TCAPS News & Events
TCAPS is pleased to announce that nine individual students have been named to all-state bands and choirs, three choirs have been selected to perform, and three educators will present as part of the 2019 Michigan Music Conference (MMC). In addition, Superintendent Paul Soma has been named the 2019 Michigan Music Education Association (MMEA) Administrator of the Year.
Traverse City Central High School’s EuroChorale is hosting its next “Meals for Musicians” fundraiser at The Filling Station on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Students and their chaperones from Koka, Shiga, Japan are currently visiting Traverse City as part of a student exchange program between the two sister cities.
Great Lakes Gift Co., a student-operated company created through a marketing class at Traverse City Central High School, has officially wrapped up the season. After a semester long course full of planning, creating, and selling gift bundles, the business is reporting revenues of more than $8,000, of which, 3.5 percent will be donated to the Cherryland Humane Society.
TCAPS' West Senior High School is pleased to announce that the experiment proposal, “The Growth of Bacillus Subtilis on a Substrata Material in Microgravity,” was selected by the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) for launch to the International Space Station. The launch date is expected to be sometime in late spring/early summer 2019.
TCAPS will administer the Cognitive Ability Test (CogAT) in February for all current 3rd grade students interested in the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program next school year. The registration deadline is Thursday, January 24, 2019.
On Friday, January 11, 2019, Traverse City Central High School will be recognized under the MI HEARTSafe Schools Award Program.
Jump with Jill, the world's only rock & roll nutrition show, will be performing at five TCAPS elementary schools February 19th – 21st.
On Saturday, February 2, 2019, the Traverse City West Senior High School Titan Bowling Team will host their 12th annual fundraiser event from 5:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Lucky Jack’s (1705 South Garfield Ave.).
Westwoods Elementary School was awarded $3,350 in funding to support healthy eating and physical activity initiatives at the school under the 2018-2019 Fuel Up to Play 60 grant.
TCAPS is pleased to announce that Amy Kudary was selected this fall as the Traverse City Central High School Varsity Alpine Ski Coach.
Each year the Traverse City Music Boosters provide a number of $350 scholarships to TCAPS Music students in grades 6 – 11. Students must have submitted their online application by Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
Traverse City Area Public Schools is seeking volunteers to serve on the Sex Education Advisory Committee. The advisory committee meets three to five times per year to review sex education curriculum and materials, in accordance with Public Act 226 and local bylaws. Applications are due before January 18, 2019.
Board to discuss process to identify a new superintendent beginning in January.
The TCAPS Board of Education voted to ratify a two-year extension to the Traverse City Education Association’s (TCEA’s) bargaining unit contract at a special meeting held on December 19, 2018.