We are pleased to announce an extension of our scheduled upcoming holiday break to include Monday and Tuesday, December 21 and 22. This will give our entire GTA family some well-deserved rest and relaxation and additional time at home with loved ones. Thank you for everything you do to help us keep our students safe, loved and learning. We wish you a safe, happy and healthy holiday season!
Surprise! Students and staff may wear Mustang spirit wear tops with uniform bottoms to school tomorrow, Tuesday, November 24.
Do you see anything familiar in this photo? Snow flurries are starting and we have lots of warm coats, gloves and mittens (along with books and water bottles) in the Lost & Found. If your child is missing anything, please have them take a look before leaving for Thanksgiving Break on Wednesday!
Don't miss out on "Choice Theory and Parenting," our educational series utilizing Dr. William Glasser's concepts of personal responsibility. The nine Tuesday sessions are free of charge and will be presented on the Zoom Meetings platform beginning December 1 at 7:00 pm. Register at https://bit.ly/GTAParenting, using the passcode GTA Parent.
Grand Traverse Academy is open for in-person instruction for students in grades K-8. Interested in what we're all about? Visit https://www.mygta.us/page/faq or give us a call at (231) 995-0665.
In response to Governor Whitmer's news conference of this evening, November 15, GTA parents have been sent information about how the latest order from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will temporarily affect instruction and activities at Grand Traverse Academy. Please check your email box for details.
Congratulations to our Mustang girls, who finished in the top 20 in the state, taking 19th at Saturday's state cross country finals at Michigan International Speedway!
This week's Connections newsletter has been published. Check it out for all the latest school news: https://5il.co/mtje
Don't forget to give yourself some extra time for afternoon carpool today due to traffic near the airport. Airport Access Road is closed all day and Three-Mile and Garfield will experience delays and may be shut down intermittently.
Be sure to give yourself some extra time for afternoon carpool today due to President Trump's visit to Traverse City. We have word that Airport Access Road is closed all day and roads near the airport, like Three-Mile and Garfield, will experience delays and may be shut down intermittently.
Tonight's girls' volleyball district tournament game against TC St. Francis will be broadcast LIVE on the NFHS Network! Be sure to tune in at 6:00 pm to https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/grand-traverse-academy-traverse-city-mi.
Congratulations to our Regional Champions! Mustang girls took first place by 21 points, with a score of 50, at this morning's cross country regional competition in Buckley. Let's wish them our best at state finals next Saturday, November 7 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn!
Best wishes to our Mustang varsity cross country team at regionals on Saturday, October 31 and our Mustang varsity volleyball team at districts on Monday, November 2!
Good news! The GTA office phones are back up and running, and individual classroom phones will be in operation within an hour or so. Feel free to contact either office if you need to relay an immediate message to a teacher or other staff member. Otherwise, you may reach us via email. Thank you for your patience.
Grand Traverse Academy's phone system is temporarily down and the problem is being corrected. If you need to contact us, please send an email directly to the staff member you need to reach, or to either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com if you need to speak with someone in the office. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
Just a reminder that our Sabres co-op soccer team (15-2-2) advances to district semifinals against Grayling on Monday, October 19 at 4:30 pm at the Keystone Soccer Complex. Admission is $6 per person. Let's all get out and cheer these boys on!
How many door handles do we have in our school? Mr. Crowell may know, as they are disinfected several times a day...usually with a song or a jingle and a smile!
Be sure to check backpacks, as school pictures have been sent home with students this week. If you'd like them retaken or if your child missed picture day last month, Monday, November 2 is retake day. Uniforms are required, as pictures will be taken during the school day. To place an order, visit http://preorder.timeless-image.com/ and use order code 5820 for Preschool & Elementary and 6320 for Junior High & High School.
We've gone mobile! Now, current events, school news, real-time Mustang sports scores, student stories, emergency notifications and more will be in your pocket and at your fingertips. Download our mobile app today from the Apple App Store or on Google Play!
Today, October 2, Grand Traverse Academy celebrates two decades of providing a quality K-12 education to the Grand Traverse area, offering a tuition-free option where students are safe, loved and learning. We thank our many families for sharing their children with us over the last 20 years!