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Friday Update - December 22, 2017


Dates of Note:

 Please note the following important dates:

(1)  Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 11:59 pm - deadline to submit orders for Term 2 Healthy Lunch Program (a notice went home today about this program; this notice will also be uploaded to the school's website soon).

(2)  Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - school resumes at 8:40 am and ends at 2:50 pm.

(3)  Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - Grade 2 Parent and Child Meeting 6:30 pm in St. Matthew's Church.  Both your child and at least one parent must attend this meeting.  If you have any questions please contact Ms. Sarangelo at: 



Save all your wine bottles, spirit bottles, juice boxes and containers for our Grade 6 Fundraising Bottle drive!   All proceeds from this drive goes towards their Outdoor Education in  September 2018.  Please drop off your clean recyclables at St. Matthew's parking lot between 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on Saturday, January 6, 2018.  Thank you in advance for your support!



JANUARY 30, 2018

Most people experience anxiety at some point in their lives however, dealing with the symptoms of anxiety can sometimes be overwhelming, especially as a child.  Whether your child gets anxious over tests, performing in front of an audience or making friends, all children can benefit from learning tools and strategies to help them cope with anxiety.   Dr. Mandy Chen, a registered psychologist with Southpoint Development Clinic will be offering a workshop for parents, details are below:

 When:  Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Where: St. Matthew’s Elementary School

Time:    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Highlights of the Talk:

• How do we understand anxiety

• How does anxiety present itself in children

• What are some concrete strategies to deal with anxiety in our kids

 Please consider attending this important free workshop.  All parents/guardians interested in attending please RSVP the school office at: no later than Friday, January 19, 2018.



More School Photos

Click on this link to view our latest photos including pictures from "School life in December".


2018-2019 Application Forms - New Families

Any new family wishing to apply to St. Matthew's Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year will have the opportunity to pick up an application form from the school office beginning, Wednesday, January 10, 2018.  

Completed forms are expected to be returned no later than:  Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm.

Current families please note that re-registration forms will be given out at the end of our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, February 22, 2018.



Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

From all the staff at St. Matthew's Elementary School - we pray that you and your family enjoy a most joyous Christmas with your loved ones.  May God bless and protect you all!