The Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle

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Family Dinner Night, Monday Feb. 3 at Mod Pizza

Family Dinner Night, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 at Mod Pizza on Superior Ln., in Bowie, MD from 10:30 a.m to 10 p.m. 20% of the sales come back to our school. Come have dinner and raise money for our school at the same time.

Catholic Schools Week Events

Sunday, January 26 We Celebrate Our Church

  • Students attend weekend masses in uniform. Those who do receive a TAG day.
  • Coffee and donuts in Friendship Hall after the 9:30 am Mass.
  • Open House 10:30-12:00 pm

Monday, January 27 We Celebrate Our Community

  • Students make lunches for the homeless

Tuesday, January 28 We Celebrate Our Families

  • Prayer service for families
  • Open House 8:30-11 :30 am; 6:00-7:30 pm

Wednesday, January 29 We Celebrate Our Culture

  • State of the School Meeting 6:00 pm

Thursday, January 30 We Celebrate Our Students

  • Out of uniform day
  • No homework or tests
  • Student activities all afternoon

Friday, January 31 We Celebrate Our Teachers

  • “Souper” Bowl Tag Day and food collection
  • Teacher Appreciation breakfast 9:00-10:30 am
  • Mass 10:45 am
  • Noon Dismissal

Now Accepting Applications for 2020-2021 School Year

We are now accepting applications for the fall 2020-2021 school year. Schedule a tour of our campus by calling the school office (301-577-9412). Applications for admission can be found at Click on admissions and enrollment. The code for the application is AQF8D-8T3.

All St. Matthias families should have received an e-mail from TADS informing them that enrollment for the coming school year is open. All families are encouraged to enroll as soon as possible. Families who enroll on or before March 1 receive a $150 discount on the enrollment fee. If you did not receive this e-mail, please check the e-mail address that you have in TADS and inform them and the school if it has changed. Also, it is important that you include the cell phone number on which you wish to receive texts as your primary, home number on the TADS enrollment page. Tuition and fees for the coming year will be shared at the State of the School meeting on January 29 and in the February Monthly. Please be assured that the increases will be as minimal as possible.

OPEN HOUSE dates in January 2020

OPEN HOUSE for prospective parents on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tues. Jan. 28, 2020 from 8:30 -10:30 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Please call the school office (301-577-9412) to let us know you will attend.

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week (CSW) is a nation-wide, week-long celebration of the mission of Catholic and contribution of Catholic education. It begins on Sunday, January 26 with our students attending Mass in their school uniform. This year our school will be providing coffee and donuts for parishioners and school families after the 9:30 AM Mass. All are invited. The week also includes Open House for current and prospective parents, Student and Teacher Appreciation Day, school Mass and many other activities. Look for a detailed listing in next week’s Bridges. Mark your calendar to attend our annual State of the School meeting on Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30. Planning for this important meeting is underway. Look for further information to be sent home soon.

Thank You to our Home and School Association

The children, teachers and staff of St. Matthias are very grateful to the dedication and hard work of our HSA volunteers. We enjoyed a great pancake breakfast and Christmas activities. The children were thrilled to visit with Santa and begin their Christmas holiday with a fun and exciting school day. We are grateful to all who volunteered and to Mrs. Dawn Freeman for leading the event and to her helpers.

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