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August 13, 2018
Free & Reduced School Meals

All TCAPS families are encouraged to apply for free or reduced meals. 

August 2, 2018
Installation Begins on Central High School Student-Led Solar Project
Formal ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for August 17th

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that the Traverse City Central High School (CHS) student-led solar project is ready for installation. 

July 30, 2018
Blair Elementary School Well Testing Detects No Traceable Amount of PFAS
TCAPS remains committed to ensuring the health and safety of students in all buildings

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) has been made aware of the test results for its drinking water well at Blair Elementary School, which show PFAS levels as “non-detect,” or that no traceable level of the contaminant was found during testing. 

July 12, 2018
TCAPS Alum Brian Katona Wins Emmy Award

Traverse City Central High School alumnus, Brian Katona, recently won an Emmy Award for Best Musical Composition for his score to the short documentary film, “The Builder.”

June 26, 2018
TCAPS Board of Education Seeks Candidates for Interim Board Seat

TCAPS is announcing the opportunity to apply for an interim seat on the Board of Education. Interested candidates should submit a written letter of interest, including a short statement regarding the qualities and experience the candidate brings to the position, by July 5, 2018. 

June 22, 2018
TCAPS to Participate in the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program
Competition will send a West Senior High School student research project into space

TCAPS' West Senior High School has been accepted as a participating community in the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 13 to the International Space Station (ISS). 

June 20, 2018
Central High School Library Awarded “Exemplary” Status

The TC Central High School Library has been awarded “Exemplary” status as a Michigan school library for 21st Century Schools. 

June 20, 2018
Summer 2018 School Office Hours

All TCAPS school buildings offer summer office hours to assist families with enrollment questions and paperwork. For more information, please contact the school directly.

June 20, 2018
West Senior High School Earns BNC All-Sports Trophy

For the second year in a row, Traverse City West Senior High School Titan Athletics program won the Big North Conference (BNC) All-Sports Trophy. 

June 15, 2018
June 2018 District Newsletter Released

View External LinkOur Community, TCAPS' June 2018 district newsletter for end of year highlights.

June 11, 2018
Calendar Reminders

June 12th - Half day for all students, June 13th - Summer recess begins, August 7th - Election day (TCAPS proposal on ballot), September 4th, First day of school for students

June 11, 2018
TCAPS Launches e911 Safety & Security Efforts
District-Wide Phone Changes Coming Soon

TCAPS has been working on a district-wide effort to update phone systems to new e911 compliance standards. The improvements will allow for increased safety and reduced responder response time in the event of an emergency.

June 11, 2018
Traverse Heights Book Mobile - June 27 - August 1

Families in the Traverse Heights neighborhood will again have the chance to receive book deliveries over the summer months from the Traverse Heights Book Mobile. 

May 30, 2018
TCAPS Board of Education to Host Employee Retirement Reception—May 30th

On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, the TCAPS Board of Education will host the 2018 Retirement Reception to honor all district employees retiring this school year. 

May 30, 2018
TCAPS Student Art Receives Awards at NMC Juried High School Art Show

​TCAPS students received awards at the 2018 NMC Juried High School Art Show.