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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...

News: Welcome Back!

August 30, 2019

At Mater Christi School we are dedicated to instilling our core values:  Spiritual Growth and Development, Personal and Educational Excellence, Concern for Human Dignity, Global Vision and Responsibility, Compassion and Service.  We believe these values are essential to the academic and ethical development of every individual. For the 2019 – 2020 school year, Head of School Tim Loescher introduced a new one: collaboration.   We are grateful and excited to welcome 42 new […] Read more...

News: Birds of Vermont

June 10, 2019

Fourth grade artists recently completed a unit on Vermont birds. The goal was to build a better understanding of each student’s sense of place as well as to collaborate with teachers in order to allow students to explore the topic in a variety of spaces. After researching his/her bird on the computer, each student created a rendering to label and detail each unique bird. Students then created a small clay […] Read more...