Curriculum and Clubs

Curriculum Guides

The Curriculum Guides below are published by the Diocese of Cleveland to provide insight for parents into what material students should learn in the core subject areas of Mathematics, Language Arts, Reading, Science, and Social Studies at each grade level from Kindergarten through Grade Eight.  These guides reflect the most current curriculum established by the Diocese of Cleveland.  

Parent Curriculum Guides

Religion:  (All Grades)

Mathematics:  K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8 Algebra

ELA:  K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Reading:  K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Science:  K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Social Studies:  K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Music:  K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Visual Arts:  K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Clubs and Co-Curricular Activities

CLUBS:

Art Club, Spirit Squad, Mighty Milers, Martial Arts, Roarin' Royal Press, Science Club, Young Authors,     X-Stream Coding

COMPETITIONS:

Power of the Pen, CYO Athletics

MUSICAL OFFERINGS:

Instrumental Band, Children's Choir, Cantors, Piano Lessons, Violin Lessons, Voice Lessons, Drama Production, Christmas Program, Talent Show

LEADERSHIP:

Student Council, Scouts, Future Catholic Teachers, D.A.R.E

RELIGIOUS/SERVICE:

Altar Servers

STUDENT SERVICES:

Reading Tutoring, Math Tutoring, Speech, Title I Services, Enrichment

Activities are subject to change from year to year based on student interest and availability of advisors.  Clubs may be open to certain grade levels.  Small fees my be associated with participation.

Educational Technology

SMPS understands the importance of introducing and instructing the proper use of technology to our students.  Our curriculum is strengthened by using many technology techniques, programs, and tools that are described below.

1:1 TECHNOLOGY:

Pre-K-2nd:  Classroom iPads

    3rd-5th:  Classroom chromebooks

    6th-8th:  School issued chromebook for use                      throughout school year.

BLENDED AND DIFFERENTIATED LEARNING:

Each of our learning programs are strategically chosen to teach our curriculum using a blend of technology and classroom tools creatively to match each student's individual learning style.

ONLINE SAFETY:

SMPS meets all CIPA requirements for training online safety to students.  

List of learning programs, websites, and apps that SMPS uses.

  • GAFE (Google Account for Education) Gives the ability for students and teachers to use the G-suite.

  • Go Math

  • Journeys

  • Superkids

  • ConnectED

  • BrainPop

  • InfoOhio.org

  • Khan Academy

  • Pixlr Editor

  • Tinkercad

  • Sketchup

  • WeVideo

  • raspberry pi

  • Arduino Create

  • code.org

  • Gradelink

  • ABCmouse

  • abcya

  • kahoot!

  • Quizlet

  • Starfall

  • Newsela

  • epic!

  • Learning.com

  • AkronLibrary.org

List of technology tools on the SMPS campus

  • Campus wide wifi

  • chromebooks

  • iPads

  • tablets

  • SMARTboards in every classroom

  • 4 Viewsonic large touchscreen monitors

  • 3 Makerbot 3D printers

  • 2 high capacity Multi function copier/printers

  • Science Lab

Contact the school by email or call 330-784-1711