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Optional Student Insurance Available

Optional Student Insurance: The Halton Catholic District School Board does not provide accident insurance coverage for student injuries that occur on school premises or during school activities. Since accidents can happen, and some injuries result in medical, dental or other expenses that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans, as a

Ministry of Education Releases Guide for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the Minister of Education announced that all elementary students (Kindergarten to Grade 8) will return to school in September, 2020.  This means in-class instruction with enhanced health and safety protocols.  Multiple strategies will be employed to ensure our schools are healthy and safe for students and staff, including: Self screening  Adapted school

HCDSB Online Student Registration

Online K-12 Registration Available Now!

We are excited to announce that online registration is now available for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12! Please note: Online registration is for new students only. If your child is already registered at an HCDSB school, you do not need to register online. How Do I Register? Part 1 – Online Registration Online registration is available as the first step of the registration process. If you have never

Return to School Options ~ We Want Your Feedback

In preparation for the return to school, we are taking into consideration what the current COVID-19 situation may look like in September by planning for all potential scenarios.  As we await further direction from the Ministry of Education, we are seeking parent feedback about some of the options we are considering.  Let Us Know What

Elementary Report Card Access – Email Service Currently DOWN

Elementary report cards are being sent now through email. SchoolMessenger is DOWN across Canada – parents who try to access the report card will receive an error message. SchoolMessenger is working to fix this issue. If you are not able to open your child’s report card, please try again later. Thank you for your patience

Weekly Update – June 22nd (Final Week)

Pick-up of Student Belongings/Drop-off of Burrowed Items – Wednesday, June 24th: Early last week, we sent home a detailed letter, outlining the information and steps to select a time to pick your child(ren)’s belongings (from locker & desks). Belongings will be packed together by family so parents only have one pick-up as you drive up

Student Belongings Pick-Up and Borrowed Items Drop-off

St. Matthew – Access to School for Personal Belongings & to Drop Off Borrowed Items As noted in previous communications, a protocol has now been established to allow temporary access to our school for families to retrieve any personal belongings that may have been left in the school during the school closure period, and to return any

Donate Your Empty Bottles to Food4Kids Halton!

Food4Kids Halton is a not-for-profit organization that provides healthy food packages for at-risk children who have limited access to food. From June 22 to July 9th, Food4Kids Halton will be available to collect empty bottles from families in our community. If you have empty bottles (wine, beer, coolers, liquor bottles or cans) Food4Kids Halton will take

Locations – Student Belongings Pick-Up & Drop Off of Borrowed Items (June 24th)

Please ensure you have signed up for an appointment time using the special link and code provided. FAMILY LAST NAME: A-D STATION 3 – FRONT DRIVEWAY MAP: FAMILY LAST NAME: E-L STATION 1 – KISS & RIDEMAP: FAMILY LAST NAME: M-R STATION 4 – FRONT DRIVEWAYMAP: FAMILY LAST NAME: S-Z STATION 2 – KISS &

We Want Feedback from Our Community – Multi-Year Strategic Plan Monitoring Survey

In September, 2016, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) launched a new multi-year plan. Each year, the Director of Education reports back to the Board of Trustees on the specific steps undertaken across our school system that align with the goals established in our strategic plan.  Focus on Our Students: Strategic Plan 2016-2021, provides direction that guides the decisions and actions that shape us as a school

Weekly update June 15th – 19th

Graduation – Class of 2020! Congratulations to our Graduation Class of 2020! We look forward to our graduation events taking place this Friday, June 19th. This graduating class has contributed in many ways over the past several years to the life of St. Matthew School. We wish all our graduates continued success as they embrace their goals and