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June
June 16, 2021
June 2021 District Newsletter Released

Please enjoy the June 2021 edition of External LinkTCAPS’ district newsletter, Our Community. Learn more about summer opportunities, student achievement highlights, 2021-2022 school year information and more.

June 16, 2021
TCAPS Honors 2021 Retirees with Video Ceremony

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that it is celebrating its 2021 retirees with a special video ceremony recognizing the impact these 45 employees have had on the children of the Traverse City area.

June 15, 2021
Selection of Central High School Boys’ Varsity Soccer Coach Announced

TCAPS is pleased to announce that Chris Hale has been hired as the varsity boys’ soccer coach at Traverse City Central High School.

June 8, 2021
Enrolling Now for TCAPS Summer Academy

Enrollment for TCAPS’ Summer Academy program is now open. Summer Academy is open to all incoming 9th-12th grade students. No residency is required.

June 7, 2021
Free Summer Meal Distribution - In-Person Pickup & Delivery Options

TCAPS is pleased to announce the continuation of its free bulk meal distribution service through the summer months. No cost meals are available to all children 18 or younger (or adults with disabilities under 26). The district will operate two meal pickup distribution sites as well as a meal delivery service option for families who are unable to utilize the in-person pickup option.

June 7, 2021
TCAPS Summer Programs Enrollment Open

TCAPS offers many exciting summer learning and camp opportunities for children of all ages including Summer Explorers Clubs, Summer Academy, and multiple athletic and music camps. All programs are available to children living in the Traverse area region as well as those visiting the area for the summer. Learn more at: www.tcaps.net/summerprograms.

June 7, 2021
TCAPS Superintendent Monthly Office Hours – June 8th

The final opportunity for community members to attend virtual "office hours" with Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Superintendent, Dr. John VanWagoner, for this school year is on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 8:30 a.m.

June 2, 2021
TCAPS Announces Positive COVID-19 Case

On June 2, 2021, Traverse City Area Public Schools received confirmation of one positive school-associated case of COVID-19 related to Silver Lake Elementary School. Any families or staff members who need to quarantine or take additional action have been notified.

June 1, 2021
TCAPS Announces Positive COVID-19 Case

On June 1, 2021, Traverse City Area Public Schools received confirmation of one positive school-associated case of COVID-19 related to Long Lake Elementary School. Any families or staff members who need to quarantine or take additional action have been notified.

May
May 28, 2021
2020-2021 K-12 District Art Show Now on Display Online

TCAPS'  2020/2021 District Art Show is up and ready to view online at: External Linktcapsk12artshow.weebly.com. Individual classroom galleries are on display and the artworks featured on the home page of the show’s website were chosen by teachers as exemplary representations of creative thought and expression and are considered to be “Best in Show.”

May 28, 2021
CHS Students Recognized by The MDE 2021 Breaking Traditions Awards

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) recently announced the recipients of the 2021 Breaking Traditions Awards which honors students who overcame obstacles and stereotypes to succeed in career and technical education (CTE) programs considered non-traditional for their gender. These students are ”breaking traditions” by pursuing careers in which fewer than 25 percent of persons working in that field are their gender. 

May 28, 2021
EMS Students Earn Michigan Interscholastic Press Association Awards

Student journalists from East Middle School have received honors as part of this year’s Michigan Interscholastic Press Association Awards. In addition to the awards listed below, Trojan TV received a Gold Rating for the critique contest.

May 28, 2021
TC Tritons Compete in State Finals, Women’s Varsity Four Wins State Championship Title

The Traverse City Tritons Rowing Team competed in the Scholastic Rowing Association of Michigan’s Division II State Championship Regatta on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids, Mich. It was the team’s first race with more than four teams since the fall of 2019 and the first championship race since the spring of 2019. 

May 28, 2021
TC West Middle School Wins Big North Conference Championship

Traverse City West Middle School's boys’ and girls’ track teams won the Big North Conference Championship on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. More than 100 West Middle School students participate on the teams.

May 28, 2021
TCAPS Announces Positive COVID-19 Case

On May 28, 2021, Traverse City Area Public Schools received confirmation of one positive school-associated case of COVID-19 related to Eastern Elementary School. Any families or staff members who need to quarantine or take additional action have been notified