RHS students travel to Dominican Republic to serve

A group of students from Rockford and Saugatuck hop aboard a truck to distribute water filters to families in the Dominican Republic.

At a time in the summer when many kids are getting bored and complaining about the heat, a group from Rockford and Saugatuck decided to do something. Six Rockford High School (RHS) students, four Saugatuck students and one Central Michigan University student, accompanied by three adults, recently made a weeklong trip to the La Romana, […]

Squire along on first musical tour


Members of the band Tribune bring their local paper along on their first professional tour across Michigan and neighboring states. Band members—all Rockford High School students—are Matt Ciejka, lead guitar; Devon Liu, drums; Scott Nadeau, vocals and rhythm guitar; and Jon Newell, bass and vocals. The band has played at the Intersection in Grand Rapids, […]

RHS students receive Scholastic Art Awards

Regional winners in the Scholastic Art Awards competition, (front, l–r) Rockford students Natasha Herrygers, Rita Snyder, Megan Knape, John Prussner; (middle) Andrea Blummer, Emily Noffsinger, Laura Todd, Dana Girolami, Monica Orange; (back) Zack Dominowski, Matt Rettinger, (missing: Jasmine Klunder), and their teachers Barb Kent, Lori Larson, and Judi Nyerges-Beaudoin, are to be recognized at a Kendall College of Art and Design ceremony at St. Cecelia’s Music Society on January 31.

Twelve students from Rockford will be recognized at Kendall College of Art and Design as regional winners in the prestigious Scholastic Art Awards competition on January 31, 2010. The ceremony will be held at St. Cecelia’s Music Society at 2:00 p.m. Awards will be presented as follows: • Gold Key Awards: Megan Knape (clothing and […]

Students excel beyond the walls of RHS

by STEVE LEWIS Assistant Principal, Rockford High School As a community, we are aware of the accomplishments of our students in the academic arena with nearly half of our students achieving honor roll status. While many of the students excel in the classroom, they also carry their talents into the sports arena, winning many conference […]