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Friday Update:  September 6, 2019


Please note the following important dates:

• Friday, September 13 - School Assembly 9:00 am (Led by Grade 7)

• Monday, September 16 - Individual School Photos (students should come dressed in FULL school uniform)

• Tuesday, September 17 - Head Checks

• Wednesday, September 18 - Friday, September 20 - Grade 7s at Outdoor Education (Stillwood Camp)

• Friday, September 20 - School Assembly 9:00 am (Led by Grade 5)



Lifetouch Photo Day

Picture Day is coming on Monday, September 16!  After Picture Day, order your pictures on using your Portrait ID and Access Code which will be found on your Picture Day order form.  Thank you.


Junior Crusaders Boys' Basketball Teams Tryouts

The tryouts for the Junior Crusaders Boys' Basketball teams will be held at the Holy Cross gym on Sunday, September 15 between 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm; Monday, September 16 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.  If you are a boy in Grades 4-7 and thinking about attending Holy Cross High School in the future, you are eligible to tryout.  The tryout is free for everyone.  Go to for more information on club teams, training and camps.


Adult Basketball Opportunity! 

All St. Matthew's moms and dads are invited to join Tuesday night and/or Wednesday night basketball.  Get together with other parents to have some good-natured fun in the school gym.  Tuesday nights:   8:00 pm - 10:00 pm and Wednesday nights 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm.  For more information please contact Mr. Marlowe Billedo at: or 604-715-5484.



Just a friendly reminder that students are not permitted to wear nail polish at school.  Also, please ensure your child is wearing black dress shoes (not black runners or Tom's/Bob's slip-on footwear).  If you have any questions about the uniform please do not hesitate to contact me at  Thank you.

St. Matthew's International Brunch

Our Parish will be hosting this year's event on Sunday, September 22, 2019 after the morning Masses in honour of St. Matthew's Feast Day.  The elementary school will again participate by having a table serving kid-friendly food and raffling off two gift baskets.  Please mark your calendars to attend and support our School and Parish are guaranteed to walk away after the event with a full belly and great fellowship.


Staffing News

Congratulations to Mrs. Cebrero and Mrs. Sisk who are both expecting babies!  The little ones are due for arrival early in the new year!