News and Announcements

Schools Closed Nov. 22-23

Dear TK Families, 

Due to staff illnesses and the inability to secure an adequate number of substitutes, Thornapple Kellogg Schools will be closed Monday and Tuesday, November 22 and 23, 2021. This closure is for all students PreK-12th grade.

TKHS National Honor Society Welcomes New Members

Thornapple Kellogg High School welcomed 61 new members into the Elizabeth Thurber Chapter of the National Honor Society Wednesday at a ceremony witnessed by family and friends. TKHS Principal Tony Petersen and Assistant Superintendent Craig McCarthy offered the new members praise and encouragement. “I’m proud of all of you and wish you all the best,” said Petersen noting the exceptional quality of the students seated on the stage.

TKHS Veterans Day Assembly 2021

Thornapple Kellogg High School is proud to continue the annual Veterans Day Assembly to honor all our military men and women and the sacrifices they've made for our country. Thank you Veterans.

MS Teacher Honors Veterans Every Day

In August, when Rojean Sprague prepares her classroom for another year of school, she sets up a Christmas tree. It’s way too early for the holiday season - but this tree celebrates something else.

TK District to be Included in State Videos

Thornapple Kellogg Schools is being included as part of a statewide series of videos produced for the Michigan Department of Education to promote the 10-cent Farm to School program, using locally grown produce including produce grown in school gardens, nutrition and food safety.

TKHS Fall Athletes Earn Conference Honors

Twenty-four Thornapple Kellogg High School fall athletes were honored recently for outstanding seasons in the OK Gold Conference. Fourteen athletes received All-Conference honors and 10 athletes earned the All-Conference Honorable Mention honors.

TKMS Band Students Join Honors Band at WMU

Four Thornapple Kellogg Middle School band students walked around the Western Michigan University campus, ate lunch by the gardens, watched the University Bronco Marching Band and - oh yeah - performed a concert at WMU’s Miller Auditorium.

High School Students to Perform "Our Town"

Thornapple Kellogg High School students are excited to return to the stage and present two shows of Thornton Wilder’s play, “Our Town.” Performances will be at 7 p.m., Nov. 5 and 6 in the high school auditorium.

Teachers Turn Popular Game into Live-Action History Lesson

Students lined up facing each other, both sides eying the opponent’s flag hanging on the opposite side and strategizing ways to successfully grab the flag without being caught themselves. TK Middle School teachers turned this simple children’s game of Capture the Flag, into a live-action history lesson as the 8th-grade teams became the British and American forces in the Revolutionary War.
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