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TK Preschool Open House is Jan. 30

Thornapple Kellogg Preschool will host an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 for anyone interested in enrolling in the 2020-2021 school year. Open enrollment for tuition-based preschool for 2020-2021 begins at 8 a.m. Feb. 3.
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Page Elementary Crowns Spelling Bee Champion

It took 22 rounds before Emersyn Gorman outlasted the other 17 contestants to win the Page Elementary Spelling Bee. Emersyn won by correctly spelling “stirrups” and then “Columbia.” Runner-up Exley Roon missed on the word “divan” in the 22nd round. Each fourth and fifth-grade classroom sent one representative to the school final competition. The final spelling bee was held in the Thornapple Kellogg High School auditorium where the rest of the Page students and family members gathered.
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Texas Oil Worker Becomes Honorary TK Alum

The story of the Texas oil worker who found the front part of a TK t-shirt in a box full of rags gained much media and social media attention. Henry Bowman was intrigued by the shirt and decided to do a quick Internet search to learn more about TK. After finding the website he was immediately drawn to a story about the Veterans Day program and how the entire high school and community honored veterans. Being a veteran himself, he was touched by the story and felt the need to reach out and thank the high school administration.
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Birthday Treat Helps Keep Classmates Warm

Most kids bring cookies or cupcakes or a favorite snack to pass out to their classmates in honor of their birthday. But Zak Holzhausen had a different idea. He came home upset after one of the first snowfalls of the year. “I asked him what was wrong and he said he was upset because so many of his friends didn’t have mittens to wear outside in the snow,” said his mom, Theresa.
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Bond Information Site

Thank you to the community for once again being so supportive of TK Schools and approving our bond. We are excited about the projects and are ready to start working on construction details and plans, requesting bids and beginning work. Continue to stay informed through this Bond Information site, Facebook and Twitter.
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HS Students Turn Wood into Classroom Treasures

Give high school students a block of wood and watch them turn it into unique and personalized crayon holders for elementary teachers. Thornapple Kellogg High School woods students did just that and the results were impressive and much appreciated by teachers.
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Students Open Their Eyes to Internet Safety

Doug Crawford issued a challenge to Thornapple Kellogg High School students about their use of social media sites and what they share. “If you wouldn’t say it to your grandma, then ask yourself if you should be writing in a post at all. Make the Internet a better place,” he said.
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Students Use Technology to Speak Their Language

Imagine starting school in a new country where you don’t speak or understand the language. It’s impossible to realize the frustration and difficulties students in this situation have comprehending lessons while trying to master a new language. Thanks to a grant from the Thornapple Area Enrichment Foundation, some TK students will get a little help as they make the transition to new homes, new schools and a new language.
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