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An aerial night view of the TKHS Bob White football stadium shows it all lit up during a game.
TKHS art students show their award-winning works.
Lee students decorate lunch bags for Kids Food Basket as part of a service learning project in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
TKHS trombone section wins honors at a jazz contest.
McFall students play
Members of the TKHS jazz band rock the gym at the varsity basketball games.
TK staff create a giant
This aerial view shows the TK Middle School, soccer fields, tennis courts and surrounding areas.
The TK Special Olympics basketball team and coaches take part in the Hearts and Hoops tournament at TK.
Sweets with Sweetheart breakfast was a great way to start the day for McFall Elementary students and their loved ones.
A grant helped Lee teachers purchase more reading materials for students.
TKMS students practice for the upcoming play.
The TK student section cheers on the basketball teams during a red out game to support the American Heart Association.
TKMS students construct a structure they hope will withstand the force of an earthquake.
Lee Elementary PE teacher JoAnne Desy and principal Angie Jefferson lead students in the
The TK Middle School band performs their first concert of the year.
Kindergarten students use iPads in the classroom.
Students compete in the Page Elementary spelling bee contest.
The TKHS Trojan Marching Band looks sharp as they get ready to take the field.
TKMS students practice measuring liquids and solids.

Events

TKMS Choir Concert
Date: 3/2/2017, 7 PM 8 PM
Location: TKHS Auditorium
Half day of School
Date: 3/10/2017
TKHS Spring Musical
Date: 3/10/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: TKHS auditorium
TKHS Spring Musical
Date: 3/11/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: TKHS Auditorium

TK News

TKHS Teacher Named New Football Coach

TKHS science teacher Jeff Dock has been named the new TKHS varsity football coach.

Thornapple Kellogg has named Jeff Dock as the new varsity football Coach. Dock has been an outstanding teacher and coach at the High School for nine years. He has been very involved in many community and school programs and he will continue to build positive relationships. Coach Dock will share his love and passion for football with the student athletes and the football community of Thornapple Kellogg High School! Dock's football experience is long and impressive. He played football at Grand Valley State University for five years under Brian Kelly and Chuck Martin, and was part of three NCAA Division II National Championships, and made the playoffs all five years as a Laker!

Get Ready for Preschool/Kindergarten 2017-18 Enrollment

Thornapple Kellogg preschool students listen to a story before lunch.

Thornapple Kellogg School officials are looking forward to welcoming all preschool, young 5's and kindergarten students to register for the 2017-18 school year. A parent meeting for kindergarten and young 5's enrollment will take place at 6:30 p.m. March 15 at McFall, and an open enrollment meeting for preschool takes place at 6:30 p.m. March 21 at McFall.

Global School Play Day Gives Kids a Chance to Just Play

Two kindergarten students set up a game of

Making “whooshing” sounds, kindergarten student Will Briggs sailed his shark-faced pirate ship across desks and chairs around the classroom.
Classmates Zaydee Brautigam and Isabelle Tolan were deep into a game of “Candyland” in a corner of the room and Logan Jamison used a steady head in a game of “Topple.”  Several students gathered around a game trying to “Pop the Pig.”

Full STEAM Ahead for Learning

Kevin Depree demonstrates how science, technology, engineering, arts and math work together.

A simple two-piece acoustic drum set evolved into an exciting, flashing lights, talking, electronic drum set with computer generated sounds. And it all happened, because science, technology, engineering, arts and math combined into one project.

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