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TK to celebrate homecoming week.

TK Celebrates Homecoming Oct. 7

All TK Alumni and the TK community are encouraged and invited to attend the Oct. 7 Homecoming “Hollywood-themed” festivities and football game.
Nathan won the Grand Slam race on August 12th.

TKHS Race Car Driver Claims Rookie of the Year Title

Thornapple Kellogg junior Nathan Koester has a need for speed - on the racetrack. He’s quickly gaining a lot of success and attention. Koester is the 2022 Rookie of the Year in the Template Late Model cars and finished a highly respectable fourth place in points overall in the 15-race season.
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Early Childhood Center includes several preschool students.

TK Early Childhood Center is Open and Ready for Students

Paxton Dammen led his grandparents down the hallway of the new TK Early Childhood Center to show them his new preschool room - “the purple room,” he said pointing toward the end of the hall. He climbed the rock-climbing wall in the hallway, ran circles in the gymnasium/multi-purpose room, and couldn’t decide where to go first on the natural playscape-designed playground.
Seniors gather on the football field for their last first day.

Seniors Gather Early for Last First Day

The last first day of school.
Thornapple Kellogg High School seniors gathered before sunrise on the football field to watch the sun come up on their last first day of school and get the year off to a good start. Many will continue on to colleges or universities beyond high school, but this experience of sharing their last first day with their classmates will be one they say they’ll always remember.


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!