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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.

Homecoming Assembly - Friday, October 3
Click here for the Assembly Schedule.


Homecoming Week is Monday, Sept 29 - Saturday, Oct 4!
Visit the
Student Page for the schedule of activities!

 Manufacturing Day: Friday, October 3
 Click here for more details!

Juniors and Sophomores:
The PSAT (Pre-SAT) Test will be given at Central High on Sat. Oct. 18, 2014 from 9am - 12 Noon. 
The alternate PSAT date is Wed. Oct. 15 from 8am - 12:00 at the Civic Center.  The alternate test is
only offered to juniors with school sponsored functions that will conflict with the Saturday, Oct. 18 test. 
The PSAT is practice for the SAT and also the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarships. 
The cost of the test is $18 (cash or check made payable to TCAPS).  Registration for both exams is
Sept. 24 - Oct. 7 in the Counseling Office.
  The PSAT is primarily given to juniors.  Sophomores
may choose to take the exam for practice.  Just remember, if you took the PSAT as a sophomore,
you must take it again as a junior to qualify for National Merit Scholarships.

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

 Parent Links:

Welcome Letter from Principal Rick Vandermolen

Timeless Image - Picture Re-take Day is Oct. 6

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

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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.

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