West Middle School News

July 17, 2019
Student Spaceflight Experiment Scheduled for Launch July 21st

TCAPS’ West Senior High School is pleased to announce that its winning student-designed experiment is scheduled to launch on SpaceX-18 at 7:32 p.m. ET, July 21, 2019, from Launch Complex 40, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

June 24, 2019
Technology Services to be Temporarily Unavailable June 28th

The district will be performing necessary annual server maintenance from noon to midnight (12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.) on Friday, June 28, 2019.

June 12, 2019
June 2019 District Newsletter Released

Please enjoy this school year’s last edition of External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ June 2019 district newsletter. This month’s video takes a look back at Paul Soma’s time as TCAPS superintendent.  Also enjoy a few other end of year celebrations, school activities, recognitions and more.

June 11, 2019
TCAPS Schools’ Summer Office Hours

Summer office hours will begin for TCAPS schools beginning Monday, June 17, 2019.

June 11, 2019
WMS Student-Produced Climate Change Documentaries to be Shown at State Theatre—June 16

On Sunday, June 16, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., eighth grade science students from Traverse City West Middle School will premiere documentaries they produced in collaboration with LIAA, Traverse Area Community Media (formerly UpNorth Media), Nature Change, and Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative.

May 29, 2019
TCAPS Board of Education Selects Ann Cardon as Next Superintendent

The Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education voted unanimously (7-0) to select Ann Cardon as the district’s next superintendent at a special meeting held today.

May 28, 2019
TCAPS Board of Education to Host Superintendent Retirement Reception—June 24th

On Monday, June 24, 2019, the Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education will host a reception from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to honor TCAPS Superintendent Paul Soma, who will be retiring later this year.

May 28, 2019
TCAPS Students Present at the 15th Annual NMMESS

Thirty-two students from across northern Michigan presented research projects at the 15th Annual Northern Michigan Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Symposium (NMMESS) on May 15, 2019.

May 22, 2019
Screen Time: What You Need to Know & Resources for Parents

To help parents to better understand how screen time impacts their child and what they can do about it, the West Middle School counselors have provided the following resources for parents: 

May 21, 2019
TCAPS Board of Education to Host Employee Retirement Reception—June 6th

On Thursday, June 6, 2019, the TCAPS Board of Education will host the 2019 Retirement Reception to honor all district employees retiring this school year.