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We are quickly approaching the start of a new school year, and have some important dates to share. Please check here for information about upcoming back to school events.

Chief Tecumseh Statue to be Restored by THS Learner

A THS freshman will work with a local business owner to restore the Chief Tecumseh statue from Compass Early Learning Center. The base of the statue experienced significant decay, causing the statue to topple in early July. Upon completion, it will be returned to the main entrance of Compass Learning Center.

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We want to hear from you: Tecumseh Public Schools values the feedback we receive from parents and community members as we strive to maintain a positive educational experience for all learners. Please share your questions, concerns, ideas, and praises.

Where to start: Most questions and concerns can be addressed by contacting the classroom facilitator or building administrator. The District Communications Guide lists the contact levels for common district departments. Start by contacting the first individual on the list, then move down the list if your concern is not resolved.

General questions may be directed to the main office of your child's building, the Administrative Services Building at 517-423-2167, or connect@tps.k12.mi.us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Looking for a particular staff member? Visit our searchable district directory.

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Parent Resources

Tecumseh Public Schools encourages parents, guardians, and families to become involved and engaged in their child's education. This section is provided as a resource for articles, books, and websites that you may find interesting as you seek to learn more information about educational research, the future of education, and child development.

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Have a favorite you'd like to share? Email your suggestions to connect@tps.k12.mi.us.

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Back to School 2018-19

Open Houses

Compass Learning Center - Grades 2 - 3
Monday, August 27
5:30 - 7 p.m.

Compass Learning Center - Grades 4 - 6
Tuesday, August 28
5:30 - 7 p.m.

North & South Early Learning Centers
Wednesday, August 29
6 - 7:30 p.m.

West STEAM Center
Wednesday, August 29
6 - 6:30 p.m. : Meet in Multipurpose Room for Orientation Conversation with Ms. Thelen
Scheduling, Grading, Unit Discussion

6:30 - 7 p.m. : Meet & Greet with Staff

7 - 7:30 p.m. : Orientation Conversation with Ms. Thelen
Repeat for those who cannot attend at 6 p.m.

East STEAM Center
Wednesday, August 29
6 - 6:30 p.m. Open House
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Orientation Presentation with Mrs. Nowak

Tecumseh High School
Tuesday, Sept. 11
6 - 8 p.m.


Picture Days

Tuesday, Sept. 4THS - Grade 9
Wednesday, Sept. 5THS - Grades 10 - 12
Thursday, Sept. 6West STEAM Center
Thursday, Sept. 13East STEAM Center
Wednesday, Sept. 19North Early Learning Center
TBDCompass Learning Center
Wednesday, Oct. 3South Early Learning Center







School Supply Lists

Building Schedules

BuildingFull DayHalf Day
North Early Learning Center8: 30 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
South Early Learning Center8:25 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.8:25 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Compass Learning Center8:45 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.8:45 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
East and West STEAM Centers7:35 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.7:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Tecumseh High School7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.7:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

THS Back to School Events

We are quickly approaching the start of a new school year, and have some important dates to share. Please mark your calendar and plan to join us. If you have any questions, please feel free to call 517-423-6008 for more information.

Thursday, Aug. 23: Schedule Change Day: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Counselors will be located in the Media Center where learners can stop in to pick up schedules, make any academic schedule changes, find their lockers, and check combinations. Locker Assignments are as follows:

  • 9th Grade: Lockers will be chosen on the first day of school
  • 10th and 11th Grades: Lockers will remain the same as last year
  • 12th Grade: Lockers have been reassigned

Friday, Aug. 24: College Application Boot Camp Day: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
College-bound seniors are invited to work with counselors and English professionals to receive step-by-step guidance as they start the college application process. Learn what can make your application stand out, and find out what it takes to write an exceptional college entrance essay. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, Sept. 4: First Day of School
9th grade learners will start the day at 7:45 a.m. with their Link Crew Leaders. Learners in grades 10-12 will join at 12:10 p.m. School will be dismissed at 2:45 p.m. Look for more information to come.

Tuesday, Sept. 4: Picture Day for All 9th Graders
Bring your best smile! All 9th grade learners will have their picture taken on this day. Picture packets will be mailed to your homes on Thursday, Aug. 16.

Wednesday, Sept. 5: Picture Day for 10th – 12th Graders
Say cheese! All 10th, 11th, and 12th grade learners will have their picture taken on this day. Picture packets will be mailed your homes on Thursday, Aug. 16.

Tuesday, Sept. 11: Back to School Night: 6 – 8 p.m.
Parents are invited to visit with learning facilitators and learn more about the courses their child(ren) will take. It’s a great opportunity to put a name with a face and learn more about THS. Look for more information coming soon.

Wednesday, Sept. 12: Senior Timeline Meeting
Class of 2019: Your senior year will fly by, are you ready? Counselors will meet with seniors and their parents to share the step-by- step process of preparing for postsecondary plans. If you plan to enter the workforce, enlist in the military, or apply to college, this meeting is for you. Watch for more information as the date gets closer.

Compass Learning Center Announcements