News and Announcements

Bedtime Stories Available Throughout March

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!
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TAEF Grant and Lee PTO Funds Help Young Readers

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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History Never Tasted So Good!

In celebration of Michigan's 182nd birthday, Lee Elementary third-graders experienced a tasty history lesson and learned some fun facts about the state they call home. From Little Caesars Pizza to Vernors Ginger Ale, Faygo Pop, Kellogg's cereals and much more, students got a taste of Michigan as they explored the state's products and history. They even learned that sometimes, great things come from mistakes.
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Students Love Playground Donations

Lee Elementary students love their new four-square courts and an additional basketball hoop thanks to generous donations by NTA Property Management, the Middleville Lions Club, Lee PTO and a TAEF grant. Students have two new four-square courts and are learning to play the game at recess. They also now have an additional basketball hoop with new cement court to go with the hoop that was relocated making room for the four-square court. Pictured are several students playing the game while Lee Principal Angie Jefferson watches with Lions Club members Jason Bushman (left) and Andrew Beck.
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TKHS Football Players Gear Up as Playground Buddies

Colson Brummel didn't remember Lee Elementary School being so small. "I kind of feel like a giant," said the TKHS junior as he walked down the hall where he once attended second and third grades. But that was a few years ago and now Brummel and his friends are coming back to their elementary school as role models for younger students. Members of the TKHS football team are volunteering time to be with Lee students on the playground, interact with them, and just show them good sportsmanship and good leadership.
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Students Preparing for "Groovy" Elementary PTO Walk-A-Thon

The Elementary PTO Walk-A-Thon event is coming Sept. 21! This one-day event allows the PTO to sponsor a walk-a-thon event where students, parents, siblings and community members walk the TK track. Students collect donations and pledges for the laps they walk with all funds used by the PTO to support the elementary schools. Watch this video for more information about this year's upcoming event. It's going to be GROOVY!!! Don't Wait - Sign up to make a donation today!
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Elementary Students Sew Up End-Of-Year Project

Elementary art teacher Kathy Bailey squealed with excitement when she saw the stack of brightly-colored aprons piled neatly on a table beside a sewing machine. "Look at all these! They are wonderful!" she said holding up one of the aprons and gently putting it over the head of a third-grade student who had just finished sewing.
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