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Daily Archives: January 11, 2018

Hunter Denman plans to attend Grand Valley State University or Michigan State University

Student’s Design Graces Cover of District RAMS Report

Senior Hunter Denman didn’t know a lot about the RAMS reports, the Rockford Action Model for Success the district produces every three years to guide its educational goals. But he knew enough to design a cover for it.
Teacher cadet Tomer Adnegeko at recess at Breton Downs Elementary with a group of enthusiastic admirers

Teacher Cadet Feels ‘Super Legit’

Tomer Adnegeko admits he used to think teaching at the elementary level would be way easier than middle and high school.
Sharon Nelson helps grandson Asher Staskiewicz

Threading a Forgotten Skill Back into Class

The days of home-economics sewing projects may be far in the past. But in teacher Deborah Trent’s art class, stitching and stuffing provided a classic lesson in needlework.
From left, Diamond Johnson, Madisyn Rogers and Jamya Sanders work on their outdoor classroom prototype

Planning an Outdoor Classroom, for Real

Three classrooms, a memory bench and a sidewalk. Those are elements in ninth-graders Diamond Johnson, Madisyn Rogers and Jamya Sanders’ design for a greenhouse-themed outdoor addition to their school. “(Students and teachers) said they’d rather be outside and get fresh...
Earl Lutey, World War II and Korean veteran, chats with Byron Center High School senior Matthew Bridges

Finding Heroes ‘Right in Our Own Hometown’

Veterans were the stars of the show when high school seniors gave a heartfelt salute and thank you by documenting the former service members' words.