Day: February 7, 2018

Term One Reports

Term One Report Cards will be sent home on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018. We hope you  take advantage of this opportunity to sit with your child and review his/her report card together. Although  formal interviews are not scheduled for this reporting period, you are always welcome to contact your child’s teacher to  discuss  progress.

 

The Holy Season of Lent

The Church Liturgical Season we are about to enter is the Holy Season of Lent, the time of preparation for Easter. Easter comes early this year, on Sunday, April 1st, with  Holy Week taking place between March 26-30.

 Lent is an old English word meaning spring, and refers to the lengthening of the days in the springtime. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ... Continue reading "The Holy Season of Lent"

Ash Wednesday Liturgy—Wednesday, February 14th

On Wednesday February 14th at 10:45 a.m., St. Matthew School will mark the beginning of our  Lenten observance with the solemn celebration of our Ash Wednesday Liturgy of the Word in the school gymnasium. We welcome Fr. John Pak from St. Justin Martyr Parish to preside at this Liturgy. The school choir will lead the  music ministry, under the leadership of Mrs. Lee.  As a ... Continue reading "Ash Wednesday Liturgy—Wednesday, February 14th"

PANCAKE (SHROVE) TUESDAY IS FEBRUARY 13th

This year, Tuesday, February 13th, is Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday. As has been the tradition in the past here at St. Matthew School, several parent volunteers, under the leadership of Mrs. MacDonald,  will be coming to the school on the morning of February 13th to cook a wonderful pancake breakfast for the students and staff of St. Matthew School. Breakfast will be ... Continue reading "PANCAKE (SHROVE) TUESDAY IS FEBRUARY 13th"

St. Matthew’s Valentine’s Day Celebration – February 13th

This year, because Valentine’s Day falls on Ash Wednesday, St. Matthew School will be moving  our Valentine’s Day celebrations to Tuesday February 13th.  This also coincides with Pancake Day.  Students are invited to wear red, pink and white in celebration of Valentine’s Day.

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, all  parents and students are reminded that peanut and tree-nut products are prohibited within ... Continue reading "St. Matthew’s Valentine’s Day Celebration – February 13th"