Five-year-old Desi Golnek – fitted in a riding helmet - sat astride Scooter, with volunteer David Drombowski holding the horse's bridle and Thornapple Kellogg paraprofessional Suzanne Thomas on the right. "Walk on," said Desi with a happy giggle. Slowly they walked, circling the arena while dodging blue traffic cones. With each step, Desi worked to stay upright, keep his eyes forward, his hands on the reins, his mind focused. Of course, the coolness factor couldn't be ignored. "This is cool," he said.
Thornapple Kellogg School District student enrollment is increasing. According to the unofficial numbers from the state's fall count day in October, the district has 68 more students than a year ago. The district count was 3,314 students this fall compared to 3,066 in 2016.
By Jaye Beeler for School News Network - At the middle school, a learning garden designed by resource room teacher Amanda Forman hums along with flat-leaf parsley, Thai basil and burpless cucumber, which is a nearly seedless, sweeter and thinner-skinned variety than typical supermarket cukes.
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All Districts - Plenty of books in the house. Nightly story time. Exposure to words, words and more words. Those are three components that help a child develop reading skills from birth on, and the more a child reads the better in correlates with achievement.
MIDDLEVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — The heat Saturday nearly claimed another victim Saturday, Thornapple-Kellogg High School’s homecoming dance.
Some creative thinking by school officials saved the day and created a unique experience that may become part of local
Temperatures soared into the 90s, but families still lined the homecoming parade route, joined in the tailgate festivities and filled the stands for the football game.
Five distinguished Thornapple Kellogg High School alumni were honored during Friday night's homecoming game in a tradition the Alumni Association plans to continue every year. Honorees this year are Robert Wenger, Robert Bender, Sharon Myers Schondelmayer, Don Williamson and Bill Rich.