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Forreston High School announces scholars

Oct 28, 2014 • Freeport Journal-Standard
FORRESTON — Eleven students from Forreston High School performed at a high level on the annual ACT test, according to an Oct. 28 press release. Their scores ranked in the top 15 percent of the 1.8 million tests taken in the United States. The students ... More

Prep football: Forreston rallies past Galena in state semifinals

Nov 23, 2014 • Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Forreston all-state quarterback Robert DeVries darted up the middle on a fourth-and-1 for an 11-yard touchdown run in the closing seconds that sunk the Pirates' season, 28-20, on Saturday night in an Illinois Class 1A state semifinal at Forreston High ... More

Leaving a legacy

Nov 25, 2014 • Woodstock Independent
Brucker grew up in Lexington, Illinois. He went to Illinois State University and played for the Redbirds basketball team. After graduating in 1968, he taught and coached at Forreston High School for three years before moving to Woodstock, making his ... More

Forreston High School Homecoming Court announced

Sep 13, 2014 • Freeport Journal-Standard
FORRESTON — The Forreston High School 2014 homecoming court and candidates for king and queen have been announced. King senior candidates include Spencer Cruthis, Aidan Carr and Max Barkalow. Queen senior candidates include Josie Pasch, ... More

Forreston High School announces spring band concert

Apr 24, 2014 • Freeport Journal-Standard
FORRESTON — The Forreston High School Band will hold its annual spring concert at 7 p.m. May 9 at the school, 601 E. Main St. The band will perform “Cajun Folk Songs” by Frank Ticheli, “Cantique” by Gabrielle Faure, “British Eighth” by Zo Elliott, and ... More

Deep Forreston opens with Galena

Aug 28, 2014 • Rockford Register Star
Forreston High School football coach Denny Diduch acknowledged the significance of getting off to a fast start this year. But heading into Friday night's season and home opener against Galena, he is looking at the big picture as well. “It's important ... More

Forreston High School students named Illinois State Scholars

Dec 10, 2013 • Freeport Journal-Standard
Students earning the honor include Elizabeth Ascher, daughter of Mike and Sue Ascher of Forreston; Travis Cunningham, son of Brian and Janet Cunningham of Leaf River; Jonah Drake, son of Jeff and Vicki Drake of Baileyville; Megan Gronewold, daughter ... More

Forreston High School band director's Teacher of the Week award is music to ...

Apr 16, 2014 • WREX-TV
"If I can make playing music exciting for that kid who's just there to be with his friends or that kid who's very serious about music," Forreston High School band director, Mr. Chip Braker, says. "That's my goal, is to make a fun, exciting, fulfilling ... More

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