News and Events

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Wishtree

Finishing the second week of our hybrid schedule. It feels good to be back, and look what was delivered today! Camp chairs for our outdoor lessons. We can enjoy beautiful fall days like we had this week. We celebrated while…
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New Building Addition!

Exciting things are happening at Lake Superior Academy! Our new classroom addition is complete. The space will provide two new classrooms for our primary and early ed classrooms.  They broke ground in the spring, and the classrooms are now ready…
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Little Traverse Conservancy Purchased 40 Acres Bordering LSA

On August 20, the Little Traverse Conservancy will officially have purchased a plot of 40 acres directly next to Lake Superior Academy! The Conservancy will partner with LSA for student service projects and exploration of the land year-round. This is…
Lake Superior staff holding signs with the message, "Dear students, we've missed your smiles! Enjoy your summer!"

Have a Great Summer!

Parents, The end of this year seemed so anticlimactic. No games. No animals. No food. No, “Good-bye…see you in a couple months.” As quietly as this year went out, we hope to make up for it when the new school…
Book cover for "I Am Special" by Paula Range

The Vision Series

This year we have been going through The Vision Series by Paula Range during our group time. Our students have loved going through this series, and we even won a drawing for book #4 in the series, “I Am Special”!…
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Partnering with DSO to bring well rounded curriculum to students

Wednesday, November 20 at 10:30 – LSA students will be virtually attending a live concert with the Detroit Symphony who will be performing Dvorak’s New World Symphony. We will be incorporating lessons from the DSO’s concert curriculum during group times…
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Happy Principal Appreciation Month!

At Lake Superior Academy, we are lucky to have Susie Schlehuber as principal. Since the school’s inception, she has been on a mission to offer the children of the Sault Ste. Marie area a phenomenal Montessori education. Her creativity and…
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Fun And Friendly Visitors

Last week was definitely a cold one, but luckily for us, we had visitors to warm our hearts!
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An outdoor classroom is taking shape at Lake Superior Academy for this fall!

Lake Superior Academy received a $1,000 grant from Wal-Mart that will be used toward their outdoor classroom. With the funds, the school will improve their natural playground by building a natural log climber and adding new ground cover for several…
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Birding Fun!

This month we have been learning all about birds! We have learned about the food they eat and created our own feeders so we could do bird counts. We also learned about how a woodpecker’s beak works, and practiced with…