TC Central High School offers multiple avenues for students to find their passion and get involved throughout their high school journey.
TCAPS High School Academic Communities
The Academic Communities at Traverse City Central High School (CHS) & Traverse City West Senior High School (WSH) are designed to create connections & rigor in a student’s area of academic interest by:
- Empowering students with deeper knowledge, skills, and experiences
- Engaging in authentic experiences within and beyond the classroom
- Developing competencies in TCAPS’ Portrait of a Graduate to be better prepared for college & work
Black & Gold Quarterly
The Black & Gold Quarterly Magazine is written, designed, and published by the students of Traverse City Central High School. It is available in print and online. Contact Advisor Katie Polus for more information.
Clubs & Academic Teams
Clubs are an excellent way for students to be involved during their high school years. Below are several clubs offered at Central High School:
- Debate Team
- Fellowship of Chistian Athletes
- Key Club
- Model United Nations
- Natural Helpers
- National Honor Society
- Full list of Clubs/Activities offered at CHS
Don't see a club you want to join? Why not start one?
Front & Central Broadcasting
Each Front & Central show is planned, written and produced by TC Central students. To find out more or become a part of the Front & Central broadcast team, see your high school guidance counselor. The course is open to all grade levels.
For more information about Front & Central or Broadcast Communications, contact:
Broadcast Communications Advisor
TC Central is proud of its award winning band, orchestra and vocal music programs. Visit the performing arts webpage to learn more about each program and to view the music calendar of events.
SCI-MA-TECH & Robotics
The purpose of Traverse City Area Public Schools’ enhanced science, math and technology program called SCI-MA-TECH is to enrich the quality of education by inspiring and challenging students through an individualized and integrated curriculum.
SCI-MA-TECH has a rigorous curriculum that engages students through participation in exciting and innovative explorations designed to fully prepare them for success in post-secondary education and beyond. Learn more about the SCI-MA-TECH program.