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TCAPS Set To Release Ann Cardon Memo

By Beth Milligan | June 14, 2021

A confidential memo at the center of controversy regarding the sudden departure of former Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Superintendent Ann Cardon is likely to be imminently released. TCAPS Board President Scott Newman-Bale tells The Ticker he believes trustees will vote tonight (Monday) to make the document public instead of further fighting a court ruling ordering its release.

The memo was penned by former TCAPS Board President and current Trustee Sue Kelly, who reportedly outlined personal and professional criticisms of Cardon in the document that was discussed in a board closed session in October 2019. Shortly after that closed session, Cardon (pictured) – who was only on the job ...

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One Week Left To Nominate A 40Under40 Candidate

The nomination deadline for the 2021 Hagerty Traverse City Business News 40Under40 is next week.

Now in ...

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Torch Lake Takeover

You don’t need to live on the shores of Torch Lake to know how breathtakingly gorgeous it ...

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At 79, With 50 Years On The Job, Steve Drake Is Just Getting Started

Meet Steve Drake, Northwestern Michigan College’s first half-century man.

A professor with the college’s mathematics department, Drake ...

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Farmers Markets Come Back To Life; Traverse City's Has Big Plans For The Future

The Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market won’t be making a move to the Open Space this year, ...

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Today Monday, June 14, 2021

8:00 AM

Iceman Cometh Virtual Training Challenge

Ride 500, 1,000, or 3,000 miles to prepare for the 2021 Bell's Iceman Cometh Challenge presented by Trek. ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Food Is Art / Art Is Food

This juried exhibition features the work of 23 exhibitors who have approached the theme of food as a ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Small Works Holiday Exhibition - Call For Entry

A showcase of 2D + 3D work that offers small, original art at affordable prices, $150 or less. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Cherries Got Talent Video Audition

June 1-15. Submit your audition video by completing the form on website. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Disability Network Men's Group: Zoom Meetings

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10:00 AM

Manitou Music Poster Competition - Call For Entry

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is accepting submissions of original paintings for its 2022 Manitou Music poster competition. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Small Works, Big Impact

Community Collage Project. Runs June 12 - Aug. 28. More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Nature - Sacred & Profane"

A 2 person exhibit featuring gallery mainstay, Kristen Egan & her sculptures comprised of gourd, wood & clay, ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

A Celebration: The Paintings of Amy L. Clark-Carels

Runs May 3 - Aug. 31. Featuring many paintings of local landmarks — from Alligator Hill to interior ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Art Beat

June 1-15. Featuring three award winning art galleries in Elk Rapids. Tour Blue Heron, Mullaly's 128 & Twisted ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Call for Artists

Artists' submissions will be considered for participation in "Artists for Wings of Wonder." This exhibit/fundraiser will be comprised ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Call-For-Entries: Everyday Objects Exhibition

The exhibition runs Aug. 27 – Oct. 28. Online applications for this juried show may be submitted through ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Clothesline Exhibit Call-for-Entries

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is moving art outdoors. The Clothesline Exhibit, July 24 – Aug. 27, is ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Disability Network Women's Group, Sharing Herstory: Zoom Meetings

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11:00 AM

Essential Cargo: Explorations in Hand-Built Ceramic

Ceramicist Scott A. Leipski creates work from recurring memories & an obsession with his own youth. He uses ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Feed Me! A Word Feast

Feed Me! is part of the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s exhibition "Food Is Art/Art Is Food," which runs ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Nature: Sacred & Profane

Featuring Kristen Egan & Derek Weidman. May 24 - June 26. Collector preview opens May 23 at midnight. ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Passionate Reality: Life in Full Color

Through the imaginative colors & bold brush strokes of six northern Michigan artists, Passionate Reality: Life in Full ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Resilience: African American Artists as Agents of Change

This exhibition honors aspects of African American history & culture & its contributions to all of America, highlighting ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Rufus Snoddy: Disappearing Man

June 6 - Aug. 15. Open Weds. - Sun., 11am-4pm. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Russell Prather: And the Heart is Pleased by One Thing After Another

June 6 - Aug. 15. Open Weds. - Sun., 11am-4pm. Russell Prather makes visually volatile renderings of simple ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

The Collective Impulse - Online Exhibit

Featuring the work of artists Ruth Bardenstein, Jean Buescher & Susan Moran. The three artists met in Ann Arbor ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Tom Parish: An American in Venice

June 6 - Aug. 15. Open Weds. - Sun., 11am-4pm. Tom Parish (American, 1933 - 2018) committed his ... More Info >>

12:00 PM

Northport Village Arts Building Members' Exhibit

Runs May 28 - July 4. Open Weds. through Sun., 12-4pm. More Info >>

2:00 PM

Outdoor Farmers Market

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3:00 PM

Paint the Duck-Vengers

For all ages & abilities. Help turn 10 decoy ducks into the Duck Avengers (Duck-Vengers) & one Golden ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

SheBikes

This group hosts Monday night rides starting from the TC Central High School parking lot at 6pm, from ... More Info >>

6:35 PM

TC Pit Spitters vs. Fond du Lac Dock Spiders

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9:00 PM

Movies in Barr Park

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Cass Street Bridge Work Starts Monday

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More Than Just Real Estate: Local Businesses Hit The Market

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Northern Michigan's Two Big Golf Tournaments Return

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City Enters Final Push To Complete Boardman River Plan

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TCAPS Announces Early Release Days This Week Due To Heat

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Authorities Investigating Long Lake Road Crash

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TC Light & Power Approves Solar Deal, Rate Increases

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Interlochen Announces Summer Concert Lineup

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"Why Not Here?": How TART Got Its Start Three Decades Ago

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Pride Flag Request Raises First Amendment Questions At Governmental Center

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City Passes 2021-22 Budget, Approves Putting Up Pride Flag At Clinch Park

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Your Guide To Summer Fun

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All About The Bay: Boat Slips, Water Temps, Beach Closures & More

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New Plant-Based Cafe, Brewery Tasting Room, M22 Expansion Coming To Downtown TC; Plus More Restaurant/Retail News

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