News and Announcements

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.

Michigan History Lesson Never Tasted So Good!

Did you know there are more than 50 flavors of Faygo pop with cotton candy being one of the favorites? Or that Vernor’s Ginger Ale is the oldest soft drink in the country and it started right here in Michigan? Did you know Little Caesar’s Pizza – now a national chain – started in Michigan? Just ask Lee Elementary third graders and they can tell you all kind of fun facts about some of the most famous Michigan-made food products after they took a taste-testing tour of Michigan’s history.

Battle of the Buildings Returns Nov. 13

TK bragging rights are one the line in the annual Battle of the Buildings Nov. 13. Members from each building within the district will compete in fun (and sometimes goofy) basketball competitions.

Delicious Art Lesson Leaves Students Licking Their Lips!

Third graders not only got to make their cake and eat it too - they also designed their specialty cake and all its decorations, learned how to read the recipe and baking abbreviations, estimated the cost of making it, and created the edible lesson in art class. “It’s the ultimate STEAM lesson,” said Lee art teacher Kathy Bailey. “This included science, technology, engineering, art and math and then they got to eat it!”

Read All About It - Lee Students Deliver Weekly News Broadcasts

Ryker Stout arrived at Lee Elementary School Wednesday morning dressed for success - with a suit coat, dress pants and shirt and even a tie. He looked the part of a television journalist and hoped it would help him tackle his first assignment delivering the Lee Elementary news.
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