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President’s Perspective

President’s Perspective: Special Days

January 31, 2018

Dear Mater Christi Families, The start of 2018 has been ushered in here at Mater Christi by a host of events and activities.  Let me share a snapshot of the special days we’ve had in January. 1/8 The leadership team from MESA (Mercy Education System of the Americas) visited and spent the day in classrooms, the dining room, and among students with the intent of gaining an impression of the […] Read more...

President’s Perspective: The Mater Christi “Feel”

December 12, 2017

Dear Mater Christi Families, I’m a math guy.  I like data that can be quantified.  But when I ask families what it is they like about our school, over and over I hear about “the feel” they have when they enter the doors and walk the halls.  And though it is difficult to quantify, I know what they mean.  My wife and I felt the same way 10 years ago […] Read more...

President’s Perspective

September 13, 2017

Dear Mater Christi Families, We are heading into the third week of school and are off to a wonderful start! In our opening day assembly back on August 30th, I emphasized the reality of newness, which all of us would be experiencing in some way or another. I encouraged students not only to embrace the newness, but also to reach out to those around them who might be anxious about […] Read more...

President’s Perspective: Journey through Mater Christi School

June 15, 2017

Dear Mater Christi Families, The end of the 2016-17 school year is upon us!  It is hard to believe today we dismissed school for the final time for this academic year and the lazy days of summer are finally here! We have enjoyed a wonderful year with your children. Thank you for sharing your greatest gift with us and allowing us to be your partner in helping to shape their minds […] Read more...

President’s Perspective: End Of The Year

June 6, 2017

Dear Mater Christi Families: The countdown is underway as we finish up the 2016-2017 school year.  Yesterday your children experienced “Step-Up Day” where they had the opportunity to visit the grade they will be in next year and meet their new teacher(s).  I know that many students enjoyed having the opportunity to get a sneak-peek at next year, however, I also know that all of them are also looking forward […] Read more...