Band Takes Top Honors at Festival

Congratulations to the St. Francis Wind Ensemble for earning top ratings at the March 2 Band & Orchestra Festival.This marks the third year in a row that the band has earned straight A’s at the District Festival, a goal that was achieved for the first time in the history of the band program three years […]

Class of 2017 Boasts 4 National Merit FINALISTS

Four St. Francis High School seniors – Charlie Donahue, Ryan Navin, Noah Passinault, and Christian Stellin have qualified as Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. These talented young men will now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million. About 1.6 million juniors in […]

Experience The Difference

Get the inside story regarding our award-winning Catholic school system – from curriculum to catechism to extracurriculars – and its impact on the lives of more than 1,000 local students and their families. This hour-long presentation is free, open to the public, and guaranteed to provide you with new information about our Catholic schools. Appropriate for… Prospective […]

Join the Memorare Army!

GTACS Superintendent Mike Buell has asked all school families and employees to pray for increased enrollment at our schools, especially in the preschool and early elementary grade levels. That’s because our schools can have the greatest impact if we have the opportunity to work with children from an early age. Of course, we welcome students […]

Terri Bridges Price Memorial Scholarship

Terri Bridges Price Memorial Scholarship Established to honor Terri, a 1978 graduate of St. Francis High School…Terri was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend, and teacher before passing away in April of 2006. Terri had a strong commitment to education and a deep devotion to her Catholic faith.

Lillian Ludka Memorial Scholarship

Lillian Ludka Memorial Scholarship Established in honor of Lillian Ludka, a member of the GTACS Hall of Fame who served her family, her Church, and her Catholic schools, for 98 years.

Cecil and Marjorie Gallagher Fund

Cecil and Marjorie Gallagher Fund In gratitude of Cecil and Marjorie Gallagher and their endless efforts of providing their ten children with the opportunity to obtain their education through the Catholic school system, the family members of Cecil and Marjorie Gallagher wish to honor their memory to benefit the general fund at Grand Traverse Area […]

St. Francis High School Makes the Honor Roll…Again

St. Francis High School was named a School of Excellence by the Cardinal Newman Society. The Catholic Education Honor Roll’s School of Excellence Award recognizes high schools that exhibit faithful Catholic education through institutional identity, administration, academics, and student life. The annual list of awardees serves as a resource for parents, schools, and donors. The award parallels that […]