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Teacher Talk: Math/Religion Stained Glass Project

January 22, 2021

Students in Mater Christi School’s 8th grade religion class culminated their Church History Unit with a collaborative math/religion project. After exploring stained glass design, students created their own geometric patterns using their knowledge of linear equations. Each student chose 10-12 linear equations based on positive and negative slope, and y-intercepts. They then graphed them on a coordinate plane (on paper). Next, they chose a color scheme and filled in the […] Read more...

News: Tree Lighting

December 22, 2020

For seven years, the annual tree lighting has marked the start of the Christmas season for the Mater Christi School community. Since it began, one year after the passing of a beloved Mater Christi alumna, Emily Lyman, the event has grown and flourished under the thoughtful shepherding of faculty, staff, and students.  Now the event is observed in memory of both Emily and Ryan Collins, another MCS student who was […] Read more...

Teacher Talk: Grade 3 Math

December 10, 2020

Third-grade students engaged in an activity using water drops and pennies to experience the various steps of scientific inquiry. First, the girls and boys attempted to see how many drops of water could be dropped on a penny before spilling off. They recorded their results and discussed why the numbers were so varied. Using their recorded data, the class made a list of the variables that could have affected the […] Read more...

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...