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Congratulations To Our Grade 5/6 Poster Contest WINNER!!!!

Congratulations to Jan Brianna Gelvezon from Mrs. Orcutt and Mrs. Turnbull's grade 5 class for winning the CWL poster contest!   Beautiful artwork!  


Christmas Blessing

Dear Lord, This Christmastime is radiant with the brilliance of Your greatest gift of love and light. May that light illuminate our hearts and shine in our words and deeds. May the hope, the peace, the joy, and the love represented by the birth in Bethlehem…

Ski Trip

Today is the last day for ski trip deposit.  After 3:20 pm today, numbers will be sent to the ski hill and no deposits will be accepted.  Thank you. 

Tinsel Town

It Is that time of year again! We will be holding our annual Tinseltown, where studentscan buy a gift for their loved ones. We are looking for gently used items. We are asking you togo through your cupboards, DVD collections, toys, books, ties, jewelry,…

Jr. High Girls Volleyball Tournament

Jr. High Girls Volleyball Tournament Caroline School November 3rd Caroline Matt’s DT Black DT Blue Schedule: Saturday:                                     White Court                                   …


All parents, guardians, and visitors must sign in and take a visitors pass before proceeding into the school.  This is not only for the safety of our students but also for the safety of guests if we have an evacuation/lockdown etc.    Please note,…

Grade 6 Parent Meeting

Parents and Guardians are welcome to attend the Grade 6 Transition to Middle school question and answer meeting.  Clickfor more information.  

Terry Fox Run

The annual Terry Fox School Run is coming up on Sept. 28th. This year our school has a goal of raising $5,400.00 or $12.00 a student. The Terry Fox Foundation has a great reputation, with $.82 cents of every dollar raised going directly to cancer research.…

Parish News

  First Communion Organizational Meeting.  All parents of children who will receive First Holy Communion in our parish in 2019 are invited to this meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  You can register at the meeting or before by filling…

First Day of School

Special thank you to Mayor Tammy Burke for stopping into St. Matt's on the first day of school.  Mrs. Kohut's kindergarten class and Mrs. Johnson were happy to have you for the visit.  

School Supplies

School solution school supplies are now in and available to pick up.  Please note the office will be closed August 29th, after 1:00 pm for Division Mass.  August 30th and 31st regular hours as follows, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  You may also pick up supplies…

Exciting News for the 2018-2019 Grade Two's

Grade 2 Announcement

Meet the Staff 2018-2019

Meet the staff for the 2018-2019 school year will be August 31, 2018 at 2:30-3:30 pm.  Students will be able to come to the school, go to their new classrooms and meet their teacher.  At that time they can pick up school supplies that were ordered…

New Centralized Abuse Helpline

Abuse Helpline

Update for April 18th Incident

The following is an updated letter regarding the incident which occurred April 18, 2018.  Update for April 18th Incident

Safety of Students and Staff

Please see the attached letter regarding today's events    

February 28

No School

Please note there is NO SCHOOL this Thursday, February 22nd, and Friday, February 23rd, due to teacher convention.  Have a Great Long Week-End!! 

Registration is now open!

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration is now open!  To fill out the form, click here. Please have a copy of your child's birth certificate, legal and immigration documentation for registration.


Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration (2018-2019)

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten online registration for the 2018/2019 school year starts on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m.  You will be able to fill out the online form; however, you will not be able to submit your application until Monday,…

Survey for the 2017 Christmas Concert

Please take a moment to give feedback on the 2017 Christmas Concert.  Your feedback is important.   Thank you.  2017 Survey  

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten online registration for the 2018/2019 school year, starts on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m.  The application form will be made available on Friday, December 22, 2017. You will be able to fill out the online form;…

Congratulations to all Whom Made the Honour Roll and Principal's List

Middle school students are acknowledged for reaching honor roll and principal's list after term 1 marks were tallied. Honour roll is achieved when students reach an 80% average in core subjects keeping all subjects above 70%. Principal's list is achieved…

Media students promote their school

The Grade 8 Media class was given the challenge to come up with a professional print advertisement to promote the school.    Anna Doege, Keirstin Kohut and Quinn S.t Onge created advertisements which were chosen to run in The Mountaineer Newspaper. …

Parent Teacher Interviews

Reminder: Parent Teacher Interviews November 22nd and 23rd from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Elementary students have scheduled times and middle school teachers will conduct a first come first serve schedule.   Please note, Mrs. Hughes will be here November…

Health Notice

Students will receive the following letter informing parents, guardians, and staff of a health concern and prevention.  Norovirus Notice If you have any questions or concerns please call the school.  403-845-2836 

Alberta Bishops speak out for Catholic education and urge parishioners to do so too

Supplementary Statement to Catholic Education Sunday Catholic Education Sunday

Grade 5

 We wish to inform you that Friday, November 3rd, 2017, Mr. Kyle Wright will be leaving his current position at St. Matthew for an exciting new opportunity at St. Dominic.  We, as a school community would like to thank him for sharing his many blessings…

Job Opportunity

School bus driver ad


Parent Halloween Letter

Medieval Museum

Grade 8 students went above and beyond for a medieval times presentation in the learning commons today.  Hours and hours went into each presentation.   

Picture Day

Picture Day, Tuesday, October 10th.  Send no money now; view and order images after reviewing proofs after picture day.    

Youth Ministry

Your son or daughter may be interested in attending our Church based program for youth in grades 6-8 which takes place most Thursdays from 7pm-9pm at St Matthew’s Church, 5208 53rd Ave, Rocky Mountain House. Each night we will address a different faith…

RDCRS Reads Surveys

We look to solicit feedback from students and parents about the summer reading program.  We encourage everyone who participated in the RDCRS Summer Reads to complete. Thank you.   Please click on the appropriate link to the surveys: Elementary Students…

Grade 6 Parent meeting

QuestionsQuestions about middle school?  We are having a meeting tonight for you at 6:00pm! we can help sign you up to  We can help sign you up to Powerschool, answer any questions about your childs transition into middle school. See you there! God…

Pre-Kindergarten Information Evening

A meeting will be held at St. Matthew School on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.   The purpose of this meeting will be to meet your child's teacher, other parents and to learn more about Pre-kindergarten.  we will discuss the structure of the…

Grade 1 Church Tour

Our three grade one classes had the pleasure of going to St. Matthew Parish for a tour from Father Leon.  

2016-2017 Awards Ceremony

St. Matthew's Annual Awards Ceremony will be held June 29th, 2017 at 1:30 P.M.  Students from grade 3 to 8 are awarded in various academic, athletic, artistic and compassionate awards.  Report cards will then be handed out following the awards ceremony. 

June Newsletter 2017

June Newsletter 2017

Grade 5 Transition and Parent Council Meeting

To prepare the grade 5 students for middle school, we will host a presentation to discuss technology, exploratory classes and schedules as well as answering any questions from students and parents.   Thursday, May 25th at 5:00 p.m. followed by a Parent Council…

Important information regarding HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease  

Spring Portraits and Kinder Graduation

Reminder to all parents, tomorrow, May 9th is spring portraits and kinder graduation photos.  Pre-k A.M. class will begin at 8:45 A.M. followed by Pre-k P.M. class at 9:00 A.M.    ECM and ECM2 will begin at 9:15 A.M.    

Spring Portraits and Kinder Graduation

Reminder to all parents, tomorrow, May 9th is spring portraits and kinder graduation photos.  Pre-k A.M. class will begin at 8:45 A.M. followed by Pre-k P.M. class at 9:00 A.M.    ECM and ECM2 will begin at 9:15 A.M.    

School Bus Registration for September 2017

If your child requires school bus service for the 2017-2018 school year, please register at

13 Reasons Why

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is trending nationally, as well as in our school community. It is generating controversy and concern amongst mental health authorities and school officials. While we are unaware of any specific incidents related to…

STEM Fun in Grade 6!

We had so much fun testing our hard work in STEM today!

Volunteer Appreciation

We will honor our Volunteers April 26th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.   

We are now on INSTAGRAM

Follow us @stmatthewRMH   

Yearbooks Now on Sale

Yearbook order forms have been sent home, but you can also order online   Yearbook ID code: 10140917 Correction from order form...DEADLINE IS APRIL 21st, 2017    

Wear Blue Friday for World Autism Awareness Month

In support of Autism Awareness Month we are going to Light it Up Blue on Friday.   For more information on this visit:

St. Matthew Supports the Rocky Royals!

Thank you to the Rocky Royals for coming to the school and leading literacy activities with our students.  We also enjoys the exciting game of hockey! Good Luck at Provincials!

Register now for 2017-2018 school year

Are you new to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and wanting to register your child for the 2017-2018 school year? Grade 1-8 registration is now open.

Thank you!

Thank you to Secure Energy Services and Ceda for the donations for our new mini stick arena.  The entire school is ecstatic about possibilities this arena gives.

Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday.  St. Matthew students and staff enjoyed a pancake breakfast together on Tuesday to continue tradition.  

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, St. Matthew school joined in the gymnasium with Father Leon for Ash Wednesday Mass.  Ash Wednesday marks the first day, or the start of the season of Lent, which begins 40 days prior to Easter (Sundays are not included in the count). Lent…

A Successful Fundraiser

Thank you to the St. Matthew community, our school has generously raised $2,204.45 for Isabelle and family!!   And Mrs. Johnson had to wear the Oilers Jersey.  

Alberta Health Services

Please read an important message from Alberta Health Services.  Click here

Hearts for Isabelle

Huge thank you to everyone who participated in our fundraiser for Isabelle and family.  OUR BULLETIN BOARD HAS BEEN FILLED!!  So Mrs. J. will be wearing an Oilers Jersey on Monday!!     

Fun In the Sun!

Asking for Continued Prayers and Generosity

As a Catholic based school, we take enormous pride in the generosity our community displays when we have a family in conflict. Your continuous support and prayers go a long way.   Please take a moment to read our recent fundraiser for our little Princess…

Enter to Win a Drone!!

You now have the chance to enter TWICE!  Red Deer Catholic and Alberta Education have each sent out surveys for our school.  Once your survey is complete and mailed in you can bring your portion to enter into the draw.   Good Luck. 

Hansel and Gretel

Alberta Opera will be performing Hansel and Gretel tomorrow, February 3rd at 1:30 p.m. at St. Matthew Catholic School.  All classes are welcome.    

February 2017 Newsletter

February 2017 Newsletter

Spotlight Auditions

Talented students are needed to perform for sponsors and the general public at the Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation's Spotlight event on March 16, 2017. We are looking for current students who excel in the following areas, but not limited…

Teddy Bears Picnic

Kindergarten classes had a "Teddy Bear Picnic" and a special guest to coincide with their bear unit.  

Students, Staff and Volunteers engaging in Literacy week.

Classrooms are joined by visitors and staff to read aloud and interact through reading.    

Literacy Week

January 27th is Family Literacy Day.  For the week St. Matthew students will plan activities that relate to Family Literacy. On Wednesday, a group of St. Matt's students group will be at 7th Day Adventist Church handing out books.  Along with our partners…

Lockdown Drill

St. Matthew Staff and Students completed a very successful lockdown and hold and secure drill today.  Way to go St. Matthew!  God Bless!

Student of the Month

Financial Management Interviews for a Mortgage!

Parent Council Meeting

As a result of not enough parents able to attend, Parent council meeting has been switched again to Wednesday January 25th, 6:00pm.   Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  God Bless!


We are asking for prayers for one of our own.  Please keep Isabelle and family in your thoughts and prayers as she undergoes treatment at the Calgary Children's hospital.   Almighty God and Loving Shepherd, We lift up this beloved one who needs healing.…

Important Information Regarding St. Matthew Ski Trip

Grade 4 and 5: forms and fees due MONDAY, January 16, 2017 Grade 6-8: forms and fees due FRIDAY, January 13, 2017   Parent meeting regarding all ski trip information will be held at the school, Monday, January 30th at 7:00pm.    Thank you!  

Parking Zones

 Parking Zones  

Welcome back!

Welcome back to all our St. Matthew Community.  We hope you had the opportunity to create some memories with loved ones. We are excited to hear about your adventures and welcome you all back on Monday, January 9, 2017. 

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten online and in-school registration will start this upcoming Monday, January 9, 2017 at 8:15 a.m. Please note that parents/guardians are able to access online registration to start filling out the application for: Pre-Kindergarten…