Weekly Update

Weekly Update – March 9th – 13th

During Lent, we are in a season of preparation, self-reflection and repentance. We are reminded of the importance of almsgiving, prayer and fasting.  Prayer reunites us to God; charity, to our neighbour; and fasting, to ourselves. Lenten Outreach Initiative : We will continue with our annual tradition of completing Lenten Kits for Kids, for the

Weekly Update – March 2nd – 6th

A Prayer for Lent Gracious and Merciful God, throughout our Lenten journey, we are asked to be more gracious and merciful ourselves. Yet we often avoid looking into our own hearts for fear of learning the extent to which we have lost our way. As we continue our travels, help us, we pray, to sacrifice

Weekly Update – Feb. 24th – 28th

Important Announcement – School Open on Tuesday: The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that the potential one-day, full withdrawal of services (walkout) in all HCDSB schools on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 has been CANCELLED. All HCDSB schools will be OPEN to students on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Therefore, the following activities will resume as

Weekly Update – Feb. 17th – 21st

Family Day – A reminder that tomorrow, Monday, February 17th is Family Day. There is no school for students. We wish you all a wonderful day spending time with your family. Term 1 Report Cards: Our Term 1 Report Cards will be coming home this Wednesday, February 19th. Please make sure to sign and return the parents/student

Weekly Update – Feb. 10th – 14th

Celebrating our Students! Each year, the Halton Catholic District School Board asks each school to select two distinguished award recipients. This year, St. Matthew Catholic School congratulates grade 8 students, Emma Braho and Luca Baggetta, for receiving the Student Award of Excellence and Spirit of Inclusion Award respectively. Please click here to read further details

Weekly Update – Feb. 3rd – 7th

Labour Negotiations Update: Our school will be closed to students on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 as a result of the recent announcement by provincial OECTA of a province-wide, one-day full withdrawal of services.  Although classes will be cancelled on Tuesday, our school office will remain open if parents require assistance with anything. Thank you once again for your understanding and

Weekly Update – Jan. 27th – 31st

International Holocaust Memorial Day: Tomorrow, Monday, January 27th, the St. Matthew School Community, together with our HCDSB, will recognize and participate in the International Holocaust Memorial Day commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. Through prayer and activities we aim to raise awareness and explore the voice and perspectives of

Weekly Update – Jan. 20th – 24th

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 services.  Although classes will be cancelled on Tuesday, January 21st, our school office will remain open for Advanced Kindergarten Registration on January 21st.  Thank you for your understanding and for the support of our

Weekly Update – Jan. 13th – 17th

Term 2 Pizza Day Orders: Our cash online system is now open for Term 2 pizza orders. Please see below for important timelines. If you have any questions regarding pizza orders, please contact us in the office. Term 2 Pizza Day orders are due: Sunday, January 26th Term 1 Pizza Day Orders End: Thursday, February

Weekly Update – Jan. 6th – 10th

A Prayer for the New Year Come, Holy Spirit, Spirit of the Risen Christ, be with us today and always. Be our Light, our Guide, and our Comforter. Be our Strength and our Courage. May this new year be a time of deep spiritual growth for us, a time of welcoming Your graces and gifts,