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May 17, 2024
TCAPS Receives 19th Consecutive Certificate of Excellence in Annual Financial Reporting

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) achieved the Certificate of Excellence (COE) in Financial Reporting for the 19th consecutive year for the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). The Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) presented the award to TCAPS for the fiscal year 2023.

May 10, 2024
High Schools Host Student Voter Registration Events at TCAPS

Traverse City Central High School (CHS) student groups and Traverse City West Senior High (WSH) Student Senate will host voter registration and information sessions at their respective schools this month. The purpose of the event is to provide information on eligibility and encourage eligible students to register.

May 1, 2024
March 2024 District Newsletter Released

Please enjoy the March 2024 edition of TCAPS' district newsletter.

May 1, 2024
Spring 2024 Newsletter

Please enjoy the Spring 2024 edition of TCAPS' district newsletter.

April 16, 2024
TCAPS Technology Update

A message from TCAPS Superintendent John R. VanWagoner II, Ph.D.

March 11, 2024
TCAPS Administration Building Plans Move to Glenn Loomis

With the upcoming sale of the Ida Tompkins Boardman Administration Building, Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) will begin relocating Administration staff in March to the Glenn Loomis school building, located at 1009 S. Oak Street. Glenn Loomis has been mostly vacant since TCAPS Montessori moved to its new location on Franke Road at the start of the 2023-2024 school year.  

March 9, 2024
Grandview Parkway Construction Begins March 10 - Delays Expected

Phase I of the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT’s) Grandview Parkway Project will begin the evening of Sunday, March 10th.

March 8, 2024
TCAPS 2024-2025 Academic Calendar Announced

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to share the academic calendar for 2024-2025 is finalized and available to view, along with building start and end times.

March 1, 2024
TCAPS Offers Test Out Opportunity

Application Deadline is April 17th

February 29, 2024
February 2024 District Newsletter Released
February 21, 2024
TCAPS Announces National Merit Finalists

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce four students as Finalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Less than one percent of all U.S. high school seniors reach this level of academic achievement.

February 12, 2024
Board of Education Authorizes 2024 TCAPS Capital Bond Proposal

After a nearly yearlong planning process, the school district will place a capital bond proposal on the August 6, 2024 ballot, with a focus on projects to keep students safe, warm, and dry

February 9, 2024
TCAPS State of The District Message

Dear Families & Staff,

Wednesday marked our 100th day of school for the academic year. I am always amazed how quickly the school year progresses once we reach the second semester. I am pleased to provide an annual overview for our parents, staff, and greater community.

February 2, 2024
2024 Mid-Winter District Newsletter Released
January 12, 2024
TCAPS' Talented & Gifted Program Invites Students to Register for Cognitive Ability Testing (CogAT)

Registration deadline is Friday, January 19, 2024