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The TK Trojan mascot rode in the homecoming parade.
Mornings with Mom is a great way to start the day.
Fall colors come are bright and beautiful on Lee art projects.
Lee students make a Thanksgiving video.
It was a throwback to the 70s and a groovy time at the walk-a-thon!
Students concentrate as they perform in a concert.
Dads enjoy the morning with their students at Doughnuts with Dads.
Lee students listen to a story read by the Lee Elementary librarian.
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Lee students sing a patriotic song during their concert.
Dads enjoyed a morning with their children at Lee Elementary's Doughnuts with Dads.
Lee students play the xylophones during a concert.
Mornings with Mom is a great way to start the day.
Lee Elementary's Doughnuts with Dads is a great way to start the morning.
Lee students cheer on their teachers at the Battle of the Buildings.
The Lee


KickStart to Careers-Lee Deposit Day
Date: 5/2/2019, 2:30 PM 3 PM
Special Person's Day - 2nd Grade
Date: 5/9/2019, 10 AM 11:30 AM
Special Person's Day - 3rd Grade
Date: 5/10/2019, 10 AM 11:30 AM
3rd Grade Agricultural Day
Date: 5/16/2019
No School-Memorial Day
Date: 5/27/2019

TK News

Skyping Puts Students at South Carolina Aquarium

Mr. Fischer's class skypes with an expert at the South Carolina Aquarium.

River otters swam around and around, gracefully gliding through the water and bobbing their heads up every few minutes to see what was going on. It was a one-of-a-kind view for Lee Elementary students as they watched the otters from the rocks high above the water enclosure at the South Carolina Aquarium. No - it wasn't a lavish field trip. Using Skype technology in Lee Elementary's Makerspace room, Mr. Fischer's second-grade class interacted with Susan Snide, a distance learning interpreter for the aquarium.

Lee Elementary Makerspace Inspires Visitors

East Grand Rapids administrators watch a demonstration of how Lee Elementary teachers use Legos in the Makerspace room to teach math lessons

Blue, green, yellow, orange and white Lego pieces were stacked in varying heights representing different fractions. At a nearby table, Little Bits were used to turn wheels and make lights go on and off demonstrating simple circuits. And later, students used their ingenuity and creativity as they tried to build the tallest tower possible using 100 Keva Planks.
Lee Elementary School's Makerspace room was in the spotlight and guests from East Grand Rapids Schools were impressed.

Police Officer Shares His Role in a Community

Office Tom Goggins talks with students in Stephanie Woods' second-grade class.

Second-grader Colin Goggins stood proudly beside his father in front of his classmates in Stephanie Woods' Lee Elementary classroom. His dad, Officer Tom Goggins with the Portland Police Department, visited the classroom to talk about his role in the community. His experiences fit well with the current Reading Street lesson about being part of a community, what makes a community, and important people within a community.

Bedtime Stories Available Throughout March

TK Superintendent Mr. Blitchok reads one of his favorite books

Throughout the month of March, a series of Bedtime Story videos will be published on the TK Facebook page. Teachers, staff and administrators throughout the district will be reading some of their favorite books. New videos will be posted at 7 p.m. each night and families are encouraged to gather for these fun bedtime stories!

TAEF Grant and Lee PTO Funds Help Young Readers

Will Webster and Mikayal Schilthroat are engaged in the Reading Sleuth Series.

Thanks to a grant from the Thornapple Area Enrichment Foundation, Thornapple Kellogg Lee Elementary second-grade teachers were able to purchase the Reading Street Sleuth for classrooms. Additional funds from the Lee PTO provided supportive materials as well.

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