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News: Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2020

“The root of joy is gratefulness…It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” ― Brother David Steindl-Rast Open doors, open minds, and open hearts have helped us cultivate a true sense of joy and gratitude at Mater Christi School this year.  As Thanksgiving draws near, we’re celebrating the gift of our community, we’re counting our blessings, and we’re striving to answer the call […] Read more...

News: Mater Christi School Girls Win State Cross Country Championship and Boys Finish Strong

November 19, 2020

On Sunday, November 1, the Mater Christi School boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Thetford Academy for the 2020 Vermont Middle School State Cross Country Championships. The girls team ended their impressive season with a first-place finish and a Vermont State Cross Country Championship trophy, and the boys team had a great day of running! Izzy L. led the teams with a win in her heat with a […] Read more...

News: Field Hockey Season Ends Strong

November 6, 2020

On Friday, October 30, the Mater Christi field hockey team competed against Hunt Middle School in their final game of the season. Lanah Q. scored two goals to lead the MCS girls to a 4-0 victory. Bella W. and Sophia C. each scored one goal, and Skylar R. had six saves in the net. The girls demonstrated great teamwork and effort throughout the season, and their hard work was evident […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: Latin and Greek Word Roots Program

October 29, 2020

Mater Christi School third-graders begin the Latin and Greek Roots Challenge each week by first reviewing the previous weeks’ roots. They then see and hear each new root and its definition. Once the root is revealed, students begin brainstorming as a class the words that they already know with the given root. As they share these words, they offer their sense of what it means and how it is connected […] Read more...

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...