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Rockford Principal's Corner — October 5, 2021

Dear Rockford Christian Families, 

Over the past 10 days or so, students have been busy blessing others with acts of kindness as a part of our fall fundraiser, the Harvest Hustle, happening this Friday. Students are also working hard to meet our fundraising goal of $25,000 before our celebration at the end of the week. This money goes towards the type of hands-on, inquiry-based, nature-rich experiences that define Christian education at RCS. 

I’m happy to share a few “Frequently Asked Questions” from our PTO in advance of the Harvest Hustle on Friday and hope you might be able to join us!


When is my kid participating?

Schedule for HARVEST HUSTLE on Friday, October 8th:

  • 10:00 am — 10:45 am: Preschool + Y5s
  • 10:45 am — 11:30 am: 2nd — 4th Grades
  • 11:35 am — 12:20 pm: Kindergarten and 1st Grade
  • 1:15 pm — 2:00 pm: 7th and 8th Grade
  • 2:00 pm — 2:45 pm: 5th and 6th Grade
  • 2:45 pm — 3:10 pm: Harvest Hustle Assembly (outside under the main entrance overhang)  


Can I come?

Yes! In fact, you could even volunteer at the Harvest Hustle by signing up HERE.

You're also welcome to bring any younger siblings as well as Tuesday/Thursday Preschoolers to school as long as you stay with them. If you cannot attend and want your child to purchase some RCS Swag please send them to school with cash inside of a plastic bag with their first and last name on it. 


What will be for sale?

ITEMS FOR SALE (cash or check please):

  • Bags of coffee from Herman's Boy (supporting the 8th-grade trip): $12
  • Pumpkins (supporting the Kids Food Bank): Various Prices
  • 21-22 RCS Theme Shirt (Adult and Kid sizes): $10
  • RCS Swag! (Tall socks and winter hats): $10
  • Vintage RCS T-shirts & Sweatshirts: $2 & $10
  • Insulated RCS Camping Mug and Beverage Container: $20


What if my kid hasn’t registered yet?

There are still 3 days left to register, log acts of kindness, and raise money for our school! Please register your child at the link below (you'll need to create a new account even if you participated last year). https://my.raisecraze.com/A381RB5/


Is that all?

No! You can check out our leaderboard to see all the awesome work each class has done. There will also be prizes for any student who completes 10 AOKs, sends 5 emails, and raises $100, along with whole class incentives. 

Thank you for all you do in support of Christian Education at Rockford Christian School!

In Him
— Ben Buursma

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