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News: Mercy Day 2019

September 26, 2019

On September 24, 1827, the Feast of Our Lady of Mercy, Catherine McAuley, moved by deep compassion and concern for the poor of Dublin, Ireland opened the doors to the House of Mercy on Baggot Street.  The house primarily served as a school for the education of poor young girls and a residence for homeless girls.  Mercy continued to grow as the Sisters of Mercy and their associates and partners […] Read more...

News: Monarch Butterflies

September 25, 2019

Last spring, Mater Christi initiated a butterfly garden, a collaborative project supported by students, faculty, alumni, and Girls on the Run. This garden was registered as part of the Mercy Monarch Milkweed Garden network. Today, our kindergarteners were excited to release the Monarch butterflies they have been nurturing through their life cycle so the butterflies could begin their journey to Mexico. It was a beautiful day to start such a […] Read more...

News: Constitution Day in 5S

September 18, 2019

To commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia,  September 17 is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. In celebration of Constitution Day, Mrs. Sem’s Grade 5 homeroom created their own classroom rules and a Preamble for their “5S Class Constitution”. The class broke into four groups, divided the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution into four segments, and rewrote it to fit their Class Constitution. When it was completed, the […] Read more...

News: Back to School Carnival

September 10, 2019

Our Back to School Carnival was a great success — many thanks to our dedicated PTO, led by Angela Sawyer DeSanctis, Laura Iglehart, Anna Smith, Jodi Tritt, Tiffany Hammer, and Karen Robinson. New families had the opportunity to connect with current families,  and the students had a terrific evening. Rice Memorial High School brought their “dunk tank”, staffed with alumni both in and out of the tank. There is a […] Read more...

News: We Welcome UVM Nursing Student Libby Schwab

September 3, 2019

Mater Christi is fortunate enough to have nursing students serve as interns, working alongside Mater Christi School Nurse Mrs. Ellen Ammirato. Our fall intern wrote the following as an introduction: “My name is Libby Schwab and I am a senior in the nursing program at UVM.  I come from the small town of Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  I am currently an Advanced EMT and volunteer my time on UVM Rescue where […] Read more...