated the number one and number two ranked teams in Ohio: Mason and Magnificat. The Lady Rams are currently ranked number three in the state of Michigan.

Students challenge teachers in outdoor soccer match

Chandler Woods Charter Academy students and teachers enjoyed the beautiful fall weather last week with a friendly game of soccer. As badly as the students wanted to beat their teachers, the huffing and puffing adults held their own. Everyone played a great game, resulting in a tied score of 2-2.

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 […]

Berrevoets gets first deer

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Courtney Berrevoets, 15, a sophomore at Rockford High School, recently got her first deer, an eight-point buck off of Bailey Drive in Ada, using her grandfather’s crossbow.

School Beat — October 14, 2010

Quality Schools, Quality Community… Together Building a Tradition of Excellence  by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools Rockford Public Schools  The above statement has been an important part of the Rockford Public Schools (RPS) logo for over 20 years. Not only is the declaration true, it is ongoing with no ending point—we live it […]