Senior citizens in the Thornapple Kellogg School District were treated to a holiday luncheon and entertainment at the Gun Lake Community Church sponsored by TK Schools. The TKHS Honors Choir entertained the 142 guests with a variety of holiday songs and invited the guests to join in singing some favorites, including "Jingle Bells," "Joy to the World," and "Silent Night."
Senior citizens will be making blankets for the homeless and for chemotherapy patients at the Dec. 21 senior open time from 10 a.m. to noon at the TK senior citizen center.
Virtual reality, web site design, and real-world experiences were on the lesson plan for a group of Thornapple Kellogg High School advanced placement computer science students who toured two different Grand Rapids companies recently.
Scholarship applications through Thornapple Area Enrichment Foundation are accepted Dec. 1 through March 1. More than $50,000 in scholarships are awarded to TK students and graduates annually. And this year, there's one more scholarship available thanks to the generosity of Julie Bender and her parents, Bob and Carol Bender.
Our school district uses the SchoolMessenger notification service to send important information to you. You currently receive messages through phone calls or email. As of December 8, we are offering the additional option of communications through text messaging.
Just because there’s no snow yet, doesn’t mean it’s not coming eventually to West Michigan. A member of the Barry County Road Commission spoke recently to McFall kindergarten students about staying safe while playing outside the snow or waiting for the bus near the road.
Thornapple Kellogg Middle School students donated funds they raised for Veterans Day to the Middleville Veterans Memorial project and the Barry County United Way for veterans assistance programs.