Just a reminder that there is no school tomorrow, Friday, April 7 due to the Good Friday holiday. We wish everyone a wonderful weekend and look forward to seeing your children back at school on Monday, April 10.
February 23: Tonight’s basketball games have been cancelled.
February 17: Tonight's home varsity girls' basketball game against Mesick will take place at 5:00 pm as scheduled. See you there!
Friday, February 17: School is cancelled today due to the weather. All elementary and junior high extra-curricular activities are also cancelled. Decisions about high school athletic events will be made by noon today.
As a reminder, Monday, February 20 is our Mid-Winter Break and there will be NO SCHOOL for students and staff. We'll see you on Tuesday, the 21st.
February 9, 2023: Tonight's junior high girls' basketball game and all practices have been cancelled due to the weather.
February 7, 2023: School is cancelled today due to the weather. Please stay safe on the roads.
Thursday, January 19: School is cancelled today due to the weather. Any elementary or junior high after-school activities are also cancelled. Decisions about high school events will be made by 12:00 noon. We hope you stay safe and warm!
Just a reminder that Grand Traverse Academy will be open tomorrow, January 16, in honor and remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We look forward to seeing everyone at school tomorrow!
Just a reminder that tomorrow, January 12, is our next Fill the Pantry Jeans Day to help replenish our lunch pantry for less fortunate students (and those who occasionally forget their lunch at home). Students and staff may wear school-appropriate jeans (no holes, rips or legging-style) with a uniform top in exchange for a $2 per person donation. We thank you for your assistance, which is always voluntary.
Congratulations to our Mustangs VEX Robotics Team 7567A, "Some Assembly Required" (Isaac Deneau, Ashton Cherup and Coleman Mroczkowski), on their invitation to participate in the CREATE 2023 U.S. Open Robotics VRC High School Championship! The invitation was based on their amazing performance at the Benzie tournament last weekend; winning the Design Award is no easy feat! The championship will be held in Council Bluffs, Iowa March 23-25, 2023. Stay tuned for livestream information as the date approaches!
Just a reminder that tomorrow, Thursday, November 17 is a school-wide GTA Cares Jeans Day to help replenish our student lunch pantry for under-resourced students or those who occasionally forget to bring their lunch to school. For a $2 per person donation, all students and staff may wear jeans (no holes or tears, please) with a uniform top. We appreciate your participation, which is voluntary.
Good Morning, GTA Families: Due to our Veterans Day parade around the south parking lot this morning, anyone bringing students to school after 8:30 this morning are asked to please use the north entrance off of Three-Mile Road. Please drop students off at the Secondary entrance. Thank you, and happy Friday! Respectfully, Grand Traverse Academy
The forecast is calling for sunshine for the GTA Fall Family Fun Day at Jacob's Farm tomorrow (Saturday, October 29). The fun begins at 2:00 pm but you'll want to arrive a bit early to purchase tickets for the corn maze. Details are attached to the October 14, 21 and 28 issues of the Connections newsletter. Hosted by the GTA Family Council.
October 18, Last-Minute Postponement: Due to Elk Rapids losing power, tonight’s Sabres co-op district soccer game has been postponed until tomorrow at 5:00pm.
As a reminder, GTA's power is back on and tonight's varsity volleyball game will take place as scheduled, at home vs. Cadillac Homeschool, at 5:30 pm. Tonight's Sabres co-op soccer districts will go on as planned at Elk Rapids vs. Boyne City. Tickets are $5 per person at the gate.
October 18, 2022: Although school is closed due to a power outage, we expect power to be restored later today. Decisions about after school activities will be made at that time and will be communicated to our families.
We are thrilled to announce that Grand Traverse Academy has been voted Best School in the 2022 Record-Eagle Simply the Best of Northern Michigan Readers Choice Awards! What's more, Jocelyn Bohrer and Maria Drost are Best Teacher Runners-Up! Thank you to everyone for all you do to have made this recognition possible. Watch the Facebook Live awards ceremony tonight at 7:00 pm on the Record-Eagle Facebook page and see all the awards in the flyer included in today's issue of the Record-Eagle.
Update Regarding Grand Traverse Academy Superintendent Interviews Scheduled for Tuesday, September 27: Dr. Rachel Roberts, one of two candidates scheduled for second round interviews this evening, September 27, 2022, at Grand Traverse Academy, has withdrawn her candidacy for the position. In an email to Shawn Lewis-Lakin, Search Consultant for the Michigan Association of School Boards, Dr. Roberts expressed gratitude to the Board of Directors and Grand Traverse Academy Community for the opportunity to interview and be considered to serve as superintendent.
The GTA Board of Directors will hold a candidate open house and second-round interviews for the two finalists for the position of school superintendent on Tuesday, September 27. The open house will take place in the White 1 and 2 Classrooms from 4:30-5:15 pm. Interviews will take place in the Aqua 5 Boardroom starting at 5:30 pm. GTA parents and staff ae encouraged to participate. For complete details, please check your email box for a message from Grand Traverse Academy dated September 21, 2022.