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Young TK fans wait for the Homecoming parade to start.
McFall students enjoy their ice cream sundaes.
McFall students learn fire safety from Thornapple and Freeport firefighters.
A McFall teacher poses with a student while they enjoy an ice cream treat.
McFall students learn through a variety of math games.
A McFall student gets a warm welcome from her teacher.
A father carries his daughter around the track.
McFall Elementary Principal Jon Washburn dressed up as Olaf and along with the TK Trojan mascot welcomed walkers to the walk-a-thon event.
Two McFall students take turns playing math games.
PTO walk-a-thon participants dressed as their favorite Disney characters.
Students and parents joined in the fun dressing up as Disney characters for the PTO walk-a-thon.
A McFall student meets his teacher for the year.
Learning math is fun with games at McFall.
A young girl dresses as one of her favorite Disney princesses for the walk-a-thon event.

Events

Classroom Christmas Parties
Date: 12/21/2017
Half Day - Dismissal at 11:55 AM
Date: 12/22/2017, 8:50 AM 11:55 PM
No School - Winter Break
Date: 12/25/2017
No School - Winter Break
Date: 12/26/2017
No School - Winter Break
Date: 12/27/2017

TK News

Kindergarten Students Learn Snow Safety

Kindergarten students got a safety lesson from the Barry County Road Commission.

Just because there’s no snow yet, doesn’t mean it’s not coming eventually to West Michigan. A member of the Barry County Road Commission spoke recently to McFall kindergarten students about staying safe while playing outside the snow or waiting for the bus near the road.

The First Thanksgiving Through the Eyes of Its Children

McFall first graders re-enact the first Thanksgiving.

In Michelle DeVries's first-grade class at McFall Elementary School, Lilee Grinnel and Braylee Tep inspected the Indian corncobs soaking in water –- which DeVries hopes to sprout. "Owen's grandpa gave us this Indian corn," said Lilee. "It's wet but kind of cool." DeVries' class commemorated the First Thanksgiving through the eyes of 7-year-olds who lived in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621.

Preschool and McFall Students Learn Fire Safety From Experts

Firefighters demonstrate how to crawl out of a burning building.

Freeport Fire Lt. Lani Forbes dropped to the floor with McFall Elementary students practicing their "Stop, drop and roll" technique to use if their clothing is on fire. Preschool and McFall students learned about fire safety from the experts as part of the annual national observance of Fire Safety Week in October.

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