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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...

Newsletter January 2019

February 12, 2019

Mater Christmas Kicks Off Winter Break Students led over 200 parents in a joyous celebration of the season, with performances by every grade level and a special performance by the middle school chorus. Led by music teacher Lori Marino, students sang songs ranging from a terrific rendition of Jingle Bells by the Preschool and Prekindergarten classes, to an artful performance of Stille Nacht by the middle school chorus. Staffed by […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: Cell Organelles in 2+ Dimensions in 5th. Grade

December 7, 2018

5B Science with Ms. Sem/Makerspace with Ms. Finkle Students in Mrs. Sem’s fifth-grade science class are learning about the form and function of cells.  Their studies reveal that cells, like our own bodies, are made up of specialized units within that work together to perform all the necessary processes for life.  Diving deep to understand the various kinds of organelles and their functions in different kinds of cells, students created […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: Maker Club – Up Up and Away

October 24, 2018

The of Maker Club for Kindergarten to grade 3 students of the year has concluded with the release of the student-made five foot tall hot air balloon.  Students cut out and glued the tissue paper panels together during the last two club meetings. The balloon was embellished with students’ tissue paper hands upon which they had written their names. The first two launches saw the balloon sail across the playground […] Read more...