Crestwood Kids Connect to the Greater Community ~ Kids’ Helping Kids

The 400 kids at Crestwood Elementary have been working all year on a Service Learning Project studying the theme of Hunger and Homelessness. The essential question for learning has been, “How can we make a difference?”   Crestwood chose Kids’ Food Basket, which has a parallel theme to Crestwood’s “Kids Helping Kids!” Kids’ Food Basket (KFB) […]

The Literacy Center of West Michigan needs volunteer tutors

Written by the Literacy Center of West Michigan   The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 6:30 p.m. and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to find one or more about the […]

Alexa Victoria Thompson top in major

Alexa Victoria Thompson of Rockford, Michigan has been awarded the Social Work department award from Grand Valley State University. Thompson is a graduate of Rockford High School and is the daughter of Gary and Lori Thompson. At the graduate level, the faculty reviews the academic records of masters degree candidates o choose the one award […]

Bennett graduates Alma College

Nearly 300 students participated in Alma College’s 2015 commencement ceremony in the Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. U.S. Sen Gary Peters, a 1980 graduate of Alma College, gave the college’s commencement address. Chelsea Bennett of Rockford, and a graduate of Rockford High School has graduated Alma College with a Bachelor […]

Rahig graduates Alma College

Nearly 300 students participated in Alma College’s 2015 commencement ceremony in the Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. U.S. Sen Gary Peters, a 1980 graduate of Alma College, gave the college’s commencement address. Among the graduates were Meredith Rahrig of Rockford, a Rockford High School graduate, who received a Bachelor of […]