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Friday Update - December 14, 2018


Please note the following important dates: 

• Saturday, December 15, 2018 - Parish Christmas Concert 7:00 pm

• Sunday, December 16, 2018 - Pancake Breakfast after the morning Masses

• Monday, December 17, 2018 - Grades 3 and 4 attend 8:00 am Morning Mass

• Monday, December 17, 2018 - Grade 6 Pizza Fundraising Lunch

• Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - Head Checks

• Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - Grades 5, 6, 7 attend 8:00 am Morning Mass

• Thursday, December 20, 2018 - St. Matthew's Elementary Christmas Concert:  1:30 pm and 7:00 pm shows

• Friday, December 21, 2018

•      School Mass - 9:00 am     

•      Last day of school before Christmas Break - School ends at 12:15 pm


Pancake Breakfast

December 16, 2018

The school will be hosting a Christmas Pancake Breakfast on December 16, 2018 after both morning Masses.  Please join in on the festivities before the school breaks for Christmas vacation.  Tickets are $5.00 per person or $20 per family of 5.  We look forward to seeing you there!



Hot Lunch-Term 2

Completed forms and payment are due back on Wednesday December 19 if you want to register your child(ren) in the lunch program.  First hot lunch service in the new year will be on January 16th.  If you would like to see the new menu offerings and access the order form please click here for access.  Thank you.


January Pizza Lunches

Pizza Lunch forms for January 2019 have been distributed.  Missing the form?  Please click here for a copy!  Thank you for your continued support!


School Christmas Concert

On Thursday, December 20, 2018 we will have our annual school Christmas Concert.  Students and staff are now busily preparing and practising in order to bring Christmas joy to all!  Shows will be at 1:30 pm and 7:00 pm.  Admission will be by donation of one of the following items for Father Tran's Medical Mission to Vietnam in February:

• A small toy (stuffed animal, lego set, card game, portable board game) OR

• Medicine (for example, pain relievers like Advil, Tylenol, etc.)

 Parents please note that for the evening show doors will open at 6:30 pm.(they will not be opened before then).  Please have your child at the school for 6:30 pm.  Thank you.


Application Info for NEW Families  September 2019

Parishioners who are considering having their child(ren) attend St. Matthew's Elementary School for September 2019 please note that application forms will be ready for pick up at the school office beginning Tuesday, January 8, 2019 and will be due back January 15, 2019.   If you have any questions please contact the school office at: or 604-589-7545.



Parents are reminded to advise the school office if your child is going to be away sick or going on vacation.  You can call the school and leave a message at 604-589-7545 or email Ms. Rossi at:  Thank you for your cooperation.


Christmas Sweater Day

Click here for more pictures of this Wednesday's Non-Uniform Day!

Over $240 was raised from donations.  Money will be used to by a water station for those in need in Africa. This is organized through the Catholic Charity:  CHALICE.  Thank you for your support!