Rockford High School

Rockford Aces finish third at World Choir Games

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER The Rockford Aces, who can now claim a title of national champions and world contenders, are led by Jed Scott, arranger and composer. The members include (not pictured in order) Cameron Brown, Jeremy Hagedorn, Connor Jewell, Kevin Kruizenga, Spencer Kruse, Cash Maciel, Tyler Quick, Jeff Millard, Ben Reitemeier, Michael Sunday, Matt Vermeer and [...]

Hundreds enjoy Lakes Art Make-and-Take event

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER Art teacher Kenn Vidro has been the organizer of the Lakes Elementary Art Make-and-Take for about 30 years. A passion for art that started when he was a child turned into a 35-year career of inspiring students at Rockford schools. Lakes Elementary School had its annual Art Make-and-Take event on Thursday, April 26. The man who was behind the creation [...]

Rockford Golden R club to induct newest members

June 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Recognize some of these familiar faces? This is the Rockford High School class of 1962. The Golden R reunion, suggested by Lyle Bennet, was first sponsored in 1987 by the Rockford Area Historical Society in conjunction with Michigan’s Sesquicentennial celebration. Due to the great response from alumni, the original committee, headed by Clarence Blakeslee and Maxine [...]

Rockford grad’s final Scout project to benefit kids in need

June 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lending Library for youth staying at St. John’s Home by BETH ALTENA Stephani Sawicki shows off donations from Aunt Candy’s Toy Company. The 2012 Rockford grad is creating a library for the kids who stay at St. John’s Home in Grand Rapids. Every spring graduates of Rockford High School wrap up a major part of their lives to date: saying goodbye to friends who are off [...]

Local golf tournament to benefit Ray Smith and family

June 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

Ray Smith, a sophomore at Rockford High School, is currently battling leukemia. A benefit golf tournament will be held at Boulder Creek Golf Club on June 22. Attention golfers: The green jackets are coming to Rockford on June 22! The Eagles Golf Tournament will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 22 at Boulder Creek Golf Club. The event is a two-person scramble (no shotgun [...]
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