News and Announcements

Thankfulness Pouch Keeps Treasured Belongings Safe

“Dad,” “Sister,” and “Pets” were among the treasures kindergarten students said they are thankful for this year. They wrote or drew pictures of things they are thankful for, then tucked the slip of paper with the precious words safely into their handmade Thankfulness Pouches. The small, cloth pouches were cinched tightly with a pull string to keep their treasures safe.

TKVS Second Semester Enrollment Information

An opportunity to switch from one learning platform to the other (virtual or in-person) or to confirm your continued TKVS enrollment for the second semester will be available through PowerSchool October 26 - November 13, 2020. Information regarding making a change can be found by clicking the link above.

TK Breaks Ground on New Classrooms

Wearing hard hats and TK facial coverings and with shovels in hand, students from McFall, Lee and Page elementary schools, tossed up a bit of dirt to officially break ground on the first phase of the district’s $42.8 million bond projects.

Students Reminded About Fire Safety

Donning red, plastic fire helmets, a kindergarten class at McFall took a virtual tour of the Ada Fire Department with Fire Chief Dave Murray. He also happens to be the father of TK kindergarten teacher Lindsey Wortz and normally would have made an in-person appearance to her classroom during Fire Prevention Month.

Summer Brain Gain Courses Available

Kent Intermediate School District is offering free, two-week Summer Brain Gain courses for all students kindergarten through 12th grade. Sign up online now.

Online Enrollment For New Students is Open

This is basically a two-phase process. You will pre-register your child in the first step and receive an automated email acknowledging your pre-registration. Within two or three business days you will receive an additional email from TK Schools to complete the process.
There are step-by-step instructions to complete the process on the TK website under Enrollment. If you have questions or run into issues, please contact the building secretary for the school your child will attend.
McFall - Young 5, K and 1st:
Lee - 2nd and 3rd:
Page - 4th and 5th:
Middle School - 6th - 8th:
High School - 9th - 12th:
We appreciate your patience as we have built this new online system. We look forward to you joining the TK family.

11 OM Teams Compete at Regionals; 6 Advance to State

Thornapple Kellogg Schools were well represented with 11 teams at the regional Odyssey of the Mind competition in Wayland last weekend. The district will again be well represented by six teams advancing to the state finals March 14 hosted at TK Schools.


Cathy Leaf’s kindergarten classroom looked like a toy store explosion! There were toys and games everywhere and along with it – smiling, giggling and laughing students enjoying just being kids.
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