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!
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.
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.”
Pink and red hearts were everywhere in the Lee Elementary gym and the atmosphere was electrifying as students took part in the annual Jump Rope for Heart event Tuesday.
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.