The Catholic School Council is proud to announce we are supporting the Healthy Schools and Eco-School initiatives to remove plastic water bottles from all Council sponsored events. From now on, please bring your own reusable bottle and we will have water filling stations available. Helps us to go green and “Ban the Bottle”!
We are thrilled to announce the Plastic Bag Grab Challenge for 2018!
Last year, 541 schools across Canada participated in the challenge and collected more than 2 million plastic bags for recycling, while engaging their communities on the 3Rs.
The Plastic Bag Grab challenge is a waste reduction program for elementary schools across Canada that engages schools and students on the ... Continue reading "Eco-School News"
As part of our Healthy Schools initiative this year, our the CSC has helped organize Rocks and Rings Day here at St. Matthew School.
Rocks and Rings will take place at St. Matthew on Wednesday, March 21st. Classes will be taken in 40 minute blocks to the gym, where the R & R teacher will guide them in learning the rudimentary skills of ... Continue reading "Rocks & Rings is Back at St. Matthew!"
This year March Break runs from Monday March 12th to Friday, March 16th. We wish all our students and their families a very happy March Break. We look forward to staff and students returning refreshed and renewed, ready to take on the last leg of the school year with enthusiasm and success!
Please consider volunteering once or twice a month in St. Matthew’s Kiss n’ Ride. This year, we have lost a few of our volunteers and are in great need of new ones.
There is a very efficient system in place that allows parents, buses and taxis to safely drop of the children for school. Please consider volunteering when you can for the K ... Continue reading "Volunteers Needed for the Morning Kiss n’ Ride"
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"