Scouts found operation ‘Tools for Teachers’

When members of Girl Scout Troop 3383 out of Lakes Elementary School learned that teachers in their school were spending an average of $1,500 of their personal money on classroom supplies because of funding shortfalls by the state, the 14-member troop decided to step into action. Operation “Tools for Teachers” provides the opportunity for local […]

Young donor thinks of others

Locks-Woznick

Abigail Woznick, 5, donates her hair to Locks of Love. She attends kindergarten at Lakes Elementary School.

Letter to Santa a winner

santa-girl

Many thanks to all the children who took the time to write letters to Santa this year. Elizabeth Lane, 6, was one of the writers who received a gift package of movie passes to NorthStar Cinemas for her letter in the December 23 Squire. Lane, a Lakes Elementary School student, reports that she had a […]

Magic of season captured with Lakes student concert

Principal Blake Bowman kicks off

Lakes Elementary students, friends and family celebrated the joy of the holiday season with concerts held at the Rockford High School auditorium on Wednesday, Dec. 1. The show was directed by Lindsay Yntema and featured songs of the holidays, some audience participation and a “surprise” visit by Santa,played by Principal Blake Bowman. The first half of […]

Veterans honored Nov. 11 with local services

The Color Guard, Sons of the American Legion, Squad #358 will perform a 21-gun salute.

Veteran’s Day, November 11, will be recognized with a brief flag-raising ceremony with coffee and donuts at Lakes Elementary School from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and an evening service at Memorial Park in Belmont, at the intersection of Belmont Road and Jupiter Avenue at 7 p.m. According to organizer and township trustee Charles Weldon, the […]