Rockford—Dream Town

The following essay was written by a seventh-grade student at Rockford Christian School, and submitted an essay for her language arts assignment. Her teacher, in turn, submitted it for a contest where it was accepted for a future publication. We hope readers will enjoy the work as much as we did here at The Squire. […]

Scavenger hunt introduces community workers

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Katie Underwood’s first-grade students learned firsthand about people in their community as they toured Rockford in search of gingerbread men they had made earlier in the day but had come up missing. The youngsters had read Jan Brett’s book “Gingerbread Baby” as part of their curriculum to learn about community workers. The children visited locations […]

Eleven children released from hunger by student drive

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Students at Rockford Christian School learned that hunger isn’t a problem only in far away places. Working with Kids Food Basket in Grand Rapids, the students raised in donations and food, a total value of $1,650, an amount which will feed eleven students after-school meals for a year. On Wednesday, May 19, the students released […]

RCS students add excitement to Legion food pantry

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For the fourth month in a row, students from Rockford Christian School (RCS) brought excitement and energy to the Mobile Food Pantry held on April 28 at the Rockford American Legion Post. Led by science teacher David Buth, 25 students assisted with the distribution of 5,006 pounds of food to 117 families. Whether removing food […]

RCS middle school students participate in local Feeding America event

Rockford Christian School students partner with the Rockford American Legion Post to gain a better understanding of hunger relief.

  Twenty-six Rockford Christian School (RCS) junior high students recently participated in the Feeding America event sponsored by the Merritt Lamb American Legion Post 102 in Rockford. Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Their mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage the country […]