An updated version of the NCA bus schedule is attached below. Please review it to ensure that you have your student to the correct stop at the correct time. If you have questions, you may contact our office at 231-584-2080.

10/2/17 Updated Bus Schedule
NCA Families,

Last Friday, September 29th, a letter was sent home regarding a case of head lice found in the school. This is not cause for panic. It is cause for proactive measures to be taken to help prevent the spread of head lice. It is important to check your student's head regularly and treat them immediately if nits or lice are found. A copy of the letter is attached for your review, along with a link to the CDC head lice treatment guide.

NCA Lice Notification Letter
Centers for Disease Control: Head Lice Treatment Guide
The Lake Superior State University Charter Schools Office, has requested that we post the following notice regarding the possible uses of student directory information.

"Section 1136(6) of the Revised School Code, MCL 380.1136(6), requires the Lake Superior State University Board of Trustees, as a public school academy authorizing body, to prepare a list of uses or instances the University commonly discloses regarding a student's directory information. "Directory information" means information contained in a student's education record that would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. Even though the University does not maintain student K-12 educational records or student directory information for any student attending the public school academies that the University Board authorizes, the law requires a public school academy's authorizing body to disclose to you a list of uses or instances the University may commonly disclose your student's directory information. In addition, the law gives you the opportunity to elect not to have your student's directory information disclosed for 1 or more of these uses or instances."

You may download the entire notice and list of uses, along with the opt out form, here. If you are unable to open the file, or would like a printed copy of the form sent home with your student, please contact our office at 231-584-2080 and we will gladly assist you. If you wish to opt out, please complete the form and return it to the NCA front office so that we may forward it on to LSSU.
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

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

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

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.
  • November 14: 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

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