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January
January 6, 2020
Central High School SEA Club Receives Cherry Republic Grant

As part of their 30 Days of Giving, a $500 Green grant from Cherry Republic has been awarded to the Traverse City Central High School’s Students for Environmental Advocacy Club (SEA Club). 

January 6, 2020
Students from Japan to Visit Traverse City—January 10th – 17th

Students and their chaperones from Koka, Shiga, Japan will be visiting Traverse City January 10-17, 2020, as part of a student exchange program between the two sister cities.

January 6, 2020
Superintendent Jim Pavelka Celebrates Decades of Service in Education

This week, interim superintendent of TCAPS, Jim Pavelka, celebrated a significant milestone. As of January 2020, Mr. Pavelka has served all or part of seven different decades as an educator and served as superintendent in all or part of six decades.

January 6, 2020
TCAPS Recognized in 10th Annual AP Honor Roll

School district among eight in the state and 250 in the U.S. and Canada to make this year’s list

December
December 20, 2019
TC Central High School Student Receives Top Score in the State on CTE Certification Exam

Owen Suhy qualifies for Microsoft Office Suite U.S. National Championship Competition

December 18, 2019
December 2019 District Newsletter Released

View the PDF DocumentDecember 2019 edition of Our Community, TCAPS’ district newsletter. This month’s edition features an exciting video of students participating in Hour of Code and provides information on upcoming events, student achievement, and the many ways our staff, students and Partners In Education are giving back during the holiday season.

December 18, 2019
New Dates for Next Extended Day Change Request Period  -  Jan. 1-3

Due to software upgrades taking place over winter break, the extended day schedule change request period has been changed to January 1st through January 3rd.

December 16, 2019
Central High School Debate Team Competes in State Finals

The Traverse City Central High School Debate Team competed in the Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association State Finals for Policy and Public Forum Debate.

December 16, 2019
Central vs. West Hockey STEP Up & Make a Play—December 18th

Come and watch a great hockey game and help the Trojan and Titan hockey programs support the TCAPS STEP program by donating goods worth $5 or more. Donations also cover the cost of admission to the game.

December 16, 2019
Traverse City High School Artists Participate in Mural Contest—Vote Now – January 1st

Art students from Traverse City High School have again shared their talents with the community as part of the 3rd annual neighborhood holiday display along Spruce & 6th Streets in Traverse City.

December 9, 2019
Grand Traverse Community Foundation Awards Grants

Generations Ahead, a teen parent support program held at TC High School, was awarded a $3,900 grant ($2,200 from the Campbell Endowment and $1,700 from the Healthy Youth and Healthy Seniors Endowment).

December 9, 2019
TC Central Hosts Annual “Can the Principal” Food Drive

The Traverse City Central High School Student Senate is kicking off their annual "Can the Principal" food drive now through Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

December 9, 2019
Traverse City Music Boosters Award Classroom Mini Grants

Every year the Traverse City Music Boosters support music education classroom mini grants.

December 9, 2019
Updated: More Than 2,000 Students Participate in TCAPS Hour of Code

We live in a world surrounded by technology and know that whatever field our students choose as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly depend on understanding technology.

December 2, 2019
adidas Gives Back

Traverse City Area Public Schools is pleased to announce that it has been selected by adidas to be the recipient of a special holiday promotion. For the entire month of December, TCAPS staff, students, families and friends are being offered a limited time 30% off discount code.