Enjoy the sounds of our concert band, jazz band, wind ensemble, and chorus at the fall music concert, held in the gymnasium, at 7:00 pm.


Join us for a performance of Radio Suspense Theater
Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4 at 7:00 pm; and Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 pm.


2018 Mater Dei calendars are now available for purchase!  For only $25, buyers have 391 chances to win cash – $30 daily, $100 and $500 monthly, and $1,000 and $2,000 on December 31.  Now entering its 33rd year, the calendar drive serves as the cornerstone of Mater Dei’s fundraising.  To purchase a calendar, please contact a Mater Dei family or Director of Advancement Fr. Chuck Tuttle (526-7216).

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Class of 2018 College Acceptances (as of 09-28-17)

We are proud to announce the colleges and universities to which members of our Class of 2018 have been accepted thus far:

Bellarmine University: Sydney Richter

Benedictine College: Katie Goring

Eastern Illinois University: Tyler Hitpas, Seth Huelsmann, Kiersten Wascher

Greenville College: Bobby Clancy

Indiana State University: Kade Huelsmann

Missouri State University: Abby Arentsen, Rachel Maue, Adam Seger

Missouri University of Science & Technology: Katie Goring

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: Audra Beckemeyer, Danielle Deiters, Katie Goring, Seth Huelsmann, Mikaela Weis

University of Alabama: Mikaela Weis

University of Arkansas: Malina Isaak

University of Missouri: Abby Arentsen, Audra Beckemeyer, Malina Isaak, Zach Sorgea

University of Southern Indiana: Susy Cowgill, Danielle Deiters, Lauren Fields, Madison Hoddous

Student of the Week – Amber Jo Hallemann

Congratulations to senior Amber Jo Hallemann, our Student of the Week for the week of October 9!  In her nomination, English Composition 101 teacher Mrs. Pam Zurliene stated, “Amber Jo is a hard worker who shows interest in all her assignments, reworks essays tirelessly to improve, and always has a positive attitude.”  Amber Jo is the daughter of Philip and Yvonne Hallemann of Highland.

Kick for a Cause Raises $920

Mater Dei varsity soccer players are pictured prior to their Kick for a Cause game held October 4.  From shirt, ticket and food sales, the event raised $920 for Camp Oasis, which offers children with Crohn’s or Colitis Disease the opportunity to simply be a kid for a week in the summer. Mater Dei senior soccer player Bobby Clancy (back row, fourth from left), who has experienced multiple surgeries and hospital stays as he battles Ulcerative Colitis, volunteers as a Leader-in-Training (LIT) at Camp Oasis.  Thank you to all who supported the Kick for a Cause!

Walk for the Poor Raises $1,478

The St. Vincent de Paul Society Walk for the Poor held September 24 raised $1,478 for the Belleville Diocese St. Vincent de Paul Society.  We commend our students and faculty for their support, which benefits those in need!

SVDP WALK FOR THE POOR: Participants (from left) Quinton Holzinger, Thomas Marron, Joshua Schmitt, Logan Mattson, and Parker Johnson pause for a picture during their walk.

SVDP WALK FOR THE POOR: St. Vincent de Paul Society President Dennis Trickey is pictured counting donations to the Walk for the Poor.


Bishop Braxton Visits Mater Dei

Bishop Edward K. Braxton visited Mater Dei October 4, during which time he met with all the students in two different sessions.  We thank him for his dedication to Catholic education!

Bishop Edward K. Braxton is pictured speaking with students during his visit to Mater Dei October 4.

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