The North Central Academy Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is looking for new members for the 2017-2018 year. This is a wonderful opportunity for those that are looking to get more involved in the school. Interested individuals may contact the office to be put in touch with current PTO representatives.
A packet of important student information forms were sent home on Friday, September 8, 2017. We ask that you please complete and return these forms by no later than Friday, September 15, 2017. Of particular importance is the "Student Emergency Information Form" that we use to update all student contact information in PowerSchool. It is imparative that we have correct phone numbers and mailing addresses for all students. If you did not receive a copy of the forms, please check your student's folder and backpack, or contact the office and we will be happy to send a new packet home.
The following items are currently available for students to purchase at the NCA Hawk's Nest. Occasionally the selection may change, or items may be out of stock.

Snacks & Sides
  • Fruit Snacks: $0.25
  • Cheez Its $0.50
  • Chips $0.50
  • Pickles $0.50
  • Apples $0.50

Entrees
  • Ramen Noodles $0.50
  • Corn Dogs $0.50
  • Hot Pockets $1.50

Drinks
  • Milk (White or Chocolate) $0.30
  • Bottled Water $.0.50
  • Powerade, Gatorade $1.00


The a.m. departure times for the Kalkaska, Bellaire, Mancelona bus route have been adjusted to accommodate the recent route changes. A hard copy of the bus schedule will be sent home with every student on the affected route. The new a.m. departure times are as follows:

  • Bellaire Family Fare 6:40 a.m.
  • Custer Township Hall 6:50 a.m.
  • Save-A-Lot Parking Lot 7:05 a.m.
  • Elder Road 7:15 a.m.
  • Mancelona Baptist Church 7:25 a.m.
  • Lanzen Parking Lot 7:30 a.m.
  • Lee Derrer Road 7:35 a.m.
  • NCA Bus Loop 7:45 a.m.

The p.m. drop off times have remained the same. If you have any questions, please speak to Mr. Bergy directly, or contact the office.
As we get closer to the first day of the 2017-2018 school year, we wanted to highlight these important dates. You can download our full calendar here.

  • August 31: Back to School Open House & Uniform Swap 4pm-6pm
  • September 5: First Day of School, Full day grades 1-12, Kindergarten 1/2 days 9/5/17-9/8/17
  • October 3: Picture Day
  • October 4: Fall Count Day
  • November 11: Picture Retake Day
  • November 22-24: Thanksgiving Break
  • December 22 - January 2: Winter Break
  • February 7: Spring Count Day
  • March 26 - April 2: Spring Break
  • June 13: Last Day of School - pending snow days

NCA has hired Ms. Freddie Swinson to teach Secondary Math. She comes to us after two years teaching in Oscoda Area Schools and specializes in individual instruction and lots of hands-on activities that bring mathematics to real life applications. Ms. Swinson received her Bachelor’s of Science in Secondary Education in Mathematics from Central Michigan University. She is also interested in helping with theater and possibly forming a Forensics and Debate team. When you step into her classroom this fall, be sure to give her a warm NCA welcome!
Have you been looking for a quality alternative to traditional public schools? Do you know someone who has? North Central Academy is currently enrolling students in grades K through 12! To begin the enrollment process simply submit our online enrollment application, call us or stop in at the school. We would love the opportunity to meet your family and showcase all of the great things about NCA!

  • Tuition free
  • Ranked in the top 25% of schools in the State of Michigan
  • Busing from Bellaire, Gaylord, Kalkaska and Mancelona
  • Music, Band, Theater, Art and Physical Education K-12
  • Extracurricular activities: Outdoor Adventure Club (9-12), Track, Cross Country and Football (7-12)
  • A safe, loved and learning family centered environment

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