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School Uniform Policy
 

Students and staff at Grand Traverse Academy wear uniforms daily.  We have chosen uniforms because they:

  • Allow students and adults to focus on learning
  • Help eliminate judgement based on attire
  • Improve the safety and security of the school
  • Improve behavior and discipline in the school
  • Help develop a sense of unity
  • Insure that inappropriate clothing will not be worn to school

Click on a file below to view or print the Uniform Policy or a Uniform Requirements by Grade Level guide:

School Uniform Policy PDF
Uniform Guidelines by Grade Level Effective 2018-19


Bullying Policy
 

It is the policy of Grand Traverse Academy to provide a safe and nurturing educational environment for all of its students. The policy attached below protects all students from bullying/aggressive behavior regardless of the subject matter or motivation for such impermissible behavior.

 

Bullying Policy PDF

 


Weather-Related Closings Policy
 

Grand Traverse Academy follows the decisions of the Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) on weather-related closings and will close school (including Mighty Mustangs Preschool and Quality Care) when TCAPS closes.  When school is closed due to weather, elementary and junior high extra-curricular activities will be cancelled and decisions about any scheduled high school events will be made and communicated by 12:00 noon.   

Parents will be notfied via email and voicemail messages prior to 6:00 am when possible, and information will be posted on the GTA website and Facebook page.  School closings are also announced on local television and radio stations.