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Teacher Talk: Financial Literacy

October 7, 2020

This fall, Mater Christi School launched a Financial Literacy elective. The program prepares middle school students for life choices by teaching financial mindfulness and responsibility. Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are learning how to be smart consumers, manage money, and plan for the future. Concepts and skills covered in this weekly class include: spending vs. saving, banking/payment types, building a budget, credit, and borrowing, saving and investing, spending wisely, protection […] Read more...

News: Mercy Day

September 28, 2020

On September 24, the Mater Christi School community joined other 48 other Mercy schools in 7 countries to celebrate Mercy Day. Students, teachers, and staff members began the day with a prayer service honoring the Sisters of Mercy and their foundress, Catherine McAuley. Students learned about Mercy’s origins in Dublin, Ireland in 1827, and its current impact in America and worldwide in convents, schools, hospitals, orphanages, and other works of mercy. […] Read more...

News: Back to School

September 12, 2020

Mater Christi faculty and staff concluded their “Workshop Week” of preparations for the school year with a spiritual retreat to St. Anne’s Shrine in Isle La Motte. The gorgeous island setting, on the shore of Lake Champlain and just a few miles from Canada, was the perfect spot for faculty and staff to breathe, bond, be restored, and to remember the important vocation to which they have all been called. […] Read more...

News: Congratulations to the Class of 2020

June 17, 2020

On June 4, Mater Christi School celebrated the graduation of 29 eighth grade students with a newly imagined outdoor ceremony on the playing fields. Following all protocols and precautions,  the middle school team pulled off a memorable ceremony that honored the graduates and their families who have demonstrated amazing resilience in the past few months. The celebrations began with a car parade of all attendees led by the Burlington Fire […] Read more...

News: MCS Message

June 3, 2020

To the Mater Christi School family, We write to you as countless thousands of citizens across our country are taking to the streets to protest, to express sadness, pain and outrage, to demand justice, and to honor the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many, many other Black brothers and sisters of ours who have died tragic and untimely deaths in a nation that continues to grapple […] Read more...