The Tempo

  For more coverage of the Girls Class 2A regional see the Feb. 15th issue of the Tempo                            

 
 

Jackie DeVries recognized as advocate of gifted students

Jackie DeVries recognized as advocate of gifted students

The Illinois Association for Gifted Children presented Jackie DeVries with the Bonnie Park Leadership Legacy Award at their annual awards luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 1. Named in honor of Bonnie Park, long-term Board Chair of IAGC, this award recognizes an individual who works tirelessly as an advocate for gifted students. […]

 
 

Byron Tigers wrap up winter season

  By Chris Johnson, reporter On Friday, Feb. 16 all of the regular season games will come to an end and the Byron Tigers will get a chance to take a shot at a Regional Title and possibly even more. Dixon comes in to help the winter sports season transition into […]

 
 

Hoo Haven featured at live animal event

Hoo Haven featured at live animal event

  Are you crazy about animals and wildlife?  We know that children of all ages are…so Byron Team Kiwanis (Key Club, Builders Club and K-KIDS) is collaborating with Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center to host a FREE live-animal community event on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 1:30 p.m. at […]

 
 

Lady Tigers capture Big Northern

By Chris Johnson reporter The Byron Lady Tigers are Big Northern Champions this year. They got there courtesy of a closing stretch that saw them knock off Rockford Lutheran, Winnebago and eventually Dixon in succession. No other combination would have led to a Lady Tigers Title this year. They made some […]

 
 

BHS Key Club to hold Blood Drive

BHS Key Club to hold Blood Drive

We need you! On Wednesday, Feb. 21, Byron High School (BHS) Key Club and Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) are hosting a Community Blood Drive at Mary Morgan Elementary School from noon to 6 p.m. (696 N. Colfax, please use Park District Door #54). “Walk-ins” are welcome, but if […]

 
 

OCSWMD explains comingled recycling

With the new year upon us, the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department (OCSWMD) would like to remind people about comingled recycling procedures in Ogle County. Many everyday household items can be recycled very easily here in Ogle County, but unfortunately, some items are not recyclable, and if placed into […]

 
 

Lady Tigers look for long run into 2A Tournament

  By Chris Johnson, reporter Monday, Feb. 5, the IHSA Class 2A Girls’ Basketball State Playoffs begin and Byron gets the chance to work towards its third consecutive State Title. It could be a little tougher this time around though. The wins have been harder to come by this season. That […]

 
 

2017 Byron Foundation Grant leads to BHS Day of Impact

2017 Byron Foundation Grant leads to BHS Day of Impact

By Michelle Albert, President Byron Foundation With a grant from the Byron Foundation, Byron High School (BHS) hosted a “Day of Impact” to address the importance of Social Emotional Leaning (SEL). Schools must teach the whole student if they want to see healthier school climates and improved academic results. They are […]

 
 

Key Clubs shoveling their way to 2018 Mission Trip to Texas

Key Clubs shoveling their way to 2018 Mission Trip to Texas

The Byron and Dixon High School Key Clubs are traveling to Houston, TX from June 1 – 10, 2018 to help with Hurricane Recovery. They are excited to collaborate with Kiwanis Texas-Oklahoma District Disaster Relief Efforts, http://www.txokkiwanis.org/. The TX-Oklahoma Kiwanis have been receiving financial and supply support from Kiwanis and […]