St. Matthew's School

119 Cowan Avenue, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, A1E 4W4

Phone: (709)745-1513 Fax: (709)745-3618

Welcome to St. Matthew’s School Web Site

You will find here links to the school district and the department of education which will allow you to be better informed on the umbrella policies that govern our school. You will also find current information on school events, important dates and even school council contact information.

Please accept our best wishes for a successful school year as we all Strive for Excellence.

Yours in education,

Charmayne Rumbolt - Principal

Valerie Ryan - Assistant Principal

Daily School Schedule

08:10 - School doors open

08:30 - Classes begin

10:30 - Recess begins

10:45 - Recess ends

11:45 - Lunch

12:35 - Classes resume

02:35 - Dismissal (staggered dismissal schedule - updated December 9, 2020)


Announcements and Messages

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Good evening Tiger Families,

Please see our attached January Newsletter for upcoming dates and important messages.

Also, a special reminder that school lunch ordering for February is now available.

Have a great night!

January Newsletter


Sunday, January 3, 2021
Welcome Back - Happy New Year

We at St. Matthew's want to wish all of our students and families a Happy New Year! We are hopeful for much joy and learning in 2021!

A reminder that classes resume tomorrow, Monday, January 4th and it will be Day 4 on the schedule.

Given the new-fallen snow, I'd like to also remind everyone to please dress for the weather. It should be a great day for playing outside!

We look forward to seeing you all again tomorrow!



Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Hello families,

Please see the attached messages from St. Matthew's and the School Lunch Association.

Also, please note that there will be no school lunch served on Friday. Students will be dismissed at 12:30.

Have a wonderful evening,

Holiday Message to Tiger Families

Message from School Lunch Association


Thursday, December 10, 2020

Good evening families,

Today a memo is being sent home to your family from the NLESD. The memo can be found below.

It is very important that you review the content and provide the requested information by immediately completing the Google Form sent home yesterday if you have not already done so.

Thank you all for taking the time to respond.

Take good care and be safe,

Important Memo from NLESD


Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Hello families,

Please see theis important memo regarding some changes to our dismissal routines, flu shot reminders, and access to technology.

Thank you,

Have a wonderful evening

Memo to Families Dec. 9th

Upcoming Dates

Official School Calendar

Calendar with Days of the 7-Day Cycle : 2020-2021


Thursday, January 7, 2021


Tuesday, January 12, 2021


Wednesday, January 13

  • School Council Meeting


January 17th - 23rd

  • Education Week


January 25th - 29th

  • Parking Lot Blitz


Wednesday, January 27th

  • Family Literacy Day


Friday, February 5th

  • No School Lunch Available


Wednesday, February 24th

  • Pink Shirt Day