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TK Middle School Writers Advance to State Contest

Three Thornapple Kellogg Middle School eighth-grade students were named winners in the Elks district writing contest after being named the local winners for Hastings Elk Lodge 1965. This year’s theme for their essays was “Why our veterans are American heroes.” Jacqueline Aguiar, Rozalynn Reaser and Aubrey Bischoff will now advance to the state competition. Winning entries from the state move on to a national contest.
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Students Find Joy in Helping Others

Mitchell Corner helped Wyatt Miller search through racks of winter clothes, bins with hats and mittens, and storage tubs filled with children’s boots to find just the right winter gear for a student in need at McFall Elementary. Lillian Lienesch’s middle school service learning class has taken over operations of the Classmates Care program. With the help of middle school “Links” students like Corner, Lienesch’s special needs students sort and organize the clothing donations, take orders as they come in from different schools, and fill and deliver the orders to students in the district.
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Students Collect Stuffed Animals to Bring Comfort to Children

Big bears, little dogs, rainbow rabbits, and pink lions - all collected by Thornapple Kellogg Middle School students to bring smiles to faces of children. The Teen Leadership classes at the middle school take on different community service projects throughout the year. This quarter, students decided to give to a local charity started by another young person.
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From Schoolyard Garden to School Plate

by Jaye Beeler for School News Network - At the middle school, a learning garden designed by resource room teacher Amanda Forman hums along with flat-leaf parsley, Thai basil and burpless cucumber, which is a nearly seedless, sweeter and thinner-skinned variety than typical supermarket cukes.
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