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Middle school students learn to measure solids and liquids in science classes.
TKMS students practice for the middle school play.
Middle school students display their structure they hope will withstand an earthquake simulation.
TKMS students donate funds to the Veterans Affairs and to the Middleville Veterans Memorial project.
TKMS students collected food items for families in need.
TKMS students perform
TKMS band students perform their first concert of the year.
An aerial view shows the beautiful middle school and surrounding grounds.
TKMS students build structures to specific dimensions and hope they will withstand an earthquake test.

Events

Activity Night
Date: 3/29/2017, 2:30 PM 4:30 PM
Location: Middle School
Spring Break
Date: 3/31/2017
Spring Break
Date: 4/1/2017
Spring Break
Date: 4/2/2017
Spring Break
Date: 4/3/2017

TK News

TKMS to Send OM Team to World Finals

One of the TK Middle School OM teams will advance to the world finals.

Thornapple Kellogg Schools will send three Odyssey of the Mind teams to the World Competition at Michigan State University in May. One team from the high school, one from the middle school and one from elementary each earned the right to advance by getting a first or second rating at the state finals Saturday hosted at TK.

TKMS Spellers FInish in Top Three at Regional Bee

Aaron Michalk and Payton Stewart finished in the top three at the regional spelling bee hosted at TK Middle School.

Thornapple Kellogg Middle School students Aaron Michalk and Payton Stewart were both in the final three spellers at the regional spelling bee hosted at TKMS Thursday afternoon, but both went out in the 15th round.

TKMS Science Students Shake Things Up in Class

TKMS students put their engineering projects to the test on an earthquake simulator.

Clayton Wandell held his breath a little as he settled his team’s tower on the earthquake simulator.
“This should be good,” he said as his Thornapple Kellogg eighth grade science teacher Shaun Davis started the earthquake simulator, slowly, then pushed the throttle to make the shaking more significant.
It wobbled. It shook, but the tower didn’t break. Students cheered when the first structure withstood Round 1 of testing.

Spelling Bee Champions Crowned

Middle School spelling bee champion, a first and second runner up are crowned.

Payton Stewart was crowned the champion with Aaron Michalk as the first runner-up and Trysta Hilton as the second runner-up for the middle school spelling bee. Payton and Aaron will compete in the regional spelling bee Feb. 16 at TKMS. Great job by all participants and good luck to Payton and Aaron at the regional contest.

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