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May 21, 2019
TCAPS Staff Named 2019 Outstanding Educators—May 29th

Flournoy Humphreys (West Middle School Band Teacher), Lance Morgan (Traverse City High School Principal), Stephanie Schall-Brazee (K-12 Music Teacher), and Aimee Cole (West Senior High School English Teacher) have each been selected as 2019 Outstanding Educators of the Traverse Bay Region.

May 21, 2019
Traverse City Music Boosters’ Annual Benefit Concert—May 23rd

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the Traverse City Music Boosters will host their Annual Benefit Concert at 7:00 p.m. in the Traverse City Central High School gymnasium (1150 Milliken Dr.).

May 21, 2019
West Senior High School Student Recognized for Study Abroad in Germany

Traverse City West Senior High School student, Hailey LaBonte, received a full scholarship to study abroad in Germany from the U.S. Congress and German Bundestag.

May 21, 2019
West Senior High School’s Junior Class Council Hosts Fill the Backpack Drive—Through May 31st

Traverse City West Senior High School’s Junior Class Council is hosting a Fill the Backpack Drive until May 31, 2019. The drive is to collect donations of school supplies and hygiene products.

May 21, 2019
Young Americans Performing Arts Summer Camp—June 18th-21st, Finale Show June 22nd

The Young Americans Performing Arts Camp will held at the Traverse City Central High School auditorium (1150 Milliken Dr.) from June 18-21, 2019, with a finale show on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

May 20, 2019
TCAPS Board of Education Selects Final Candidate in Superintendent Search
Ann Cardon unanimously selected to move on to final round

The TCAPS Board of Education voted unanimously (7-0) to select Ms. Ann Cardon to move on to the final round of the superintendent selection process. Ms. Cardon will be invited to a “fit to district” tour, which will take place on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

May 15, 2019
May 2019 District Newsletter Released

Check out the latest edition of External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ May 2019 district newsletter to watch a short video of Superintendent Soma visiting with students, parents and coaches from a few of TCAPS’ athletic programs. Other highlights include upcoming events, student and staff achievements and so much more.

May 14, 2019
14th Consecutive Certificate of Financial Excellence for Outstanding Financial Reporting

The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awarded Traverse City Area Public Schools with the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. The award marks the 14th consecutive year the district has received this honor, which recognizes districts that have met the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accountability.

May 14, 2019
Central High School CTE Students Earn Awards at the MITES Competition

Traverse City Central High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) students participated in the 2019 Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society (MITES) competition.

May 14, 2019
West Middle School Students to Participate in Annual “Project Greenagers” Community Service Project

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the Traverse City West Middle School 8th grade class will participate in its annual community service project called Project Greenagers. Each 8th grade team will be working with a different community organization on projects that service local natural resources. 

May 9, 2019
Central High School Student Selected to Receive National Merit Scholarship

Traverse City Central High School student, Matthew Failor, has been selected as a winner of a National Merit $2,500 Scholarship. Out of the approximately 1.6 million students who entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, only about 7,500 students received a National Merit Scholarship.

May 9, 2019
Central High School Students Awarded Scholarships to Attend Summer Engineering Programs at MTU

Traverse City Central High School sophomore, Lauren Berry, was awarded a scholarship to attend the Women in Engineering (WIE) program at Michigan Technological University.

May 9, 2019
TCAPS Music Teacher Honored as Regional Teacher of the Year

The Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District 2 membership has selected Flournoy Humphreys as the Teacher of the Year for 2018-19. She was selected in recognition of the significant contributions she has made and the impact she has had on students at West Middle School and West Senior High School, as well as for her contributions to MSBOA and music education in the state.

May 9, 2019
West Senior High School CTE Students Earn Awards at the MITES Competition

Traverse City West Senior High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) students participated in the 2019 Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society (MITES) competition.

May 7, 2019
Candidates Selected for TCAPS Superintendent Interviews
Interviews will be held May 18th beginning at 9:00 a.m. and are open to the public

The Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education has selected six candidates to participate in technical interviews for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Interviews will take place on May 18, 2019, at the Boardman Administration Center (412 Boardman Ave.). Interviews will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will last approximately one hour for each candidate.