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MS STEM Class Gives Students Hands-On Lessons

Carefully following detailed instructions sixth-grade middle school students got a hands-on lesson they won't soon forget. They were learning about organs, what they look like and how they function. Instead of simply reading about it or even seeing pictures, students were able to see actual organs by looking at the insides of frogs.
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TKHS Students Send Off Athletes to State Competitions

With the band playing the school fight song, students lined the Main Street hallway in the high school applauding five student-athletes who are competing at the state level this weekend. Carly Snyder will represent TK in bowling; Alex Fabiano in swimming; and Christian Wright, Nathan Kinne and Trenton Dutcher in wrestling. Good luck TK athletes!
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TKHS presents "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"

The Biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to life as the Thornapple Kellogg High School students perform "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" March 7, 8, and 9.
Performances are at 7 p.m. in the high school performing arts center. Tickets are on sale now and can be reserved. An order form can be found at www.tkschools.org. Cost is $5 per student and $7 per adult.
Senior Citizens living within the TK district are invited to attend a free showing of the dress rehearsal starting at 5:30 p.m. March 5.
This production, directed by Laura Nikkel, involves a cast of 45 students, student musicians and many additional student and adults working behind the scenes.
This is a truly timeless Old Testament tale set to a multitude of musical genres, spanning from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock and roll.
This is a family-friendly show appropriate for all age levels.
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Close-Knit Seniors Face Last Curtain Call

Thornapple Kellogg High School senior Jack Schneider played the role of "Charlie" in "Willie Wonka Jr. " when he was in fifth grade. In the same year, classmate Grace Hauschild played the role of "Violet" who blew up into the giant blueberry and another classmate, Katie Dinkel, was the "Candy Man."
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TK Senior Named to All-State Choir

TKHS senior Grace Hauschild has been selected as a member of the All-State Choir for the third year of her high school career. Hauschild will be a member of about 120 high school choir students from all over the state making up this select group. This is the highest of honors and an amazing achievement for someone to be selected for three years! The All-State Choir will perform at the Youth Arts Festival in May at Western Michigan University.
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Teens Talk to Younger Students About Dangers of Tobacco

They hear about the dangers in television advertisements. They've heard warnings from adults. But still, young people are curious about smoking and tobacco use. A group of Thornapple Kellogg High School students hopes their connection to their younger peers helps get their message across. The high school students are part of a group called Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) and their goal is to mentor younger students about the dangers of tobacco use.
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TK "Family" Lends Helping Hands

Retired teacher Joyce Domire said she has always thought of her Thornapple Kellogg co-workers and students as an extended family. That feeling was never more evident to her than after a recent slip on the ice that sent her to the hospital where she was met by the comforting and caring hands of many TK alum.
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10 TK OM Teams Advance to State Finals

It was a great weekend for Thornapple Kellogg Odyssey of the Mind teams at the regional event in Wayland. TK sent 13 teams to the event including two primary teams from McFall that cannot advance to the state finals. Of the remaining 11 teams, all placed within the top three in their divisions and 10 will be advancing to the state finals hosted at TK March 16.
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TAEF Grant and Lee PTO Funds Help Young Readers

Thanks to a grant from the Thornapple Area Enrichment Foundation, Thornapple Kellogg Lee Elementary second-grade teachers were able to purchase the Reading Street Sleuth for classrooms. Additional funds from the Lee PTO provided supportive materials as well.
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