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September
September 18, 2019
Free Shuttle Service Available Between West Middle School Parking Lot and TC Patriot Game—Sept. 20

On Friday, September 20, 2019, TCAPS will be offering free shuttle service between TC West Middle School (3950 Silver Lake Rd.) and Thirlby Field (410 W. Thirteenth St.) for the TC Patriot Game.

September 18, 2019
September 2019 District Newsletter Released

Read External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ September 2019 newsletter to learn about upcoming events and watch a video of Superintendent Cardon as she speaks with Willow Hill Elementary School students and staff about the start of their school year.

September 16, 2019
Author Jack Cheng to Visit TCAPS Cherry Knoll Elementary School—September 17th

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, third, fourth and fifth grade students at Cherry Knoll Elementary School will receive a visit from acclaimed middle grade author Jack Cheng. The visit will take place from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the school (1800 Three Mile Road N). The author’s visit is the prize for the top school participating in the Traverse Area District Library’s (TADL’s) 2019 Summer Reading Club titled “A Universe of Stories.” 

September 16, 2019
Calendar Reminders

October 2, 2019 - Student count day
November 1, 2019 - Half day for all TCAPS students
November 5, 2019 - No school for all TCAPS students, Election Day

September 16, 2019
Eastern 3rd Grade Students to Take a Field Trip to Veronica Valley Park—September 27th

On Friday, September 27, 2019, third grade students from Eastern Elementary School will be taking a field trip to Veronica Valley Park (4243 S. Lake Leelanau Dr.).

September 16, 2019
TC Patriot Game Veterans Tailgate—September 20th

On Friday, September 20, 2019, active duty military, Veterans and first responders are invited to attend a special free pregame tailgate to honor their service as part of the 2019 TC Patriot Game. The tailgate will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Michigan State Police, located across the street from Thirlby Field (218 W. Fourteenth St.).

September 16, 2019
TCAPS Global Service Trip Parent Meeting—September 24th

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, TCAPS)will host a parent meeting for the annual TCAPS Global Service Trip at 6:30 p.m. in the West Senior High School library (5376 N. Long Lake Rd.).

September 11, 2019
TCAPS Students Named National Merit Scholars

TCAPS is pleased to announce that three students have been selected as Semifinalists and eleven were named Commended Students in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

September 10, 2019
Eastern Elementary School Kicks-Off Kindergarteners in the Community Program—September 13th

Eastern Elementary School’s Kindergarteners in the Community program provides a chance for students to learn about their community and about how they can become active participants and good citizens.

September 10, 2019
TCAPS to Host Industry Night Out—September 24th

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) will host “Industry Night Out,” in collaboration with Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) and the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District (TBAISD) at the Sabin Data Center (2075 Cass Rd.).

September 10, 2019
West Senior High School Selects Girls’ Varsity Head Basketball Coach

TC West Senior High School announced the selection of Amy Drake as the new Titan Girls’ Varsity Head Basketball coach.

September 3, 2019
TCAPS Montessori to Host Stone Soup Day—September 26th

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, TCAPS Montessori at Glenn Loomis will be hosting a “Stone Soup Celebration” for the school’s Primary and Lower Elementary students.

September 3, 2019
TCAPS Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Sex Education Advisory Committee

Traverse City Area Public Schools is seeking volunteers to serve on the Sex Education Advisory Committee. Applications are due before September 20, 2019. 

August
August 29, 2019
August 2019 District Newsletter Released

Please enjoy the first 2019-2020 edition of the External Linkdistrict’s e-newsletter, Our Community, featuring an introduction video message from our new superintendent Ann Cardon, highlights of summer learning activities, and upcoming events. 

August 26, 2019
Calendar Reminders

September 3, 2019 - First day of school for students
September 6, 2019 - Half day for students (no afternoon extended day)
District School Year Calendar 2019-20
Blair/Traverse Heights School Year Calendar 2019-20