Resources to Help SMS Eagles Soar into High School and College
High School Checklist
Click here to begin your high school checklist!
High School Shadow Days
SMS promotes two (2) excused high school shadow days per year; click here to access the shadow form and directions.
Catholic High Schools
Click here for a list of and information about all Catholic High Schools within the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
Cardinal Ritter High School
Registration is NOW OPEN for the Cardinal Ritter High School Class of 2024; click here to apply!
Cardinal Ritter is a Catholic high school entrusted by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the parishes of the West Deanery to provide, within a college preparatory curriculum, the highest standards of academic excellence to students of diverse socio-economic, racial and religious backgrounds. Cardinal Ritter challenges its students to grow spiritually, intellectually, athletically, and artistically. The Cardinal Ritter community values and fosters the unique intellectual, cultural, social, and physical gifts of each student. As followers of Christ, Cardinal Ritter High School encourages students to share their gifts and talents in service to others.
Spending a day with students at Cardinal Ritter High School is a great way for interested students to get a first-hand, day-long experience on the campus. The "Raider for a Day" program runs throughout the school year, by appointment. Prospective students will be hosted throughout the day by a current Cardinal Ritter student who is qualified to speak on the various aspects and programs at Cardinal Ritter. To sign up to be a “Raider for a Day,” please contact Director of Admissions Kyle Powers at 317-924-4333 (ext. 122), or email [email protected].
Cathedral High School
Cathedral invites 8th grade students to shadow and be a VIP—“Very IRISH Person”—for a day! Spend a day in the life of one of our students, meet teachers, attend classes, and experience what being IRISH is all about! Visiting students will be hosted by a freshman student who has similar co-curricular interests and/or academic abilities. Click here for more information about shadowing at Cathedral, or email Maribeth Cloud at [email protected].
21st Century Scholars
Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program provides up to four years of undergraduate tuition to income-eligible students at participating colleges or universities in Indiana, as well as step-by-step guidance and support to make sure they succeed in college and receive support to finish their degree. To receive the 21st Century Scholarship, students must meet income eligibility requirements and sign up in 7th or 8th grade. Students, click here for the 21st Century Scholars student link. Parents, click here for the 21st Century Scholars parent link. Click here to learn more about how to enroll. After enrolling, Scholars must meet certain expectations in high school and in college to earn and maintain their scholarship.
8th Grade Scholarships