Rockford Education Foundation Fall Grants

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 [...]

Roguewood Elementary students on board for unique field trip

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Area youngsters put on lifejackets and boarded the research vessel the W.G. Jackson on May 7 for a two-and-a-half-hour hands-on, investigative science experience which is truly a unique learning experience. In this floating classroom, aquatic science instructors guide participants in the use of sampling equipment and instruments to compile water quality data from Lake [...]

RHS Advanced TV Studio takes honors

May 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School (RHS) Advanced TV Studio students recently competed in a video competition sponsored by the Kent County Sheriff’s Department. Their assignment? Produce a 30-second public service announcement that addresses the issues of distracted driving. The distractions? Everything from texting while driving, to putting on makeup, eating, dropping CDs and [...]

Rockford Education Foundation awards fall grants

November 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

LIGHT SURPRISE—The second-grade class at Crestwood Elementary School is happy to accept their requested light lenses for the fluorescent light fixtures in their classroom. The Rockford Education Foundation awarded this grant to the students at a recent surprise presentation in their classroom. The second-graders in Mrs. Sanders’ and Mrs. Schroder’s Crestwood [...]