Principal’s Message

August 2018

Dear students, parents, colleagues and members of the Riverdale community,

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year.  My name is Mat Canavan and this will be my second school year as principal of Riverdale High School.  

I would like to start by extending a warm welcome to families new to Riverdale.  The Riverdale team is very excited about working with you and your children in this upcoming year.  We are also very excited to be offering engineering classes to our cycle one students, who will have the opportunity to work on group projects that incorporate robotics, coding, and woodworking. This course will focus on problem solving and collaborative working skills.

You will notice a substantial reduction in school fees and available field trips for this year. These issues are province wide, and will be discussed during my talk prior to Curriculum Night.  I strongly encourage you to attend as this will help your child start the year on the right foot.  For information about Curriculum Night as well as the RHS Governing Board’s Annual General Assembly, please click here.  

Our new uniforms are coming into effect as of September, however the former uniform will still be accepted. For more information about the new uniform, please click here.

If at any time you wish to contact me, please do not hesitate to email me at mcanavan@lbpsb.qc.ca.

Best regards,
Mathieu Canavan