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High School with a Higher Purpose

Established in 2013, St. Michael Academy is the first Catholic high school in the Little Traverse area since 1972, and the region’s only Classical high school. SMA strives to develop the next generation of American leaders by promoting a culture of excellence and instilling its students with the classical virtues of wisdom, temperance, courage, and justice, along with the Christian virtues of faith, hope, and love.

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Now Enrolling Students for 2021!

Contact us at 231-881-9025 or to schedule a meeting and/or school tour!

Pray the Memorare with Us!

Please join us in praying the Memorare for St. Michael Academy DAILY, confident that through the marvelous graces and intercessions of our Blessed Mother, our school will continue to thrive and grow!

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The SMA Ski Team Is on the Slopes!

Our Co-ed Alpine Skiing team is hard at work, practicing and competing in its inaugural season!  We’re very blessed with awesome nearby ski hills and outstanding, experienced coaches!


Congratulations to the Guardian Boys Cross Country team – winners of the first Regional Championship in school history!

The team followed up its Regional win with a 9th place finish at the Division-4 State Finals, its second consecutive Top Ten finish!

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The Second Annual C. S. Lewis Festival Essay Contest and Awards Ceremony!

In case you missed it!… SMA students present and discuss their brilliant, insightful essays on the Lewis masterpiece, “The Screwtape Letters”!

An Education for Life!

Embracing both “Fides et Ratio”, Faith and Reason, we celebrate the best of Western Civilization every day: The True, The Good, and The Beautiful!

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St. Michael Academy Fact Sheets!

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