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Teacher Talk: Farm Community

May 29, 2018

The first graders in Ms. Lee’s class have been studying Farm and Farm Community this month. A few weeks ago, the class took a field trip to a working dairy farm to learn about farming, tending to a large herd of cows, the milking process, and finally how the milk is transported off the farm. […] Read more...

News: Presidents For The Day!

May 15, 2018

Students at the Helm – Presidents for a Day! On Wednesday, May 9th Caroline and Patrick Walsh could be found sitting on the other side of the President’s desk! The siblings took over the President’s role at Mater Christi after their parents won this very popular auction item at our Spring Benefit. First priority for […] Read more...

News: Community Outreach – Joseph’s House

May 15, 2018

Mater Christi collected toiletries this week to donate to Joseph’s House. Joseph’s House is a community outreach program located in the Church of Immaculate Conception in downtown Burlington. People who have fallen on hard times come to Joseph’s House to receive comfort. The staff takes the time to listen to people’s stories and help provide items that […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: World Language Week Culture Fair

April 20, 2018

On Tuesday April 17th, Mater Christi students had the pleasure of exploring various cultures from around the world. In our library, 12 tables showcased Vietnam, Thailand, China, England, Russia, Brazil, Austria, Italy, Japan, Peru, and Cameroon. Parents came with facts, photographs, art and more to provide insight into societies different from our own. When they […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: 3D Vermont

April 19, 2018

In the Church History Unit, 8th-grade students studied sacred art and architecture. This included a plethora of study of iconography, sanctuary design, the altar, and the tabernacle. While considering the importance of the church being built around the altar, as opposed to other way around, students realized that the entire structure exists because Christ is present. […] Read more...