by Linda Odette
School News Network
The words a mother painted in big letters on the Lee Elementary makerspace room's wall told the story of the room best. "Passion. Discover. Dream. Inspire. Imagine. Explore."
That's what went on this school year in the makerspace room that got second- and third-graders STEAMed up about learning. STEAM stands for a learning approach that uses science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. To accomplish that, students tore apart computers, Skyped with students in Switzerland, built video games, made videos and did 3-D printing.
There will be two summer enrollment dates, from 2 to 6 p.m. July 10 and July 17. This will be for grades K - 12 and take place in the Middle School lobby. Please call our administration office, 269-795-5522, with any questions about what you will need to bring when enrolling. The first day of school is August 22.
Thornapple Kellogg's School and Community Library will host the summer reading program with sign up starting the week of June 12.
Fidget spinners – the latest toy craze for elementary to college students - became the focus of a science experiment during Page Elementary's Science Day.
Thornapple Kellogg's Class of 2017 was challenged by speakers to push themselves, get involved and try new things and most of all - live life to the fullest every day.
Thirteen Thornapple Kellogg High School seniors will continue their athletic careers at colleges and universities next fall.