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January
January 11, 2022
Important Update Regarding Masking and Virtual Learning

With the goal to return all students back to face-to-face learning, the TCAPS Board of Education voted 7-0 to continue virtual learning for all secondary students grades 6-12 for the remainder of this week and reinstate the previous universal masking policy effective Wednesday, January 12, 2022. 

January 6, 2022
No School for Students Friday, January 7, 2022; Secondary Schools to Remote Learning Jan 10 - 11

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is announcing there will be no school for all students on Friday, January 7, 2022 due to staffing shortages. In addition, TCAPS secondary students (grades 6-12) will move to remote learning for Monday, January 10, 2022 and Tuesday, January 11, 2022.

December
December 16, 2021
TCAPS Awarded $150,000 Rotary Charities Grant

A health and wellness initiative for students and staff will soon be underway at Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) thanks to a Rotary Charities Systems Change Accelerator Grant.

December 16, 2021
TCAPS Honors Two Principal Award Recipients

TCAPS is honored to highlight two outstanding leaders who were honored at the 2021 Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principal Association (MEMPSA) state conference. 

December 7, 2021
Hour of Code Highlighted All Week at TCAPS

To highlight Computer Science Education Week (12/6 - 12/12), all Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) students, staff, and families are invited to participate in TCAPS Hour of Code.

October
October 26, 2021
Traverse City Area Public Schools Transfers Property to Blair Township

Discussions began in 2019 among Traverse City Area Public Schools Administration and Board of Education with the Oleson Family, Blair Township, TART trails, and Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy regarding 208 acres of TCAPS property, located behind Blair Elementary School.

October 21, 2021
TCAPS Indigenous Education Program Celebrates Culture Year-Round

Traverse City Area Public Schools' Indigenous Education Program works hard year-round to meet the needs of Native American and Alaska Native students. The goal of the program is to improve student proficiency and graduation rates.

October 6, 2021
Traverse City Central High School Coach Lisa Taylor Named MHSCA Coach of the Year

The Michigan High School Athletic Coaches Association, a professional organization of school coaches and athletic directors, (MHSCA) has selected Girls Cross Country Coach Lisa Taylor of Traverse City Central High School as the MHSCA Coach of the Year.

September
September 28, 2021
TCAPS Lead Bus Mechanic Awarded School Bus Technician of the Year

Traverse City Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce Dean Councilor, Lead Bus Mechanic for TCAPS Transportation, has won the Michigan Association for Pupil Transportation (MAPT) School Bus Technician of the Year Award.

September 16, 2021
Morning Accident Serves As Reminder
Motorists Reminded to Follow Flashing School Bus Lights

Following a routine bus stop that resulted in a student being hit by a vehicle this morning, Traverse City Area Public Schools is asking the community to be extremely aware of students loading and unloading school buses before and after school each day. 

September 16, 2021
TCAPS Students Named National Merit Scholars
Six students named Semifinalists and seven Commended Students in 2022 competition

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that six students have been selected as Semifinalists and seven were named Commended Students in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

September 14, 2021
10th Annual Patriot Game Friday
Tickets and Commemorative Shirts Now on Sale

Tickets to Friday’s 10th Traverse City Patriot Game are now available for sale at gofan.co.

September 14, 2021
TCAPS Seeks Volunteers for PA 226 Sex Education Advisory Committee

Traverse City Area Public Schools is recruiting volunteers to serve on the Sex Education Advisory Committee.

September 1, 2021
Advance Notice Pesticide Treatment for Oak Park

Please be advised of pest control treatment for weeds at the Oak Park baseball and softball fields on Saturday, September 4, 2021.  PDF DocumentRead the full notification here

August
August 19, 2021
TCAPS Traverse City Central Announces New Athletic Director

Traverse City Central High School will welcome a new athletic director beginning September 15.