Student Programs

TC Central High School offers multiple avenues for students to find their passion and get involved throughout their high school journey.


CHS Football Photo

External LinkVisit the TC Central Trojan Athletics website
External LinkView TC Central athletic calendars

Athletic Office Contact Information

Telephone: 231.933.8207
Mark Mattson, Athletic Director
Tracy Welch, Assistant
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Black & Gold Newspaper

Black & Gold logo

The award-winning newspaper, The Black & Gold, is written, designed, and published by the students of Traverse City Central High School. It is available in print and online. Contact Advisor James Filkins for more information.

External LinkView the latest editions of Central's award winning student newspaper.

Performing Arts

Orchestra practice photo

TC Central is proud of its award winning band, orchestra and vocal music programs. Visit the performing arts webpage to learn more about each program and to view the music calendar of events. 

Clubs & Academic Teams

Clubs are an excellent way for students to be involved during their high school years. Below are several clubs offered at Central High School:

  • Debate Team
  • Fellowship of Chistian Athletes
  • Key Club 
  • Model United Nations
  • Natural Helpers
  • National Honor Society
  • Yearbook
  • Z-Club
  • View more club information

Don't see a club you want to join? Why not start one?

Front & Central Broadcasting

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Each Front & Central show is planned, written and produced by TC Central students. To find out more or become a part of the Front & Central broadcast team, see your high school guidance counselor. The course is open to all grade levels. 

Visit the Front & Central webpage to view current and archived episodes.

Contact Information

For more information about Front & Central or Broadcast Communications II, contact:

Mr. Filkins
BC II Advisor

SCI-MA-TECH & Robotics

Sci-Ma-Tech logoThe purpose of Traverse City Area Public Schools’ enhanced science, math and technology program called SCI-MA-TECH is to enrich the quality of education by inspiring and challenging students through an individualized and integrated curriculum.

SCI-MA-TECH has a rigorous curriculum that engages students through participation in exciting and innovative explorations designed to fully prepare them for success in post-secondary education and beyond. Learn more about the SCI-MA-TECH program.

Student Senate