Rockford Preschool grooms future chefs

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Watch out Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray!  by LYNN BEGIN along with CLIFF AND NANCY HILL               The Child Development Lab (CDL) Preschool is a popular and unique 36-week program offered every school year. This well-received preschool is held in a ground floor wing of the Rockford High School […]

Chef educates Rockford with culinary expertise

Chef Robin Toldo

Robin Toldo is a locally trained chef who has been teaching fun, informative and delicious classes in the Rockford area for the last four years, as well as adult enrichment cooking classes for Rockford Community Services. “I have endeavored to work in every aspect of the culinary world, starting at the age of 14 at […]

EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

SCHOOL BEAT Race For Healthy Kids on October 8  by LISA JACOBS Exective Director, Rockford Community Services and DAWN DAVIES Public Health Educator Kent County Health Department For the second year in a row, Rockford Community Services (RCS) and Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will have a wonderful opportunity to partner with the West Michigan Action for Healthy Kids (WMAFHK). […]

Register now for summer Cheer Camp

Rockford Community Services is now registering for summer Cheer Camp. Cheers, chants, dance and skills will be taught by current cheerleaders. Open to grades kindergarten through eighth, the camp will run July 26-28 at Rockford High School Cafeteria, from 9 a.m. to noon, and the cost is $60. Register now at www.rpssignmeup.com or by calling Rockford Community Services at (616) 863-6032. Be sure to include the child’s grade (fall of 2011) and t-shirt size.

 

Gardens bringing community together

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School project receives ‘overwhelming response’ A new project taking place at two Rockford school locations has grabbed the attention of the community and is about more than just growing vegetables and flowers. Rockford Community Services (RCS) has two community garden locations. One is located behind the administration building with 40 raised beds. The second location […]