Mrs. Cieplak

Second Grade Teacher


About Me

My name is Mrs. Cieplak and I am your child's second teacher this year at Merritt Academy. Hogwarts wasn't hiring so here I am teaching at Merritt. :) I graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Elementary Education in 2010.  I also received a masters degree in Literacy in 2017 from Marygrove University.
I look forward to meeting you and your family.  It is going to be a great year!

My Favorite Things- All About Me!
Favorite Color- Black
Favorite Food- Seafood - chilean sea bass YUM!
Favorite Animal- Tarsier Monkey
Favorite Cartoon- Bluey
Favorite Movie- Harry Potter Movies
Favorite Book- Harry Potter Series
Favorite Shops-  Target & Amazon
Favorite Vacation Spot- Tropical places 
Favorite Sport- Football
Favorite Restaurant- At the moment, Feast in Chesterfield

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Reading Foundational  Curriculum


Language  Curriculum

Speaking and Listening  Curriculum

Writing  Curriculum

Measurement and Data

Number & Operations in Base Ten

Operations & Algebraic


about Merritt

Merritt Academy's Mission Statement: The mission statement of Merritt Academy is to instill in its students academic excellence, character development, a love for life long learning, and service to others.

Merritt Academy's Vision Statement

Our vision is that students leave school with:
- A set of moral values-honesty, integrity, good judgement, and respect for others.
-A comprehensive set of skills and a desire for knowledge in reading, writing, mathematics, science, arts, technology, and health including developing self-esteem and high personal expectations.
We value the partnership which exists between school, parents, and community and the part it plays in realizing this vision.


Contact Me

Class Dojo 
This site/app is what I use to stay in contact with my parents throughout the school year. It allows me to send you messages directly to your cell phone without us having to exchange contact information. Anyone can download it and its an easy way to stay in contact with me throughout the day. If you have questions about how to login, please contact me for directions and/or passwords.  

Phone number- 586-749-6000 

When teachers work well together, the whole school succeeds.