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February 26, 2018
Three TCAPS Students Selected for Young Playwrights Festival

Three students from Traverse City Area Public Schools have been selected to participate in the 7th annual Young Playwrights Festival. 

February 26, 2018
Two West Senior High School VEX Robotics Teams Heading to World Competition—April 25th-28th

Traverse City West Senior High School (WSH) Titan Robotics team 3767X and Team 3767A have qualified for the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship April 25-28, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. 

February 21, 2018
TCAPS Announces Selection of TC West Senior High School Varsity Head Coaches

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce the selection of Tim Sutherland as the Traverse City West Senior High School Varsity Girls’ Tennis Head Coach and Ed Bernard as the Varsity Boys’ Tennis Head Coach.

February 21, 2018
TCAPS February 2018 District Newsletter Released

Read the newest edition of External LinkOur Community, TCAPS' district newsletter to learn more about all the ways our students are loving learning. This month's edition shares information about the district's recent recognition in financial management, preschool enrollment, raffles, fundraisers, events, and special thank yous to our Partners In Education.

February 12, 2018
East Middle School Mini-Documentary About the Local Opioid Crisis

TC East Middle School students in the school’s digital media class created a short documentary about the local opioid crisis, titled “Predator & Prey: Opioids’ savage effect on our community,” which is now available to watch online. 

February 12, 2018
Eastern Elementary & Old Mission Students Participate in Joint STEM Activities

As part of the transition from Old Mission Peninsula School to Eastern Elementary School, which will take place at the start of the 2018-2019 school year, students from both schools will be meeting up at Central High School in March and April to participate in STEM activity days. 

February 12, 2018
Opportunity for Veterans to Receive a Diploma

TCAPS announces the opportunity for veterans to receive a diploma.

February 12, 2018
TC Central High School Hall of Fame Moves Induction to Homecoming
Extends Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline to March 1st

The Traverse City Central High School Hall of Fame has announced a date change for its annual induction ceremony. Normally held on Friday evening prior to graduation in June, the ceremony will be moved to the fall and will be held in conjunction with the Trojans’ Homecoming football game on Sept. 28, 2018. 

February 12, 2018
TCAPS Annual Preschool Raffle—Tickets on Sale Feb. 12-Mar. 23

TCAPS' annual preschool raffle is underway! This fundraiser began as a way to help make preschool more accessible to all children regardless of income. Proceeds from the raffle are used to provide tuition scholarships for families in need. 

February 12, 2018
TCAPS Calendar Reminders

February 14th Student Count Day 

February 12, 2018
TCAPS Receives 13th Consecutive Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
Bond refunding also allows district to get best outcome from tax dollars

The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awarded Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) its Certificate of Excellence (COE) in Financial Reporting for the 13th consecutive year for its 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

February 12, 2018
Traverse City High School Receives Donation to Provide All Students Free Breakfast & Lunch

An anonymous donor has provided $3,000 to Traverse City High School to allow the school to provide free breakfast and lunch to all of its students. 

February 12, 2018
West Middle School Hosts National History Day—Feb. 16

TC West Middle School 8th Grade Social Studies students invite the public to view their National History Day Projects on February 16, 2018 (3950 Silver Lake Rd.). 

February 5, 2018
EMS Digital Media Students Create Mini Documentary—Feb. 10

On Saturday, February 10, 2018, a mini documentary about the opioid crisis, which was created by students in East Middle School’s digital media class, will be shown between periods at the Grizzel Game Hockey Awareness Fundraiser that begins at 7:00 p.m. at Centre Ice Arena (1600 Chartwell Dr.). 

February 5, 2018
SCI-MA-TECH Program Information Sessions—Feb. 12 & 13

TCAPS will host information sessions about the district’s enhanced science, math and technology program, called SCI-MA-TECH (SMT), on February 12, 2018, at Central High School, and February 13, 2018, at West Senior High School.