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Thursday Update - May 17, 2018


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Friday, May 18 and Monday, May 21

A reminder that school will be closed on Friday, May 18 and Monday, May 21, 2018.  School will re-open on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:40 am.  Please note that we will also have our school's panorama photo taken on May 22, 2018.  Please ensure that your child is dressed in their full school uniform (including sweater) on Tuesday.  Thank you.


Confirmation Reminders

The Confirmation Rehearsal is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 at 6:30 pm.  Parent(s), sponsors and Grade 7 students are all expected at this important rehearsal.

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 11:00 am.  All students receiving the sacrament should be at the church by 10:00 am.


Walkathon Results 2018

Congratulations to all St. Matthew's families for helping raise $20, 023.05!  This amount surpassed our goal of $15 000 by over $5000!  Way to go St. Matthew's!  All funds will help support our school's technology program!  Individual prizes went to the following students:

1st place - Ethan Cardinoza

2nd place - Kennedy and Madelynne Bauchop

3rd place - Natasha Kennedy

Consolation Prizes:

Thaddeus Bellosillo, Darin and Chanel Kuku, Xavier and Dante Romero, Isabella and Torin Cole, Jaden de Jesus, Aiden Ingco, Ethan and Erika Viudez and Julia and Lucas Mendoza.


Staffing Assignments 2018-2019

Below is a listing of the staffing assignments for the upcoming school year (2018-2019):

Principal:                      Miss Deborah Welsh

Office Administrator:  Ms. Patrizia Rossi

Grade 7:                       Mrs. Casey Sisk

Grade 6:                       Ms. Stephanie McGrath

Grade 5:                       Mr. Jesse Kuester

Grade 4:                       Mrs. Rosana Do Carmo

Grade 3:                       Miss Arlene Casenas

Grade 2:                       Miss Michelle Haughian

Grade 1:                       Miss Stepfanie Sarangelo

Kindergarten:              Miss Francesca Baldissera

PE:                               Mr. Damian Durante

Learning Resource:   Mrs. Sharri Testani and Mrs. Paula Bourassa

Music:                         Mrs. Denise Fawcett

Education Assistants:

                                     Mrs. Roshelle Mehra

                                     Mrs. Linda Potter

                                     Mrs. Rachel Potter

                                     Mrs. Sherry Chem

                                     Mrs. Vivian Chow

                                     Mrs. Marilu Dias

                                     Mrs. Dorothy Roy



Spring Presentation  DVD available

Those families wishing to purchase a DVD recording of our Spring Presentation please email or phone the school office to reserve a copy ( or 604-589-7545).  Each DVD costs $10.00.  Please forward payment in a sealed envelope labelled:

• Spring Presentation DVD Order and include,

• Your Child's Name 

• Your Child's Grade

Thank you!


Dance Showcase

During mid-May students will have dance lessons with 1-Vibe studios during PE classes.  There will be a showcase afternoon with all classes performing what they have learned on Wednesday, May 23 at 1:30 pm in the school gym.  All parents and family members are welcome to join us for this performance. 

Students are asked to dress in costume for this performance - please see the specifics below


Kindergarten  - Green, Red or Blue Top

- Dark Bottoms

Grade 1  - No Black/White/Grey tops (nice and colourful tops)

- Dark Bottoms

Grade 2  - Yellow/Orange/Brown tops

- Animal print or Camouflage print bottoms (doesn’t matter what colour)

- if not, Dark Bottoms are ok

Grade 3  - Blue/Green/White tops

- Dark Bottoms

Grade 4  - School Uniform

- Uniform Pants

- A lightweight jacket (to act as a cape/cloak)

- If they have Harry Potter costumes they can wear that as well

Grade 5 - Purple/Dark Red/Maroon tops

- Dark Bottoms (or same colour tops for the bottoms)

Grade 6 - Pick your favourite “Avenger” and wear the same colours that they wear!

- Also, if they have an “Avenger” costume that they wore for Halloween, they can wear that as well

Grade 7 - White Top (doesn’t have to be plain)

- Dark Bottoms

- Plaid button up, to wrap around their waist (doesn’t matter what colour)

- If they don’t have plaid, any button up or hoodie will do


Summer STEAM Camp

      This summer students have an opportunity to participate in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Camp at St. Matthew's from July 9 - 13, 2018.  Please click here, for more information about this exciting camp and registration information.  


Track and Field Photos

Click here to see your children in action at the Holy Cross Track Meet!