News and Announcements

Update on Kindergarten/Young 5 Enrollment

The TK district is working very hard to create a new online enrollment system that is safe, reliable and free of errors. It is taking some time to make sure it works correctly and we will have it available as soon as possible. We know many of you are anxious to enroll your kindergarten and Young 5 students. We certainly hope the system can be operational within just a couple more weeks but we can't tell you exactly when at this time. We will communicate through many different means when the system is open and enrollment can begin. We appreciate your patience as we continue working on this new system to best serve our TK families.
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Classroom Construction to Start This Spring

Construction of new classrooms at all three TK elementary buildings is still planned to begin early this fall, despite the current COVID-19 shutdown. And there’s even more good news. Costs for another aspect of the bond, renovation of the high school pool, have come in $1.3 million less than originally estimated without scaling back any of the renovation plans. This cost savings will allow the district to construct four more elementary classrooms than were originally planned when voters approved the $42.8 million bond last November.
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TKHS Named as a 2020 Best High School in Nation

Thornapple Kellogg High School was named as a 2020 Best High School in the nation based on rankings published today by the U.S. News and World Report. To be included in the Best High Schools list, schools had to be ranked in the top 40 percent of all high schools in the country.
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Painted Rocks Spread Joy

A bright yellow painted rock with a smiley face was placed by a mailbox. The next house had a blue painted rock with the word “love.” There were inspirational rocks placed at all 30 mailboxes in the neighborhood – all thanks to 9-year-old Sophie Lomakoski and her 11-year-old sister, Chloe and their family.
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Budding Meteorologist Encourages 7th Graders To Follow Their Dreams

WOOD TV 8 weather intern Blake Harms visited TK 7th grade career exploration students last week offering an inside look at his job and advice for students as they start thinking about careers. “The best advice I can give you is to learn something new every day,” said Harms. “I don’t know it all, but I can certainly learn something every day – even if it’s just a little thing. You never truly know it all.”
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TK Classmates and Teachers Pay Honor with Donations of Hair

Britain Moore ran her fingers through her now much shorter hair and shook her head from side-to-side letting her new locks swing against her shoulders. The Thornapple Kellogg High School freshman was one of nine students who cut and donated at least eight inches of their hair to help make wigs for children without hair – all thanks to a classroom assignment and the efforts of TKHS junior Ebbie Appel.
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TKHS Senior Earns Local DAR Good Citizen Award

Thornapple Kellogg High School senior Clair Jansma was recently named one of nine local winners in the DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest. The local winners were recognized by the Grand Rapids-based Sophie de Marsac Campau Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
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