Jaguar Journal - 8/5/19
St. Matthew Elementary Jaguar Journal
August 5, 2019 - Summer Edition #5
St. Matthew Elementary
This week's to-do list:
TODAY is the last day to order St. Matthew Spirit Wear - see link below!
TOMORROW is the Xavier High School Back to School Sale
Please make sure your e-registration is completed before registration on Thursday!
Attend registration on THIS THURSDAY; 7-11AM and 4-6PM
Enjoy the last few weeks of summer vacation!!
Start thinking about school supplies and clothing!
We have only 1 junior kindergarten spot remaining, please let us know if you know of someone needing this awesome opportunity.
This Week's To-Do List:
* Vote for St. Matt's in the UnityPoint "Imaging the Amazing" contest (see below)
* Send in box tops and Hy-Vee receipts
Saints Shop - Back to School Sale - TUESDAY, AUGUST 6TH and FRIDAY, AUGUST 9TH
The Saints Shop will be open on Tuesday, August 6, from 2-7 p.m. and Friday, August 9 from 11am-1pm for its annual “Back-to-School Sale” in the Xavier High School Commons. Browse through a variety of gear to show your Xavier pride as we get closer to another school year. Also available will be $5 used dress code/uniform items. Doors will open at 2 p.m. on Tuesday and 11am on Friday. No early bird shopping.
School Supply Lists
St. Matthew School supply lists are attached. Happy Shopping! Remember, if you ordered from our new partner, 1st Day of School Supplies, those kits will arrive and be delivered to your classroom teacher for Meet Your Teacher day.
St. Matthew ECC Employment
Do you enjoy being part of a team??? Do you enjoy being busy?? Do you have a passion for caring for young minds and hearts?? We are hiring two full time Childcare Assistants to work with our Infant and Toddler and age programs.
This position would have flexible hours Monday through Friday with full benefits including but not limited to paid time off, heath and dental insurance, flexible spending, tuition discounts at St Matthew ECC and School, Regis Middle School and Xavier High School and 401K. Please send your resume - we cannot wait to hear from YOU!!!
We also looking for several individuals to work Monday through Friday from 3:15 to 6:00 pm. Great opportunity for college or high school students. Some additional hours may be available. - must be 16 years old to apply.
Please Contact Carrie Helgeson at 319-363-9309 or email
Important Dates for your calendar
August 8 - school registration (see information below)
August 22 - Meet Your Teacher day (see information below)
August 26 - First Day of School (early dismissal at 12:05 PM)
September 2 - No School (Labor Day)
September 12 - Back to School Night
2019-2020 School Hours
The school hours for the 2019-2020 school year will be as follows:
7:30AM - Breakfast begins
7:45AM - Students may enter the building
7:55AM - 1st bell and students report to classrooms
8:05AM - Tardy bell and prayer
12:05PM - Early Dismissal time (when on calendar or if needed for weather)
3:05PM - Dismissal time
2019-2020 School Calendar
Attached is the most up-to-date school calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. Please note that the calendar includes the Christmas and spring concert dates for your home calendars.
2019-2020 School Calendar
Meet Your Teacher Day
To help coordinate our Meet Your Teacher Day with the preschool event and to coordinate times with Regis Middle School, we will be opening up the school and classrooms at the following times on Thursday, August 22nd.
11AM - 1PM and
3PM - 5PM
We hope this allows you to combine visits to multiple schools during this busy time of year!
Are you going?
might be going.
Regis Bleacher Wood For Sale
The wood planks from the original Regis gymnasium bleachers is now for sale! The wood is 15'10" long mahogany and comes in varying widths. If you are interested in owning a piece of Regis history, go to the
Order Information Google Form
to learn more about the wood sizes available and prices.
This sale is first come, first served until all the wood is sold.
It is important all purchases are picked up within the next 1-2 weeks, before the start of school. Pick up times are 8 am - 2 pm, Monday through Thursday and 8 am-noon on Friday. Payment should be cash or check made payable to Regis Middle School and is due at time of pick up. PLEASE help spread the word about this sale! If you know any Regis High School or Middle School alumni or anyone affiliated with Regis who might be interested, we’d appreciate you passing the information on to them. THANK YOU! Contact Dianne Clarke at 319-363-1968 or
if you have any questions.
Calling All Future Saints
Get your Future Saints Cards here by completing the attached flier and send the completed form and payment to Xavier High School. This is a great deal for all students who plan to attend Xavier High School events.
Future Saints Cards Flier 2019.pdf
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on Monday, August 5 at 3:08PM