Eastern News

December 14, 2020
Temporary Google Outage - Service Restored

Earlier this morning, Google experienced a disruption to its services, which impacted Gmail, Google Classroom, Google Calendar, etc. While service has been restored, the Google status page indicates that some users may continue to experience sporadic issues. In the event that Google should experience any additional service distruptions, if you have a student in high school or who is enrolled in UpNorth Virtual Live, please periodically check Google services again to see if services have been restored. Thank you for your ongoing patience and understanding.

December 11, 2020
School Giving Trees & December Needs

It's that time of year where we receive calls about helping families in need. As always, the need is great, and there are many opportunities to make an impact this year. Click on Read Full Article link below to view school giving trees and current needs requested by TCAPS schools.

December 8, 2020
Middle School Students to Return to Face-to-Face Learning Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 9th

 High schools to continue remote learning


TCAPS is announcing that beginning on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, TCAPS middle school students will return to face-to-face learning. Middle school students had previously been learning remotely through December 8, 2020, due to staffing issues. At this time, the school district has the staff available to reopen to face-to-face learning for students in grades 6-8. 


December 3, 2020
TCAPS Superintendent Monthly Office Hours, Open to the Community

TCAPS Superintendent, Dr. John VanWagoner, will host his next monthly virtual "Coffee Talk" office hours on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 8:30 a.m.

December 1, 2020
Scheduled Network Maintenance Dec. 2nd, 3rd & 4th

Intermittent internet outages may be experienced during evening maintenance windows

November 30, 2020
TCAPS K-5 and Special Education Classrooms to Resume Face-to-Face Learning Monday, December 7th

Middle and high school students to resume in-person learning Dec. 9th 

November 22, 2020
TCAPS Announces Positive COVID-19 Cases

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) was informed by the Grand Traverse County Health Department on November 22, 2020, of two positive school-associated cases of COVID-19, one at Silver Lake Elementary School, and a case related to Eastern Elementary School, Long Lake Elementary School, and Silver Lake Elementary School. The Health Department is investigating each case and will directly notify any close contacts. 

November 20, 2020
November 2020 District Newsletter Released

Read the External LinkNovember 2020 edition of the district’s newsletter, Our Community, to learn about the many helpers in our schools and community who are always ready to support our students and families.