Community Services

Students learn and help by volunteering their time

June 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Rockford Community Federal Credit Union just finished their 10th year of facilitating Student Run Credit Unions in the Rockford area schools. We would like to say thank you to all the 2012-2013 volunteer Student Run Credit Union employees. The 28 student employees helped their peers save over $4,250.00 by processing over 530 transactions! We would like to thank Belmont [...]

REF grant helps 31 students into 2013 Guinness book

June 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Megan McCall Megan McCall, first grade teacher at Valley View Elementary, presents her students with a rather unique opportunity every year in the fall: detoxifying their brains. The DETOX Program is a ten-day cleanse from ALL electronics.  It means ten days of going back to the basics of learning to play board games, shuffling a deck of cards, walking on stilts, [...]

Rockford Rotary awards scholarship to RHS student

June 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Seven RHS seniors participated in Rockford Rotary Club’s STRIVE program.  During their senior year they have a Rotarian mentor that connects with them weekly. Tuesday evening, May 14 at the evening Rockford Rotary club meeting, attended by all the STRIVE graduates, their families and mentors. “Since the program was started in September 2006, 100% of the STRIVE [...]

Miracle Field groundbreaking sets goal of three months to first game

May 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Surprise donation will allow accessible playground By BETH ALTENA In memory of Nate—Children wield golden shovels for groundbreaking of the Miracle League Nate Hurwitz Field on Ten Mile Road. Nate, a fan of baseball who had Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy and was a member of the West Michigan Miracle League Board of Directors, passed away in 2012 at the age of 16. When [...]
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