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January
January 19, 2023
January 2023 Newsletter Released

Please enjoy the January 2023 edition of TCAPS’ district newsletter.

January 11, 2023
Important Messages Regarding TCAPS Transportation Services

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Superintendent, Dr. John VanWagoner released the following messages to families regarding TCAPS Transportation services.

January 10, 2023
TCAPS Announces Students Selected for Michigan School Band and Orchestra All-State Ensembles

Five students from Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) have received the well-deserved honor of being selected to perform as part of the All-State Band or Orchestra Ensembles during the Michigan Music Conference, held at the DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 19-21, 2023.

January 10, 2023
TCAPS Board of Education Reviews Security Assessment Report

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education received an update at the January 9 Board of Education meeting from Secure Education Consultants (SEC). SEC was hired as a third party administrator to assess the district’s policies, procedures, and current physical operations. The comprehensive examination included observations of every building within the district, and interviews with staff and students.

January 9, 2023
Registration Opens for 2023 Cognitive Ability Testing (CogAT) for TCAPS’ Talented & Gifted Program
Registration deadline is Thursday, January 19, 2023

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) will administer the Cognitive Ability Test (CogAT) in February for all current 3rd-grade students interested in participating in the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program next school year. Students identified through this process will be invited to attend the TAG magnet school located at Central Grade School.

January 8, 2023
TCAPS Student Senates Present 2022 TC Patriot Game Donation

Student Senators from Traverse City Central High School and Traverse City West Senior High School presented Mid-Michigan Honor Flight with a check for $7,500 from the TC Patriot Game proceeds.

December
December 15, 2022
December 2022 Newsletter Released

Please enjoy the December 2022 edition of TCAPS’ district newsletter.

December 15, 2022
TCAPS Hour of Code Continues to Inspire Students and Staff

Computer Science Education Week surpassed last year’s count of 3,500 participants and inspired more than 5,000 Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) K-12 students to learn about computer science and coding!

December 15, 2022
This Story Starts at TCAPS Alumni Spotlight Campaign

A TCAPS education can take you anywhere. To celebrate the success of students and graduates, the district is sharing weekly social media spotlights featuring alumni whose stories started right here at TCAPS!

December 14, 2022
Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Offers Discounts on Internet Services and Devices

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a federal government program that helps families pay for home internet and connected devices.

December 12, 2022
Jason Morrow to Lead Traverse City West Boys Track

Traverse City West Senior High School (WSH) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Morrow as the next boys head track coach. Morrow has worked with Titan sprint, long jump, and high jump athletes as an assistant coach since 2010. Morrow takes over from Tom Brown who has led the program since 2010.

December 2, 2022
Traverse City Area Public Schools Highlights Hour of Code

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.

November
November 16, 2022
November 2022 Newsletter Released

Please enjoy the November 2022 edition of TCAPS’ district newsletter, Horizon.

November 15, 2022
TCAPS Board Signs BE SMART Gun Safety Resolution

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. 

October
October 20, 2022
October 2022 Newsletter Released

Please enjoy the October 2022 edition of TCAPS’ district newsletter, Horizon.