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Page librarian Diane Knight loves her job.

Page Librarian: "This is the Best Gig"

Diane Knight used to avoid going to a library whenever she could – so much so that her high school English teacher had to walk her to the library one day to make sure she actually went in. Hard to believe since she’s made the Page Elementary library her “home” since 1988.
Sarah Sutherland looks over prize books available to her for completing the scavenger hunt.

Books Always Win!

TKVS elementary teachers ran outside cheering and congratulating young students as they reached the final destination in a “Books Always Win” scavenger hunt.
A  HUGE thank you to all the people and companies who participated in this year's virtual interviews.

Virtual Job Interviews Provide Real-Life Lesson

Using their computer and linking up for meetings or classes is nothing new for high school students these days. But for many, a virtual job interview was a first. About 120 TKHS seniors were able to have that experience this week as part of an English assignment.
TK Alum Benjamin Sevald was recently named President of Mountain Companies in Kentucky.

TK Grad Never Stops Learning, Growing and Traveling

Benjamin Sevald, TK Class of 2002, views every role in his career since high school as a valuable learning experience. Even now, as the recently-named President of Mountain Companies in Kentucky, Sevald knows there will be many new lessons.
A magnetic white board gives students a chance to design and build marble runs.

Students Try, Try Again to Create Perfect Marble Run

Students who have to stay inside for recess for various reasons don’t always have a lot of options for things to do. But with the help of a grant through the Barry Community Foundation’s Wilson H. Craig fund, Lee Elementary second-grade teacher Nathan Fischer is adding an exciting and challenging option.
Lee Elementary students master the Rubik's Cube.

Grants Let Students Fidget and Master Rubik's Cube

Students in Nathan Fischer’s second grade classroom wiggled and fidgeted on their wobble seats as they methodically tried to solve the Rubik’s Cube. Spinning the colored sides this way and that way, students tried to figure out the secrets to getting all one color on each side of the cube.
TKHS students play cards during a mental wellness day activity.

Mental Health Break Offers a Chance to Just Be Kids

Although their smiles were still hidden behind face masks, the laughter from a group of students playing “Apples to Apples” was a sure sign they were having fun. Sounds of students singing karaoke in a nearby classroom echoed down the hallways and into the classrooms.


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!