News on the Knoll

May 15, 2019
May 2019 District Newsletter Released

Check out the latest edition of External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ May 2019 district newsletter to watch a short video of Superintendent Soma visiting with students, parents and coaches from a few of TCAPS’ athletic programs. Other highlights include upcoming events, student and staff achievements and so much more.

May 14, 2019
14th Consecutive Certificate of Financial Excellence for Outstanding Financial Reporting

The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awarded Traverse City Area Public Schools with the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. The award marks the 14th consecutive year the district has received this honor, which recognizes districts that have met the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accountability.

May 7, 2019
Candidates Selected for TCAPS Superintendent Interviews
Interviews will be held May 18th beginning at 9:00 a.m. and are open to the public

The Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education has selected six candidates to participate in technical interviews for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Interviews will take place on May 18, 2019, at the Boardman Administration Center (412 Boardman Ave.). Interviews will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will last approximately one hour for each candidate.

May 7, 2019
TCAPS Announces Last Day of School is June 14th

Traverse City Area Public Schools is announcing that the last day of the 2018/2019 school year will be Friday, June 14, 2019, which will be a half day for students as originally scheduled.

May 6, 2019
TCAPS Students to Participate in 2019 Northern Michigan Bikes to School Day—May 8th

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, students at TCAPS schools will participate in the 2019 Northern Michigan Bikes to School Day, a region-wide, multi-school celebration of National Bike to School Day.

May 3, 2019
TCAPS Ranked Among Best High Schools By U.S. News and World Report
High schools also recognized as Academic State Champs by Bridge Magazine

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce that Traverse City Central High School and Traverse City West Senior High School have been recognized as being ranked among the nation’s best high schools this year by U.S. News and World Report. Both high schools have also been recognized as Academic State Champs by Bridge Magazine.

April 22, 2019
Register Now for 2019-2020 Tuition-Based Preschool - Late Registration Opens April 22nd

Online registration for TCAPS’ 2019-2020 tuition-based preschool programs will reopen on April 22, 2019. All interested families are invited to sign up during this time and are encouraged to register early as space is limited.

April 22, 2019
Seeking Volunteer Mentors for Generations Ahead Program

Generations Ahead, a support program for pregnant and parenting teens in the Grand Traverse region, is seeking volunteer mentors to work individually with program clients.

April 22, 2019
TCAPS’ Global Service Cinco de Mayo Dinner Fundraiser—May 4th

TCAP’S Global Service will host its annual Cinco de Mayo dinner and silent auction at the Masonic Lodge (13360 S. W. Bay Shore Dr.) on Saturday, May 4th, from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

April 22, 2019
Upcoming Board Office Hours—April 25th

The Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education will host “Office Hours” (formerly known as Coffee Conversations) on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Horizon Books (243 E. Front Street).