Westwoods News

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 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.

November 18, 2020
Eastern Elementary School PTO to Host Virtual Enrichment Events

The Eastern Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is proud to present a series of upcoming virtual enrichment events.

November 18, 2020
Updated Meal Distribution Information

The last Saturday meal distribution at West Middle School until school resumes face-to-face will take place on Saturday, November 21, 2020. 

November 17, 2020
Revised Time Announced: TCAPS Board of Education Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 18th at 6:00 p.m.

Special meeting originally scheduled for 8 p.m. Nov. 16th cancelled due to server issues 


Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is announcing that the special meeting of the Board of Education originally scheduled for Monday, November 16th, which has been rescheduled to Wednesday, November 18, 2020, will be held at the revised time of 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually.

November 15, 2020
All TCAPS Schools to Move to Remote Learning Nov. 18th-Dec. 8th

MDHHS Epidemic Order and rising cases of COVID-19 in the community lead to decision to switch to remote learning, remote learning day called for Montessori Nov. 16th to allow for contact tracing 


Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is announcing that in light of the new Epidemic Order (MCL 333.2253) issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) tonight, Sunday November 15, 2020, the rising cases of COVID-19 in the community, and ongoing staffing challenges, all TCAPS schools K-12 will begin remote learning starting Wednesday, November 18, 2020, and continue with remote instruction through December 8, 2020. 

November 13, 2020
Remote Learning Days to Continue Nov. 16th-20th for TCAPS Middle and High School Students

Elementary schools to remain open for face-to-face learning 

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is announcing that remote learning will continue for middle school and high school students from Monday, November 16, 2020, through Friday, November 20, 2020. Additional information about how middle and high school students can continue to access their learning remotely will be provided by their school and/or teachers. Meals will be available daily for pick-up at each school building during the time designated as lunch on the remote schedule.

November 9, 2020
Help Your School - Submit Your Education Benefit Form Today

Even though free, healthy, and nutritious breakfasts and lunches are available to all students ages 18 and under this school year, Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) families are still asked to submit an education benefit form. This information is important because it is used to determine the distribution of other educational funding that supports TCAPS students.

November 9, 2020
TCAPS Superintendent Office Hours – Held Monthly, Open to the Community

TCAPS Superintendent, Dr. John VanWagoner, will begin holding monthly virtual and in-person office hours, which are open to the community.