Rockford Christian students work to serve others

Fourth-graders Breanne Melton (foreground) and Marta Siegfried serve customers at the Rockford Christian School Store.

In the fall of 2007, Rockford Christian School (RCS) staff member Mark Worst and teacher Bev Broersma had an idea: to create a service project for Bev’s fourth-grade class that would teach her students how to give. The idea was to set up a “school store” run by fourth-graders that would serve the Rockford Christian […]

Rockford Freshman’s Center Andrea Kay Kacsits: an Example in Excellence

Andrea Kay Kacsits

  Andrea Kay Kacsits, age 15, is the daughter of John and Susan Kacsits and sister to Olivia and Victoria. She is known at her school as a person of many outstanding gifts. Teachers say Andrea is intelligent and articulate, but also physically gifted and a talented athlete. Her greatest strengths, however, are rooted in […]

Rockford Public Schools Childcare earns national accreditation

FOREVER FUN—Kaleigh Olsen and Jackson Southwick blowing bubbles.

Program among the top in the nation by earning NAEYC accreditation FOREVER FUN-Kaleigh Olsen and Jackson Southwick blowing bubbles. ARTIST AT WORK-Trent Behrenwald  completing his 3-D creation. Rockford Public Schools Childcare has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. “We’re […]

Rockford elementaries earn Green School awards

Roguewood students receive their award. Right is Emily Schnepp receiving Valley Views Green School award.

Roguewood and Valley View may soon have other Rockford elementaries going green with envy. Both have been honored with an award by Green School awards program hosted by Kent County and Kent ISD. The ceremony took place at the LEED certified Fine Arts Center in Forest Hills Public Schools. According to Principal Hiblen, the students […]

Grattan Academy Elementary hosts Scholastic book fair

BOOK FAIR FUN—Grattan Academy Elementary students enjoy the Build-A-Book activity during Friday Night of the school hosted Scholastic Book Fair on April 24. Pictured are Jacob Daigneault, Carolina Zook and Anna-Maria Zook.

Grattan Academy Elementary students enjoy the Build-A-Book activity during Friday Night of the school hosted Scholastic Book Fair on April 24