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Scholar Knights Win Metro East Quad League Championship

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On Thursday, February 22, the Scholar Knights traveled to Granite City to defend their Metro East Quad League playoff championship.  In match one, Mater Dei faced the O’Fallon Panthers, who, like the Knights, had only one loss in regular season Quad League play.  The Panthers came out firing and led...   Read More

Steven Hirte Competes in IHSA Boys Swimming Sectional

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Congratulations to freshman Steven Hirte, who competed in the 100 yard breast stroke (10th place) and 100 yard freestyle (15th place) at the IHSA Boys Swimming Sectional February 17.

Indoor Percussion Ensemble Earns First at WGI St. Louis Regional Competition

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Congratulations to members of the Mater Dei indoor percussion ensemble, pictured with Director of Bands Mr. Blake Korte (back, far left), instructor Mr. Eric Drake (back, second from left), and instructor Mr. Matt Murphy (back, far right) after placing first at the Winter Guard International (WGI) St. Louis Regional Competition...   Read More

Scholar Knights Win Masonic Academic Bowl Tournament

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Congratulations to the Scholar Knights for winning the 35th Annual Masonic Academic Bowl Tournament held at Greenville High School Saturday, February 17! Mater Dei faced five foes in pool play, with the top two teams in each pool advancing to the single elimination championship tournament.  The Knights defeated Nashville 370-160,...   Read More

Girls Basketball Wins IHSA 2A Sectional Championship

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Join us in congratulating the Lady Knights basketball team, who beat the Lady Bulldogs of Harrisburg 55-44 to win the IHSA Class 2A Sectional Championship. Congratulations to the players, head coach Mr. Dave Kohnen, and assistant coaches Ms. Angie Krebs, Mr. Jim Lampe, and Ms. Avoynna Kampwerth.

WYSE Team Places Third at Regional Competition

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Earning third place at the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) regional competition February 8 were Mater Dei WYSE team members (from left) Max Harad, Chih-Yu (Kelly) Yeh, Nick Wolden, Raphadson (Hong) Saraputtised, Justin Fritch, Kata Bowen, Phusana Suwannachote, Abby Kay, Jaden Meadows, Mai Khuc, Morgan Berndsen, Carly Etter, Madison...   Read More

Knights Achieve Success at FBLA Southwestern Area Conference

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At the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Southwestern Area Conference held at Kaskaskia College Saturday, January 20, Mater Dei earned the Largest Chapter Registration Award, with thirty-six members competing. In addition, the following students placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in their category: Lacey Benhoff – 2nd in Advertising; Jacey...   Read More

Human Sundae Challenge Raises $2,143.15

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During Catholic Schools Week, the Mater Dei community joined together for the benefit of those in need, raising $2,143.15 for Mochileando 100×35, a grass-roots organization providing assistance to the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  As a result, fifteen administrators and faculty members became human sundaes at the hands...   Read More

Mater Dei Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

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Joining Catholic schools across the nation, the Mater Dei community celebrated Catholic Schools Week January 28 – February 3.  The theme for this year’s celebration was “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”  The week of fun-filled events included days of appreciation for our students, our faith leaders, and our administrators,...   Read More

Student of the Week – Ben Wilke

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Congratulations to Ben Wilke, our Student of the Week for the week of February 5!  In her nomination, Business Education teacher Mrs. Heather Land stated, “I am pleased to nominate Ben Wilke for Student of the Week because of the positive attitude and commitment he displays in everything he does....   Read More

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