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November 2019 Newsletter: Strong Enrollment, Mindful Growth

November 25, 2019

This fall, Mater Christi School demonstrated growth in enrollment for the second year in a row. Last year, the school met its enrollment goal of 220 students and showed particular strength in early childhood grades. This year, school opened having already met its goal of 220 students, and now has 229 fully enrolled students. This year’s prekindergarten class is full, and grade 4 is also close to full, and will […] Read more...

November 2019 Newsletter: Thankful for Your Support

November 25, 2019

It’s approaching that time of year when we pause to offer thanks. At Mater Christi School, we are grateful that you have chosen to entrust us with your children, and we are thankful for your support of the school. Unlike other Catholic schools, Mater Christi School is self-sustaining through tuition and fund-raising and the tuition we charge only covers about 70% of the cost to educate a child, a gap […] Read more...

News: Mercy Day 2019

September 26, 2019

On September 24, 1827, the Feast of Our Lady of Mercy, Catherine McAuley, moved by deep compassion and concern for the poor of Dublin, Ireland opened the doors to the House of Mercy on Baggot Street.  The house primarily served as a school for the education of poor young girls and a residence for homeless girls.  Mercy continued to grow as the Sisters of Mercy and their associates and partners […] Read more...

News: Monarch Butterflies

September 25, 2019

Last spring, Mater Christi initiated a butterfly garden, a collaborative project supported by students, faculty, alumni, and Girls on the Run. This garden was registered as part of the Mercy Monarch Milkweed Garden network. Today, our kindergarteners were excited to release the Monarch butterflies they have been nurturing through their life cycle so the butterflies could begin their journey to Mexico. It was a beautiful day to start such a […] Read more...

News: Constitution Day in 5S

September 18, 2019

To commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia,  September 17 is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. In celebration of Constitution Day, Mrs. Sem’s Grade 5 homeroom created their own classroom rules and a Preamble for their “5S Class Constitution”. The class broke into four groups, divided the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution into four segments, and rewrote it to fit their Class Constitution. When it was completed, the […] Read more...