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Rockford Christian Home Bulletin News — October 24

Rockford Campus News

👕 Lost and Found

Check out our digital lost and found. 

Middle School Lost and Found    Elementary Lost and Found

💼 Learning Commons Volunteer

Attention parents! Do you love books? Do you love to volunteer at school? Are you organized and a lover of detail? If so, we would LOVE to have you volunteer in the Learning Commons! We might task you with things like shelving books, cleaning up messy shelves, delivering books and other things to classrooms + more! We promise it will be fun - because the library is the BEST place to be! If you are interested in becoming a Learning Commons volunteer, please contact Carla Hardy at chardy@grcs.org. Thank you! 

👓 Hearing and Vision Screening

Coming up at Rockford Christian: Preschool-aged children will be screened for hearing and vision on November 6 and 7. Children in Kindergarten, 2nd, and 4th grades will have their hearing screened. Children in 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th  grades will have their vision screened. Results will be sent home to parents as needed. Questions? - contact Kristin in the office.

🏀 Basics Mental Health Training

Jim McGannon of Basics Basketball is offering Basics Mental Health Training at RCS. 50% off the regular price for our students. Learn more about the Basics Mental Health Training. 

Sunday, October 29, 4:00 - 5:15 pm 

Basics Basketball is hosting some Tuesday clinics at RCS, right after school. An awesome way to get your kid moving around and an easy pick up at the end of the day.

Follow these links to sign up!

K-3rd Graders Basketball Clinic Tue 11/07/23 - Tue 11/21/23

4th-6th Graders Basketball Clinic Tue 11/28/23 - Tue 12/12/23

 

🙏 Parents and Grandparents in Prayer

We would love to welcome parents and grandparents to join us in praying for our school. For a number of years, parents and grandparents have been meeting one morning a week to pray for our teachers, staff, students and school community. We would love to continue that tradition again this year. 

Parents and Grandparents in Prayer meet on Wednesday mornings in the school parking lot at 8:45 after drop-off. We typically walk around the campus as we pray. Little siblings are welcome to join us. We follow the guidelines outlined by Moms in Prayer International. Here is a link to the Moms in Prayer resource.

🛝 Recess Duty

We are always looking for parents to step in and help with recess duty at lunchtime. 12:20 pm to 1 pm. This is a great chance to be on campus and enjoy watching our students interact! Sign up here to join us for recess duty at Rockford Christian.


🗓 Upcoming Dates / Events

October 25-26

  • Preschool visits Camp Roger

October 30

  • 7th and 8th visit Camp Roger

October 31

  • Kindergarten and 1st visit Camp Roger

November 1

  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th visit Camp Roger

November 2-3

  • 5th grade Survival School

November 6-7

  • Hearing and Vision Screening (PS, K-5 and 7th)

November 13

  • Picture Retakes

 


❗️Friendly Reminders

🌲 A Note from Outdoor Education 

On Thursday, the RCS 2nd graders will be hosting the entire 2nd grade from Grand Rapids Christian Elementary School (Iroquois Campus) for a day of Outdoor Education. These 140 students will learn more about erosion and weathering, how the land can regenerate after being damaged, and other scientific points of interest. But also this is a chance for students from one school to reach out and get to know students from another school. Our 2nd graders will be learners, but also act as hosts and guides. It will be a busy day!
We have passed the $200 goal for October’s Pop Can and Spare Change Project! Keep them coming for the World Renew Water Filter Project!

 

RCS PTO News

The next PTO meeting is this week Thursday, October 26 at 6:30 pm in the Learning Commons. We are always happy to have new joiners! Any questions, contact Lindsey Toth

 

 


RCS TRIP Office 

The TRIP Office is available on Tuesday mornings in the RCS Office from 8 am to 10 am.

New to TRIP? TRIP allows you to reduce the cost of tuition by purchasing gift cards and gift certificates for things you buy every day from hundreds of national and local vendors.

How does TRIP work? When you purchase gift cards at face value, a percentage of your purchase is credited to your TRIP account. Two times per year (November 1 and May 1), the accumulated TRIP credits are applied as payment to your tuition account, or donated to the tuition account you have designated.

 

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