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St. Matthew Easter Prayer Service

We would like to welcome all parents/guardians and St. Matthew families to our upcoming Easter Prayer Service taking place on Friday, April 14th at 10:45 am in our school gymnasium.

We look forward to seeing you then.


Congratulation to our March Virtue Recipients

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate St. Matthew’s March Virtue Recipients for the virtue of Perseverance.

We are proud of our school community and students that continue to demonstrate leadership in faith and exemplify the Catholic Virtues.

Ms. Russo, FDK – Matthew C. & Lucas W.

Ms. Oliveira , Gr 1/2 -Lucas F., Eden H. & Sofia B. ... Continue reading "Congratulation to our March Virtue Recipients"


Lenten Food Drive

As we prepare our hearts for the joy of Easter Morning, the community of St. Matthew CES  will  be partnering with the Markham Food Bank to assist families in need during this season of  Lent. We will be participating in a Lenten Food Drive during the week of March 27th-31st.

Food Banks and Food Pantries across York Region are continuing to support thousands ... Continue reading "Lenten Food Drive"

St. Matthew Welcome to Kindergarten Website

Due to the closure of schools, Welcome to Kindergarten and First Impression sessions are being done virtually this year. Virtual First Impressions meetings will be scheduled and our Kindergarten team has prepared a new Welcome to Kindergarten website.  The site contains information on our school, the Kindergarten program and a virtual tour of the Kindergarten areas.  Please click here to check it out. ... Continue reading "St. Matthew Welcome to Kindergarten Website"

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2023-24 YCDSB Budget Survey

The York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is committed to the effective and efficient management of resources. Our goal is to ensure fiscal accountability while minimizing impacts on our classrooms and continuing to support student success and well-being in a Catholic learning environment. 

To better inform our financial planning, we hope you will  tell us your priorities for the 2023-2024 school year budget. ... Continue reading "2023-24 YCDSB Budget Survey"

Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21

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November 16, 2022


Dear Families of the York Catholic District School Board,

Earlier today CUPE served notice that they could resume their job action as soon as Monday, November 21, 2022.

In the event of a strike, York Catholic DSB will move to synchronous virtual learning on Monday. Schools will maintain their regular daily learning schedules. St. ... Continue reading "Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21"

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures

The York Catholic District School Board worked closely with its partners at the Ministry of Education, York Region Public Health, and with Board staff to prepare for the return to school in September. By aligning our practices with their guidance, we are confident our schools will continue to be safe, inclusive places to learn and work throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

... Continue reading "COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures"

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