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Traverse City Central High School
Rick Vandermolen, Principal

1150 Milliken Drive
Traverse City, Michigan 49686
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School Hours:
8:05 AM - 3:02 PM
Half Day Dismissal: 11:26 AM

Phone: 231-933-3500

School Code: 233-585


 Welcome to
Traverse City
Central High School

Home of the Trojans!

Photo courtesty of Rick Sack - TC Rick Photo

Our Vision: Traverse City Central High School is a place where strong personal bonds
between staff and students translate into greater academic achievement
and post-secondary readiness for every child.

Senior photos for the yearbook are due TODAY before 3:00 pm, in .jpg file format. 
They may be emailed to our yearbook advisor at
Visit the yearbook website for more details and specifications.

PowerSchool Public Portal Now Available!
Parents and Guardians are now able to access student grades though the PowerSchool portal. 
A letter has been sent home to each family with log in instructions.
PowerSchool Public Portal
Getting Started Guide

The CHS Orchestra will present
"Carnival of the Animals"
on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7:00 p.m. in our auditorium.
Admission is free, however a free will offering will be taken.
Featured pianists are Colin Huls and Nick Suminski,
pictured here with Chris Selby of Evola Music, who is
supplying two grand pianos at a reduced cost for this concert. 
Thank you to Evola Music!

The CHS Music Department Presents our Fall Musical:
The Music Man
November 13-16 and 20-23, 2014
Tickets are on sale here:

Dual Enrollment at NMC
If your child is interested in dual enrolling at Northwestern Michigan College for the spring term,
which begins January 12, please have them fill out an online NMC application at
and make an appointment with their counselor.  The dual enrollment process takes
several days to complete, see the following documents for the process:
New Student Dual Enrollment

Current Student Dual Enrollment
Registration for returning students begins on October 24 (depending on credits earned)
and registration for new students will begin on November 7.
Call the counseling office with any questions at 933-3560.

 Parent Links:

Welcome Letter from Principal Rick Vandermolen

Leaving by Vehicle/ Parking Permit - NEW

Military Opt Out


SCI-MA-TECH Program at Central High School
If you are interested in being a part of the SCI-MA-TECH program at CHS, click on the above link for an application and further information. 

View the 2014-15 Course Guide here

For questions, comments or concerns regarding the CHS website please email CHS.

Our Mission: To be a nurturing community of learners, ensuring that all young adults become responsible, productive, self-expressive individuals; able to achieve their full potential through a safe, learner-centered cooperative partnership that celebrates diversity, creativity and excellence.

View student grades, assignments and attendance
Getting Started Instructions
View student grades, assignments and attendance via PowerSchool Public Portal.

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