Greetings and Welcome to the Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic School Website! 


Thanks goes to Rev. Michael C. DiIorio for his fine support of our awesome website (www.sma-pa.org) for SMA  school.  There are many features for your use. Feel free to tour through the various pages. It's our wish that you find this site both informative and helpful. Please bookmark it at www.sma-pa.org .  

There is a new feature for emergency situations.

  A warning icon will appear on the main page with the latest important information posted.  

Be sure to check the “Special Announcements page for current news at Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic School.  The "Special Announcments" page is located at top right corner of the home page and on the scroll down page of "About SMA School".  (SMA mobile version: use scroll down menu) 

All our SMA Catholic School teachers have grade websites as well.  Simply click on the "Faculty" tab and find your child's teacher's  website.  Important homework information and class updates will be posted for your use.

Feel free to contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions, concerns, suggestions, or new ideas for our school.

Thank you and God Bless!

Mr. Stephen D. DiCicco

Principal

 

    SMA Update Info!

 

 

Easter Break Is Coming!

   

Reminder:

 

Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic School will be closed April 2/3/6

 

as we celebrate the Easter Holidays.

 

SMA School will reopen

 

Tuesday, April 7th.

   

All the staff of

 

Saint Michael the

 

Archangel Catholic School

 

wishes you and your family a

 

joyous Easter Season!

   

The Lord is Risen!

     

God’s warmth and light! Mr. “D”.

 

 

    

Congratulations to Chloe Secoda - Olivia Torres - David Sanchez on receiving the

 


 

Sacrament of Baptism after our Stations of the Cross today!!! 

 


 

It was a beautiful Baptism service!

  

 

Tickets are on SALE now for

 

 

SMA School’s “Anchors Aweigh!”

 

 

$7.00 for adults - $3.00 for children

Ticket may be purchased at the school office. TY!

Our play will be performed on Saturday, April 11th at

 

Conwell-Egan High School.

 

 

Friday, April 17th and Friday May 8th  will be REGULAR SCHOOL DAYS. ( Make up snow days) TY!

 Math Competition

Saturday March 14th – Several of our 7th graders: Rachel Gartei, Olivia Foxhill. Karen Centeno, Betsy Nimely, Colin McCarty, Josh Fechenburg and Tyler Kuhl attended a Math competition at Holy Ghost Prep. It was a tough competition made up of high school level math questions. They did very well, had fun, and stood out  

among the other 150 participants. Mrs. "Stan" and SMA School are 

very proud of them!

         

Great news! We just received a beautiful Wurlitzer piano for our Music room on the second floor! The piano was donated by Rick Genevie in memory of his sister, Kathleen Genevie who is an alumnus of SMA school, (late 60’s). Our Director of Music Ministry and SMA School Mass Cantor, Mr. Frank Cuda arranged the donation.  This is a welcome addition to our SMA Music Program. 
 

  

SMA school was on Fox 29 Bob's mug!

(We just sent the SMA mug on Saturday.) 

You can check out the video

right now in the

 

"Special Announcement" page under the new "SMA Video Gallery".  

NICE! 

  

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NEW SMA SCHOOL UNIFORM UPDATE!

 

Dear Parents/Guardians,

 

   Greetings! We are very excited about the new SMA School Uniform for the 2015/2016 school year. Our new look SMA Uniform has received many positive compliments.   Some important points include:

 

  1. Please review the the new SMA 2015/2016 School Uniform Policy. (See below.)

  2. SMA Sweaters with the old logo will be grandfathered in. When worn out, please discard. (Do not place in SMA Swap Shop. TY!)

  3. The SMA Swap Shop will only contain new uniform items.

  4. Sneakers for both gym and the SMA spring uniform: low-cut totally black or totally white sneakers with black or white matching sneaker laces and white/black matching socks.

  5. Flynn & O’Hara is our uniform vender. (They have partnered with Catholic schools for many years and provide high quality durable garments.)

  6. The issue came up about keeping the current girls spring uniform khaki shorts as an option to the skort for next year. Here’s where I would like your input. Please circle the option on the form below that you like best.

      

 

 

          If you have any questions, suggestions, concerns, or if I can be of assistance to you, please feel free to contact me.

 

Thank you! God’s peace! Mr. Stephen D. DiCicco ~ Principal

 

 

SMA Girls Spring Uniform Vote

 

NAME_____________________________________________

 

I WOULD LIKE TO VOTE FOR

 

2015/2016 SMA Girls Spring Uniform

 

 

OPTION A: Skorts Only      OPTION B: Skorts / Khaki Shorts

 

 

Please return to school office by Wednesday, 4/1/15.

 

 

Thank you!!!

 

    

 

SMA SCHOOL 2015/2016

 

SPRING/WINTER UNIFORM POLICY

 

  • All of the new uniform options are available for purchase at Flynn and O’Hara.

  • Any student not in compliance with the dress code will receive a demerit form.

  • Personal appearance that constitutes a distraction in not permitted. Final approval/disapproval is at the discretion of the Principal.

 

A. Hair styles/GroomingStudent’s hair is to be neat and clean, and groomed conservatively. No extreme styles. Hair should not cover the eyes. Boy’s hair may not touch their shirt collar and ears must be cut out. The Principal has the final decision on correct hairstyles.

 

B. Jewelry Although jewelry is not part of the school uniform, post earrings of a small and conservative style are permitted to be worn by the girls (one earring only in each ear). No other visible piercing is permitted. Bracelets, both ankle and wrist, pins and buttons are not part of the school uniform. This includes all rope, yarn and beaded neck, wrist and ankle bands. A religious medal or cross is permitted.

 

C. Out of UniformIf at any time during the year an exception in uniform is necessary, a note ofexplanation must be sent to the child’s teacher who will forward it to the principal. This note should indicate the expected date when the uniform will be complete.

 

D. Make-up No make-up or nail polish is acceptable. Sculptured nails may not be worn in school.

 

E. Shoes (Boys) Brown “Dirty Buck” or “Oxfords” ~ (Girls) Black “Dirty Buck” or “Maryjane’s No sneakers, sneaker-type shoes, moccasins, dress boots, hiking boots, heels, platforms or canvas shoes are to be worn.

 

F. Gym Uniform

 

· SMA Green tee shirt · Light Gray sweatpants, · SMA Silver Gray Micro-mesh gym shorts in spring and fall · Light Gray sweatshirt with the school logo · Sneakers: Low-cut totally black or totally white sneakers with black or white matching sneaker laces and white/black matching socks.

 

G. Girls Uniform Grades 1 - 4

 

· Plaid Jumper - White peter pan blouse either short sleeve or long sleeve · Black or Hunter Green Knee socks or tights · Optional: sweater – green crew neck cardigan with school logo. Please note: 4th graders who grow and need to purchase a new uniform may purchase 5th grade uniform.

 

H. Girls Uniform 5-8

 

· Plaid Kilt · White short-sleeve or long-sleeve oxford cloth blouse · Sweater Options Pick One: Green Crew Neck Cardigan with SMA logo or Green V-Neck Pullover Sweater with SMA logo or Green V-Neck Sweater Vest with SMA logo · Optional plaid tie · Black or Hunter Green Knee socks or tights

 

 

 

 

 

I. Boys Uniform Grades 1 - 4 

 

· Khaki pants  · White or green polo long or short sleeve with SMA logo  · Sweater Options Green V-Neck Pullover Sweater with SMA logo Green V-Neck Sweater Vest with SMA logo  · Brown / Black  crew sock  · Black or Brown reversible belt

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

J. Boys Uniform Grades 5- 8

 

· Khaki pants · White Oxford Cloth shirt either short sleeve or long sleeve · Green striped tie · Sweater Options Green V-Neck Pullover Sweater with SMA logo or Green V-Neck Sweater Vest with SMA logo · Brown / Black crew sock ·Black or Brown reversible belt

 

K. Pre-K Uniform

 

· SMA Green t-shirt · SMA Ash gray sweatshirt (Optional) · SMA Ash gray sweatpants · SMA Silver Gray Micro-mesh gym shorts in spring and fall · Sneakers: Low-cut totally black or totally white sneakers with black or white matching sneaker laces and white/black matching socks.

 

L. Kindergarten Uniform

  

  • Sneakers: Low-cut totally black or totally white sneakers with black or white matching sneaker laces and white/black matching socks

 

M. Spring Uniform (This uniform is optional.)

 

SMA Spring uniforms may be worn from the first day of school until November 1st and from March 25th until the last day of school.

 

Boys: ·Khaki walking shorts·White or Green SMA short sleeve polo shirt ·Black or Brown belt

 

Shoes: Low-cut totally black or totally white sneakers with black or white matching sneaker laces and white/black matching socks. The regular school shoe may also be worn.

 

Girls: ·Khaki skort ·White or Green SMA short sleeve polo shirt (All shirts should be tucked in skorts.)· Shoes: Low-cut totally black or totally white sneakers with black or white matching sneaker laces and white/black matching socks. The regular school shoe may also be worn.

 

Spring uniforms must be purchased from Flynn & O’Hara. Children who are not in proper uniform will be issued a demerit. If a child receives three demerits for the same violation, he/she is liable for a school detention. Continued failure to comply with the dress code will make a child liable for suspension. Children who are not in proper uniform will have points deducted from the Personal Development grade on their report card.

     

SMA Pre-K3 / Pre-K4 / K Program Information

 

Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic School offers two Pre-Kindergarten programs, one for children two years away from Kindergarten (Pre-K3), one for children who will be entering Kindergarten the following school year (Pre-K4) and Kindergarten.

Our Pre-K 3/4/ K Programs offer children a nurturing learning environment that is caring, challenging, hands on, and academically developmental. Since we believe our children should enjoy their time here, there are also many fun activities.Appropriate child-centered experiences are provided to stimulate inquisitiveness and to develop the child’s self-assurance and independence.
Our programs provide many hands-on-learning experiences in an academic readiness environment. Language is developed through a multitude of methods. Songs, plays, poems, and stories are just some of them. Centers are provided where children can experience a variety of sensory experiences in an individual or group setting. Gross and fine motor skills are developed through physical activities, play, and the creative arts. Through songs, storytelling of scripture, prayers, games, and art activities, the children learn about God's great love for each of us. Pre K 3 / Pre K 4 and Kindergarten are also part of the NDS Hot Lunch Program. (Please note: soda and fast foods are prohibited in our program.) Our children will also be given technology instruction in our computer lab.

To provide the most up-to-date communication, the Pre-K 3 / 4 / Programs have their own websites linked to the school’s main website at www. sma-pa.org at the Faculty Page.  The Kindergarten program is also  linked.

If you are interested in registering your child in one of our fine programs, please call our school at 215-943-0222,

or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information.
Thank you!

God bless!

Mr. Stephen D. DiCicco ~ Principal

 

 

 

 

For Prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel

Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in
battle, be our protection against the
wickedness and snares of the devil; may god
rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do you, o
Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of
God, thrust into hell satan and all evil spirits
who wander through the world for the ruin
of souls. Amen.

Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in
battle, that we may not perish in the fearful
judgement.

Saint Michael, first champion of the
kingship of Christ, pray for us.

God our Father, in a wonderful way you
guide the work of angels and human being.
May those who serve you constantly in
heaven keep our lives safe from all harm on
earth. Grant this through Christ our Lord.
Amen.

Saint Michael the Archangel, pray for us.

Pledge for Peace

With the help of Jesus, I pledge for this day to have a peaceful heart and a peaceful mind. I will try to keep peace in my school, in my home and in my world.