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McFall students play
Lee Elementary PE teacher JoAnne Desy and principal Angie Jefferson lead students in the
TKMS students practice measuring liquids and solids.
Lee students decorate lunch bags for Kids Food Basket as part of a service learning project in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
The TK student section cheers on the basketball teams during a red out game to support the American Heart Association.
An aerial night view of the TKHS Bob White football stadium shows it all lit up during a game.
TKMS students practice for the upcoming play.
The TKHS Trojan Marching Band looks sharp as they get ready to take the field.
TKHS trombone section wins honors at a jazz contest.
A grant helped Lee teachers purchase more reading materials for students.
Students compete in the Page Elementary spelling bee contest.
The TK Special Olympics basketball team and coaches take part in the Hearts and Hoops tournament at TK.
Kindergarten students use iPads in the classroom.
TK staff create a giant
This aerial view shows the TK Middle School, soccer fields, tennis courts and surrounding areas.
The TK Middle School band performs their first concert of the year.
Members of the TKHS jazz band rock the gym at the varsity basketball games.
TKMS students construct a structure they hope will withstand the force of an earthquake.
TKHS art students show their award-winning works.
Sweets with Sweetheart breakfast was a great way to start the day for McFall Elementary students and their loved ones.


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Checkmate:  TK chess tournament is a win for students

A Page Elementary student makes a chess move at the TK chess tournament.

Max Rogers thought carefully before reaching his fingers out to touch a piece on the chess board. Rogers, a Thornapple Kellogg fifth grader, was among the 202 players from kindergarten age through eighth grade representing schools all over West Michigan at the Thornapple Kellogg chess tournament Saturday.

TK to Send Three Teams to OM World Finals

TK Schools will advance three Odyssey of the Mind teams - one from high school, one middle school and one elementary school team - to the world finals.

Thornapple Kellogg Schools will send three Odyssey of the Mind teams to the World Competition at Michigan State University in May. One team from the high school, one from the middle school and one from elementary each earned the right to advance by getting a first or second rating at the state finals Saturday hosted at TK.

Preschool Programs Available at TK

A preschool teacher reads a book to her students.

Thornapple Kellogg preschool offers a great start toward kindergarten. The goal is to provide a safe and caring environment for all students and stimulate and challenge young children’s growth in all areas of development.  The TK Preschool curriculum is designed to provide a variety of carefully planned and appropriate experiences to enhance and promote learning and development.  The curriculum will engage all children in activities addressing their social, emotional, cognitive, creative, and physical strengths and needs.

TK Schools Looking for Permanent Substitute Bus Drivers

This position is guaranteed 6 hours per day. If driver is not needed to drive a route, employee will be assigned other duties in the Operations Department. Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., student days only. Please contact Lisa Finkbeiner for more information at 269-795-5540 or

Father Makes Surprise Visit for Daddy-Daughter Dance

U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. William Liesenfelder and his daughter Scarlette dance to the last song at the AYSO daddy-daughter dance at Thornanpple Kellogg Schools.

Scarlette Liesenfelder said she felt like a princess as she got ready for her first daddy-daughter dance. The second-grader at Thornapple Kellogg Lee Elementary School thought she was going to the dance with her stepfather who she lives with in Middleville. But as she was getting her hair done the day of the dance, she got a big surprise.

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