This week in Christian education: May 2-6

Valley Christian School students make care packages for troops – Service is a regular part of student life at Valley Christian School in Missoula, Montana. Last week students packed over 100 care packages for overseas American troops. Read more.

Fredericksburg Christian School wins first place at robotics competition – Students representing 12 different private and public schools from Richmond to Stafford, Virginia competed for cash prizes of up to $5,000. Fredericksburg Christian School won the competition with a flawless performance from its robot. Read more.

Colorado Springs Christian school celebrates 50 years of service – Colorado Springs Christian Schools began in 1971 after a group of men recognized a need for a Christian school in their community. They met to pray for nearly five years before launching the school in 1971. Across five decades the school has served over 10,000 students. Read more.

Earnhardt Auto Centers donates $245,000 to Tops for Kids – Earnhardt Auto Centers donated $245,000 to Tops for Kids, a nonprofit organization committed to helping families afford private schools in Arizona. The money will help provide scholarships to students of Payson Christian School. Read more.

$2,000 grant gifted to North Rome Christian School – North Rome Christian School in Rome, Pennsylvania was awarded a $2,000 grant by Southern Tier Tuesdays, a philanthropic arm of the business Upstate Shredding. The school plans to put the money toward a relocation to bigger facilities due to increasing enrollment. Read more.