Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 29, 2013

Community in Brief: 01/29/2013

Preschool Fair

Traverse City — Families with children ages 3 to 5 can learn more about Traverse City Area Public Schools preschool options at a Preschool Enrollment Fair Saturday, Feb. 9.

The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastern Elementary School, 1600 Eastern Ave. Families also may register their preschool children in any TCAPS tuition-based preschool program for the 2013-14 school year. Representatives from each TCAPS preschool program will be on hand to answer questions and help with registration.

To complete registration at the fair, families must provide a copy of the child's birth certificate, health insurance information, completed registration forms, registration fees and the first week's tuition.

For details, contact Angel Elsenheimer, 933-1759 or

GED testing

Traverse City — General Education Development (GED) testing will be offered at Central High School for individuals 18 and older who wish to complete high school equivalency requirements.

The next test dates are Feb. 11-12. Participants must register at the Central High School principal's office, 1150 Milliken Dr., prior to the test date. To take the complete test, participants must be able to attend both dates. A government-issued photo ID is required.

The current cost is $100 (cash or money order) due at registration; $20 for individual tests including retakes. In March, fees go up to $125 and $25.

Call 933-3500, to learn more. For details on GED preparation classes, call TBA Adult Education Department, 922-7825, or Michigan Works, 922-3739.

Pom clinic for girls

Traverse City — Central High School's Cheer and Dance teams will offer a Junior Pom Clinic Saturday, Feb. 2, for girls in first through fifth grades.

The clinic will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the CHS gym, 1150 Milliken Dr. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Participants will perform with the CHS Pom Team at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, during halftime of the CHS JV basketball game. A short parent meeting will be held at the start of the clinic to provide game-day information.

The cost is $25. Registration forms are available at

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