Internationally renowned vocal group to give April 10 concert in Rockford

Western Michigan University’s Gold Company is performing at Rockford High School on April 10. For ticket information, visit www.rockfordchoirs.com. Proceeds will benefit The Rockford Aces.

After 34 years and countless successful alumni, it’s no fluke—Western Michigan University’s Gold Company is arguably the finest vocal jazz choir in the world. And they’re coming to Rockford on April 10. Directed by Dr. Stephen Zegree, the award-winning ensemble performs a wide variety of repertoire which covers all styles in the contemporary vocal idiom. […]

Weston honored with Nameth Award

Kimberly Weston

Rockford High School senior Kimberly Weston was named as one of three recipients of the Dan Nameth Award at the 54th annual West Michigan Officials Association (WMOA) banquet held Monday, March 26 at the Grandville Banquet and Conference Center. Joining Weston as honorees were seniors Gabe Dean and Thacker Hisey, from Lowell and Caledonia respectively. […]

Storied a cappella group visits Rockford

UM Friars.

The UM Friars are bringing their patented blend of a cappella and comedy to Rockford High School (RHS) on February 11 at 7 p.m. They will be sharing the stage with RHS’ own Rockford Aces, a 12-voice men’s a cappella group that is part of the Rockford choir program. The concert is a benefit, with […]

Rockford graduate uses language education to good use in travels to Spain

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Cadiz, Spain has been the home sweet home for Ashton Ferguson for the last three months. From October to December 2011, Ashton flew to Spain to live with a host family and teach English, at the same time being immersed in her favorite foreign country. Ashton studied Spanish four years at Rockford High School and […]

Keep your laughter local

Laugh out loud tune-up to be held at Corner Bar by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Let’s embrace the “think local” attitude here. Instead of taking our monies outside of the Rockford community to attend “LaughFest” in Grand Rapids in March, why not support the good works of the Rockford Education Foundation (REF) and laugh your […]