TCAPS News & Events
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.
Traverse City Area Public Schools is seeking volunteers to serve on the Sex Education Advisory Committee. Applications are due before September 20, 2019.
Please enjoy the first 2019-2020 edition of the district’s e-newsletter, Our Community, featuring an introduction video message from our new superintendent Ann Cardon, highlights of summer learning activities, and upcoming events.
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
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.
On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Traverse City Music Boosters will host their annual used instrument sale. The sale will be held at Traverse City West Middle School Little Theater (3950 Silver Lake Rd.).
Please note today, August 19th, is the last date to register for extended day child care services in order to be considered for placement for the first week of school (Sept. 3-6). Students must be registered with all forms completed no later than 11:59 p.m. tonight. This deadline is necessary to ensure appropriate staffing.
TCAPS is pleased to work in partnership with the TC Coast Guard Committee, to host the Coast Guard Cup. The Grand Haven High School football team will take on TC West Senior High School's Varsity football team at Thirlby Field on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.
On Sunday, August 18, 2019, the Traverse City West Senior High School Girls’ Golf team will host a car wash fundraiser from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Interlochen Golf Course (10586 US-31).
On Saturday, August 17, 2019, Traverse City West Senior High School’s Titan Football program is hosting a golf outing fundraiser beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Interlochen Golf Course (10586 US-31).
TCAPS is pleased to announce that due to high demand, a new section of Young Fives Kindergarten has been opened at Eastern Elementary School for the 2019-2020 school year. Currently, a few slots are available.
Students in grades 6-12 planning to try out for any TCAPS sport this fall (including LEAP) will need to have a current athletic physical form on file with the school prior to participating in any tryouts or practices. Athletic physicals must be dated on or after April 15, 2019, to be considered current.
TCAPS is pleased to announce that Traverse City Central High School (#1150) and Traverse City West Senior High School (#1649) have both been ranked among the top 8 percent of America’s 22,000 high schools on the 2019 Jay Mathews Challenge Index.
Online registration for TCAPS’ extended day child care is going on now. To be guaranteed placement and be able to utilize extended day services for the first week of school (Sept. 3-6, 2019), students must be registered with all forms completed no later than August 19, 2019.
On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., a STEM activities event will be hosted under the yellow tent at the Grand Traverse Resort (100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd.).