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December
December 2, 2019
adidas Gives Back

Traverse City Area Public Schools is pleased to announce that it has been selected by adidas to be the recipient of a special holiday promotion. For the entire month of December, TCAPS staff, students, families and friends are being offered a limited time 30% off discount code.

December 2, 2019
Hagerty’s Giving Tuesday Tradition

Hagerty Classic Cars will visit TCAPS elementary schools on Giving Tuesday, December 3, 2019, to provide a new book to each 2nd grader.

December 2, 2019
TC Central Debate Competes in State Competition

The Traverse City Central High School debate team, including members Henry Huschke, Guo-jin Swartz, Shane Taylor, Leilani Sigsbey, Ethan Schweitzer, Regan O’Connor, Erin O’Donnell, Abby Rockwood, Finn Gallagher, Luke Appleford, Jesus Carbon, and Jordan Zak, competed at Groves High School in Birmingham, Mich., against over 40 teams in multiple divisions.

December 2, 2019
Westwoods Teachers Receive Classroom Grants from Meemic

Two Westwoods Elementary School teachers have earned $1,000 classroom grants from Meemic.

November
November 15, 2019
TCAPS Offers Opportunity for Veterans to Receive High School Diploma

TCAPS is pleased to announce the opportunity for Veterans to receive a diploma. Under Public Act 181 of 2001 and Public Act 55 of 2014, the board of a Michigan school district can award high school diplomas to WWII, Korean Conflict and Vietnam Era Veterans in recognition of their service and sacrifice.

November 7, 2019
Record Number of TCAPS Students Qualify for Round Two of Michigan Math Prize Competition
32 students are among 1,000 statewide invited to participate in second round

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that a record number of students have qualified for round two of the Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition (MMPC).

November 5, 2019
Coffee and Sweet Treats Drive—7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.—November 12th

The Traverse City High School Student Council Rotary Interact Club will hold a “Coffee and Sweet Treats” drive-through on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. 

November 5, 2019
Shop Your Community Day for Students in Need—November 9th

Downtown Traverse City will host its annual Shop Your Community Day on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

November 5, 2019
TC West Senior High School Robotics Teams Host Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction

On Saturday, November 23, 2019, the Traverse City West Senior High School Titan Robotics teams are holding a spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge (13360 S. West Bay Shore Dr.).

October
October 30, 2019
November Calendar Reminders

November 1, 2019: Half day for all TCAPS students
November 5, 2019: No school for all TCAPS students, Election Day

October 30, 2019
TC West and TC Central Football Head to the Playoffs

On Friday, November 1st the TC Central Trojans will take on Midland Dow High School Chargers in the first round of Division II playoffs, and in Division I, the TC West Senior High School Titans will compete against the Hudsonville Eagles on Saturday, November 2nd

October 30, 2019
TC West Senior High School “Band Together” Food Pantry Drive

The Traverse City West Senior High School Band program will host the 4th Annual “Band Together” Food Pantry Drive on Wednesday, November 6th and Thursday, November 7 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

October 30, 2019
TCAPS Music Department Receives Donation

The TCAPS Music Department is thankful for a $1,000 donation from the Happy Time Banjos, a California Banjo Band non-profit. The funds were used to purchase a set of Malmark Hand Chimes for use in the K-12 music classrooms. 

October 30, 2019
TCAPS Teacher Art Sale to benefit Elementary Art Program Supplies

Local artist and Long Lake and Silver Lake Elementary School teacher Adam VanHouten is holding a studio sale where a portion of the sales will benefit two local elementary schools.

October 30, 2019
Traverse Heights Elementary School to Participate in Tree Planting - November 1st

On Friday, November 1st, Traverse Heights Elementary School students will be helping to plant trees near their school as part of a multi-agency collaboration effort. The tree planting will begin with a schoolwide assembly at 9:00 a.m.