This article from US News and World Report ranks the best high schools in the state of Michigan. Thornapple Kellogg High School came in at 110th and was the leading district in Barry County and among the few in the KISD that made the top list. Click to read more.
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.
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.