Rockford, Sparta students complete summer pharmacy science program

Pictured are (front row, l–r) Chi Ngo (pharmacy research assistant), Brianna Bentley, Monica Polkowski, Colin McWatters, Dr. Boncher; (back) Nicholas Freiburger, Kelsey Adkins, Nick Hosmer, and Jack Malley.

Students from Rockford and Sparta high schools were awarded the honor of being accepted into a highly competitive summer science program hosted by Ferris State University (FSU) and CVS Pharmacy this past summer. These students got the opportunity to learn about pharmacy, drug design, chemistry and science by working in local CVS pharmacies as well […]

Showers commits to play baseball at University of Evansville

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Rockford High School (RHS) recently announced that senior Shain Showers has officially committed to play baseball at NCAA Division One University of Evansville. Showers was recruited as a shortstop. Evansville, coached by Wes Carroll, plays in the very strong Missouri Valley Conference. In 2011, Evansville defeated Big 10 champions Michigan State twice. Also, since 1995, […]

High school student opens own business

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Schneider meets others at Inventors group  by BETH ALTENA Since he was a youngster hanging out in the stockroom at Nordstrom’s, Richard Schneider was impressed with the men in suits using spreadsheets and tracking the sales of shoes. He knew someday he wanted to be in a suit, calculating the success of business, hopefully his […]

RHS students raise money, deliver hope to Japan

What began as a small campaign to raise money ended in nearly $1,500 in donations by Rockford High School students to help those in need in Japan.

by JACOB F. KELLER Rockford High School (RHS) students stepped up and donated their time, energy and even their allowance money to help the victims of the most powerful earthquake to ever strike Japan in modern times and the resulting tsunami that devastated the east coast of the main island back in March. What started […]

Clowning around at Townsend Park

Rockford High School 2011 graduates Kailey Geldhof and Katie Chapin had fun hamming it up at an open house party on June 26 at Townsend Park. They are pictured with the screens used to cover food at the party.  Photo by Jeff Empie of Rockford