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President for the Day

May 24, 2019

We had a terrific day on Wednesday following the lead of our Madame President, Mari Ferguson!  She is a natural leader!  Her day consisted of making morning announcements, declaring new legislation, including the calling for a dress-down day, doing classroom observations, offering valuable feedback to teachers, putting her feet up, and, what all school administrators do, go out to lunch on Church Street!  It was a joy to have her […] Read more...

Mater Christi Students Visit BCA

May 17, 2019

This morning, our Grade 2 students visited BCA in Burlington. BCA Center docent Kate McKernan gave them a tour of the exhibitions “Skin Ego” and “Robopoems”. One student commented what he likes most about Skin Ego is that it’s “both kinda gross and kinda awesome” Ms. McClellan’s class asked several questions about the process and truly enjoyed the exhibitions. At the end of the tour, students went upstairs to work on […] Read more...

Presidents For The Day

May 8, 2019

On Friday, May 3rd, we heartily welcomed 5th grader, Kate Larkin, and 4th grader, Jack Webb, as our Presidents for the Day!  These future school leaders walked through class, passed some important legislation including granting the entire school a “dress-down day,” and did what all Heads of School do: went to town for lunch!  It was a delightful day; these two have bright futures ahead! Read more...

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...