News *Week at a Glance*

For the Week of October 21-26

Walk beside me as I endure the challenges of today. Give me the strength I need to challenge the week ahead.

Send Your angels to guard over me as You lead me into my divine purpose. In Jesus’ mighty name I pray,

Amen!

Psalm 104:30 When you send forth your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the ground.

 

This Week at St. Matt's

Monday, 21 October, today

3:30 – 5:30pm

C Girls @ Caroline

 

3:30 – 4:30pm

C Boys Practice

 

 

OCT, TUE

All day

Glorify Choir Rehearsal at Lunch

 

1:30 – 2:30pm

Grade 5 Skating

 

3:30 – 4:30pm

Jr. Girls Blue Practice

 

3:30 – 4:30pm

Jr. Girls White Practice

 

4:30 – 5:30pm

Jr. Boys Practice

 

 

 

Wednesday, 23 October

3:30 – 5pm

Condor@ C Girls

 

Thursday, 24 October

3:30 – 5pm

Jr. Boys @ DT

 

3:30 – 4:30pm

Jr. Blue @ Jr. White Girls

 

 

Friday, 25 October

All day

PD –NO SCHOOL

 

 

Friday and Saturday

Jr. White Girls @ Ponoka Tournament

 

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Reminders for Parents:

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School Fees:  $35 per student.  Payments can be made at the office with debit, credit, cash or cheque.

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Hot Lunch forms are now online.  Check out the online order forms here.  

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Attendance: if your child will be away or late for school, please contact the attendance line. 403-845-2836 .   Automated calls will be sent out to parents/guardians of any student that is unexcused.  This is for the safety of the students.

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Parking :

  • Parents who park on the south side of the school are encouraged to park on the residential side ensuring 1.5 meters from driveways. This will  ensure there is an open lane for vehicles to pass;
  • On the north side of the alley  parents are encouraged to use the student drop/pick up zone park ONLY, and observe NO PARKING in this designated area;
  • A 20 km/h maximum speed limit in the alley as per the “Traffic Bylaw”;
  • All traffic in the alley surrounding St. Matthew Catholic School must ensure that there is an unobstructed and safe area for vehicles to pass;  
  • Observe the “NO PARKING” zones and respect these designated areas; especially in the Student Drop/Pick up Area/designated bus zones.

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Volunteering:

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Matthew, you must have a current criminal record check on file as well as the volunteer/confidentiality papers at the office.  We can not accept forms dated later than 3 months.  Once we receive this documentation please contact the classroom teacher to set up a time to volunteer.   You can find all the forms online.

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School Policies

Please review the school policies and the student handbook. 

 

For the Week of October 7th-11

Thanksgiving Prayer

Dear God, Thank you for your amazing power and work in our lives, thank you for your goodness and for your blessings over us. Thank you for your great love and care. Thank you for your sacrifice so that we might have freedom and life. Forgive us for when we don't thank you enough, for who you are, for all that you do, for all that you've given. Help us to set our eyes and our hearts on you afresh. Renew our spirits, fill us with your peace and joy. We love you and we need you, this day and every day. We give you praise and thanks, for You alone are worthy!

In Jesus' Name,

Amen.

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This Week at St. Matt's

Monday

C Boys Practice

C Girls Practice 

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Tuesday 

Jr. Girls White Volleyball Practice @ 3:30-4:30 pm

Jr. Girls Blue Practice @ 3:30-4:30 pm

Jr. Boys Practice @ 4:30-5:30 pm

Wednesday

C Boys @ Caroline

3:30 – 5pm

Thursday

CANCELLED!! Jr. Girls White @ Caroline

Jr. Boys @ DT @ 3:30 – 5 pm

Friday 

Band Bootcamp for all band students. 

 

Saturday, Sunday and Monday-- Thanksgiving Weekend!  

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Reminders for Parents:

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School Fees:  $35 per student.  Payments can be made at the office with debit, credit, cash or cheque.  

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Attendance: if your child will be away or late for school, please contact the attendance line. 403-845-2836 .   Automated calls will be sent out to parents/guardians of any student that is unexcused.  This is for the safety of the students.

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Parking :

  • Parents who park on the south side of the school are encouraged to park on the residential side ensuring 1.5 meters from driveways. This will  ensure there is an open lane for vehicles to pass;
  • On the north side of the alley  parents are encouraged to use the student drop/pick up zone park ONLY, and observe NO PARKING in this designated area;
  • A 20 km/h maximum speed limit in the alley as per the “Traffic Bylaw”;
  • All traffic in the alley surrounding St. Matthew Catholic School must ensure that there is an unobstructed and safe area for vehicles to pass;  
  • Observe the “NO PARKING” zones and respect these designated areas; especially in the Student Drop/Pick up Area/designated bus zones.

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Volunteering:

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Matthew, you must have a current criminal record check on file as well as the volunteer/confidentiality papers at the office.  We can not accept forms dated later than 3 months.  Once we receive this documentation please contact the classroom teacher to set up a time to volunteer.   You can find all the forms online.

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School Policies

Please review the school policies and the student handbook. 

 

For the Week of September 30- October 4th

 

Dear Lord,

I don't know who or what will cross my path today. But I do know that You are my Rock and my Fortress.

You are my Shield and my Strong Tower. Help me to anchor myself to You today. Teach me how to stand strong in You and choose only Your way today.

Help me walk by Your truth and not my feelings. Help me to embrace anything that comes my way as an opportunity to see You at work and as an opportunity to point others to You.

Thank You that You love me and nothing can ever take that away from me!

Even if I fail today and fall short, You whisper Your unconditional love deep into my soul and remind me that Your mercies are new every morning.

That truly amazes me, Lord.

In Jesus' Name,

Amen.

 

TRUTH FOR TODAY:
Jeremiah 33:3, "Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know." (NIV)

 

This Week at St. Matt's

 

Monday 

C Boys Practice  3:30 – 4:30pm

C Girls @RCS  3:30 – 4:30pm

 

Tuesday 

Jr. Girls Blue Practice  3:30 – 4:30pm

Jr. Girls White Practice  3:30 – 4:30pm

Jr. Boys Practice  4:30 – 5:30pm

 

Wednesday

Grade 4 Bible Celebration

TERRY FOX RUN  2 – 3:20pm

Condor @ C Boys (Quinn)  3:30 – 5pm

Condor @ C Girls (Mackenzie) 3:30 – 5pm

 

Thursday

 

DT @ Jr. Girls White (Mackenzie)  3:30 – 5pm

Jr. Girls Blue @ Pioneer  3:30 – 5pm

 

Friday

PD Day

 

Reminders for Parents:

School Fees:  $35 per student.  Payments can be made at the office with cash or cheque.  Our debit/credit card machine is now up and running!

Attendance: if your child will be away or late for school, please contact the attendance line. 403-845-2836 .   Automated calls will be sent out to parents/guardians of any student that is unexcused.  This is for the safety of the students.

Parking :

  • Parents who park on the south side of the school are encouraged to park on the residential side ensuring 1.5 meters from driveways. This will  ensure there is an open lane for vehicles to pass;
  • On the north side of the alley  parents are encouraged to use the student drop/pick up zone park ONLY, and observe NO PARKING in this designated area;
  • A 20 km/h maximum speed limit in the alley as per the “Traffic Bylaw”;
  • All traffic in the alley surrounding St. Matthew Catholic School must ensure that there is an unobstructed and safe area for vehicles to pass;  
  • Observe the “NO PARKING” zones and respect these designated areas; especially in the Student Drop/Pick up Area/designated bus zones.

Volunteering:

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Matthew, you must have a current criminal record check on file as well as the volunteer/confidentiality papers at the office.  We can not accept forms dated later than 3 months.  Once we receive this documentation please contact the classroom teacher to set up a time to volunteer.   You can find all the forms online.

 

School Policies

Please review the school policies and the student handbook. 

 

Canteen Menu this Week:

Monday:

Honey Garlic Meatballs and Rice

Tuesday:

Taco (in a bag) Tuesday

Wednesday:

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Thursday:

Hot Dogs and floats

Friday:

NO SCHOOL

 

For the Week of September 23-27

Guide me in Your truth, Lord Jesus. Without Your Word active in my heart and mind, I cannot know Your truth. Help me make time to read the Word.

Help me to take time to meditate on your Word and let it penetrate into my heart.

In Jesus name,

Amen

Psalms 18:1-2 I love you, Lord, my Strength. The Lord is my Rock, my Fortress and my Deliverer, my God is my Rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield

and the horn of my Salvation, my Stronghold.

 

 

This Week at St. Matt's;

 

Monday

3:30 – 4:30 pm C Boys Practice

3:30 – 4:30 pm C Girls Practice

 

Tuesday

Dawe run at GCP

3:30 Jr. Girls Blue and white Practice

3:30 Jr Boys  Practice

Wednesday

Opening Mass at 1:00 pm

C Boys play at Leslieville after school

Girls C Play at Pioneer after school

Thursday

DT @ Jr. Boys

Jr. Girls @ DT

Pioneer @ Jr. Girls White

Friday

Terry Fox Run at 2

Hat’s for mental health awareness all day, donate a toonie or loonie to wear your hat. 

 

Canteen Menu

Monday- Mexican Style Macaroni 

Tuesday- Taco in a Bag  Due to the Dawe Run, no Canteen on Tuesday. 

Wednesday- Crispy Chicken Caesar Salad

Thursday- Chicken Teriyaki

Friday- Hot Dog and Float

 

Reminders for Parents:

School Fees:  $35 per student.  Payments can be made at the office with cash or cheque.  Our debit/credit card machine is now up and running!

Attendance: if your child will be away or late for school, please contact the attendance line. 403-845-2836 .   Automated calls will be sent out to parents/guardians of any student that is unexcused.  This is for the safety of the students.

Parking :

  • Parents who park on the south side of the school are encouraged to park on the residential side ensuring 1.5 meters from driveways. This will  ensure there is an open lane for vehicles to pass;
  • On the north side of the alley  parents are encouraged to use the student drop/pick up zone park ONLY, and observe NO PARKING in this designated area;
  • A 20 km/h maximum speed limit in the alley as per the “Traffic Bylaw”;
  • All traffic in the alley surrounding St. Matthew Catholic School must ensure that there is an unobstructed and safe area for vehicles to pass;  
  • Observe the “NO PARKING” zones and respect these designated areas; especially in the Student Drop/Pick up Area/designated bus zones.

Volunteering:

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Matthew, you must have a current criminal record check on file as well as the volunteer/confidentiality papers at the office.  We can not accept forms dated later than 3 months.  Once we receive this documentation please contact the classroom teacher to set up a time to volunteer.   You can find all the forms online.

 

School Policies

Please review the school policies and the student handbook. 

 

 

For the Week of September 16-20

Heavenly Father,

I come before You Oh Lord, my God, thanking You for waking me up this Monday morning to embrace the sunlight that shoots down from the heavens.

Thank You for giving me the health and strength I need to overcome every stronghold in my life. And thank You for loving me unconditionally in the times where I may fail You.

Psalm 90:14 Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

 

This Week at St. Matt's

Monday- Boys Tryouts and C Girls Practice 3:30 pm

Tuesday- Jr. Birls Blue and White Practice

PowerSchool support for all families- 3:30-6 pm.

Grade 6 Middle School Orientation Meeting--5:00pm

Wednesday- Condor @ St. Matt's C Boys

Pioneer @ St. Matt's C Girls

Thursday-Picture Day!!

DT@ St. Matt's Jr Boys

Jr. Blue Girls @ Jr. Girls White                

-Grade 6 Orientation Meeting 5pm Rescheduled 

Friday---NO SCHOOL!!!!   Professional Development for Staff 

Canteen Menu

Monday- Chicken Burgers 

Tuesday-Taco in a Bag

Wednesday- Tomato macaroni soup with bun

Thursday- Hot Dogs and Floats 

Reminders for Parents:

School Fees:  $35 per student.  Payments can be made at the office with cash or cheque.  Our debit/credit card machine is now up and running!

Attendance: if your child will be away or late for school, please contact the attendance line. 403-845-2836 .   Automated calls will be sent out to parents/guardians of any student that is unexcused.  This is for the safety of the students.

Parking :

  • Parents who park on the south side of the school are encouraged to park on the residential side ensuring 1.5 meters from driveways. This will  ensure there is an open lane for vehicles to pass;
  • On the north side of the alley  parents are encouraged to use the student drop/pick up zone park ONLY, and observe NO PARKING in this designated area;
  • A 20 km/h maximum speed limit in the alley as per the “Traffic Bylaw”;
  • All traffic in the alley surrounding St. Matthew Catholic School must ensure that there is an unobstructed and safe area for vehicles to pass;  
  • Observe the “NO PARKING” zones and respect these designated areas; especially in the Student Drop/Pick up Area/designated bus zones.

Volunteering:

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Matthew, you must have a current criminal record check on file as well as the volunteer/confidentiality papers at the office.  We can not accept forms dated later than 3 months.  Once we receive this documentation please contact the classroom teacher to set up a time to volunteer.   You can find all the forms online.

 

School Policies

Please review the school policies and the student handbook. 

 


St. Matthew Parish

Please see the St. Matthew Parish website for all upcoming Parish events.  

For the Week of September 9-13th

Dear Father God.
I thank You, Father, for this day, for letting me wake up this morning to embrace the Sunlight (or Rain) coming down from heavens.
Dear God, please give me the health and strength I need to overcome every stronghold in my life.
Grant me the knowledge and understanding of Your word.
So today, I am strong, because I learn The Word of God.
I am strong because The Lord is my light and my Salvation.
Hallelujah.
In Jesus mighty name I pray.
Amen 

 

This Week at St. Matt's

Monday evening, band information night.  All band parents and students welcome to ask questions and rent instruments.  Grade 5 - 5:00 pm start time.   Middle school 5:30 pm start time.

Tuesday: Middle School Girls Volleyball Try-outs 3:30-5:00 pm

Wednesday: Middle School Boys Volleyball Try-outs 3:30-5:00 pm

Thursday: Middle School Girls Volleyball Try-outs 3:30-5:00 pm

All middle school students WELCOME to try-out for volleyball!

 

Reminders for Parents:

School Fees:  $35 per student.  Payments can be made at the office with cash or cheque.  Our debit/credit card machine is now up and running!

Attendance: if your child will be away or late for school, please contact the attendance line. 403-845-2836 .   Automated calls will be sent out to parents/guardians of any student that is unexcused.  This is for the safety of the students.

Parking :

  • Parents who park on the south side of the school are encouraged to park on the residential side ensuring 1.5 meters from driveways. This will  ensure there is an open lane for vehicles to pass;
  • On the north side of the alley  parents are encouraged to use the student drop/pick up zone park ONLY, and observe NO PARKING in this designated area;
  • A 20 km/h maximum speed limit in the alley as per the “Traffic Bylaw”;
  • All traffic in the alley surrounding St. Matthew Catholic School must ensure that there is an unobstructed and safe area for vehicles to pass;  
  • Observe the “NO PARKING” zones and respect these designated areas; especially in the Student Drop/Pick up Area/designated bus zones.

Volunteering:

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Matthew, you must have a current criminal record check on file as well as the volunteer/confidentiality papers at the office.  We can not accept forms dated later than 3 months.  Once we receive this documentation please contact the classroom teacher to set up a time to volunteer.   You can find all the forms online.

 

School Policies

Please review the school policies and the student handbook. 

 


St. Matthew Parish

Please see the St. Matthew Parish website for all upcoming Parish events.  

 

For the Week of September 3-6th

WELCOME TO THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR!!

We are so excited to kick off the new year!  We would like to welcome all new families and all returning families to a bright and exciting school year. The staff is very excited about the coming school year that promises new opportunities for learning and growing, especially in our Faith.

We strive to develop the full potential of each child and continue to support and guide our students with their own faith journey.

Our Division theme:

"Lord, light the path and I will lead others.” 

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A Student's Prayer at the Beginning of School Year

We give you praise, O God, for everything that is new and beautiful,

for everything which holds promise and brings us joy.

Bless us as we start this new year with our friends and teachers

Help us to make the most of every chance we have to start afresh.

May we show love to one another and to all.

May the new beginning of this school year remind us that you give us chances to start over again and again. Help us to forgive others as we receive your forgiveness.

Help us to learn and to work together.

Help us to listen when we should and to know the best words when we speak and when it is better not to speak.

We thank you for our friends

Help us to be good friends this year.

Help us to be patient with ourselves and with others.

Bless our school and keep us safe.

Be with us as we travel each day.

Help us to be aware of your love shown to us in the people around us.

Bless all those who care for us In school and at home.

Help us show our care for them and to say sorry when we need to.

May the Blessed Mother Mary protect us And help us to live as well as we can

Giving thanks and glory to God as she did.

Amen

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Our "Week at a Glance" is a weekly post that will keep you up to date on the weekly events.  As the school moves towards going paperless, most notices and forms of communications will be done online.  As always, you can call the school office with any questions and concerns and the office staff will be happy to assist you.

What is PowerSchool?

PowerSchool is the online conduit where students’ marks, attendance, schedule information, and teacher comments can be found. PowerSchool gives parents and students continuous access to key information about students’ learning. As a result of the continued popularity and success of reporting via PowerSchool, we now have live reporting of student assessments through PowerSchool. With live reporting, we no longer send paper report cards home throughout the year. Checking PowerSchool regularly is a key communication tool for teachers, parents, and students.

Returning students will continue with the same login information, as well as parent logins.  New students and parents will be given a username and password at the beginning of the year.  We encourage all parents to regularly sign in to receive all school reports.  

 

Reminders for Parents:

School Fees:  $35 per student.  Payments can be made at the office with cash or cheque.  Our debit/credit card machine is temporarily out of service.  We hope to have it up a running mid-week.

Attendance: if your child will be away or late for school, please contact the attendance line. 403-845-2836 .   Automated calls will be sent out to parents/guardians of any student that is unexcused.  This is for the safety of the students.

Parking :

  • Parents who park on the south side of the school are encouraged to park on the residential side ensuring 1.5 meters from driveways. This will  ensure there is an open lane for vehicles to pass;
  • On the north side of the alley  parents are encouraged to use the student drop/pick up zone park ONLY, and observe NO PARKING in this designated area;
  • A 20 km/h maximum speed limit in the alley as per the “Traffic Bylaw”;
  • All traffic in the alley surrounding St. Matthew Catholic School must ensure that there is an unobstructed and safe area for vehicles to pass;  
  • Observe the “NO PARKING” zones and respect these designated areas; especially in the Student Drop/Pick up Area/designated bus zones.

Volunteering:

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Matthew, you must have a current criminal record check on file as well as the volunteer/confidentiality papers at the office.  We can not accept forms dated later than 3 months.  Once we receive this documentation please contact the classroom teacher to set up a time to volunteer.   You can find all the forms online.

 

School Policies

Please review the school policies and the student handbook. 

 


St. Matthew Parish

Please see the St. Matthew Parish website for all upcoming Parish events.