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Norah Wiswell proudly shows her

Lee Third Grader Spreads Seeds of Hope

Norah Wiswell may only be 9 years old, but she’s been helping spread seeds of hope all over Barry County. Last week the Lee Elementary third grader was recognized and thanked by Barry County United Way Director Lani Forbes in front of the crowd gathered for the organization’s campaign kickoff and Day of Caring.
A student builds a replica of the Titanic in Mrs. Kammeraad's 4th-grade class.

Creativity Comes Alive in Elementary Classroom

The Titanic, a basketball hoop and ball, a fox and a football, a water ride at Disney World, a castle and a flower. It’s incredible what fourth-grade students can create using their imaginations, a little ingenuity and some building materials.
TKHS students are honored with the first TK Strong Leadership Awards.

TKHS Leadership Award Celebrates TK Strong Students

Six Thornapple Kellogg High School students were honored today with the first of what will be monthly TK Strong Leadership Awards. The first honorees this year are Ava Hess, Gavin Czarnecki, Madilyn Chivis, Zoey Ring, Elizabeth Middleton, and Chase Dannenberg.
TKHS Student Council members join in the kick off for the Barry County United Way Day of Caring.

Students Help Spread Hope in Day of Caring

With pitchforks, shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, smiles and positive attitudes, Thornapple Kellogg High School Student Council members joined in Barry County United Way’s Day of Caring by spreading mulch and spreading hope.
TKHS student Ana Saba speaks to the crowd gathered at the community 9-11 ceremony.

TKHS Students Participate in 9-11 Community Ceremony

Although none of the high school students participating in Saturday’s 9-11 commemorative event were alive on that historic day, each played an important role in remembering the events and honoring all who died.
Scott Aldrich, Amy Forman and Laura Nikkel received the Shelley Erb Above and Beyond Awards for the 2021-22 school year.

TK Teachers Honored for Going Above and Beyond

Three teachers were honored with the Shelley Erb “Above and Beyond Award” given annually by the Thornapple Kellogg Education Association. Erb is a retired first-grade teacher whose endless energy and enthusiasm for teaching is the inspiration for the award given annually to a teacher who goes above and beyond what’s expected.
TKHS seniors gather before the start of their last first day of high school.

Seniors Gather for Last First Day of High School

Thornapple Kellogg High School seniors didn’t just show up for their last first day of school – they showed up nearly an hour early! Several members of the Class of 2022 gathered about 6:30 a.m. in Bob White Stadium to watch the sun rise on what they all hope is a great last year at TK.


A message from Superintendent Dan Remenap

TK Superintendent Dan Remenap
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!