At the 2018 Southern Illinois School Press Association (SISPA) Convention, The Lance newspaper earned the Blue Banner Award, recognizing overall excellence for the October 2017 and December 2017 issues. The 2017-2018 editors pictured below are (front, from left) Kendall Bowman and Katya Hoffmann, sports; Anna Klostermann and Ellie Stark, features;... Read More
Congratulations to the newly elected Student Council representatives for the 2018-2019 school year! We appreciate their dedication to serving their classmates in this leadership role!
Under the guidance of moderator Mrs. Heather Land, twenty-one members of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in Illinois FBLA State Leadership Conference competitions. We congratulate the following members who earned recognition: Ben Logullo – 3rd place in Computer Problem Solving, Luke Goebel – 3rd place Personal Finance, Abby... Read More
On April 19, Mai Khuc travelled to the University of Illinois to compete in both mathematics and physics at the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge State Finals. We congratulate her for earning second place in physics with an astounding score of 29/35! Mai advanced to State... Read More
Congratulations to secretaries Ms. Mary Miesner and Mrs. Debbie Benhoff, our Disciples of the Week for the week of April 16! In his nomination, Mr. Tom Hustedde stated, “I am honored to recognize Ms. Miesner and Mrs. Benhoff, two special people who keep the heart of Mater Dei beating effectively... Read More
Congratulations to Mason McElhose, our Student of the Week for the week of April 16! In his nomination, science teacher Mr. Dwight Thomas stated, “Mason is quiet, respectful, and well-liked by both his teachers and his peers. He excels in both my Statistics and Chemistry II courses, as he is... Read More
Senior Scholar Knight Ben Logullo officially concluded his high school scholastic bowl career April 14-15, when he was honored at the Illinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coach’s Association (IHSSBCA) banquet and competed in the NAQT 2018 Individual Player National Championship Tournament. Ben first travelled to Bloomington, where he was honored... Read More
We are proud to announce that Judy Kampwerth, Doug Kuhl, the late 1st Lieutenant Dennis Peek, and John Wieter will be inducted into the Mater Dei Hall of Honor May 3. Established in 1997, the Hall of Honor recognizes alumni and friends of Mater Dei who have lived their lives... Read More
Under the direction of Mrs. Cheryl Timmermann, Clinton County 4-H Coordinator for University of Illinois Extension, Mater Dei students Reagan Abert, Sam AuBuchon, Abby Brandenburger, Carly Etter, Justin Fritch, Will Schleper, and Mattie Sullivan provided the Honey Bee Challenge program to students enrolled in Albers Elementary School, All Saints Academy,... Read More
Members of Student Ambassadors wrote personalized cards to current members of our incoming freshman class, the Class of 2022, to welcome them to the Mater Dei family!