Message from Our Principal 

With Thanksgiving and the Winter Holidays, it is a time of year to reflect on what makes us grateful here at Steel City Academy. As founding students and families, each and every one of you are at the top of my list as we work together to provide our kids boundless opportunities. Thank you for being a part of our family. It is hard to believe we are almost halfway through the year!

-Katie Kirley Principal
Partnership with New Horizons

Steel City Academy is partnering with local social service agency, New Horizons, to provide additional emotional and behavioral support to students and families. The Program Coordinator will be on site December 6th, 9th, 12th, 14th, and 16th to enroll students in school based services. Appointments will take no longer than 30 minutes. One on one support, group support, and family counseling may be available at no cost to you. Students enrolled in services during the year will also be eligible for a summer support and enrichment program. Food and transportation will be provided. If you are interested in your student being included, please e-mail Ms. Boulware, right away to schedule your appointment. 
Steel City Academy has a limited number of spaces for second semester in the 7th and 9th grade. Please call the school at 219.750.1010 to enroll or apply online.  We have also opened enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year. If you know a student who deserves boundless opportunities, check out the application process, and apply today!

Core Values Snaps


#GRIT - Shout out to Indiana Squad Leader, Coach Kelly, for the grit she displays daily with helping her squad members improve on all squad goals!

#PURPOSE - Shout out to Mitchell Nash--Harvard Squad, and Javion Simpson--Alcorn State Squad, for the purpose they display in earning the most Study Island Blue Ribbons in the entire school.

Steel City Yearbook Club

The Steel City Academy Yearbook Club is now accepting pictures and stories to be included in the first ever SCA Yearbook!  Email your pictures or stories to  We are also looking for a parent and community member to join our team, please email Mr. Krambeck if you are interested in joining us. We meet every other Thursday from 3:30 - 4:00 PM in Mr. Krambeck’s room.

Lady Flames
We are so excited that our basketball season has kicked off at Steel City! Our girl's team has already racked up a couple of wins and our boy's team has their first game this week! Let’s go Flames!
December Events
The Steel City Academy Safe School Committee is looking to expand our team!  Our next meeting is Thursday 12/8 from 4-5PM.  All staff, students, parents and community members are welcome to attend.  Please email Mr. Krambeck if you would like additional information, or will be attending so that we can plan for adequate materials and space.

Tickets are on sale now ($10) for the Steel City Winter Ball. Put on your finest attire and join us for an evening of elegance on December 15th. E-mail Ms. Wells for more details. 

This time of the year can be difficult for families, and our students are taking the lead on helping to feed the community. During the Holiday Helpers Community Food Drive, students' squads will compete to collect cans or boxes of non-perishable food towards our school wide goal of 500. If you'd like to give a boost to a specific squad (Alcorn State, IU, Purdue, UIC, Illinois, Marquette, Harvard, Richmond, Eastern Illinois ) please bring your donation to the box at our entrance, and let us know which squad you're supporting through December 14th. 

Click for Clickers Campaign Update

Thank you to all of the staff, parents and community members who have already donated to help us purchase new technology for the classroom.  We are about halfway to our goal of raising $2,307 by winter break.  Please help us meet our goal by donating or sharing this project with your family and friends.  You can find the project on Thank you!- Mr. Krambeck, Algebra 1 Teacher

Share in the joy! Support Steel City!

Give the gift of boundless opportunities! This holiday season you can give Steel City Academy students the opportunity to learn from the amazing museums and national institutions in our Nation’s Capital. Please help us recognize our students’ GRIT with your JOY!

Thank you to our newest donors: 

Alysen Swansen
Amar Shah
Angela Markle
Betty Savage
Caitlin Dooley
Charles Hunter
Daniel S Terry
David Fischer
Diane O'Brien
Elizabeth Samways
Hilary Lewis
Hilda Fischer
Hyunjun Kim
James Morrell
Jesse Klempner
John Hart
Judith Hart
Justine Miele
Justine Walsh
Katherine Pohlkamp

Kathryn Soule
Katy Paige
Kelsey Solomon
Kevin Black
Khalfani MyrickKim Carter
Kristi Spears
Linda Chatmon Fedrick
M Margaret Terry
Margaret Vernon
Mary Thompson
Maureen Murphy
Michael McLachlan
Monica Rosen
Nick Seretis
Patricia Kirley
Patricia Norman
Patrick Rottman
Rebecca Silverman
Rohit Agarwal
Shannon Milligan
Shelbie Byers
Teresa Hines
Thomas Murphy
Thomas Terry
Tiffany Ritchie
Vanessa DeGuia
Watchen Nyanue

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