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TK Board of Education Member Earns Top Honor

Thornapple Kellogg Board of Education vice president David Smith earned the President’s Award of Recognition at the Michigan Association of School Boards Annual Leadership Conference last weekend. Smith is one of only six board members who achieved this high honor this year. The award was announced last spring, but he was officially recognized at the state conference last week.
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TKHS Students Pay Respect to Veterans

When nearly 1,000 high school students become so quiet you can hear a pin drop, you know something important has their attention. Monday morning’s annual TK and Community Veterans Day program got their attention and their respect for the veterans attending. When a moment of silence was requested for all veterans who never made it home, there wasn’t a sound until two trumpets echoed “Taps.”
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TKHS Inducts 68 New NHS Members

Thornapple Kellogg High School inducted 68 new members into the Elizabeth Thurber Chapter of the National Honor Society Monday night. The six seniors and 62 juniors bring the chapter total membership to 120.
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TK District Saves $1.3 Million in Future Debt Interest

Thornapple Kellogg Schools estimates a savings of more than $1.3 million in future debt interest payments by successfully selling approximately $12.6 million in refunding bonds.
Thornapple Kellogg Assistant Superintendent of Finance Craig McCarthy said this is excellent news for the district and taxpayers. “By taking this step, we have saved more than $1 million in debt interest payments that would have been due over the next 10 years,” said McCarthy. “As a district, we continue to work hard to be good stewards of all our funds and make sure we are doing what’s best for the TK district.”
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MS Students Share Water Lesson at McFall

Water, water everywhere! In Michigan we are surrounded by water with an abundance of natural lakes, streams and ponds so sometimes it’s hard to realize there are people in the world who don’t have quick and easy access to safe water.  Where does our water come from and how does it safely get into our homes and schools and businesses?  What happens if our water supply is no longer safe? What happens if we don’t have access to good water?
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Swim Program Hopes to Help Teammate Kick Cancer

By Brett Bremer -- Friday, 18 Oct, 2019
It is a swim tradition mostly reserved for the guys. Guys gather with hair buzzers and Bic razors to shave their heads (and sometimes more) for high school conference and state championship meets – doing whatever it takes to shave even a hundredth of a second off their times.
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