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Summer 2019 Newsletter: Mater Christi Teachers Lead Vermont Council for Teachers of Mathematics

July 24, 2019

Two Mater Christi math teachers, Jacie Kendrew and Leslie Sem, serve on the Vermont Council for Teachers of Mathematics (VCTM) Board.  Mrs. Kendrew is currently leading the Board as Co-President Elect. She helped plan and lead this summer’s annual board retreat where the board continued their work to support teachers around the state. Mrs. Sem serves as this year’s Conference Chair for the conference that will take place at Castleton […] Read more...

Summer 2019 Newsletter: Mater Christi Alumna Honored by UVM

July 24, 2019

Dr. Paige Terrien Church, M.D. ’85 The Distinguished Academic Achievement Award is presented to a UVM  alumnus in recognition of outstanding scientific or academic achievement. In the fall 2019,  MCS alumna Dr. Paige Terrien Church will be the recipient of this tremendous honor. As the Director of the Neonatal Follow-Up Program and Spina Bifida Program at the University of Toronto, Dr. Church is known for her incredible and outspoken advocacy […] Read more...

Summer 2019 Newsletter: Art Achievements

July 24, 2019

The Casella poster contest happens every year for third graders.  This year they had an astounding 356 entries from across Vermont. MCS artist Andrew Gautreau was a first place winner and Jacqueline Brown received an honorable mention.   In other art achievement news,  fourth grade artist Lyla LaBossiere won the elementary school division for the Green Up Vermont poster contest, a state-wide contest.  Her winning entry is below. Read more...

Summer 2019 Newsletter: A Conversation with the Head of School

July 24, 2019

We asked Mr. Loescher to talk with us about how classes are created. What questions do parents ask most often? Parents ask a variety of questions, but at the top of the list are questions about how students are placed in classes. So how are students placed? The sending teacher or teachers carefully go over the list of students and divide the students based on a number of criteria with […] Read more...

Summer 2019 Newsletter: We Welcome New Teachers

July 24, 2019

Cara Gallagher, Middle School English Growing up in Shelburne, Vermont, I learned to expect good things at school. My teachers knew me well. They supported my learning and challenged my thinking. Because of their efforts, I graduated high school with a confidence that carried me across the border to St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick. As an undergraduate, I benefited from a liberal arts education that broadened my perspective […] Read more...