Ellie Baranek rubbed her hands quickly together until she felt the heat building up in her palms. The fourth-grader quickly realized her action created friction that in turn created heat. "It's motion energy to heat energy," she deduced.
Her classmates rotated around the room to six different stations where they tried to answer the question "How do we know energy is present and moving in a system?" They also gained an understanding of how energy is transferable.
We will be holding a registration orientation for all incoming freshman and their parents on March 21, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Two of the three TKHS Odyssey of the Mind teams will advance to the state finals in March hosted at TK. In all, Thornapple Kellogg Schools will send eight Odyssey of the Mind teams to the state finals.
Thornapple Kellogg High School students will bring the classic fairy tale "Cinderella" to the stage March 8, 9, and 10. It's a show the entire family will enjoy. Performances begin at 7 p.m. and ticket reservations are available now. Click on this story for a reservation form.
TKHS students said being in Business Professionals of America gives them skills they will need no matter what career lies ahead of them. Senior Justin Scholten, who is the past president of the TK club, will be advancing to the state competition for the third time in his high school career. “Anything I do I'm going to have to use skills I've learned in BPA,” said Scholten.