West Middle School News
The Young Americans Performing Arts Camp will held at the Traverse City Central High School auditorium (1150 Milliken Dr.) from June 18-21, 2019, with a finale show on Saturday, June 22, 2019.
The TCAPS Board of Education voted unanimously (7-0) to select Ms. Ann Cardon to move on to the final round of the superintendent selection process. Ms. Cardon will be invited to a “fit to district” tour, which will take place on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
Check out the latest edition of Our 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.
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.
On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the Traverse City West Middle School 8th grade class will participate in its annual community service project called Project Greenagers. Each 8th grade team will be working with a different community organization on projects that service local natural resources.
The Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District 2 membership has selected Flournoy Humphreys as the Teacher of the Year for 2018-19. She was selected in recognition of the significant contributions she has made and the impact she has had on students at West Middle School and West Senior High School, as well as for her contributions to MSBOA and music education in the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.