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TK Students Continue the Circle of Giving

Philanthropy isn’t a word most fifth-graders use often. But it is a word they fully understand now and have practiced themselves with the help of the Circle of Giving project through the Barry Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council. “Philanthropy is giving people your time, talents and treasures to help other people,” said fifth-grader Collyn Genther.
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Students Get Lesson in Life

How much does it cost to rent an apartment? Do I need a roommate? How much can I afford to spend on a new vehicle? Or maybe I just need a good used vehicle? How do I save money for the future?
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TKHS Art Students Earn Scholastic Art Awards

Eight Thornapple Kellogg High School art students earned nine Scholastic Art awards. Samantha Barton earned gold in printmaking and silver in ceramics; Grace Densham - gold in sculpture; McKenzie Cooper - silver in photography; Abbie Numeric - silver in photography; Anna Timm - silver in printmaking; Julianna VanMeter - silver in painting; Audrey Johnson - honorable mention in photography; and Anna Miller - honorable mention in drawing/illustration.
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HS Students Turn Wood into Classroom Treasures

Give high school students a block of wood and watch them turn it into unique and personalized crayon holders for elementary teachers. Thornapple Kellogg High School woods students did just that and the results were impressive and much appreciated by teachers.
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Grant Gives Art Students a Skeleton Model

Thornapple Kellogg High School art students were able to capture delicate details in their drawings of skeletons with the help of a life-like skeleton model. The model was purchased by art teacher Tonya Woods thanks to a grant from the Thornapple Area Enrichment Foundation. The skeleton enables students to have an anatomically-correct model for referencing how the bones are all connected, their shapes and positioning. They also can visually inspect how the joints are formed and move.
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TKHS Students Pay Respect to Veterans

When nearly 1,000 high school students become so quiet you can hear a pin drop, you know something important has their attention. Monday morning’s annual TK and Community Veterans Day program got their attention and their respect for the veterans attending. When a moment of silence was requested for all veterans who never made it home, there wasn’t a sound until two trumpets echoed “Taps.”
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