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    NCA Elementary ranks 2nd in the UP! NCA MS/HS ranks 1st in the UP!
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    A Bridge Magazine Academic State Champ District: 2014
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    Hands on learning reinforces concepts taught
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    Annual 5th Grade Green Bay Trip
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    4th Graders learn Michigan History on Mackinac Island
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    Sports emphasize teamwork
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    Providing activities to round out
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    Celebrating Community Service
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    Volunteers play a huge role in our success.

Congratulations Boys Basketball Class D State Champs!!

There have been some changes in our school calendar due to the success of our boys basketball team.  The changes are as follows:

*There will be school on Monday, May 11.  This was originally scheduled as a professional development day.

*Friday, June 5, will be a full day instead of a half day of school.

*There will be school on Monday, June 8, and Tuesday, June 9.  Tuesday, June 9, will be the last day of school!!

Welcome to NCAS


NCA LogoNorth Central Area Schools, Home of the “JETS”, is a rural school in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Students from the towns of Hermansville, Powers, Spalding, surrounding townships, and schools of choice students make up the student body. Our entire school family is committed to providing quality programs and a positive environment that is conducive to learning.

North Central is on a Trimester Schedule. For more information on Trimesters please contact Mr. Don Palmer-Superintendent/Elementary Principal at (906) 498-7737 or Mr. Bruce Tapio-Jr./Sr. High School Principal at (906) 497-5226.

Our Mission

The staff of the North Central Area School District believes that in order to provide a quality education for all children, we must have the cooperation of school personnel with community support. Together we shall provide the skills necessary for developing students intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically. By establishing and maintaining high standards, we hope to develop responsible, productive citizens who will be prepared to meet the challenges of the future.