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News: Sister Joanne LaFreniere Spirit of Mercy Award

June 23, 2021

In recognition of Sister Joanne’s longstanding service to Mater Christi School, we created an annual award to honor Sister Joanne’s contribution to and legacy at our school. Sister Joanne worked for 61 years in Vermont at Catholic Schools and taught for 54 years. Many of those years were spent at Mater Christi School. The 2020-2021 recipient was Kate Larkin. This award is given annually to a rising 8th grader who […] Read more...

News: Class of 2021 – Awards Ceremony

June 16, 2021

On Tuesday, June 1 we held our Award Ceremony on the front lawn of our Middle School. Please join us in celebrating our award recipients: The Instrumental Music Achievement Award Forest Hines Emilie Willis This award is presented to graduating 8th grade band members.  The recipient must maintain a high degree of proficiency with an instrument through practice and rehearsal. The recipient must demonstrate the highest levels of dedication, loyalty, […] Read more...

News: MCS Lacrosse Win Vs. Barre

May 17, 2021

The Mater Christi School lacrosse team continued their successful season with a win last weekend in Barre. Luke H. and Carson M. led the team to victory, with six and three goals, respectively. The team, which includes both MCS and Christ the King students, performed well against the home team under the guidance of their coaches: Stephen Trull, Jeff Cheung, Jordan Handy, John Hughes, Mark Horton, and Chris Micciche. MCS […] Read more...

News: Vermont STEM Awards for Mater Christi School

April 22, 2021

This year the Vermont STEM Fair (normally held in person at Norwich University) was conducted remotely. Our school sent several representatives including Jake Broe, Jack Bryan, Lily Collins, Andrew Greene, Anne LaMantia, Kate Larkin, Maggie Robinson, and Isaac Rubman. It comes as no surprise that several of our students were awarded prizes after having their projects reviewed remotely at this year’s fair. Maggie Robinson was awarded a Gold medal. Jake […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: Fourth Grade LEGO Mindstorms

April 15, 2021

Mater Christi School fourth graders were assigned a specific biome: tundra, coniferous forest, desert, deciduous forest, grasslands, or tropical rainforest. Students then researched at least five animals that have adapted to the unique conditions of their assigned biome. From their list, students chose an animal and researched survival adaptations of that animal to model with the LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robot. Students were asked to create a “Survival Plan” for the […] Read more...