West Middle School to observe Memorial Day on front lawn May 28

A Memorial Day observance will be held in the Memorial Garden on the front lawn of West Middle School, 1900 N. Rockton Ave., at 11 a.m., Monday, May 28. The City of Rockford Police Color Guard will participate, recognizing 198 past students of Rockford High School and Rockford West High School who gave their lives in service for our country.

The West High Memorabilia room will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is at the north end of the building via the Custer Avenue entrance. The room houses a wealth of items from Rockford High School and Rockford West High. The 1955 State Championship Basketball game DVD and T-shirts will be on sale. All activities are sponsored by Friends of West. For more information, call (815) 877-0654.

from May 23-29, 2007, issue