Friday Flash

Friday Flash July 16, 2021

***New this year*** – Personal electronic devices are now required for fifth through eighth grade. Attached is some important information to have as you are making plans for the coming school year.

Track and Field and Cross Country coaching assistance is needed for the fall and spring.  If you can help, please contact

From the clinic: Rising seventh-graders are required by the state of Virginia to have a TDAp and Meningococcal vaccine for the upcoming school year. Please turn the document into the office when this is completed.

please find information and the registration form for Volleyball.  This is open to middle school girls.

Thankful and grateful to Freedom Street Partners for being our Presenting Sponsor for the 2021 Auction & Gala! Sponsorships are very important to our events because they help offset the expenses associated with putting on a first-class event. Scott Danner and his team have been huge supporters of this event and the school for many years. Scott will also be returning as our Live Auction auctioneer! 

Also, thank you to Polos Drywall, LLC for being our Auction “Grillin’ Up a Great Year Raffle” again this year! This year’s prize is a Ninja Foodi Grill! Ticket order forms will be available in August and the drawing will be held mid-end of September!

The Spirit Shop is open Monday- Thursday from 9 am- 2 pm.  You can exchange and shop during this time.  New PE uniforms are available as well for purchase.

Attention – Parents who would like to earn money towards tuition or start getting volunteer hours for the school year 2021-2022.  The Veterans United Homeloan Amphitheater in Virginia Beach will be opening up in August for patrons and our school volunteers. We have worked at several locations within the venue for well over 10 years.  If you are interested in finding out more information, please email Amy Chesney at  All persons who wish to volunteer for this have to be 21 years or older and attend the required TEAM training.  The TEAM training dates will be published at a later date.  The sign-up genius below is for those who need to go through TEAM training. I will contact you once dates are set and sign you up.

Fall Soccer is currently registering for the fall soccer season through Beach FC recreation here at SMS.  Practices will be held here on our campus with games on Saturday at Williams Farm Park in Virginia Beach.  More information can be found on their website.

We also are looking for coaches to volunteer their time to coach here at SMS. No previous soccer experience is needed, just a willingness to volunteer and commit your time to our youth.
If you wish to sign up, please create a log-in through Sports Connect and select recreation. You will be able to find the practice location at St. Matthew’s School on the drop-down menu.
If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to ask! Amy Chesney at

The School Supply List is attached.

The July Summer Letter is attached.

The Summer Reading List for Rising 6th – 8th graders is attached.