Squire trip turns cubs to tigers

The trip to the Rockford Squire newspaper earned a group of three scouts the last badge they needed before becoming Tiger Scouts. The Crestwood Elementary pack #3285, pictured in the Squire office, are Myles Schneider, 6, Roman Lowery, 6, and Kyron Dixon, 7. The boys next step is to work on becoming wolves.

Crestwood Elementary raises money for animal shelter

Five fourth-grade girls (pictured l–r) Polina Best, Alissa Butts, Haley Yeager, Dia Rozzano and Allison Hersberger from Crestwood Elementary School decide to have bake sale with all donations going to the Humane Society and Kent County Animal Shelter. With over 400 cookies, the girls raised $196.91, with no cookies left over. These girls have hearts bigger than ever when it comes to animals. There was no other charity they wanted to help. This bake sale was totally initiated by the girls as no parents assisted in their planning or sale.

RHS to present Fiddler on the Roof

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Rockford High School proudly presents Fiddler on the Roof. The cast of 85 talented students, along with lighting and stage crew, will take you to a small town in the early 1900s, where there is a generational struggle over maintaining family and Jewish traditions during a time of anti-Semitic upheaval in Russia. The whole family […]

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE

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The Miserable Month of March by CRAIG JAMES Isn’t there a saying that goes something like: “30 days have September, April, May, June and November. All the rest have 31, with the exception of March that has at least 80?” Or at least that’s the way it feels to me. We keep being teased by […]

Sage School holding ‘Buy A Brick’ sale

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The Sage School Committee is holding a “Buy A Brick” sale as a fundraiser for the restoration of the Sage School, a c1870 one-room schoolhouse located on Courtland Drive in Cannon Township. Bricks cost $60 each and can be engraved with up to three lines of personalized text. A made-to-order brick provides a unique way […]