TK Voters will decided Nov. 3 which of the five candidates will fill the three open seats on the TK Board of Education. Three candidates are incumbents; Kristen Cove, Anne Hamming and Dave Smith. Challengers are Don Haney and Risa Lovell. Haney has served on the board of education in the past but is not currently a board member. The following is biographical information about each of the candidates listed in alphabetical order by last name.
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Lane three in the swimming pool was left empty during Thursday night’s 100-yard breaststroke event at the DK-TK-Hastings vs. Wayland swim meet. It would have been Lydia Cole’s lane and the breaststroke was her specialty. Lydia, a Thornapple Kellogg High School junior, died in January 2020 after being diagnosed with cancer in May 2019.
Milo Burghardt and Sydney Engel are learning virtually at home this school semester, but it doesn’t mean they aren’t connecting with others. Recently they joined a national virtual discussion with a published author and illustrator and were selected from students across the nation to ask the questions on the live event.
Wearing hard hats and TK facial coverings and with shovels in hand, students from McFall, Lee and Page elementary schools, tossed up a bit of dirt to officially break ground on the first phase of the district’s $42.8 million bond projects.
The Coronavirus situation is constantly changing. Find the most recent and updated information concerning TK Schools here.
The Thornapple Area Parks and Recreation Commission has completed the process of updating its Five-Year Parks and Recreation Plan, and is publishing the draft Plan for public review.