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March 2, 2020
TCAPS Students Among Finalists in Young Playwrights Festival—Original Works to Debut April 19th

TCAPS is pleased to announce that four students have been selected as finalists in the 9th annual Young Playwrights Festival. 

March 2, 2020
Traverse Heights Elementary School Hosts Family Reading Night—March 2nd

On Monday, March 2, 2020, Traverse Heights Elementary School (933 Rose St.) will host a Family Reading Night from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the school.

March 2, 2020
Trojan Booster Bash in the Motor City—March 14th

On Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. the Traverse City Central Trojan Athletic Boosters will host the 2020 Trojan Booster Bash in the Motor City at The Park Place Convention Center (300 E. State Street).

February 24, 2020
Central High School Student Receives MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award

TCAPS is pleased to announce that Traverse City Central High School student, Elizabeth Saunders, has received the 2020 Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Scholar-Athlete Award.

February 24, 2020
Three TCAPS Students Named National Merit Scholar Finalists

TCAPS is pleased to announce that Traverse City Central High School student, Spencer Crawford, and Traverse City West Senior High School students, Hope Thompson and Lauren Sheffer, have been named National Merit Scholar Finalists.

February 20, 2020
February 2020 District Newsletter Released

Please enjoy this month’s edition of External LinkOur Community newsletter which includes an excellent video highlighting our incredible student musicians and teachers whose expertise in music instruction is regularly recognized at the state level.  

February 18, 2020
Disney, Desserts, and Broadway!—March 6th & 7th

Traverse City Central High School’s Vocal Department will host Disney, Desserts & Broadway! Performances will be held Friday, March 6, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. in the school’s auditorium (1150 Milliken Dr.).

February 18, 2020
FIM District FIRST Robotics Competition at West Senior High School— February 27th-29th

Traverse City West Senior High School will host the FIM District FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Competition, February 27-29, 2020 (5376 N. Long Lake Rd.).

February 18, 2020
TCAPS Offers Career Technical Education (CTE) Courses

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) opportunities at Central High School and West Senior High School.

February 18, 2020
Upcoming Kindergarten Parent Meetings—March 5th-25th

TCAPS elementary schools will host kindergarten parent meetings beginning in March for families interested in learning more about TCAPS’ kindergarten programs and the enrollment process for the 2020-2021 school year.

February 12, 2020
TCAPS Releases Preliminary February Count Day Numbers

Today, TCAPS held its February 2020 “count day,” a district-wide student count to determine enrollment numbers. The preliminary student count numbers show total enrollment has increased in comparison to last year’s enrollment.

February 11, 2020
Superintendent Search Firm to Host Two Open Forums—February 18th and February 19th

Representatives from Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates, a consulting firm that specializes in assisting school boards with superintendent searches, will facilitate two open forums to help identify the characteristics and skills desired for the next TCAPS superintendent.

February 11, 2020
The Art and Mary Schmuckal Foundation Awards TCAPS Grant for Student Support

TCAPS is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from The Art and Mary Schmuckal Family Foundation.

February 10, 2020
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Pilot Program Offered at West Senior High School

Traverse City West Senior High School and Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) have partnered to offer a new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program to students at TC West.

February 10, 2020
Maverick Minds All Arts Fair: Giving Back—February 27th

On Thursday, February 27, 2020, Traverse City High School will host its annual “Maverick Minds All Arts Fair: Giving Back” from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the school’s Maverick Activity Center (3962 Three Mile Rd. N.).