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April 18, 2019
April 2019 District Newsletter Released

View the April 2019 edition of External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ district newsletter. Watch Superintendent Soma’s short video as he speaks with fifth and sixth graders at TCAPS Montessori at Glenn Loomis about the World Peace Game and what they are learning in their efforts to solve real life issues. Other highlights include an update from Governor Whitmer’s visit, upcoming events and more.

April 18, 2019
Update: West Senior High School Academic Boosters Fundraiser—Now April 24th and April 25th

On April 24-25, 2019, the Traverse City West Senior High School Academic Boosters (WSH) will host a silent auction in the school’s Commons from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. during Student Led Conferences (5376 N. Long Lake Rd.).

April 5, 2019
Raymond James to Host Information Session about TCAPS Municipal Bonds

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., will host an information session about investing in the new tax advantaged TCAPS municipal bonds from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Park Place Hotel’s Beacon Lounge (300 East State St.) on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

April 1, 2019
3rd Annual TCAPS K-12 Arts Gala—Reception April 10th

TCAPS will host the 3rd annual TCAPS K-12 Arts Gala beginning with an opening night reception on April 10, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the TCAPS Boardman Administration Building (412 Webster St.).

April 1, 2019
FIM District FIRST Robotics Competition at Central High School—April 4th-6th

Traverse City Central High School will host the FIM District FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Competition, April 4-6, 2019 (1150 Milliken Dr.).

April 1, 2019
Superintendent Search Feedback Survey

The TCAPS Board of Education has made a survey available to gather feedback from the community about what qualities matter most in our next district leader. The survey will be posted until April 30th and participation is anonymous. It can be accessed at: External Link www.tcaps.net/superintendentsearch.  

April 1, 2019
TC Central High School Hosts Autism Awareness Week—April 1st-5th

Traverse City Central High School is hosting a week of activities and fundraisers to raise awareness about Autism. Autism World Day is Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

April 1, 2019
TCAPS Students Move on to State Michigan History Day Competition

TCAPS students participated in the District 3 History Day competition on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The following students qualified to move on to the State Level Michigan History Day Competition to be held on April 27, 2019, at Bay City Central High School. 

March 20, 2019
March 2019 District Newsletter Released

View External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ March 2019 district newsletter for this month’s video featuring middle school students sharing their thoughts with Mr. Soma about their journalism and digital media classes. Read about upcoming events, student achievement, early childhood registration, summer programs and so much more.

March 20, 2019
TCAPS Announces Young Fives Kindergarten Opportunity

TCAPS is pleased to announce the opportunity for families to enroll in the Young Fives Kindergarten program at Eastern Elementary School and Silver Lake Elementary School for the 2019-20 school year.

March 18, 2019
Eurochorale-March 20th-28th

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, more than 40 Traverse City Central High School student vocalists will embark on a trip to Rome, Florence, and Venice, Italy.

March 18, 2019
Four CHS Students Named Finalists in 25th Annual Italian Songs & Arias Vocal Competition

Four vocal students from Traverse City Central High School, Annabelle Arends, Morgan Davis, Lauren Fleming, and Emlin Munch, were named finalists in the 25th Annual Italian Songs and Arias Vocal Competition.

March 18, 2019
Summer Explorers Club Registration Opens March 26th

Online registration will open for TCAPS’ Summer Explorers Club on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Explorers Clubs are designed for children, ages 3-12, and will be available at four locations (Cherry Knoll, Eastern, TCAPS Montessori, and Westwoods). Each week will feature different theme-based activities, field trips and/or special guests.

March 18, 2019
Trojan Athletic Boosters to Host “Nash Bash” Fundraiser—April 27th

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the Traverse City Central High School Athletic Boosters will host their annual fundraiser, this year called the Trojan “Nash Bash.” The event will feature the sights and sounds of Nashville and will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the City Opera House (1669 E Front St.).

March 18, 2019
Upcoming Board Office Hours—March 21st

The TCAPS Board of Education will host “Office Hours” (formerly known as Coffee Conversations) on March 21, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Horizon Books (243 E. Front Street). The new listening session format is intended to offer an opportunity for community members to have one-on-one conversations with board members in an informal setting.