Grade 1 Church TourPosted on Jun 16 2017
Our three grade one classes had the pleasure of going to St. Matthew Parish for a tour from Father Leon.
2016-2017 Awards CeremonyPosted on Jun 12 2017
St. Matthew's Annual Awards Ceremony will be held June 29th, 2017 at 1:30 P.M. Students from grade 3 to 8 are awarded in various academic, athletic, artistic and compassionate awards. Report cards will then be handed out following the awards ceremony.
Grade 5 Transition and Parent Council MeetingPosted on May 23 2017
To prepare the grade 5 students for middle school, we will host a presentation to discuss technology, exploratory classes and schedules as well as answering any questions from students and parents. Thursday, May 25th at 5:00 p.m. followed by a Parent Council…
Important information regarding HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASEPosted on May 11 2017
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Spring Portraits and Kinder GraduationPosted on May 8 2017
Reminder to all parents, tomorrow, May 9th is spring portraits and kinder graduation photos. Pre-k A.M. class will begin at 8:45 A.M. followed by Pre-k P.M. class at 9:00 A.M. ECM and ECM2 will begin at 9:15 A.M.
Spring Portraits and Kinder GraduationPosted on May 8 2017
Reminder to all parents, tomorrow, May 9th is spring portraits and kinder graduation photos. Pre-k A.M. class will begin at 8:45 A.M. followed by Pre-k P.M. class at 9:00 A.M. ECM and ECM2 will begin at 9:15 A.M.
School Bus Registration for September 2017Posted on May 4 2017
If your child requires school bus service for the 2017-2018 school year, please register at wrsd.ca/parents/transportation-information
13 Reasons WhyPosted on Apr 27 2017
The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is trending nationally, as well as in our school community. It is generating controversy and concern amongst mental health authorities and school officials. While we are unaware of any specific incidents related to…
Volunteer AppreciationPosted on Apr 12 2017
We will honor our Volunteers April 26th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Yearbooks Now on SalePosted on Apr 6 2017
Yearbook order forms have been sent home, but you can also order online ybpay.lifetouch.com Yearbook ID code: 10140917 Correction from order form...DEADLINE IS APRIL 21st, 2017
Wear Blue Friday for World Autism Awareness MonthPosted on Apr 3 2017
In support of Autism Awareness Month we are going to Light it Up Blue on Friday. For more information on this visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/liub/what-liub
St. Matthew Supports the Rocky Royals!Posted on Mar 22 2017
Thank you to the Rocky Royals for coming to the school and leading literacy activities with our students. We also enjoys the exciting game of hockey! Good Luck at Provincials!
Register now for 2017-2018 school yearPosted on Mar 22 2017
Are you new to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and wanting to register your child for the 2017-2018 school year? Grade 1-8 registration is now open.
Thank you!Posted on Mar 20 2017
Thank you to Secure Energy Services and Ceda for the donations for our new mini stick arena. The entire school is ecstatic about possibilities this arena gives.
Shrove TuesdayPosted on Mar 2 2017
Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. St. Matthew students and staff enjoyed a pancake breakfast together on Tuesday to continue tradition.
Ash WednesdayPosted on Mar 2 2017
Wednesday, St. Matthew school joined in the gymnasium with Father Leon for Ash Wednesday Mass. Ash Wednesday marks the first day, or the start of the season of Lent, which begins 40 days prior to Easter (Sundays are not included in the count). Lent…
A Successful FundraiserPosted on Feb 27 2017
Thank you to the St. Matthew community, our school has generously raised $2,204.45 for Isabelle and family!! And Mrs. Johnson had to wear the Oilers Jersey.
Alberta Health ServicesPosted on Feb 27 2017
Please read an important message from Alberta Health Services. Click here
Hearts for IsabellePosted on Feb 22 2017
Huge thank you to everyone who participated in our fundraiser for Isabelle and family. OUR BULLETIN BOARD HAS BEEN FILLED!! So Mrs. J. will be wearing an Oilers Jersey on Monday!!
Asking for Continued Prayers and GenerosityPosted on Feb 9 2017
As a Catholic based school, we take enormous pride in the generosity our community displays when we have a family in conflict. Your continuous support and prayers go a long way. Please take a moment to read our recent fundraiser for our little Princess…
Enter to Win a Drone!!Posted on Feb 6 2017
You now have the chance to enter TWICE! Red Deer Catholic and Alberta Education have each sent out surveys for our school. Once your survey is complete and mailed in you can bring your portion to enter into the draw. Good Luck.
Hansel and GretelPosted on Feb 2 2017
Alberta Opera will be performing Hansel and Gretel tomorrow, February 3rd at 1:30 p.m. at St. Matthew Catholic School. All classes are welcome.
Spotlight AuditionsPosted on Jan 27 2017
Talented students are needed to perform for sponsors and the general public at the Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation's Spotlight event on March 16, 2017. We are looking for current students who excel in the following areas, but not limited…
Teddy Bears PicnicPosted on Jan 25 2017
Kindergarten classes had a "Teddy Bear Picnic" and a special guest to coincide with their bear unit.
Students, Staff and Volunteers engaging in Literacy week.Posted on Jan 24 2017
Classrooms are joined by visitors and staff to read aloud and interact through reading.
Literacy WeekPosted on Jan 23 2017
January 27th is Family Literacy Day. For the week St. Matthew students will plan activities that relate to Family Literacy. On Wednesday, a group of St. Matt's students group will be at 7th Day Adventist Church handing out books. Along with our partners…
Lockdown DrillPosted on Jan 20 2017
St. Matthew Staff and Students completed a very successful lockdown and hold and secure drill today. Way to go St. Matthew! God Bless!
Parent Council MeetingPosted on Jan 17 2017
As a result of not enough parents able to attend, Parent council meeting has been switched again to Wednesday January 25th, 6:00pm. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. God Bless!
PrayersPosted on Jan 17 2017
We are asking for prayers for one of our own. Please keep Isabelle and family in your thoughts and prayers as she undergoes treatment at the Calgary Children's hospital. Almighty God and Loving Shepherd, We lift up this beloved one who needs healing.…
Important Information Regarding St. Matthew Ski TripPosted on Jan 12 2017
Grade 4 and 5: forms and fees due MONDAY, January 16, 2017 Grade 6-8: forms and fees due FRIDAY, January 13, 2017 Parent meeting regarding all ski trip information will be held at the school, Monday, January 30th at 7:00pm. Thank you!
Welcome back!Posted on Jan 7 2017
Welcome back to all our St. Matthew Community. We hope you had the opportunity to create some memories with loved ones. We are excited to hear about your adventures and welcome you all back on Monday, January 9, 2017.
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018Posted on Jan 4 2017
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten online and in-school registration will start this upcoming Monday, January 9, 2017 at 8:15 a.m. Please note that parents/guardians are able to access online registration to start filling out the application for: Pre-Kindergarten…
Elementary Christmas ConcertPosted on Dec 22 2016
St. Matthew's students dazzled family and friends at the annual elementary Christmas Concert. Thank you to all the students, staff and community members involved. Merry Christmas and God Bless!
Girls BasketballPosted on Dec 20 2016
All GIRLS BASKETBALL games will be cancelled TONIGHT December 20th. Games will resume Thursday, December 22nd. Please call the office with any questions or concerns. Sorry for the inconvenience.
St. Matthew Student with a Big HeartPosted on Dec 19 2016
Quinn St. Onge annually takes orders for baking she does on her own so she can donate to World Vision. This is her 4th year baking. Her goal this year was to raise at least $100 for World Vision to be able to provide a safe shelter and support children…
Christmas ConcertPosted on Dec 19 2016
Our Annual Christmas Concert for Elementary students is Wednesday, December 21st. Evening showtime is at 6:00pm and there is a daytime rehearsal at 1:30pm which parents are welcome to attend. Please ensure students are here at 5:45pm.
Annual Band ConcertPosted on Dec 15 2016
St. Matthew School celebrates with our Christian Community our Annual Band Concert. Thank you for the beautiful display of musical talent. God Bless!
Annual Christmas Band Concert!Posted on Dec 13 2016
Just a friendly reminder to come on out tonight to enjoy some beautiful Christmas music performed by our Middle School Bands. The concert starts at 7:00 pm, musicians are required to be here by 6:00 pm. God Bless
Reserve Your Spot Today!!Posted on Dec 12 2016
Yoga with Melanie and Painting with Nic is this Wednesday. Call the school to reserve your spot today. 403-845-2836 3:45pm-6:00pm Ages 8 and up. Parents are welcome as well.
Tinsel Town ExtendedPosted on Dec 9 2016
Good News! Thank you to Mrs. Rhonda Odgers for extending Tinsel Town for our students whose bus did not run today! We will run an extra shopping day on Wednesday December 14th. So one more day of shopping!
Tinsel TownPosted on Dec 7 2016
Reminder: Tinsel Town begins tomorrow! All grades are invited down Thursday and Friday to shop for gifts. Gifts vary from $0.25-$5.00.
Learning Commons, Literacy in ActionPosted on Dec 6 2016
Students engaged in their learning by applying their literacy, numeracy, planning and problem solving skills.
Advent LiturgyPosted on Dec 5 2016
Advent is the liturgical season that precedes and prepares for Christmas. It is a season of hope and of longing , of joyful expectation and of peaceful preparation. On December 1, St. Matthew students and staff celebrated the beginning of Advent with…
DonationsPosted on Nov 29 2016
Every year St. Matthew School makes up Christmas Hampers for families in the community. In previous years the school has donated between 12-15 hampers. This year our corporate donations are down and we are struggling to make up hampers. We would…
Kindergarten Boston Pizza Field TripPosted on Nov 21 2016
Thank you to Boston Pizza for an authentic learning opportunity for our students! God Bless!
AdorationPosted on Nov 21 2016
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held in the school Chapel November 22nd from 9-3. Everyone is welcome.
Tinsel TownPosted on Nov 17 2016
Once again it is time for the Tinsel Town Christmas fundraiser. This event allows children to shop for parents, family members or friends for Christmas. Gifts are donated, usually second hand and in good condition. Priced between $.25 and $5.…
REMINDERPosted on Nov 17 2016
NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY due to staff professional development day. Have a GREAT long weekend!
Fire Drill TodayPosted on Nov 9 2016
St. Matthew Staff and Students completed a very successful fire drill today. Way to go St. Matthew! God Bless!
Remembrance DayPosted on Nov 9 2016
St. Matthew School recognizes the sacrifices our veterans of the past and present have succumbed. A ceremony was held in our school gymnasium where students, staff, parents and special guests pay respect to our veterans. @rdcrs
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Nov 7 2016
Just a reminder that Parent/Teacher Interviews are being held November 8/9th from 4:30pm till 7:30pm. If you have any questions please call the office! God Bless! Parent Teacher Interview Information Nov 2016
No School November 10th and 11thPosted on Nov 7 2016
Reminder: there is no school November 10th and 11th. Have a great long weekend!
Picture RetakesPosted on Nov 6 2016
Reminder Lifetouch will be at St. Matthew school tomorrow, November 7th for retakes. Send your picture form if you haven't done so already. Don't forget your smile!!
Pilgrimage to the Holy Door!Posted on Nov 2 2016
What a great faith filled opportunity for staff, parents and students! Thank you Mrs Hughes and Mrs Kaniusis for organizing!
Middle School Halloween DancePosted on Oct 26 2016
St. Matthew student council will be hosting the first 2016-2017 school dance. With Halloween right around the corner, middle school students are encouraged to dress up for the Halloween Dance. Dance from 6pm-9pm with snacks, drinks and hotdogs for…
Grade One Project Based Learning!Posted on Oct 25 2016
Thank you to Sheila Mizera for joining our Grade one class and sharing her gifts with us. We really enjoyed learning about everything she does for our community. God Bless!
Important Reminders!Posted on Oct 24 2016
HAPPY MONDAY! We have a few important reminders for this week. MOMS PANTRY orders are due by Thursday, October 27th. Also PICTURES are due back Thursday, if you are ordering: send your order slip along with payment OR return picture package.…
HalloweenPosted on Oct 24 2016
Halloween is just around the corner and this year St. Matt's is trying something different. In the past students have changed into their costumes after lunch recess. This year, on a trial basis, we would like all students who choose to dress up to…
Scholastic Book FairPosted on Oct 22 2016
Thank you to everyone who came to our Scholastic Book Fair. Everyone who attended had a chance to enter into the Scholastic Book Fairs Family Event door prize. $25 in Books for yourself and $25 for your classroom. This years winner is....................................................................Kacie…
Hats for Mental HealthPosted on Oct 20 2016
Reminder: Tomorrow is Hats on for Mental Health!! We are proud to continue to support Hats on for Mental Health! Please bring your Loonie to show support!
Super Hero Day!Posted on Oct 14 2016
We all had fun during our Spirit day: We had super hero students and staff everywhere
Grade 4 Bible CelebrationPosted on Oct 10 2016
We had a wonderful celebration in Red Deer for our Bible Celebration with all the Grade fours in our division!
Kindergarten Stone Soup CelebrationPosted on Oct 8 2016
We had a wonderful celebration with our families for Stone soup! Thank you!
Food Bank Donations!Posted on Oct 7 2016
Thank you to our St. Matthew Community for their donations to the Lord's Food bank. Together we raised over 1000kgs for families in need. God Bless!
Thanksgiving Blessings!Posted on Oct 7 2016
We are wishing our St. Matthew community a very blessed Thanksgiving!
At St. Matt's Every Child Matters!Posted on Sep 30 2016
On September 30, 2016 we wore Orange to honor all children, what a great day!
Summer Reading FeedbackPosted on Sep 29 2016
Please feel free if you were involved in our summer reading program to provide feedback using this survey. The information is valuable to our improving our service. Thank you https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZDSL9CN
Our Grade 8 Outdoor Ed TripPosted on Sep 28 2016
We had a great trip and learned so much from our beautiful backyard!
Band Clinics for our student musiciansPosted on Sep 26 2016
Thank you to our older students who took the time to share their time and talents with our St. Matthew students! We enjoyed the day! God Bless
St. Matthew Terry Fox Run!Posted on Sep 23 2016
Annually St. Matthew School has supported Terry Fox and raised almost $200 thousand for the cause. Our whole school community enjoyed the beautiful weather and supported the cause again this year.
St. Matthew Welcome Back Mass!Posted on Sep 23 2016
We had a wonderful Mass with Father Leon! Thank you for all who attended and celebrated our St. Matthew Feast Day!
Successful Drill today!Posted on Sep 23 2016
Thank you for a very successful fire drill and evacuation practice! All students are returned to school and accounted for! God Bless!
Practice Safety Drill Today: Fire Drill and Emergency EvacuationPosted on Sep 23 2016
St. Matthew School is practicing some safety drills today, we are running a fire drill and emergency evacuation to continue with our safe and caring schools mandate. We will have both drills completed by 12:00pm. God Bless
Regular Classes on September 23, 2016Posted on Sep 22 2016
Just a reminder that we have regular scheduled classes tomorrow at St. Matthew School. God Bless!
Reminder Grade 6 Parent MeetingPosted on Sep 21 2016
Just a reminder there is a Gr 6 Parent meeting for any parents who have questions or concerns, now for their child in Grade 6. We will be going over schedules, exploratory, supports and our policy and procedures. We will begin at 6:00 pm in the Band…
Dawe Run Is a Go!Posted on Sep 20 2016
Just a quick note to let all families know the Dawe Run in Red Deer is still a go. The bus will be leaving at 9:15am. Please remember to dress in layers for the weather. God Bless!
Schools in on Monday, September 19, 2016Posted on Sep 18 2016
Just a reminder to our St.Matthew Community that we do have school on Monday. We also want to give you a heads up that some of the bus routes for the days which we attend and our Wild Rose Schools do not will be slightly modified. You should have received…
Practice Safety DrillsPosted on Sep 16 2016
St. Matthew School has just completed one of their many safety drills. We have just had a successful Lockdown and Hold and Secure practice. Way to go St. Matthew staff and students!
School Awards/Meet the StaffPosted on Sep 6 2016
Just a friendly reminder that we have our awards ceremony this Wednesday evening beginning at 5:30pm in our gymnasium as well as Meet the Staff followed by a family BBQ.
School Start Up!Posted on Aug 29 2016
Just a reminder to our school community, our teachers will start back at the school Monday, August 29-31st with various Professional Development activities and our students first day back will be Thursday, September 1st. We can't wait to see all of…
School Supplies have Arrived!Posted on Aug 25 2016
Hello to the St. Matthew Community! We would like to let you know that our preordered school supplies have arrived. Please stop by the school between the hours of 9:00am and 3:30pm to pick up your order. God Bless!
2016-2017 School Bus RegistrationPosted on Aug 18 2016
Have you registered to attend St. Matthew Catholic School this September? If you will be riding the bus to and from school this fall, please ensure you complete the School Bus Registration Form found on the Wildrose Division website. Click here for…
Register for the 2016-2017 School YearPosted on Aug 8 2016
Register now for the 2016-2017 school year! To see the school boundary map, click here. Click on the links below to download the forms needed to register: Pre-Kindergarten Kindergarten Grade 1-8 Once you have completed filling in the forms, please…
Orientation for the 2016-2017 school yearPosted on Jul 26 2016
St. Matthew Catholic School welcomes students for the 2016-2017 school year. Please note the following two items occurring in September to help students and parents become orientated with the school: Our Meet the Teacher Night will be held at the school…
Paper AirplanesPosted on May 31 2016
Remember when throwing an airplane in class was against the rules? Well, not in grade six science! The grade sixes are learning about flight, and had the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the three movements of flight and the parts of the…
First Communion and Corpus ChristiPosted on May 29 2016
Today we celebrate a very special time in our students sacramental journey! It was truly beautiful witnessing our St. Matthew community celebrating First communion! Congratulations and a beautiful way to celebrate with our Corpus Christi procession.…
Confluence Campus Lockdown LiftedPosted on May 18 2016
UPDATE: The RCMP have lifted the Lockdown at Confluence Campus. Staff, students and parents are allowed to enter the area. School will resume as normal. All students are safe! St. Matthew Catholic School was not placed under a lockdown. Classes will…
School Evacuation PracticePosted on May 13 2016
As part of our commitment to safe and caring schools, the staff and students of St. Matthew school practiced a fire drill and evacuation this morning. The practice was performed well and we will learn from it to keep making our students safe! Thank you…
Edwin Parr Award NomineePosted on Apr 20 2016
Congratulations go out to our very own Miss Jennifer Fetaz, who has been nominated for the Edwin Parr Award. This award honours excellence in first-year teachers, which is something we feel describes Miss Fetaz well. Great work, and may God Bless…
Parent-Teacher Interview ReminderPosted on Apr 11 2016
For your information: Parent-Teacher Interviews take place this Wednesday and Thursday evening from 4:30-7:30. A reminder to parents that middle school students in grade 6 through 8 do not have pre-arranged times. We look forward to continuing the…
RDCRS READS Summer Reading ProgramPosted on Apr 8 2016
Our school is excited to participate in the 2016 RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program! This award-winning program is designed to eliminate summer reading loss and foster a love of reading through continued access to books. Grade 2 students will have the…
Easter MassPosted on Apr 7 2016
Yesterday we gathered as a community at St. Matthew Parish to celebrate the Risen Lord! Thank you to our organizers and participants for making it a success.
Welcome BackPosted on Apr 3 2016
We would like to take this opportunity to welcome back all our St. Matthew Community after a well deserved Easter break. We hope you had time to rest and relax spending time with your family and loved ones. We look forward to seeing all your smiling…
Yearbook extensionPosted on Mar 24 2016
We have received a 1-month extension on our Yearbook orders! If you are still interested in purchasing a yearbook, you have until April 29 to do it. Please check our previous posts or contact the office for more information. God Bless!
International Students seeking a Homestay FamilyPosted on Mar 21 2016
Please consider the following information regarding a Homestay Family in Rocky
Basketball Bronze at CWAJHAAPosted on Mar 15 2016
Congrats to our 1J Girls who took home a bronze medal at the CWAJHAA tournament this past weekend. Great work ladies!
Bantam Basketball Practices Cancelled February 16thPosted on Feb 16 2016
Our Bantam teams basketball practices are cancelled tonight after school. This is due to our set up for our middle school retreat which runs tomorrow. God Bless!
Grade 4/5 Ski Trip to Canyon Ski ResortPosted on Feb 16 2016
A reminder to our school community our Grade 4's and 5's will be participating in a ski trip to Canyon Ski Resort. The bus will be leaving at 7:00am and returning around 5:30pm. God Bless!
Shrove TuesdayPosted on Feb 9 2016
Thank you to our staff who prepared and enjoyed pancakes and sausages for the entire student body today on Shrove Tuesday which was a wonderful beginning for our Lenton journey!
100 Days of SchoolPosted on Feb 5 2016
In recognition of the 100th day of school today, our grade one students have dressed up as if they are 100 year-olds! With this, students have brought in many different crafts that use or show 100 items.
Read for 15 challenge!Posted on Jan 27 2016
St. Matthew is participating in the "Read for 15" challenge in support of national Family Literacy Day. Today every student and teacher will take a break to read for 15 sustained minutes, which is over 460 readers! We challenge you to curl up and enjoy…
New Instruments for Grade 5Posted on Jan 25 2016
Many thanks go out to the grade 9 students from both St. Dominic and West Central who donated some of their time this morning. Our grade 5 students were introduced to their new instruments under the tutelage of these fine musicians! Thanks for sharing…
Jr A Girls BasketballPosted on Jan 25 2016
Congratulations to the Jr. A Girls team who took home 2nd place at the grade 9 tournament in Caroline this weekend! Nice teamwork girls!
Expansion and Contraction of SolidsPosted on Jan 21 2016
Check out these grade 7 students getting involved in an exciting science experiment! Students were learning hands-on about the expansion and contraction of solids today. This is one example of what co-teaching looks like at St. Matts.
Inclusive Learning EnvironmentsPosted on Jan 21 2016
The recent release of the Alberta Education document "Guidelines for Best Practices: Creating Learning Environments that Respect Diverse Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities and Gender Expressions" has generated some parent questions and concerns,…
Community SupportPosted on Jan 20 2016
Andrea Vassallo presents Mrs. J with a cheque for $2000.00 from the town. St. Matthew School applied for a grant from Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) and was awarded the money to assist with buying supplies and materials for our mental health…
Hoopfest 2016Posted on Jan 19 2016
A big thank you goes out to all who supported our successful basketball tournament this past weekend. Hoopfest 2016 for Jr. Basketball was a big success because of your efforts! God Bless!
Immunity ReminderPosted on Jan 14 2016
Please take a moment to read the following Immunity Reminder from AHS regarding Measles.
Last call for Lost and Found items!Posted on Jan 5 2016
Last call for lost and found items! On Wednesday the 6th, we will be packing up the unclaimed lost and found items in our front foyer, and sending them to a local charity. If your child is missing any clothing please check the tables before they are…
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten RegistrationPosted on Jan 4 2016
New! Parents/Guardians wishing to register their child for our 2016-2017 Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten program now have the option to do so online or in person. Online registration application can be submitted today! Also, registration can be completed…
Elementary Christmas ConcertPosted on Dec 16 2015
Our Elementary Christmas concert takes place today! Our students have been working hard, and are excited to share their talents and joy in preparation for the birth of Christ! If you are unable to attend this evening's performance, we are running a full…
Positive Mental Health ProjectPosted on Dec 10 2015
The St. Matthew School community extends their most sincere thanks to FCSS (Family & Community Support Services) for acknowledging and helping fund our positive mental health project. The money will help provide students with opportunities for involvement,…
Christmas Band ConertPosted on Dec 9 2015
Congratulations to Mrs. Boos and all of our 6-8 band students who shared their God given gifts last night! The Christmas concert was a huge success, and highlighted the many talents that our students are willing to share. Great job!
Sophia the Owl visits Grade 3!Posted on Nov 30 2015
Our Grade 3 classes are so thankful for a wonderful learning experience from Medicine River Wildlife Center and our guest Erin Young and her owl friend Sophia. What a great opportunity!
Attention Cancellation of Boys Basketball TryoutsPosted on Nov 23 2015
Please be aware we have cancelled Boys Basketball Tryouts for tonight due to the declining weather and heavy snowfall warning.
Parking lot safetyPosted on Nov 17 2015
We would like to remind parents as the snow begins to collect on the ground to use extra caution in our parking lots. In particular during pick-up and drop off times, a danger can be present if cars are double-parking when children are trying to access…
Brian Trainor Presents as a kick off to Bully Awareness WeekPosted on Nov 16 2015
We are excited to announce St. Matthew Grade 5-8 students attended a presentation on Cyber bullying to kick off Bully Awareness Week. Sgt. Brian Trainor, who is retired from the Saskatoon Police Service was here to speak to the students in regards…
Remembrance Day CeremonyPosted on Nov 9 2015
Tomorrow at 10:30 in our school gym, we will be honouring the lives and work of those who have gone before us. This commemoration will involve our entire school, and we invite parents, relatives and community members to attend. God Bless.
Altar Server Practice TodayPosted on Nov 6 2015
A quick reminder to Altar servers: There is an Altar server practice at the Church after school today. God Bless!
Adoration CelebrationPosted on Nov 5 2015
Today we held a school-wide day of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament! Following a ceremony with Father Christian to bless our newly-arrived monstrance, each class in the school spent some time with the Eucharist, in the divine presence of Christ. Many…
Thank YouPosted on Nov 4 2015
A big thank you goes out to our staff and our local Fire and Rescue team for their quick response to an incident involving a student who hurt their finger in our yard at lunch recess. Thanks to the timely intervention of all parties, we are pleased to…
Cat. Chat!Posted on Nov 2 2015
We were pleased to host Cat. Chat this morning for our pre-K to grade 5 students! We were taught important gospel values in an engaging and entertaining way. Thanks to our School Council for their financial support!
School Council FundraiserPosted on Oct 26 2015
A reminder that our School Council fundraiser is due no later than Wed, Oct 28th. Please get those orders in to help our School council out since they are a big support to our school community. God Bless!
Cat. Chat in Concert!Posted on Oct 16 2015
We are excited to present Cat. Chat in concert to our K-5 students on Monday Nov. 2. This presentation has been generously provided through a School Council donation. Please check out the attached poster for more information!
A special thanks!Posted on Oct 16 2015
A special thank-you goes out to Dora Cote for donating bottles to our School Council on a regular basis! As well, we would like to thank Tanya Pelley who has volunteered to pick these up regularly.
Hats for Mental HealthPosted on Oct 15 2015
Hats on for Mental Health tomorrow! For a 1$ donation, students are encouraged to wear a hat of their choice.
Joint Parent Council MeetingPosted on Oct 15 2015
FYI: Due to a lack of interest, the joint school council meeting scheduled for October 21 has been postponed. Our apologies for any inconvenience
Gull LakePosted on Sep 29 2015
Attention parents of grade 5 students: Due to a complication with our busing, our students will be returning from their trip to Gull Lake a little bit earlier than originally expected. This means they will be back on time to catch their regular bus home.
Opening MassPosted on Sep 23 2015
We celebrated our opening mass today, keeping the recent feast of St. Matthew the Apostle in our prayers. As usual, it was great to have the support of our community members, including previous staff members, in attendance. We also had an opportunity…
Terry Fox Run is coming up!Posted on Sep 18 2015
This is just a quick reminder that our Terry Fox run date is next Thursday, September 24th at 1:30 pm. A quick reminder goes out to students to get your pledge forms in, and help us to support this worthy cause.
Whooping Cough information from AHSPosted on Sep 9 2015
Alberta Health Services has asked that Red Deer Catholic Schools share the following information about whooping cough with parents in order to help provide accurate information. The letter is linked here
Meet the Staff - Great turnout!Posted on Sep 4 2015
Thanks to our wonderful St. Matt's community for coming out to meet the staff last night! It was a great evening, and we broke bread with nearly 300 people. We are truly blessed! Also, a big thanks to those of you who were able to stay and participate…
Grade 6 bandPosted on Sep 3 2015
Attention to grade 6 parents of students who are enrolled in our band program. Please pay attention to an important notice which will be sent home with your child today. We are asking that you complete the form and send it back to the school tomorrow…
Bus registrationPosted on Sep 2 2015
If you have been experiencing difficulty in getting your children registered for busing, and have not yet heard back from a bus driver, you may need to fill out the online rural busing registration form found here: https://docs.google.com/…/1vVj_N5pMHLUpkysAEMzx1d…/viewform……
Welcome Fr. Christian!Posted on Sep 2 2015
Welcome Fr. Christian! Many of our students were happy to greet and pray with a surprise visitor this morning.
First Day of School for 2015-2016Posted on Sep 1 2015
Today is the first day of school. We are excited about the coming school year that promises new opportunities for learning and growing in our literacy, inclusion, technology, and faith. We wish to welcome our staff, our parents and students to our school…