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News: Safety First at MCS!

March 21, 2019

Dear Mater Christi families, The safety of your children is our highest priority. We are pleased to announce that Mater Christi has collaborated with Parent Heart Watch organization to implement a plan for unforeseen cardiac emergencies. Parent Heart Watch is committed to eliminating preventable deaths by sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in youths. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death on school campuses and the number one cause of […] Read more...

News: Middle School Science Fair

February 22, 2019

Congratulations to all of the students who worked so hard on projects for this year’s Mater Christi Science Fair. 6th and 8th grade students did an excellent job finding an answer to a question using the scientific method, while students in grade 7 tried something new and utilized the engineering design process to build, test, and refine a design. All of the projects reflect several months of hard work by […] Read more...

News: 1st Grade Art

October 22, 2018

Fall is in the air at Mater Christi with pumpkins as the focus in Ms. Lee’s first grade classroom.  With the help of a parent, artist M. C. Baker, the first graders used recycled materials to create a pumpkin art project.  As a Mercy school we are constantly trying to find ways to adopt more environmentally sustainable practices. Art and poetry were the focus of this festive fall project to […] Read more...

Mater Christi School – Cross Country Team

October 18, 2018

Our girls finished 4th at the Chittenden County Cross County Championship race at the Shelburne Museum on 10/17/18. Seventeen schools competed.  Although our girls team is small in number, we ran well against some very big schools. Izzy Lacy was 5th overall and the top fifth grader in the race. She was followed closely by Sego J, Ella Knudsen, Ella Byers, and Ava Rohrbaugh who all helped score in the very […] Read more...

News: Rhonda From CSWD Visits MCS

September 11, 2018

The first and second grade classes welcomed Recycle Rhonda from CSWD (Chittenden Solid Waste District) to share her Compost Critters program on Thursday, September 6, 2018.  This program teaches children about the importance of composting. Students were able to dig into the cyclical journey of lunchtime leftovers from the compost bucket to nutrient rich soil and back to the food on their plate.  This program incorporates biology, local issues, and […] Read more...