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An aerial night view of the TKHS Bob White football stadium shows it all lit up during a game.
TKMS students thank a veteran at the 9-11 ceremony.
This aerial view shows the TK Middle School, soccer fields, tennis courts and surrounding areas.
These three are waiting for the homecoming parade to start.
TKHS students participate in the United Way Day of Caring and post for a photo with the superintendent, assistant superintendent and village manager.
The TK student section cheers on the football team!
The TK Trojan mascot waves to the crowds at the homecoming parade.
TASC soccer players ride in the homecoming parade.
TKHS students participate in the Day of Caring.
TK students are ready to cheer on the team at the homecoming game.
Lee students check out books at the library.
TKMS students shake hands with Sheriff Dar Leaf at the 9-11 ceremony.
TK Trojan Marching Band is 185 members strong this year.
A couple of young TK Trojan fans ride on a float in the parade.
Two TK alumni were honored at the homecoming game.
TK Trojan football team takes the field at a home game.
Page students show they are TK strong!
TK staff create a giant
Students wait for the start of the homecoming parade.
A kindergarten student enjoys his gift of a new book on his first day.
TKMS students show their research projects about 9-11 victims.
TASC soccer team members ride on a float.
The Cove boys spoke at the Barry County United Way kickoff.
Youngsters enjoy free hot dogs at the homecoming game.
Page prinicpal Mike Gelmi and School Resource Officer Jeff Nieuwenhuis hand out popsicles on the playground.


No School- Thanksgiving
Date: 11/21/2018
No School - Thanksgiving
Date: 11/22/2018
No School - Thanksgiving
Date: 11/23/2018
TKMS Activity Event
Date: 11/29/2018, 2:30 PM 4 PM

TK News

TK Plans Community Forums for Strategic Planning

The Thornapple Kellogg Board of Education has embarked upon the development of a new Strategic Plan. This plan will examine the district’s core values and mission, and map out goals and strategies that will help guide district decision-making over the next several years.

Vote for TK Tree at Barry County Festival of Trees

Vote for the TK tree at the Barry County Festival of Trees.

Gilmore Car Museum is hosting the Barry County Festival of Trees Nov. 16 through Dec. 31. Several business and organizations throughout the county have decorated and created their own unique trees for display. TK also has their own tree adorned with the black and orange "TK" letters at the top.

Veterans Honored at Annual TK and Community Event

A TKHS senior thanks U.S. Navy Veteran Bob Buys for his service.

Bob Buys, a U.S. Navy veteran, said he was "humbled and honored" to be named the Middleville Veteran of the Year and he thanked the Middleville and Thornapple Kellogg School community for honoring veterans. "I'm proud to be a veteran and I'm proud of the Middleville and TK community for being patriotic and paying respect. This community just gets it," he said.

TKMS Students to Perform "Oklahoma!"

TKMS students rehearse for the upcoming performances of

TKMS students will perform "Oklahoma!" Nov. 14 and 15. The show starts at 7 each night in the high school auditorium. There is no cost to attend, but donations are greatly appreciated to help continue and maintain our middle school theater program. Many students are involved in this production directed by Laura Nikkel and Laura Oprea.

TK Grad Guards Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Stuart Aspinall guards the Tomb of the Uknown Soldier.

Thornapple Kellogg High School alumnus Stuart Aspinall is constantly counting to 21. He takes 21 steps down a mat, turns and faces East for 21 seconds, turns and faces North for 21 seconds, then takes another 21 steps back across the mat. He repeats the process again and again until his post as a Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery is complete.

Kindergarten Student Collects Donations Instead of Birthday Gifts

Mr. Bultema's kindergarten class shows off all the supplies Joey collected at his birthday party.

Joey Graham invited friends and family to his sixth birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese's, but he made a special request. Instead of gifts for himself, Joey asked guests to bring items to send to families in North Carolina affected by a devastating hurricane. It's an idea he got from his McFall Elementary teacher Jacob Bultema.

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