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August
August 13, 2018
Calendar Reminders

September 4th             First day of school for students

August 13, 2018
Central High School Solar Project Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony—August 17th

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that installation on the Traverse City Central High School (CHS) student-led solar project is complete. 

August 13, 2018
Eastern Elementary School Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony—August 27th

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is excited to celebrate the completion of Eastern Elementary School with a grand opening celebration, ribbon-cutting ceremony and school tours on Monday, August 27, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (1600 Eastern Ave.).

August 13, 2018
Free & Reduced School Meals

All TCAPS families are encouraged to apply for free or reduced meals. 

August 13, 2018
TCAPS Capital Bond Proposal Approved

On August 7, 2018, voters in Grand Traverse, Benzie and Leelanau counties voted to approve a 10 year, $107 million dollar capital bond proposal for Traverse City Area Public Schools. 

August 13, 2018
TCAPS Offers Nutritious Breakfast & Lunch Options

TCAPS is proud to offer delicious, nutritious breakfast and lunch to our students every school day in all of our schools (with the exception of half day lunch at middle and high schools). 

August 13, 2018
Trustee Kelly Clark Announces Resignation from Board of Education

Kelly Clark, a trustee on the Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education, has announced his resignation effective August 13, 2018.

August 13, 2018
West Senior High School Student Receives Journalism Award for Excellence

Hope Thompson, a junior at Traverse City West Senior High School, received an Award for Excellence for column writing at the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) summer camp in journalism. 

August 2, 2018
Installation Begins on Central High School Student-Led Solar Project
Formal ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for August 17th

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that the Traverse City Central High School (CHS) student-led solar project is ready for installation. 

July
July 30, 2018
Blair Elementary School Well Testing Detects No Traceable Amount of PFAS
TCAPS remains committed to ensuring the health and safety of students in all buildings

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) has been made aware of the test results for its drinking water well at Blair Elementary School, which show PFAS levels as “non-detect,” or that no traceable level of the contaminant was found during testing. 

July 23, 2018
TCAPS Board of Education Appoints Matthew Anderson as Interim Board Trustee
Interim to serve until next school board election in November 2018

The Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education has appointed Matthew Anderson to serve as interim board trustee. 

July 18, 2018
7-23-18 School Board Meeting Location Change

The location of the regular school board meeting scheduled July 23, 2018, has changed to Sabin Data Center, Computer Lab (2075 Cass Road). The meeting will begin at 6 PM and will not be televised, but can be viewed live and/or on demand at www.tcaps.net/board

July 12, 2018
TCAPS Alum Brian Katona Wins Emmy Award

Traverse City Central High School alumnus, Brian Katona, recently won an Emmy Award for Best Musical Composition for his score to the short documentary film, “The Builder.”

June
June 26, 2018
TCAPS Board of Education Seeks Candidates for Interim Board Seat

TCAPS is announcing the opportunity to apply for an interim seat on the Board of Education. Interested candidates should submit a written letter of interest, including a short statement regarding the qualities and experience the candidate brings to the position, by July 5, 2018. 

June 22, 2018
TCAPS to Participate in the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program
Competition will send a West Senior High School student research project into space

TCAPS' West Senior High School has been accepted as a participating community in the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 13 to the International Space Station (ISS).