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September
September 11, 2019
TCAPS Students Named National Merit Scholars

TCAPS is pleased to announce that three students have been selected as Semifinalists and eleven were named Commended Students in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

September 10, 2019
Eastern Elementary School Kicks-Off Kindergarteners in the Community Program—September 13th

Eastern Elementary School’s Kindergarteners in the Community program provides a chance for students to learn about their community and about how they can become active participants and good citizens.

September 10, 2019
TCAPS to Host Industry Night Out—September 24th

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) will host “Industry Night Out,” in collaboration with Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) and the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District (TBAISD) at the Sabin Data Center (2075 Cass Rd.).

September 10, 2019
West Senior High School Selects Girls’ Varsity Head Basketball Coach

TC West Senior High School announced the selection of Amy Drake as the new Titan Girls’ Varsity Head Basketball coach.

September 3, 2019
TCAPS Montessori to Host Stone Soup Day—September 26th

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, TCAPS Montessori at Glenn Loomis will be hosting a “Stone Soup Celebration” for the school’s Primary and Lower Elementary students.

September 3, 2019
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. Applications are due before September 20, 2019. 

August
August 29, 2019
TCAPS August 2019 District Newsletter Released

Please enjoy the first 2019-2020 edition of the External Linkdistrict’s e-newsletter, Our Community, featuring an introduction video message from our new superintendent Ann Cardon, highlights of summer learning activities, and upcoming events. 

August 26, 2019
Calendar Reminders

September 3, 2019 - First day of school for students
September 6, 2019 - Half day for students (no afternoon extended day)
District School Year Calendar 2019-20
Blair/Traverse Heights School Year Calendar 2019-20

August 26, 2019
Michigan Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument at Central High School—October 16th

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, TCAPS, the City of Traverse City and Grand Traverse County Judges, will host the Michigan Supreme Court as they hear oral argument in Maniaci v Diroff, Supreme Court Case No. 158005.

August 26, 2019
Traverse City Music Boosters Used Instrument Sale—September 7th

On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Traverse City Music Boosters will host their annual used instrument sale. The sale will be held at Traverse City West Middle School Little Theater (3950 Silver Lake Rd.).

August 19, 2019
Today is the Last Day to Register for TCAPS Extended Day

Please note today, August 19th, is the last date to register for extended day child care services in order to be considered for placement for the first week of school (Sept. 3-6). Students must be registered with all forms completed no later than 11:59 p.m. tonight. This deadline is necessary to ensure appropriate staffing.

August 15, 2019
Grand Haven and West Senior High Football Teams Vie For Coast Guard Cup – September 6th

TCAPS is pleased to work in partnership with the TC Coast Guard Committee, to host the Coast Guard Cup. The Grand Haven High School football team will take on TC West Senior High School's Varsity football team at Thirlby Field on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

August 15, 2019
West Senior High School Girls’ Golf Team Car Wash Fundraiser—August 18th

On Sunday, August 18, 2019, the Traverse City West Senior High School Girls’ Golf team will host a car wash fundraiser from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Interlochen Golf Course (10586 US-31).

August 15, 2019
West Senior High School Titan Football Golf Outing—August 17th

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, Traverse City West Senior High School’s Titan Football program is hosting a golf outing fundraiser beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Interlochen Golf Course (10586 US-31).

July
July 25, 2019
A Few Slots Available for 2019-20 Young Fives Kindergarten Program

TCAPS is pleased to announce that due to high demand, a new section of Young Fives Kindergarten has been opened at Eastern Elementary School for the 2019-2020 school year. Currently, a few slots are available.