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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...

Fourth Graders Visit Montpelier

April 13, 2017

As part of their study of Vermont government, history, and economics, fourth graders spent the day in Montpelier.  They participated in a mock trial at the Supreme Court, met with the Governor Phil Scott, toured the Vermont History Museum, and enjoyed a guided tour of the Vermont State House.  It was a day filled with […] Read more...

Vermont Legislative Page Finishes her first Week at the State House

April 11, 2017

  Hannah Cawley of Colchester was thrilled when she received the news that she had been accepted as a Legislative Page at the State House in Montpelier. She   hopes to pursue a career as an attorney and believes that serving as a page will give her a greater understanding of how laws are made! Hannah […] Read more...