SCHOOL BEAT

Welcome to the 2012-13 school year! by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools Rockford Public Schools Dear Rockford community and RPS staff: Now that we have all survived the hottest summer in recent history, it is probably appropriate to begin thinking about the beginning of a new school year. At least we know the […]

Western Michigan University announces graduates

Students from Rockford are among those who earned their degrees from Western Michigan University (WMU) in the spring 2012 class. Matthew Troyanowski earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary professional education. Paul Christopher Werkema earned a bachelor of arts in history. Amy Marie Goei earned her master of arts in counseling psychology. Nick Gene […]

Students from Rockford are among those who earned their degrees from Western Michigan University (WMU) in the spring 2012 class. Matthew Troyanowski earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary professional education. Paul Christopher Werkema earned a bachelor of arts in history. Amy Marie Goei earned her master of arts in counseling psychology. Nick Gene Perry earned his bachelor of business administration in food and consumer package goods marketing. James RP Chelone earned a bachelor of arts in public history. Lindsey Anne Williams earned a master of arts in counseling psychology. Donald Lee Montroy earned a master of business administration in business administration: marketing. David Paul Martella earned a master of science in engineering management. Kacie Christine Klos earned a bachelor of science in interdisciplinary health services. Two Rockford students graduated from WMU with honors this spring. Ashley F. Harper earned her bachelor of arts degree in English, creative writing, and earned cum laude honors. Danielle Mary Downs earned a bachelor of science degree in family studies. She also graduated cum laude. Morgan Lindsey Kasmer of Rockford is among the spring graduates of WMU, where she graduated with high honors. Earning her bachelor of science degree in nursing, Kasmer graduated with magna cum laude distinction. Kristina Loznak of Belmont graduated cum laude. She earned her bachelor of science in interdisciplinary health services in occupational therapy.

These 28 high school students recently graduated from the American Legion Student Trooper Program in Lansing.

American Legion Student Trooper Program underway in Lansing Recently, 28 high school students experienced what it takes to become Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers through the American Legion Student Trooper Program. The program began on August 5 at the MSP Training Academy in Lansing and concluded with a graduation ceremony at 12 p.m. on August […]

Summer Home Improvement

HI-green

Garden Houses by DAN VOS Vos Energy Concepts Gardens are green. We plant our own flowers or veggies, water them, watch them grow and chow them down with gusto when things get ripe. At least that’s the plan. There seems to be many obstacles in getting things to work so smoothly. My wife Barb claimed […]