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November
November 7, 2019
Record Number of TCAPS Students Qualify for Round Two of Michigan Math Prize Competition
32 students are among 1,000 statewide invited to participate in second round

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that a record number of students have qualified for round two of the Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition (MMPC).

November 5, 2019
Coffee and Sweet Treats Drive—7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.—November 12th

The Traverse City High School Student Council Rotary Interact Club will hold a “Coffee and Sweet Treats” drive-through on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. 

November 5, 2019
Shop Your Community Day for Students in Need—November 9th

Downtown Traverse City will host its annual Shop Your Community Day on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

November 5, 2019
TC West Senior High School Robotics Teams Host Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction

On Saturday, November 23, 2019, the Traverse City West Senior High School Titan Robotics teams are holding a spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge (13360 S. West Bay Shore Dr.).

October
October 30, 2019
November Calendar Reminders

November 1, 2019: Half day for all TCAPS students
November 5, 2019: No school for all TCAPS students, Election Day

October 30, 2019
TC West and TC Central Football Head to the Playoffs

On Friday, November 1st the TC Central Trojans will take on Midland Dow High School Chargers in the first round of Division II playoffs, and in Division I, the TC West Senior High School Titans will compete against the Hudsonville Eagles on Saturday, November 2nd

October 30, 2019
TC West Senior High School “Band Together” Food Pantry Drive

The Traverse City West Senior High School Band program will host the 4th Annual “Band Together” Food Pantry Drive on Wednesday, November 6th and Thursday, November 7 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

October 30, 2019
TCAPS Music Department Receives Donation

The TCAPS Music Department is thankful for a $1,000 donation from the Happy Time Banjos, a California Banjo Band non-profit. The funds were used to purchase a set of Malmark Hand Chimes for use in the K-12 music classrooms. 

October 30, 2019
TCAPS Teacher Art Sale to benefit Elementary Art Program Supplies

Local artist and Long Lake and Silver Lake Elementary School teacher Adam VanHouten is holding a studio sale where a portion of the sales will benefit two local elementary schools.

October 30, 2019
Traverse Heights Elementary School to Participate in Tree Planting - November 1st

On Friday, November 1st, Traverse Heights Elementary School students will be helping to plant trees near their school as part of a multi-agency collaboration effort. The tree planting will begin with a schoolwide assembly at 9:00 a.m.

October 30, 2019
Treats for Troops

The Traverse City West Senior High School National Honor Society, in partnership with Operation Gratitude, is seeking donations of your leftover Halloween candy to donate to Veterans, Active Duty Troops and First Responders. 

October 30, 2019
Trick or Treat for Troops Event

Eastern, Silver Lake, and Long Lake Elementary Schools, in partnership with TC Touching Hearts, have joined together to collect personal care items and candy to send to deployed soldiers.

October 23, 2019
TCAPS Board of Education to Interview Candidates for Board Vacancy

The TCAPS Board of Education is pleased to announce that nine candidates to fill an interim board seat will be interviewed at their next full board meeting on Monday, October 28, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at the Boardman Administration Center (412 Webster St.).

October 16, 2019
Livestream: Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments—October 16th

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, TCAPS, the City of Traverse City and Grand Traverse County Judges, will host the Michigan Supreme Court as they hear oral argument in Maniaci v Diroff, Supreme Court Case No. 158005. View the proceedings via livestream at: External Linkhttps://livestream.com/tcapslive/Court.

October 16, 2019
October 2019 District Newsletter Released

Read the External LinkOctober 2019 district newsletter, Our Community, and learn more about the great things happening in TCAPS' schools, including TCAPS Montessori’s Stone Soup Day, the Michigan Supreme Court Oral Arguments heard at Central High School and Super Science Saturday.