Community Update: June 21, 2021

Happy Father’s Day Wishing all of our wonderful Fathers and Father figures a Happy Father’s Day!  Thank you for all that you do for your children each and every day.  May all the love you give to others come back to you always! Graduation Update The 2021 St. Matthew graduation will take place on Wednesday

Community Update: June 14, 2021

Wonderful are your works; that I know very well. Psalm 139:14 God, you created us in your image and likeness. We have our dignity in you. We are yours. May we ever be aware of our infinite value. May we delight in how awesomely, wondrously we are made and never hide our light but, place

Community Update: June 7, 2021

This week the Premier of Ontario announced that all Ontario elementary and secondary schools will remain closed for in-person learning for the rest of the school year. See the Press Release here. The news that schools will remain closed until the end of June will likely raise a number of questions regarding access to schools to pick

Community Update: May 31 2021

June has arrived and throughout the month, we will join schools in our district in raising awareness and nurturing our call to build safe and inclusive learning environments where every student and every member of the community is welcomed, valued, and respected.  HCDSB Rainbow Day We will begin our month of June with Rainbow Day

Weekly Update

Community Update May 10, 2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all our Mothers, Grandmothers, and Mother Figures. “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.” ~ St. Therese of Lisieux Thank you to our students, parents and our staff for your continued efforts during this period of remote learning. Thank you to our families for your efforts

Provincial Announcement: All Schools Moving to Remote Learning After Spring Break

On April 12, 2021, the Premier of Ontario announced that all Ontario elementary and secondary schools will be moving to remote learning following the Spring Break. Read the News Release here.  According to the Ministry memo received, the decision to move to remote learning has been made to reduce mobility, and support as many households as

Graduation Update

We are excited to announce that we have a graduation update. Graduation photos will be taking place at our school on Monday March 15, 2021 and Tuesday March 16, 2021 following all Health and Safety protocols.  Grade 8 Homeroom teachers will forward the specific information about these photos early next week. St. Matthew will celebrate

Virtual Chapel

You are invited to visit our Virtual Chapel! As a Catholic community, our faith is integral to all that we do. We continue to meet each day with a sense of hope and optimism that is founded in our faith. We are very intentional about creating and promoting opportunities to celebrate our Catholic faith, both

March Break Postponed until April 12-16, 2021

On February 11, 2021, the Ontario government provided an update on the timing of March Break for the 2020-2021 school year. The announcement indicated that March Break will be postponed until April 12-16, 2021, as a health and safety precaution to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our school communities.  This means that all HCDSB elementary and secondary

Community Update: February 8, 2021

We are very excited to have our school return to in-person learning on Monday February 8th. The announcement was made by the Provincial government in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts as community levels of COVID-19 transmission continue to decrease. Please reference the email that was sent about safety