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Page Artist and Classmates Inspired to “Dream Big”

Amellia Williams may seem to be an average Page Elementary fifth-grade student, but she has learned an important lesson after receiving an exclusive video from a New York Times Best Selling author.
“Anyone can be noticed. Even just a normal person,” said Amellia.

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.

Fifth-Grader Completes 40-Book Reading Challenge

Camden Peter says he’s very competitive and likes a challenge. So when his fifth-grade teacher Teresa Michalski challenged every student in her class to read 40 books throughout the school year, Camden said it was game on.

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.

TK Students Continue the Circle of Giving

Philanthropy isn’t a word most fifth-graders use often. But it is a word they fully understand now and have practiced themselves with the help of the Circle of Giving project through the Barry Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council. “Philanthropy is giving people your time, talents and treasures to help other people,” said fifth-grader Collyn Genther.

5th Graders Travel the World

Jacob Koster and his fifth-grade Page Elementary classmates have all been to the South Carolina Aquarium, Joshua Tree National Park and Lake Tahoe - all this year! It’s all thanks to technology and the ability to take virtual field trips via Skype and Google Chat around the country.

Page Elementary Crowns Spelling Bee Champion

It took 22 rounds before Emersyn Gorman outlasted the other 17 contestants to win the Page Elementary Spelling Bee. Emersyn won by correctly spelling “stirrups” and then “Columbia.” Runner-up Exley Roon missed on the word “divan” in the 22nd round. Each fourth and fifth-grade classroom sent one representative to the school final competition. The final spelling bee was held in the Thornapple Kellogg High School auditorium where the rest of the Page students and family members gathered.
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