Principal’s Desk: Welcome Back

Dear St. Matthew Families,

Welcome Back!!

We truly hope you are having a wonderful summer with family and friends!

We wanted to give you some pertinent dates to be aware of for the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year so that you can plan accordingly.

August 28th                                  OPEN HOUSE                           1:30 – 3:00pm

August 29th                                  First Day of Instruction           7:55am – 2:05pm

August 30th -September 1st        Normal Dismissal Days           7:55am – 2:30pm

September 3rd                              Labor Day                                  NO SCHOOL

Please be advised that our after-care program (GAP) begins on August 29th (first day) and the hours are 2:05 – 5:30pm.

Our faculty and staff have been working hard all summer to provide you with a new and refreshed school year ahead.

We welcome four new additions to our faculty:

Mrs. Mary Tita will be our new Kindergarten teacher.  She comes to us from Thomaston and has worked in Early Childhood in the Hartford Public System.

Miss Jessica Zabbara with be our new Pre-K 4 teacher.  She comes to us from Wolcott and a previous Head teacher for KinderCare Learning Center.

Miss Palma Salcito will be our new 7th Grade /Middle School Language Arts and Literature teacher. She comes to us from Cheshire and St. Francis-Hedwig School in Naugatuck.

Mr. Patrick Douglas will be working alongside Ms. B in the 5th Grade.  Mr. Douglas has been working in the Archdiocese of Hartford for 14 years!

We cannot be more pleased to have all four of these teachers join our SMS family.

Please enjoy the rest of these lazy August summer days!

We look forward to seeing you at Open House on the 28th!

God Bless,

Helen Treacy, Principal