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Thornapple Kellogg School District earns MTSS honors.

District Honored for Using Data to Help Identify Needs

Students learn best when they feel comfortable, safe, protected and in an encouraging, friendly environment. Recently, the Michigan MTSS Technical Assistance Center recognized Thornapple Kellogg Schools at the Gold Level for work toward implementing a Multi-Tiered System of Support. It is a program the district implemented about eight years ago aimed at helping fill in the needs of students as a group and individually.
Sarah Keizer

Sarah Keizer: Kickball Competitor, Derby Car Driver and Caring Teacher

When she’s not in her fourth-grade classroom, you might find Sarah Keizer playing kickball with her students on the playground, taking a long walk with her Chesapeake Bay Retriever Monte, jumping on the trampoline with her two kids, taking quad rides with her family, or even racing around the oval track in the yearly Barry County Fair Powder Puff Autocross race.
Barry Count Sheriff's Deputy Travis Moore demonstrates how his police dog, Jessie, sniffs out drugs.

Police Canine Team Visits Lee Elementary

Jessie is still a little young and rambunctious and definitely still in training. Still, the 16-month-old Belgium Malawa police dog seemed eager to put on a great demonstration for Lee Elementary second graders about how he and his partner, Barry County Sheriff’s Deputy Travis Moore, help each other.
TKMS cast of the musical

TKMS to Perform Musical “Newsies Jr.”

Thornapple Kellogg Middle School students bring Disney’s musical “Newsies Jr.” to the stage Nov.16 and 17. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. and are free to the public although donations are accepted.
TKHS students shook hands with many of the veterans after the program.

TKHS Veterans Day Program Delivers Honor and Respect

A long line of Thornapple Kellogg High School students reached out to shake hands with veterans after a patriotic and inspiring Veterans Day Assembly. “It means a whole lot. It just really means a lot,” said Sgt. Daniel Rietman.
TKHS OK Gold All Conference Athletes for Fall season 2022

TKHS OK Gold All Conference Athletes Named

A dozen Thornapple Kellogg High School students were named as OK Gold All Conference athletes for the fall season, and five more were named as All Conference honorable mention.
TKHS Veterans Day program returns Friday, Nov. 11.

Community Invited to TKHS Veterans Day Program

Thornapple Kellogg High School is excited to again host the annual Veterans Day Assembly which will again be open to the community. The event takes place at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Guests should enter through the athletic lobby and the south parking lot off Bender Road.


A message from Superintendent Craig McCarthy

Welcome to Thornapple Kellogg Schools! We're glad you're here!
We strive to make TK Schools a safe, nurturing, and enriching learning environment for all students where they can enjoy learning, growing and developing positive relationships with caring administrators, teachers and staff.  We strive to make every student feel important, safe and respected as well as challenged in their curriculum.
We believe we have a unique environment filled with positive support from the community, TK families and all of our TK staff - all dedicated to making our school district the very best. We are all working toward the same goal - providing each student who comes through our doors with the best educational experience possible and preparing them to achieve their future goals.
Our TK community is especially committed to our schools and work cooperatively to provide real-world experiences, opportunities and much-needed support. Parental involvement is highly welcomed at all levels. Our middle and high school administrators have regular parent advisory meetings for input and discussion. Our elementary schools are supported by a very active Parent Teacher Organization which is always looking for volunteers.
We're glad you've chosen to be part of the TK family! Please stop in and see us soon!