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President for the Day

May 24, 2019

We had a terrific day on Wednesday following the lead of our Madame President, Mari Ferguson!  She is a natural leader!  Her day consisted of making morning announcements, declaring new legislation, including the calling for a dress-down day, doing classroom observations, offering valuable feedback to teachers, putting her feet up, and, what all school administrators do, go out to lunch on Church Street!  It was a joy to have her […] Read more...

Mater Christi Students Visit BCA

May 17, 2019

This morning, our Grade 2 students visited BCA in Burlington. BCA Center docent Kate McKernan gave them a tour of the exhibitions “Skin Ego” and “Robopoems”. One student commented what he likes most about Skin Ego is that it’s “both kinda gross and kinda awesome” Ms. McLellan’s class asked several questions about the process and truly enjoyed the exhibitions. At the end of the tour, students went upstairs to work on […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: Humane Society Visits 1L

May 15, 2019

Students in Kristen Lee’s first-grade class collected pennies during Lent and voted to donate the money to The Humane Society of Chittenden County. Erin Alamed, Director of Volunteer and Community Outreach, visited the classroom today with her rescue pup, Shelby, to collect the basket of goodies and talk about all her organization does for the community. Kristen Lee First Grade Teacher   Read more...

Presidents For The Day

May 8, 2019

On Friday, May 3rd, we heartily welcomed 5th grader, Kate Larkin, and 4th grader, Jack Webb, as our Presidents for the Day!  These future school leaders walked through class, passed some important legislation including granting the entire school a “dress-down day,” and did what all Heads of School do: went to town for lunch!  It was a delightful day; these two have bright futures ahead! Read more...

Newsletter: Show Your Love on May 11

April 2, 2019

Dear Mater Christi School Community: Spring is here, the season of growth. In the classrooms, teachers have been working hard nurturing, caring and cultivating the seeds of knowledge. Our students have been busy with Scholar’s Bowl, Geobee, Science Fair, Robotics Club, The Mitten (the kindergarten musical), a poetry slam and Spring arts festival. We are also gearing up for an active spring season with baseball, track, lacrosse, Girls on the […] Read more...