During the academic year, opportunities for students to enrich their experience are wide and varied.
Academic enrichment classes for Kindergarten through 8th grade include art, classroom music, physical education, computer science, Spanish language, and religious and sacramental programs.
Academic extracurricular competitions include St. Ed’s Classroom of Champions, the annual Science Fair (winners compete within the district at St. Edwards and regionally at the University of Akron), St. Ed and Magnificat Spelling Bees, History Fair and National Geography Bee.
In Music, Choir is offered to all students. Students perform in Winter and Spring concerts.
Drama and Fine Arts are encouraged through two full-school theatre productions and fine art exhibitions. Students also visit area cultural events at venues such as, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Palace or State Theatre, the Cleveland Playhouse, and the Western Reserve Historical Society. The Great Lakes Theater Festival also holds a yearly workshop for our students. Click here to view a picture gallery of our musical performances.
Extracurricular student and social organizations include Girl and Boy Scouts, Literary Club which publishes the school newspaper with news and creative writing pieces, Student Council, Lego Club, Computer Club, Ski Club, Book Club, Science Club, Year Book, Math Club, Art Club, Talent Show, the Young Astronauts program at NASA, and community service events that bring students together with each other and the community.
Step by Step Stewardship integrates the social justice principles of the Catholic Church. The Catholic student is taught specifically to care for the needy and those marginalized in society through projects and programs.
Extracurricular athletics include intramural (K – 3rd grade) and CYO (4th – 8th grade) soccer, volleyball, basketball, football, wrestling, fast-pitch softball, baseball, bowling and cheerleading.
Community Service. Catholics believe that faith and good works go together. During the school year, students are exposed to opportunities for good works and to encourage involvement with the greater community.
Examples of past projects are Red Cross blood drives, the American Heart Association Jumpathon, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Math-a-thon, Pennies for Patients for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and a walkathon for the Amercian Cancer Society. Students also have the opportunity to serve St. Adalbert Parish and local food banks.