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Weekly Update – May 27th – 31st

School BBQ – June 6th!

Our school BBQ is fast approaching! Our cash online system is open to accept payment for orders.  All activities are also included in these fee. Please submit your purchase as soon as possible as we need to send our numbers to the vendor within the week. Please see the attached flyer for all details! BBQ Flyer – 2019

2018-2019 Yearbook:

You can now purchase your yearbook for this school year as it is posted on our cash on line system. The cost of the yearbook will continue to be $25.00. As we have done in previous years, we will have will an early bird draw for all families who purchase a yearbook on or before  Friday, May 30th…prize to won! Please go onto Cash Online to purchase a yearbook or contact us for more information! Please also see the attached flyer for more information. Yearbook 18-19

ISW Tax Free Event:

ISW, our uniform provider will be having their annual tax free event, running the entire month of June. A reminder that students should only be wearing uniform items from ISW. Please click here to read more: ISW Uniforms June 2019 OAK

Summer School Programs:

HCDSB summer school programs for Language and Math are available for students who have completed Grade 6, 7 and 8 as of June 2019. Two sessions are available. The first session is taking place from Tuesday July 2nd – Friday July 12th. The second available session runs from Monday July 15th – Friday July 26th. Students may register for one or both sessions for the summer. Interested parents can register online by following the link below and are encouraged to register as soon as possibleSummer School Programs (Gr. 6, 7, 8)

Board Calendar 2019-2020:

The 2019-2020 academic year calendar was approved by the Ministry of Education. Please follow this link and mark these dates on your calendars: Approved 19-20 HCDSB Calendar

Mass for Mrs. Ciolek:

We will gather on Tuesday, June 4th at 3:30 pm for a special mass to honour a  teacher, friend and colleague, who we all miss greatly. All parents and students are invited to attend this mass, which will take place at our parish.

Bike to School Week:

St. Matthew will be participating in the Bike to School Week initiative this week. Students and their families are encouraged to bike to school in order to promote healthy active living and can share their efforts using #biketoschoolHCDSB, #biketoschool or #EMCHalton. For further information, please visit and


Uniform Swap – For September 2019 – Please click here to read more about the program and for important dates/times to place in your calendars.

P.A. Day – A reminder to all families that Friday, June 7th (day after the BBQ) will be a P.A. Day.

Have a great week!

Your Partners,

A. Gojmerac and V. Chininea

Upcoming Events:

Non-uniform Day
May 31 all day
RAD Assembly (Gr. 1s Leading)
May 31 @ 9:15 am
Catholic School Council Meeting
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
School Community BBQ!
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
P.A. Day (Elementary Schools Only)
Jun 7 all day

No classes for all elementary HCDSB students.

Gr. 8 Quebec Trip
Jun 11 – Jun 14 all day
FDK Liturgy (Time TBD)
Jun 12 all day
Staff Appreciation Lunch
Jun 17 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Play Day – Non-uniform Day
Jun 18 all day
Gr. 8 Grad Mass – 9:00 am
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am
Elementary PrincipalWeekly Update – May 27th – 31st