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Newsletter Winter 2020

February 18, 2020

Student Named Top Youth Volunteer in Vermont Ashwil Bell, grade 6, was named one of Vermont’s top two youth volunteers of 2020 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As a State Honoree, Ashwil will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense-paid trip in early May to Washington, D.C., where she will join the top honorees from […] Read more...

News: MLK Jr. Day at MCS

January 20, 2020

On MLK, Jr. Day, Mater Christi School gathers to remember, celebrate and serve. At the morning assembly, students spoke about heroes in history, from Elie Weisel to Ruby Bridges. Members of the sixth grade challenged the school to set its moral compass according to the universal standard as cited by the Golden Rule, and interpreted in global religions. Students then set their hands to work in service of others: elementary students […] Read more...

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...