Academics & Support

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High School Parent Information Night (2023-02-08 19:02 GMT-5)

HS Program Night Recording

St. Matthew 2023 High School Program Night Slides

HS Program Night Slide Deck

High School Programs

OCSB high schools offer a variety of programs to suit a wide array of student learning styles and interests.

High School SHSM Programs

Our school is proud to host SHSM programs in 3 different economic sectors: Business, Health & Wellness, and Transportation. Students also have the opportunity to participate in SHSM programs hosted  at other OCSB schools.  See your Guidance Counsellor for details.

Programs for high performance athletes & artists

If your child is a high performing athlete or artist at the provincial, national, or international level, we understand they need the flexibility to train while continuing with their academic studies. Contact your guidance counsellor to discuss accommodations for your child.

Student Services

Guidance Counsellors

Mr. Chris Fauteux   Gr. 9 - 12, A - K (Department Head)

Mrs. Elisa Toreja     Gr. 9 - 12, L - Z 

Mrs. Becky Webb Gr. 7-8

Guidance Counsellors are available to answer questions related to timetables, career planning, personal and social issues, special educational needs, and to suggest possible referrals to appropriate school personnel and outside agencies.

Please come and see us in person in the guidance office or schedule an appointment with Student Services using 

Host Program at St. Matthew 

Financial support for hard-working high school students in difficult financial circumstances.  Please speak with your guidance counsellor to indicate you or someone you know  may be a good candidate for this program.

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Student Services Department 7-12

Office Administrator:

Ms. Catherine Doyle

Guidance Counsellors:

Mr. Chris Fauteux Gr. 9 - 12, A - K (Department Head)

Mrs. Elisa Toreja Gr. 9 - 12, L - Z  

Mrs. Becky Webb Gr. 7 &8

Chaplaincy Leader

Mr. James DeGurse

Student Success Teacher:

Ms. Meg Hutchings

Co-operative Education Teachers:

Mr. Mark Sutton & Mrs. Jennifer Castro

Inclusion Coordinator:

Mrs. Marina Reklitis

Resource Teachers (Grades 7 & 8):

Mrs. Eleanor McCormick-Dawson

Ms. April Gordon

Transitions Teacher

Mr. Jamie Mayo

Resource Teachers (Grades 9-12):

Mrs. Victoria Dagher

Ms. Taren Kidd

Achievement Centre Teachers:

Mrs. Andrea Grant

Ms. Meg Hutchings

Mr. Emil O'Neill

Developmental Education Teacher:

Mr. Mark McCormick

Career Studies Teacher:

Mr. Gerry Catry

Life Skills (Gr 7 & 8)

Mr. Glenn Greene


OCSB How To Videos: To help navigate student technology tools

Homework Help - Mathify - Math Help for Grades 7-10

Learn 360    (For access, see the school librarian) 

Math Tutoring

Student Services has the names of some available math tutors for those students who are looking for extra support.

Academic Awards

Grade 7-8:  In June we celebrate Intermediate Academic Awards and Honour Roll.  Parents of award winners are invited to attend.  Awards include Director of Education Award, Highest Academic Standing, Homeroom Awards and Sport Team Awards included Athletes of the Year (Male and Female).

Grade 8 School Letter Criteria 

Gr 9-11:  Academic Awards are celebrated in October of each year.  Students have the opportunity to receive Honour Roll, Subject Awards and Highest Average honours.  Parents of winners are invited to attend.  

*Please note due to pandemic restrictions, awards celebrations will be virtual.

For Graduation Awards, please see the link under Graduation Information for more details.

Bullying Prevention Resources

St Matthew is committed to being a Safe, Accepting and Inclusive School.  Our community is committed to addressing bullying and conflict within our student body.  If you suspect your child is a victim of bullying, or if your child discloses bullying behavior directed towards them or a peer please contact student services and/or your child's vice principal.

OCSB Safe, Inclusive and Accepting School Website