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Sunday, October 5, 2014 – CIBC Run For the Cure event at Central Park in Burlington. Thank you to everyone that supported the CIBC Run for the Cure this weekend! Our team raised over $4,500 and won the School Team Challenge Aw ...
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Jun 5 - Elementary P.A. Day
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The last day for orders will be Friday November 21, 2014. Please send all money and forms into your child's teacher tomorrow. This is a community event and we encourage you to invite friends and family as well. It should be another memorable event, especially this time of year. We are looking fo ...
Posted on Nov 20
Lock Down Drill
Just as we do with fire drills, periodically we practice lock down drills as well. Today we had a lock down drill at 1:45 pm. We were fortunate to have our community police officer present during the drill. Congratulations to all staff and students for a successful practice. We will continue to ...
Posted on Nov 17
Lest we forget
“The believer is essentially one who remembers.” ~ Pope Francis (Evangelii Gaudium)
Posted on Nov 10
Update Your Information
Due to the recent change in ownership of Shaw to Rogers Communications, all Shaw email addresses had to be deleted. Please click on the link to subscribe for email notifications to receive correspondence from the school website. Thank you for your co-operation.
Posted on Nov 7
Keeping our children safe letter
Attached is a copy of the letter sent on November 6th concerning safety protocols.
Posted on Nov 6
KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE AT ST
On Friday our school was placed in Hold and Secure as a result of a suspicious persons report. The results of the investigation yielded no concerns or follow up. A Hold and Secure ia a protocol that limits movement into and out of our buildings. During a Hold and Secure student movement in the b ...
Posted on Nov 3
Hold and Secure
Today at approximately 12:40 p.m. St. Matthew School went into Hold and Secure. There was a report of a suspicious looking person in the neighbourhood.
Police were called immediately to investigate.
Under direction of the Police the school was released from Hold and Secure at approximately 2 ...
Posted on Oct 31
11th annual pilgrimage shows love for God and for one another
A work of faith and a labour of love.
That is how Bishop Daniel Miehm described the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board’s annual “Walk with Christ: Justice for the Poor” Pilgrimage, a system event that has raised more than half a million dollars in the past 11 years for development ...
Posted on Oct 28
Precious Moments Boutique
The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board is once again collecting new and gently used First Communion and prom dresses/suits and accessories for the Precious Moments Boutique.
First Communion and grad/prom are marked with much excitement, but can also pose a significant financial bu ...
Posted on Oct 26
FLYER Precious Moments Boutique September 2014
HWCDSB kicks off 2014 United Way Employee Campaign
Together, we are possibility
One word demands more from us, challenged the United Way in this year’s campaign video shown to school reps at the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board’s official United Way employee campaign kick off on October 17th. That word is possibility.
“Together, we are possibility,” said Un ...
Posted on Oct 22
In an effort to keep our students safe please be aware of the following procedure:
IF YOU ARE:
- visiting, picking up/dropping off your child or dropping off a lunch or homework PLEASE ensure you use the main entrance and sign in at the office.
- volunteering PLEASE ensure you use the mai ...
Posted on Oct 21
Pilgrimage “Walk with Christ: Justice for the Poor”
“Walk with Christ: Justice for the Poor” is an annual board-wide fundraiser which, since 2004, has raised more than $500, 000 for development projects in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Uganda, as well as the Holy Childhood Association and the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace. ...
Posted on Oct 21
Inclement Weather Procedures
Please review the attached file outlining school closures due to inclement weather.
Posted on Oct 17
Inclement weather notice
Parking is at a premium in and around St. Matthew Catholic Elementary School. Please remember that the safety of the students is the primary concern. To ensure students are safe we remind visitors to please refrain from parking in key safety areas. These areas include the bus lane, the roundabout ...
Posted on Oct 15
October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
Imagine the difference it could make if we focused on the strengths of people with learning disabilities instead of their weaknesses?
Help stop the stigma and realize the abilities!
Posted on Oct 10
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Parent Conference 2014 - “Weaving the Catholic Partnership”
On Saturday, November 1st, hundreds of parents will converge at Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School for an annual parent conference that provides an array of information on family and parenting issues, and explores the latest trends and developments in Catholic education.
Be sure to mark your ...
Posted on Oct 8
Parent Conference Brochure and Registration 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014 – CIBC Run For the Cure event at Central Park in Burlington.
Thank you to everyone that supported the CIBC Run for the Cure this weekend! Our team raised over $4,500 and won the School Team Challenge Award. Words cannot describe the day; it was emotional and inspirational ...
Posted on Oct 5
New Director of Education to head up HWCDSB
Hamilton, ON – Trustees of the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board today (September 30, 2014) announced the selection of David Hansen as Director of Education, effective November 24, 2014.
Over the past 26 years, Mr. Hansen has held a variety of roles, including Elementary Teacher, ...
Posted on Sep 30
Homework Help for Grade 7 & 8 Math Students
The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, and the Independent Learning Centre (ILC) is pleased to continue to offer all Grades 7 and 8 Mathematics Students FREE online Mathematics homework assistance.
Please see attached flyer for detail ...
Posted on Sep 19
Homework Help Flyer
Making Math Fun in the Classroom and at Home!
The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board is delighted to provide another year of home access to e-math+.
e-math+ is an online tool to support mathematics learning outside of the classroom. Developed to complement Nelson Mathematics textbooks used at school, it includes features to su ...
Posted on Sep 19
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