TCAPS News & Events
To highlight Computer Science Education Week (December 5 -11), all Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) students, staff, and families are invited to participate in TCAPS Hour of Code. The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify coding and show that anybody can learn the basics.
Please enjoy the November 2022 edition of TCAPS’ district newsletter, Horizon.
TCAPS Board of Education adopted a resolution during their regular meeting held November 14, 2022, known as the BE SMART Gun Safety Resolution. The resolution focuses on the importance of gun safety and firearm storage.
Please enjoy the October 2022 edition of TCAPS’ district newsletter, Horizon.
Tickets to the 11th Annual TC Patriot Game, set for October 21, are now available at gofan.co.
Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) was accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking K-12 school districts organized by Digital Promise, a global nonprofit working to expand opportunity for every learner by bringing together solutions across research, practice, and technology.
Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce two students have been named Semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Less than one percent of all U.S. high school seniors reach this level of academic achievement.
Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Middle School athletes will now participate under the umbrella of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA), a change that provides additional eligibility opportunities for teams and individual athletes to participate in post-season events, such as regional level tournaments. Previously, middle school athletics operated under the district’s Learning, Enrichment and Athletic Program (LEAP).
Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce 1,399 Advanced Placement (AP) exams were taken by high school students during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Michigan State Conservation Officer Patrick McManus has accepted the Safety and Security Coordinator position and is slated to begin with Traverse City Area Public Schools September 6, 2022. The position will focus on overall district safety and security, while providing guidance, training, and support to staff and students.
Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) students who attend Long Lake, Westwoods, Traverse Heights and Glenn Loomis (TCAPS Montessori) will attend school virtually on the November 8th Election Day to provide community polling space in the buildings while ensuring the safety and security of TCAPS students and staff is not compromised.
At the August 8th Board of Education meeting, the Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board voted and approved Request for Proposals (RFP) for the District’s Boardman Administration Building and Bertha Vos Elementary School Building.
After months of ongoing delays with state inspections, securing building materials and construction workforce shortages in the area, Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) announced at the August 8 Board of Education meeting that the TCAPS Montessori calendar will follow the rest of the district for the 2022-2023 school year, marking September 6 as the first day of school.
Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education approved a three-year strategic plan for the district at a study session held Wednesday, July 27, 2022. The strategic planning process involved extensive focus groups with students, parents, staff, and community leaders followed by in depth surveys with all stakeholders.
Please join us in congratulating and thanking Jesse Smith for his dedication and commitment to TCAPS students!