News and Announcements

Students Share Dreams for a Better World on MLK Day

Each link of a paper chain draped around the Lee Elementary library holds a pledge from second and third grade students. Their pledges are ways they can help make the world and their community a better place – pledges like loving each other, helping others, being kind and staying positive - all in honor of Martin Luther King day.

TKMS Musical Cast and Choirs Overcome Numerous Obstacles

Laura Oprea and her middle school musical cast knew on the first day of practice COVID-19 could at any time force them to abandon their production and cancel their performances. It very nearly happened just two days before the three-night performances of “Schoolhouse Rock Jr.” were scheduled to run.

TKVS Second Semester Enrollment Information

An opportunity to switch from one learning platform to the other (virtual or in-person) or to confirm your continued TKVS enrollment for the second semester will be available through PowerSchool October 26 - November 13, 2020. Information regarding making a change can be found by clicking the link above.

Summer Brain Gain Courses Available

Kent Intermediate School District is offering free, two-week Summer Brain Gain courses for all students kindergarten through 12th grade. Sign up online now.

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.”

11 OM Teams Compete at Regionals; 6 Advance to State

Thornapple Kellogg Schools were well represented with 11 teams at the regional Odyssey of the Mind competition in Wayland last weekend. The district will again be well represented by six teams advancing to the state finals March 14 hosted at TK Schools.

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.
RSS Feed