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Graduation caps are thrown in the air after the ceremony.

TKHS to Host Graduation Ceremonies May 26

Thornapple Kellogg High School Class of 2022 will graduate May 26. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in Bob White Stadium, weather permitting, and be moved into the large gymnasium if necessary.
Students enjoy the finished class cake and individual cupcakes.

Students Create Super “Sweet” Art Projects

Lee students rolled up their sleeves as they prepared for the day’s art project. But they didn’t need paint brushes, paints or markers. Instead they used measuring cups, rollers and frosting bags. They cracked eggs, measured flour and sugar and other ingredients, squeezed brightly-colored frosting from bags and rolled out fondant to make one-of-a-kind masterpiece cupcakes complimenting their class-themed multi-layer cake.
Morgan Hoffman and Katie Burkhead taught younger students about veterans and distributed cards of thanks to veterans as part of an English project.

TKHS Students Use English Project to Thank Veterans

Some lucky area veterans received cute cards of thanks and appreciation from TK students. “I have a lot of veterans in my family and I just wanted to raise awareness and help younger students understand and appreciate what they‘ve done for us. I wanted them to know who veterans are and why they are important,” said Katie Burkhead who along with Morgan Hoffman organized the project.
TKHS Class of 2022 Top 10

TK Names Top 10 Academic Students in Class of 2022

Thornapple Kellogg High School has announced the Top 10 academic students in the Class of 2022. These students are (in alphabetical order) Amanda Bond, Heidi Church, Evan Fabiano, Robert Holler Jr., Rachel MacKellar, Ryan MacKellar, Abigail Marcukaitis, Mieka McCormick, Matthew Middleton, and Drew Nathan.
A middle school student enjoys using the virtual reality headsets.

Virtual Reality Opens the World to Students

Madilyn Vandenboss and Memphis Miranda-Wells didn’t feel like they were in their Thornapple Kellogg Middle School classroom any longer. Instead, they were transported to a Japanese garden filled with vivid pink and white cherry blossoms all around and above them.
Robert Williams, Class of 1957 and Conrad Beeler, Class of 1942, received the Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Two Distinguished TK Alumni Honored

An important mission of the TK Alumni Association is to recognize and honor distinguished alumni. Two more alumni were honored at the 2022 spring alumni banquet. Conrad Beeler, Class of 1942, and Robert “Bob” Williams, Class of 1957, were both honored as this year’s distinguished alumni at the banquet. Each received a plaque, alumni t-shirt, and a congratulatory round of applause from everyone.
The youngest alumni attending the banquet, Drew DeHaven from the Class of 2017, and the oldest, Conrad Beeler, from the Class of 1942.

Seventy-Five Years of TK Alumni Gather for Reunion Banquet

Seventy-five years was the span between the oldest TK alumni and the youngest attending the annual TK Alumni Association dinner May 7 at the Thornapple Kellogg Middle School. Conrad Beeler represented the Class of 1942 and Drew DeHaven came from the Class of 2017 - 75 years later. About 100 alumni from all the years in between gathered for the evening to reminisce, reacquaint and enjoy the camaraderie of being a TK Alumni.

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A message from Interim 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!