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TK Band Alumni Keep the Beat in College

When students leave high school they often also leave many of the extracurricular activities behind. But that's not the case with several Thornapple Kellogg High School band students who continue in college marching to the beat of the band and perform with pep bands at sporting events.
More than a dozen TK graduates  currently participate in band programs at major universities including Michigan State, Notre Dame, Grand Valley State and Ferris State, Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida, and Harding University in Arkansas.
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TKMS Student Wins Trip to Thanksgiving Day Lions Game

Gavin DeVore’s Thanksgiving tradition includes attending the Detroit Lions game about every other year. But this year, the experience of being at the game is going to be a whole lot sweeter.
Gavin, an 11-year-old sixth grader at Thornapple Kellogg Middle School, won the #MIKidsCan Turkey Day VIP Sweepstakes, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Gavin was randomly selected from more than 1,433 entries.
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TK FIRST Lego Robotics Teams Ready for Contest

Two Thornapple Kellogg FIRST Lego Robotics teams are preparing for competition this weekend in Grandville.
Hundreds of students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade are expected to compete in the annual event that encourages students to apply science, technology, engineering, and math concepts (STEM), as well as use their imaginations to solve a problem. They also use team-building, presentation and creativity skills.
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TKHS Inducts Newest National Honor Society Members

Thornapple Kellogg High School inducted 58 new members to the Elizabeth Thurber chapter of the National Honor Society. The new inductees include 10 seniors and 48 juniors, bringing the chapter's members for 2016-17 to 106 students with 58 seniors and 48 juniors. To be eligible for National Honor Society, students must maintain a 3.5 cumulative grade point average, and perform at least 20 hours of community service per year.
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TKMS Presents "Pirates of Penzance Jr."

TKMS students will have two performances of the musical "Pirates of Penzance Jr." Show are at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17 in the high school auditorium. This is a family-friendly show with great songs, pirates and comedy. Everyone is invited to attend and support TKMS students.
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TKMS Students Gain Perspectives on Military Service

As Thornapple Kellogg eight graders filed down for a special Veterans Day program, they looked at the footprints along the hallway walls and some pointed out names of family members printed on paper bricks in a display case.
  The footprints, each costing $1, bore the names of friends, cousins, aunts and uncles who have served or are serving in the armed forces. In a display case, several paper bricks were displayed to build a wall  - each brick had the name of an immediate family member printed on them. They formed the "Building Blocks of Liberty."
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TKHS Students and Community Say "Thank You" to Veterans

As Thornapple Kellogg High School students emptied the gymnasium, many of them took a minute to shake hands with a veteran and say a simple "thank you" before heading back to class Friday morning after the sixth annual TKHS Veterans Day community program.
Phil Sikkema was quickly flanked by three of his grandsons - Davis and Grant Mulder, a freshman and junior at  TKHS, and their cousin Jared VanTil, who is a senior homeschooled student from outside the TK district.
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