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September 11, 2017
Safe Routes to Willow Hill Elementary School Walking and Biking Audit—September 12th

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m., the City of Traverse City Safe Routes to School team will host a Walking and Biking Audit at Willow Hill Elementary School to assess routes students use to walk and bike to school. 

September 5, 2017
East Middle School Teacher Selected for State Teacher Leadership Advisory Council

Jane Porath, a teacher at East Middle School, is one of twenty-four teachers who have been selected by the Michigan Department of Education from a pool of more than 300 applicants to serve on a new panel to help guide the state’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 

September 5, 2017
Substitute Teacher Enrollment Meeting—September 14th

Candidates interested in substitute teaching positions are invited to attend a PCMI Staffing Services registration event on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 PM at the TCAPS Administration Building (412 Webster) in Conference Room C. 

August 29, 2017
Coast Guard Cup—August 31st

The Coast Guard City football game honoring the coasties in our community is back! 

August 29, 2017
Long Lake Elementary School Open House—August 31st

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, Long Lake Elementary School will host an Open House followed by a Family Picnic. 

August 29, 2017
Northern Michigan Partnership Open House—August 30th

The Northern Michigan Partnership, which offers elective classes to homeschool students in grades K-12, will host an open house on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Interlochen Elementary School building (3113 M-137). 

August 29, 2017
TCAPS’ SAT and Advanced Placement Scores Indicate College Readiness
MSTEP results outpace the state in every subject, every grade level

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) students’ SAT and Advanced Placement scores outperformed the state and indicate that the district’s students continue to be prepared for college, career, and life. 

August 28, 2017
Transportation Help Hotline Opens Tuesday, August 29th

Have busing questions or need assistance? TCAPS' Back-to-School Transportation Helpline will be available to assist families beginning Tuesday, August 29th through Friday, September 1, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. To speak with a transportation staff member, please contact the Transportation Helpline at 231.933.1956. 

August 23, 2017
TCAPS August 2017 Newsletter Released

Read the August Back-to-School edition of External LinkOur Community, TCAPS' district newsletter to learn more about upcoming events, summer highlights and more.

August 11, 2017
TCAPS Announces Selection of Traverse City Central Varsity Boys’ Head Basketball Coach

​Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce the selection of Travis Schuba as the Traverse City Central High School Varsity Boys’ Head Basketball Coach. 

August 7, 2017
Free and Reduced Meal Online Sign-up Now Open

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is now accepting applications for free and/or reduced meals for the 2017-2018 school year. 

August 7, 2017
TC Patriot Game T-Shirts Now on Sale

Commemorative t-shirts are now on sale for the 6th annual TC Patriot Game. 

August 7, 2017
TCAPS Graduate Named 2017 Michigan State University Marching Band Drum Major

Nicole Sanford, a 2014 graduate of Traverse City West Senior High School, has been named the Drum Major for the 2017 Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band.

August 3, 2017
TCAPS Superintendent Participates in Meeting with U.S. Secretary of Education

On Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Traverse City Area Public Schools Superintendent Paul Soma, was invited to participate in a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

July 31, 2017
LEAP Registration Opens Tomorrow—August 1st

Registration for the LEAP program for the 2017-18 school year will open on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.