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Teacher Talk: First Lego League Competition 2019

December 9, 2019

On Sunday, December 8, 2019, four members of the Mater Christi Master Builders competed at the 2019/20 Regional FIRST Lego League Vermont State Championship; “City Shaper” hosted by Norwich University. Students worked every Tuesday after school to build fixtures, code the robot and plan strategy to complete missions related to building better cities. Students started the day with a robot that could reliably complete four missions, including “Traffic Jam” created […] Read more...

November 2019 Newsletter: Alumni Visit – U.S. Attorney Christina E. Nolan ‘93

November 25, 2019

U.S. Attorney for the State of Vermont and Mater Christi School alumna Christina E. Nolan ’93 and Justin Goulet visited Mater Christi School on November 8 to present their short film the Face of Recovery to grades 7 and 8. Face of Recovery focuses on the story of Justin Goulet. An athlete and powerlifter, Goulet injured himself in a weightlifting competition. Prescription medications provided pain relief for a time but […] Read more...

November 2019 Newsletter: Isabelle Lacy Takes First Place, Girls Team Places 4th in State Championships

November 25, 2019

The cross country team has long been a source of pride for Mater Christi School. Led by seasoned coach Mike Early, Mater Christi has seen the development of young runners who have been instrumental to the overall success of the program. On October 27, over 600 runners from across the state gathered to participate in the Vermont State Cross Country Championships in challenging weather conditions. In the girls race, Isabelle […] Read more...

November 2019 Newsletter: Join Us for Mater Christmas at Ira Allen Chapel!

November 25, 2019

Students have been rehearsing since the early weeks of the semester, and we have an exciting program planned including alumni performances. Mater Christmas will be held on Wednesday, December 18, at 5:30 pm. In order to accommodate all of our families and friends, we are holding Mater Christmas at the Ira Allen Chapel, an event space operated by the University of Vermont, and located right across Colchester Avenue.  There will […] Read more...

November 2019 Newsletter: Visiting Author – Sarah Dillard

November 25, 2019

Vermont author and cartoonist Sarah Dillard visited kindergarten through grade 3 students to talk about her new book, appropriately titled I Wish It Would Snow. Dillard expertly guided the students through her creative process, showing them the initial sketches for the book and how they evolved into the finished product. She also shared how it felt to be a published author, “To see someone I don’t know reading my book […] Read more...