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Giving Tuesday: Easy Ways to Give Back to your School Community

Giving Tuesday: Easy Ways to Give Back to your School Community

November 30, 2021
Parents, teachers, and students alike all love the holiday season. This time of year is a great way for everyone to reflect and be encouraged by the potential and talent of all our students!  As we commemorate this Giving Tuesday,…

Sending Love to our Healthcare Heroes

April 24, 2020
  Earlier this month our students drew pictures and wrote letters to show Hillsdale Hospital they are in our thoughts! A healthcare worker reached out to thank a parent of our kindergartener who made this beautiful little note. We are…

Hard work shows in our State Index Score

January 10, 2020
We are so proud of our students and staff! Index scores that are created by the State of Michigan measure public school performance in six key areas—student growth, student proficiency, school quality/student success, graduation rate, English learner progress, and assessment…

Staff Spotlight: Carla Stewart

December 12, 2019
  Carla Stewart plays a vital role in Will Carleton Academy’s daily success. Her title may be Administrative Assistant and Testing Coordinator, but her work plays a huge role in achieving Will Carleton Academy’s goals. You can often find her…

Student Athlete Spotlight: Gabe Gadwood

December 12, 2019
As the sole student on Will Carleton Academy’s cross country team, eleventh grader Gabe Gadwood makes it look easy. He finished 18th in the Division 4 cross country state meet and obtained his PR (personal record) with a 18:40.98 finishing…

At Will Carleton Academy the wonder and joy of learning are contagious.

October 29, 2019
  When you step into Will Carleton Academy, Colleen Vogt will probably be one of the first people you meet. Within minutes of talking to her, you will find that Colleen is passionate and committed to WCA and its community.…

We Are in the Top 78 Michigan Public Schools for SAT Scores

September 23, 2019
The Michigan Department of Education announced its top-performing schools based on SAT scores in 2019. Will Carleton Academy ranked 59th on the list of best SAT scores in Michigan. They were the only public high school in Hillsdale County to…

Meet Our Area Superintendent: Kurt Naber

September 20, 2019
Meet our new area superintendent, Kurt Naber. He has come to Will Carleton Academy with an enthusiasm for the classical education model.  Kurt has lived a life of serving children in charter schools. He started his career teaching at a…

Starting the School Year with Our Core Virtues

September 17, 2019
We had our first Core Virtues Assembly today. The students showed lots of Respect and Responsibility as Mrs. Vogt read “My Teacher” by James Ransome to illustrate this month’s virtues. This is a school tradition we have kept for many…

Top SAT Scores in Michigan – MLive Report

September 17, 2019
We were ranked one of the top 78 Michigan public schools with the best results on the SAT. We are so proud of the hard work and dedication all of our students put in every day to succeed in everything…