Crestwood Elementary School rallies behind student

A Crestwood Rocks! team member holds a poster of Maddie during the luminaria lap at Relay for Life.

by ANA OLVERA As 11-year-old Maddie Tomasko faces a difficult time in her life, her friends, family and community rally behind her in support. Maddie, a fifth-grader at Crestwood Elementary School, was diagnosed on April 7 with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). According to the National Cancer Institute, AML is a type of cancer in which […]

Scouts celebrate 87th Cub Scout birthday

Guy and Kelly McLellan are proud of their son, Sean, an Arrow of Light recipient.

Cub Scout Pack 3285 from Crestwood Elementary School celebrated the 87th birthday of Cub Scouting in the United States at their annual Blue and Gold Banquet on February 11 at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church. They also honored their members for their rank advancements during the special evening of ceremonies. Earning Cub Scouting’s highest award, the […]

Squire Vacations at Disney

MEETING MICKEY—Ben and Gabe Bosscher (third grader and D.K’er at Crestwood Elementary) paid a visit to Disney World in Orlando, Florida last week!  The little Rams were eager to show off their Rockford pride by flashing The Squire in front of the castle.

All eyes on you

Birdvulture

Students at Crestwood Elementary were riveted by the wild bird show put on by Joe Rogers of the Wildlife Recovery Association. They learned that loons are not closely related to ducks but are related to penguins. Students had many questions about the owls, hawks and turkey vulture they were able to see as well as […]

Scouts take part in 9/11 salute

Justin Fraula (left), Jimmy Helm, Sean McLellan and Jason Andrus (right) wait for their turn to salute.

Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 at Crestwood Elementary School took part in the 9/11 Remembrance Salute at Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in downtown Grand Rapids. This annual event is held to honor those who lost their lives and those who gave so much love and help following the horrific acts of Sept. 11, 2001. […]