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TK Science Department Gains Grant for Equipment

The Thornapple Kellogg High School Science Department will be gaining some new equipment next year thanks to a grant award through the Barry Community Foundation. The Wilson H. Craig Jr. Fund awarded the district $2,632 to purchase eight new electronic balances for the science programs. Tim Penfield, co-department chair at TK, said the balances will help adequately equip the science rooms with balances and give students ample opportunities to use the scales during classroom projects.
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TKHS Guitarist to Play at National Convention

Alex Zimmerman never dreamed that entering a high school talent show could mean so much. But that one afternoon in front of his Thornapple Kellogg High School classmates playing his electric guitar has landed him on stage in front of a national audience.
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TK MITES Projects Take Regional and State Honors

Several Thornapple Kellogg High School students entered the annual Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society competitions at the regional level and many advanced to the state level. Students competed in categories of architecture and design, engineering and design, and woodworking
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Class of 2019 Encouraged to Start Their Own Superhero Story

The 222 members of the TKHS Class of 2019 marched into the Bob White Stadium where many had played football or soccer or ran track. Some had marched in the band across the field. Others had been in the student cheering section at home games. There was a stiff wind blowing - but the students are all too familiar with the winds at the stadium and managed to hang onto their caps as they made their way to the graduation ceremony.
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TKHS Class of 2019 Earns Honors and Scholarships

Thornapple Kellogg High School seniors honored for their outstanding achievements at the annual Senior Honors Night. Thornapple Area Enrichment Foundation awarded more than $30,000 in scholarships with the potential for up to nearly $38,000 in additional renewal awards for TK seniors. Numerous other organizations offered additional scholarship awards for graduating seniors. The following is a list of all honors and scholarships presented to TK Seniors:
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TKHS Names Top 11 Students in Class of 2019

Thornapple Kellogg High School administrators released names of the Top 11 academic graduating members of the Class of 2019. They are listed in alphabetical order: Carson Denman, Samuel Dickman, Olivia Gaudreau, Isaiah Guenther, Turner Halle, Daniel Hannapel, Ashton Heiser,  Brody Keiser, Lucas McCrath, Evan Sidebotham,  Jenna Walters. Read more about each of the top students and their future plans.
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TKHS Class of 2019 to Graduate May 23

The Thornapple Kellogg High School Class of 2019 will graduate at 7  p.m. Thursday, May 23. Graduation will take place outside at the football stadium, weather permitting. The ceremony will be moved into the large high school gymnasium if needed.
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High Schoolers Build Custom Sandboxes for Boy, 6

MIDDLEVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — A 6-year-old Middleville boy whose life changed forever one year ago has a brand new gift thanks to a group of local high school students.
In May 2018, Nate Boersma was in a terrible car crash that left him paralyzed. Since then, he has fought hard to recover and learn to adjust to life in a wheelchair as a kindergartner at McFall Elementary.
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Students Build Custom Sandbox for Boy in Wheelchair

MIDDLEVILLE. Mich. — Woodshop students at Thornapple Kellogg High School went the extra mile for an elementary student in need.
After a bad crash last year, 6-year-old Nate Boresma hasn't been able to enjoy the one thing on the playground he loves: the sandbox. The high school wood shop students wanted to change that, and made a specialized sandbox just for him.
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