NRMS Family Newsletter

For the weeks of December 5th & 12th

North Rockford Middle School

Principal: Lissa Weidenfeller

Assistant Principal: Al Reickard

Student Activities/AD: Jen Domagalski

Counselors: Karla Koops-Fikse and Angie Ohlman

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  • December 8th-6th-8th Grade Choir Concert @ 6:30 pm (RHS Auditorium)
  • December 9th-7th/8th Grade Band Concert @ 6:30 pm (RHS Auditorium)
  • December 14th-6th Grade Band Concert @ 1:40 pm (NRMS Gym)
  • December 16th-NRMS Holiday Celebration for Students and Staff
  • December 19th-January 2nd Winter Break
  • January 11th- PAC Meeting 9:00 am
  • January 18th- Early Release
  • January 24th & 26th- Spring Conferences
  • February 20th-21st-No School Mid-Winter Break

Helping NRMS Students for the Holidays!

The Teen Tree is back for another holiday season. In the front office there is a Christmas tree with paper ornaments. Each ornament has the name of one needed gift item written on it. Stop by the office to pick up an ornament. Purchase the item and return it to school in the morning on Tuesday, December 13th. There will be hot cocoa for everyone who brings a gift! All gift items go to students here at NRMS.

Orchestra Students Giving Back to the Rockford Community

For this winter's performance cycle, we have a special opportunity to have our students perform in the community! We often talk to students about the many gifts and talents they have and the importance of sharing those with others and giving back, especially around the holidays. So, we are giving our orchestra students the chance to share their gift of music this December.

8th Grade Band - Supporting Community in Parkside Parade!

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Lost & Found

Lost and Found is now located in the main entry of the school. Please feel free to remind your child(ren) to look through or parents stop by anytime during the school day and claim what belongs to them.
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NRMS Athletics

The holidays have arrived and we have some easy gifts for family, friends, and you for $20! Our Flo’s and Biggby coupon cards are worth hundreds of dollars in savings and you are supporting our students and Rockford Middle School Athletics!

These cards are better than a lotto ticket as you are a guaranteed winner! Check out the link below to order online and for additional details. I have some in my office for sale as well so feel free to stop down and purchase one from me as well.

NRMS Parent Advisory Meeting: January 11th @ 9:00 am

This virtual meeting is open to all parents. Please attend to learn more about district updates, building updates, athletics, fine arts, counseling, and more! Use meeting link below.

Math Students Learning in our Furniture Pilot Room

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Math Teacher Professional Learning

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North Rockford MS Yearbook

Cost: $39 August 1st–October 10th

Cost: $42 October 8th–December 16th

Cost: $45 December 17th–May 5th

Purchase your yearbook now at the lowest price of the year.

To order go to:

RAM Time Career Speakers Still Needed!


We are looking for members of the NRMS Community to share information about their careers with students. This commitment would involve 30 minutes of your time and will make a difference in the futures of our students. Please sign up for this exciting opportunity via the link below!

NRMS Counseling Support

Mrs. Koops-Fikse and Mrs. Ohlman are here to support your child! If your child is in need of academic, social, or emotional support, please have them come to our office. We are also available by contacting (616) 863-6313.

NRMS Counselors

Last Names A - L: Karla Koops-Fikse

Last Names M-Z: Angie Olhman

NRMS Counseling Dog



Absences are required to be called into the attendance office @ 616.863.6300 in order to be excused.

Please leave a message on our voicemail if you are calling after hours.

  • Student's name
  • Reason for Absence - if it is an illness we need to know the symptoms of the illness - vomiting, coughing, fever, cold, diarrhea - whatever the reason may be


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School Funds - Paying for Meals, Balances, Etc.

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