In Quick: Rock River Valley

Anderson Japanese Gardens.

Anderson Japanese Gardens asks for origami cranes 

ROCKFORD — Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Street, is inquiring guests to bring an origami paper crane from household during July to gather 1,000 paper cranes.  

A legend exists that if a single folds 1,000 paper cranes, a would like will arrive true. The gardens hope to have 1,000 cranes on exhibit by the end of July.  

All those who deliver a crane will get $1 off admission and a clip to cling the crane. The low cost is relevant for every man or woman Mondays as a result of Fridays.  

Highland Elementary to be recognized as featured school 

STILLMAN VALLEY — Highland Elementary will be recognized as a featured school at the 2021 Raising Student Achievement Conference on Dec. 13.  

The conference is hosted by the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendent of Universities in partnership with Illinois schools and educators. The conference features keynote speakers and breakout sessions.