educating the mind, nurturing the soul, and building the kingdom of god in a christ centered atmosphere
St. Bridget of Kildare offers a wide variety of extra curricular activities for students to participate in to continue to add to the mastery of their core subject areas. Here is a look at what we offer to our students.
Rev. Robert W. Wisniewski, Jr.
Mr. Matthew Falk
St. Bridget of Kildare Elementary School is a Pre-K through 8th grade Catholic elementary school located in Parma, Ohio. Home to 200 students, our mission at St. Bridget of Kildare is to educate the mind, nurture the soul, and build the kingdom of God in a Christ centered atmosphere.
In addition to the mandated course of study, Religious Education and Sacramental Preparation, St. Bridget of Kildare School Offers
Broadcast Studio: Students put on a morning broadcast called The Bridget Beat to the rest of the student body. Students include current events, school news, prayer, and even words of wisdom and jokes of the day. Students are responsible for the entire broadcast from writing the script, controlling the camera & sound, and being the anchors of the show.
Children's Choir: Student in grades 4-8 can participate in the Children's choir. Students sing once a month at the 10:00am mass, for school performances, and Stations of the Cross during Lent.
Drama Club: Students in grades 4-8 have the opportunity to be in drama club. Students showcase two major performances a year; a Christmas performance and a spring play. Some of the plays that the students performed were Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Band: St. Bridget of Kildare offers band to students in grades 4 - 8. Students can participate in either beginner or advanced band. Students perform about three times a year for the school and church community.
CYO Sports: Students have the opportunity to participate in Fall, Winter, or Spring sports. Sports include; Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Baseball, Softball, and Cheerleading. St. Bridget of Kildare holds two annual tournaments: Volleyball and Basketball.
Church Ministries:Students who are interested in being an altar server will be able to begin this ministry in 5th grade.
Writing Workshop: This elective is for those students who enjoy creative writing, and having their work published. We will go through the creative writing process and develop our writer’s voice by responding to verbal and pictorial prompts, writing short stories, poems, and other creative pieces. Students will establish an online writing portfolio, collaborate on writing pieces, and develop editing skills. Additionally, those students in writing workshop will showcase their work on a blog. At the end of the year, the best writing pieces will be published in an iBook.
S.T.E.M.: S.T.E.M. is a program that is offered to every grade level and is geared towards that grade level. S.T.E.M. offers students a chance to challenge their ability to problem-solve in creative ways. Not every problem has the same route to the answer and these students are determined to discover every possible solution.