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Back to School Important Dates!

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events!

Thursday August 16th – 3:15pm-4:00pm – New Parent Orientation – New to the Mathews Community? Come learn more about this unique and wonderful school and how you can be an active part of your child’s learning.

Thursday August 16th – 4:00pm-5:00pmSneak-a-Peek – Come by Mathews to meet your teacher and check out your classroom.

Monday August 2oth – 7:40am-2:57pmFirst Day of School – Reminder the bell schedule has changed and the tardy bell has moved up to 7:40am!

Monday August 2oth – 7:45am-8:15amCheers & Tears – For Kinder parents, a place to gather and share the joys of starting school. Coffee will be served in the library.

Tuesday September 11th –  5:45pm – Back to School Night – For Kinder through 2nd grade.

Wednesday September 12th – 5:45pm – Back to School Night – For 3rd through 6th grade.

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2018 Hall of Honor

Please join Mathews Elementary and the Mathews Friends for Excellence for the 2018 Hall of Honor to celebrate three extraordinary parent alumni and volunteers for their outstanding contributions to the Mathews community.

2018 Hall of Honor Inductees:

  • Mary Camille Baughman
  • Susan Diane Tyler Bell
  • Marcelino A. “Tony” Estrada

Induction ceremony in the cafeteria with reception following in the library.

All are welcome! We look forward to sharing with you in celebration of these honorees and the
continuing traditions of the Mathews community they’ve helped build.

Click here for more info and to RSVP:

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30 X 30: $30k for Mathews in 30 days!

Mathews 30X30 Annual Fund!!

Designed to be a simple way for families to support Mathews quickly and directly, our Mathews Annual Fund is what helps pay for important things that the school district budget does not cover!

  • Extra supplies for maker projects ranging from iPads to play-doh
  • Emergency support for Mathews families in need
  • Special training sessions for our teachers
  • Technology Teacher Salary

Participation is easy. Simply complete and return the Annual Fund Donation Form below with your cash contribution or check made payable to Mathews Elementary PTA.  Or, you can donate online using the link below.

Donate Online

Please include in the notes: your family’s name, and your child (or children’s) name(s) and classroom(s).

Click here to donate via the Mathews Elementary secure server 

Donate Via Mail

Please drop off at the school office or send payment to:

Mathews Elementary
906 West Lynn Street
Austin, TX 78703

2018 Annual Fund Donation Form (PDF)


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Mathews Zilla Camp Registration is Open!

March 20, 2018

Please register as soon as possible, it is first come first serve and the places are filling up fast! Registration and payment information can be found on the Camp Zilla Website.

Mathews Friends For Excellence Scholarship is Due April 13, 2018

Graduating Seniors who attended Mathews Elementary can apply now at

The Mathews Elementary School Friends for Excellence Scholarship was established to recognize former students who have excelled in their academic endeavors, supported their family and/or community through various service projects, and/or participated in extracurricular activities, and proven they possess the drive to further their education.

In order to be considered as a candidate, please complete the application form and submit all required documents, postmarked no later than April 13, 2018, of the year of applicant’s graduation.