Scouts test talent in Pinewood Derby

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    Cub Scout Pack 3264 had its annual Pinewood Derby race on Saturday, March 17 at Our Lady of Consolation Church. Jacob Hopkins, a Tiger Scout, was the winner of the fastest Car in the pack with a total time of 9.792 seconds for four heats. Second place for fastest car in the pack […]

Letters to the Editor

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Scouts save Squire editor work, write up their own story Dear Editor, Yesterday we had a fun time visiting The Rockford Squire. It was very interesting. I loved how they kept newspapers from the past years. We looked up what was happening in Rockford the week we were born. The nice people we met who […]

The Greenhouse Effect

by DAN VOS Vos Energy Concepts Back in college (early ‘80s), one of my writing projects was to research and report on what was then called the “greenhouse effect.” This term changed to “global warming” and is now called “climate change.” They all refer to the same thing, yet I like the original term because […]

SCHOOL BEAT

The Rockford Leo Club by LION MIKE WESTGATE Assistant Principal Rockford Freshman Center Lions Clubs International is the world’s premier community service organization, with over 1.3 million members around the world dedicated to helping people in need. Leo clubs are part of the Lions international network with over 5,500 Leo clubs in more than 130 […]

Students learn, help peers by volunteering their time

Students from Belmont Elementary, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Our Lady of Consolation schools enjoy an end-of-the-year party after participating in a Student Run Credit Union program.

Rockford Community Federal Credit Union (RCFCU) just finished their ninth year of facilitating student-run credit unions in the Rockford area schools. RCFCU would like to say thank you to all the volunteer Student Run Credit Union employees in the 2011-2012 school year. The 65 student employees helped their peers save $5,300 by processing over 700 […]