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Disciple of the Week – Mr. Dwight Thomas

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Congratulations to science teacher Mr. Dwight Thomas, our Disciple of the Week for the week of January 15!  In her nomination, Mrs. Shelli Thomas stated, “Dwight is always available to help students before and after school.  Moreover, he goes out of his way to learn the correct pronunciation of each...   Read More

Varsity Cheerleaders Earn 7th at ICCA State Championships

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Congratulations to the coaches and members of our varsity cheerleading squad for earning 7th place in the medium varsity division at the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association (ICCA) State Championships January 6, 2018!  Ms. Beth Winkeler, the varsity coach, is assisted by Mrs. Amber Stiebel, Mrs. Kysa Richter, Ms. Lindsey Lappe,...   Read More

Student of the Week – Hannah Timmermann

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Congratulations to Hannah Timmermann, our Student of the Week for the week of January 8!  In her nomination, Director of Enrollment Mrs. Maria Zurliene stated, “In our Student Ambassadors organization, Hannah serves as the “coordinator of volunteers” for Junior Knights events. Her assistance was especially important first semester, during which...   Read More

Disciple of the Week – Mrs. Shelli Thomas

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Congratulations to science teacher Mrs. Shelli Thomas, our Disciple of the Week for the week of January 8!  In her nomination, Mrs. Beth Grapperhaus stated, “During the summer and throughout the school year, Shelly has helped me endless times with questions about the library.  She has used many of her...   Read More

Knights Make Christmas Brighter for Local Children

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Christmas was made brighter for children in local communities as a result of our St. Vincent de Paul Society’s recent toy drive.  The toys, over 150 in number, were donated to BCMW in Breese.  We thank our students and faculty for their generosity!    

Past Mothers & Friends Presidents Recognized

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Past Mothers & Friends presidents in attendance at the Mothers & Friends Christmas Party December 11 were (front, from left) Becky Kuhl, Karen Humphrey, Michelle Kuhl, Heidi Haar; (back, from left) Kathy McDermott, Ruth Eversgerd, JoAnne Lampe, Chris Huegen, Carla Litteken, Lynn Maue (current president), and Colette Hitpas.  We thank...   Read More

Knights Donate Winter Clothing

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Mater Dei students and faculty donated 175 total items (new socks, hats, scarves and gloves) to the recent winter clothing drive hosted by Student Council for the benefit of BCMW in Breese.  We thank the Mater Dei community for their generosity!

Disciple of the Week – Mrs. Beth Grapperhaus

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Congratulations to librarian Mrs. Beth Grapperhaus, our Disciple of the Week for the week of December 18! In his nomination, Mr. Mark Huelskamp stated, “Beth has done a great job organizing our library after it was remodeled this past summer. She always helps students with whatever they need, lends a...   Read More

Student of the Week – Kierra Winkeler

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Congratulations to Kierra Winkeler, our Student of the Week for the week of December 18! In her nomination, Theology teacher Mrs. Celia Kannall stated, “Kierra exhibits a mature balance of both focus and kindness. She is able to set high goals and standards for herself while at the same time...   Read More

Disciple of the Week – Mr. Mark Huelskamp

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Congratulations to maintenance personnel Mr. Mark Huelskamp, our Disciple of the Week for the week of December 11!  In their nomination, Mrs. Debbie Benhoff and Ms. Mary Miesner stated, “Mark wears many hats at Mater Dei and he wears them all with a smile!  We can ask Mark for help...   Read More

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