Drawing of Rockford Christian School


On Thursday, October 27, 2016, the Rockford Christian community gathered to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Through worship, fellowship, and personal testimonies they reflected on and witnessed the rich history and wonderful community with which God has blessed Rockford Christian School.

Event Snapshot:

Attendees: 175
   
Speakers: Lucas Balk - Alumnus: RCS 2010, GRCHS 2014
  Penny Lloyd-Jones - RCS parent
  Nick Underwood - RCS Parent
  Eric Burgess - RCS Principal
  Tom DeJonge - GRCS Superintendent
   
RCS Growth: 1997:  22 students in Kindergarten - 3rd grade
  in 8,000 square feet
  2016:  264 students in Preschool - 8th grade
  in 72,000 square feet on 36 acres
   
Funds Raised: Over $30,000 towards financial aid 
  at Rockford Christian School


GRCS 20/20 – Rockford


In addition to reflecting on the past, the evening also looked toward the future and the upcoming investments that are planned at Rockford Christian through GRCS 20/20 – Preserving a Vital Purpose in order to preserve our vital investment and build on the solid foundation that was laid twenty years ago.

Total Investment:  $250,000
Total Raised as of 10/27/16: $185,000
Amount Remaining: $65,000

Projects

Completed: Students and staff at Rockford Christian School
  have received over 100 new desktops, laptops,
  and iPads to support teaching and learning.
   
In Process: Repair and replacement of the parking lot.
  Bids are being secured, and work is expected
  to be completed in the spring.
   
Upcoming: Invest in staff training
  Replace worn carpet
  Refresh the entry experience
  Repair flooring

We need your help to fully fund the projects for Rockford Christian.
Just as each student is unique and equally important to Grand Rapids Christian Schools, every gift – regardless of the amount – is vitally important to our future. We encourage you to be part of GRCS 20/20 and, in that light, we respectfully ask you to consider making a contribution toward the campaign. To find out how you can partner with us to achieve the goals of this campaign, please click here.

If you were not able to attend the 20 Year Celebration, please enjoy the video of the evening below.

 

 

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