It's that time of supply sales are upon us! Our 2017-2018 school supply list is attached below. Please note, there have been a few minor changes to the 5th/6th list that was previously sent out via email.

2017-2018 School Supply List
We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Tina McNeely has accepted the offer to be NCA's new Principal, effective as of August 1, 2017. Mrs. McNeely rose to the top of the 20 candidate interview pool and we feel that she is a wonderful fit for the NCA family. Over the past five years, she has served as the Pre K-6th Elementary Principal and Montessori Program Coordinator at North Star Academy in Marquette, Michigan. In addition, her professional highlights include:

  • Over 18 years of continuous experience in education
  • 13 years of Elementary and Secondary classroom teaching
  • K-12 Public School Discipline Administrator
  • Title 1 experience as both a Teacher and Director
  • K-12 NWEA and MSTEP Testing Coordinator
  • Special Education Plan Administrator
  • High School cross country and volleyball coaching

We are looking forward to the start of the 2017-2018 school year with Mrs. McNeely at the helm!
June 9th, 12th and 13th will be half days for students. Classes will dismiss at 12:15pm with buses departing by 12:25pm. If you pick your children up, please plan to be here promptly at 12:15pm.
Final Exam Notes

Students with more than one exam in a subject area:If you have more than one test in a subject area (i.e. both History and Economics), you will take your exam when you have an opening or you will take your exam during the makeup window on June 13th. It is the student's responsibility to schedule this with his/her teacher(s).

Students who are absent June 9th or June 12:The makeup session is on June 13th from 8:00-9:15 am.

Exams that are not completed by the end of the day on June 13th will be given a grade of zero. No exceptions.

Final Exam Schedule

Friday, June 9, 2017

8:00-9:45 am Social Studies Exam
  • Middle School: Rutter
  • 9th: Monroe
  • 10th: Wendling
  • 11th: Overton

10:00-11:45 am Math Exam
Middle School: Overton
9th: Monroe
10th: Wendling
11th: Rutter

11:50-12:10 Lunch
12:15 Dismissal - School wide, buses will run normal routes

Monday, June 12, 2017

8:00-9:45 am Science Exam
  • Middle School: Rutter
  • 9th: Monroe
  • 10th: Wendling
  • 11th: Overton

10:00-11:45 am English Exam
  • Middle School: Wendling
  • 9th: Monroe
  • 10th: Rutter
  • 11th: Overton

11:50-12:10 Lunch
12:15 Dismissal - School wide, buses will run normal routes

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

8:00-9:15 am Exam Make Up Window
If you are absent on June 9th or 12th, you will take the exam(s) that you missed during this time. Students with more than one test in a subject area (i.e. two History classes), may also take their second exam during this time.

11:50-12:10 Lunch

12:15 Dismissal - School wide, buses will run normal routes

The fifth graders will graduate from the D.A.R.E. program at 2:30pm on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Parents and relatives are cordially invited to join us to celebrate their graduation. We hope to see all of you all there! 

Join us at the 1st Annual Exhibition, K-12 Culminating Event to celebrate the accomplishments and growth of our students throughout the year. Collect at least (5) teacher signatures by visiting individual exhibits to be entered to win a $50 uniform gift certificate! This event is open to the community. If you know someone who is interested in attending NCA, bring them with you! This is a great opportunity to see all of the great things that happen at North Central Academy. We hope to see you all there!

1:30pm-3:00pm Secondary Awards Ceremony
Join us in the auditorium to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of our 7th through 12th grade students. Students will be recognized with subject matter awards and the coveted H.A.W.K.S. awards. The ceremony will be attended by students and staff from grades 6 through 12.

2:45pm-4:00pm Ice Cream Social
Grab a sweet treat in the cafeteria while you're here exploring the student exhibits. Ice cream donated by Shetler Family Dairy in Kalkaska. 

3:00pm-4:00pm Classroom Exhibits Open
Teachers and students will present some of their best work from the year. Collect at least (5) signatures as you explore the exhibits an be entered to win at $50 uniform gift certificate! Please note: Secondary and Specials exhibits will open when the awards ceremony is finished, please be patient.

3:45pm-4:30pm Girls on the Run-A-Thon
Come cheer on the members of Girls on the Run as the run laps to raise money for With A Little Help From My Friends' Pet Crisis Center in Bellaire. Would you like to donate to the cause? See Mrs. Bartnick or Mrs. Hook for details! The girls will be logging laps in the bus loop.

Just a couple of quick reminders regarding the Mackinaw Island field trip tomorrow. 

1) If your student is not attending the trip, they must stay home. Teachers and support staff will all be on the field trip.
2) If your student is riding the bus, please have them at school by 8am, the bus will leave promptly at 8:25am
3) If you are driving, please be at the Star Line Ferry dock in Mackinaw City at 9:45am
4) Students should have water, snacks and a sack lunch that does not require refrigeration or microwaving.
5) Students should wear a green NCA uniform shirt, jeans and comfortable shoes suited for lots of walking.
6) A complete list of items needed for the trip is available here.

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