Weekly Updates

Weekly Update: January 20, 2020

“Bear with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgive each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” ~ Colossians 3:13 Labour Negotiations Update Our school will be CLOSED to students on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 as a result of the recent announcement by OECTA of a province-wide, one-day full withdrawal of

Weekly Update: January 13

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” Gratitude Due to your generous support of our Angel Tree, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Matthew Church was able to help over 400 people, distributing over $33,000 in gift cards to our neighbor in need. 

Weekly Update: January 6

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy New Year! Happy New Year to all our St. Mary families.  We hope everyone had a wonderful break and enjoyed quality time with family and friends. We wish you all health, prosperity and peace in 2020!

Weekly Update: December 9

Advent is a time to wait, listen and ponder the awesome wonder of God who sent his only son as a baby to save us.  Pause and spend some time this season reflecting on God’s gift of love. Thank you Our Angel Tree was a huge success thanks to everyone’s generosity. Together we were able

Weekly Update: December 2

“Advent is a journey towards Bethlehem. May we let ourselves be drawn by the light of God made man.” ~ Pope Francis Celebrating Advent as a Family One of the most popular ways to celebrate Advent is with an Advent wreath or Advent candle holders. Four candles (three purple and one pink), are used to count

Weekly Update: November 25

“Be the I in Kind” Yearbook Update We are now gathering Halloween and Remembrance Day photos for our 2019-2020 yearbook. If you would like to contribute photos of school events and field trips, please email your photos to stmaryyearbook@gmail.com and put the classroom teacher’s name on the subject line.  Thank you in advance, for your photos. As well,

Weekly Update: November 18

Joy multiplies when you share it! – Pope Francis Appropriate Dress for the Weather The cold weather has arrived! The best way to stay warm is to dress in layers, but when layers are removed, they often get lost! Please make sure that all of your children’s clothing is clearly labeled so that if it

Weekly Update: November 11

If the only prayer you say in your life is ‘thank you’, THAT WOULD SUFFICE           ~ Meister Eckhart   They gave their tomorrow so we could have our today….Lest We Forget Remembrance Day Service- Nov. 11 We will have a Remembrance Day service on Monday, November 11th at 10:45 a.m. in

Weekly Update: November 4

I will say of the Lord. He is my refuge and my fortress: In Him will I trust. ~Psalm 91:2 November is Indigenous Awareness Month Throughout the month of November and during this school year, HCDSB students and staff will acknowledge the contributions and legacy of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. Halloween Dance-A-Thon Fundraising Update Thank

Weekly Update: October 28

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.  ~Romans 15:13 School Messenger There are three ways to report your child’s absence: Call toll-free 1-844-445-4505 Report online at:  go.schoolmessenger.ca Use the School Messanger