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January
January 11, 2019
Jump with Jill Rock & Roll Nutrition Show to Visit TCAPS Elementary Schools—Feb. 19-21

Jump with Jill, the world's only rock & roll nutrition show, will be performing at five TCAPS elementary schools February 19th – 21st.

January 11, 2019
West Senior High Bowling Team to Host 12th Annual Fundraiser—Feb. 2

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.).

January 11, 2019
Westwoods Receives Fuel Up to Play 60 Grant

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.

December
December 21, 2018
Central High School Varsity Alpine Ski Coach Selected

TCAPS is pleased to announce that Amy Kudary was selected this fall as the Traverse City Central High School Varsity Alpine Ski Coach.

December 21, 2018
Music Boosters Scholarship Audition Applications Accepted Now Through Jan. 16

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.

December 21, 2018
TCAPS Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Sex Education Advisory Committee

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.

December 20, 2018
Superintendent Soma Announces Plan to Retire at End of 2018-19 School Year

Board to discuss process to identify a new superintendent beginning in January.

December 19, 2018
Board of Education Votes to Ratify Two-Year Contract Extension for Teachers

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.

December 19, 2018
December 2018 District Newsletter Released

Read External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ December 2018 district newsletter to watch a short video highlighting TCAPS’ music programs, and to learn about the many ways are schools are giving back to the community this holiday season.

December 18, 2018
TCEA Votes to Approve 2-Year Contract Extension

Traverse City Area Public Schools to hold special board meeting December 19th at 3:30 p.m.

December 15, 2018
TCAPS and the TCEA Extend Voting Window on Contract Extension Agreement

Special TCAPS Board of Education meeting set for December 17th to be rescheduled.

December 14, 2018
TCAPS and the TCEA Reach Tentative Two Year Contract Extension Agreement
Special TCAPS Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday, December 17th, at 7:00 p.m.

TCAPS and the Traverse City Education Association (TCEA) have reached a tentative agreement for a two year contract extension beginning September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2022.

December 6, 2018
Central High School Student Wins Congressional App Challenge

Traverse City Central High School is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Saunders has won the Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for the First District.

December 6, 2018
TC West & TC Central Hockey Host STEP Fundraiser

"STEP” up and make a play on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, as the TC West Titans take on the TC Central Trojans at 7:00 p.m. at Howe Arena.

December 6, 2018
West Middle School to Host Art Gala—December 19th

On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, Traverse City West Middle School will host an evening of appetizers, art appreciation, and a sale of student artwork from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (3950 Silver Lake Rd.).