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Teacher Talk: The Last Supper – Holy Thursday

April 18, 2017

Pre-Kindergarten children gathered together to celebrate the Last Supper with each other on Holy Thursday.  We had been talking about the 12 special friends of Jesus, The Disciples, for a few weeks.  They knew Matthew was a thief before he met Jesus and they knew Andrew and Peter were fishermen.  They knew some of these […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: Easter In Kindegarten

April 13, 2017

Our Kindergartners have been working hard preparing for Easter by doing thoughtful deeds at home and at school. Each time they do a good deed they get to glue a colored egg on their Lenten Egg Tree.  Their goal is to fill their Tree with many colorful eggs showing their growth in love during lent.  One of […] Read more...

Mater Christi School Prays Stations of the Cross

April 13, 2017

As part of their celebration of Holy Week,  Mater Christi School students and staff gathered in the school gym to pray the Stations of the Cross. Fourteen banners marked the 14 significant stops that Christians traditionally believe Jesus made as he carried his cross through the city of Jerusalem to Calvary. Each classroom in the […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: Shape Book-Prekindergarten

April 3, 2017

What is full of vibrant colors, lovely pictures, and fabulous stories?  A book of shapes carefully crafted by a Pre-Kindergarten student here at Mater Christi School!  Choose a shape, glue it in! Choose another shape, not the same color, glue it in!  Keep choosing  shapes to glue in, but be careful!  Always a new shape! […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: First Graders Celebrate Black History Month

March 21, 2017

Mater Christi School First Graders Celebrate Black History Month Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black […] Read more...