We are proud to announce that our students, faculty and staff donated a total of 1,824 canned goods to our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive! The food was donated to BCMW in Breese and St. Vincent De Paul Society Food Pantry in Germantown; the money was donated to House of Manna. ... Read More
On November 30, Mater Dei vocalists performed in the Kaskaskia College Honor Choir under the direction of Professor Lynda Marshall of Kaskaskia College’s Music Department. Pictured during their rehearsal prior to the concert are (row one, from left) Allison VonBokel, Madisyn Priebe, Taylor Foster, Wren Heiligenstein, Maddie Owens; (row two)... Read More
Congratulations to Tyler Voss, our Student of the Week for the week of December 4! In her nomination, Theology teacher Mrs. Judy Kampwerth stated, “It is with great pleasure that I select Tyler Voss as Student of the Week. Tyler always has a smile on his face and does what... Read More
Congratulations to Mrs. Maria Zurliene, our Disciple of the Week for the week of November 27! In his nomination, Mr. Blake Korte stated, “Maria does an excellent job promoting Mater Dei. Enrollment at Mater Dei is partially a result of the many hours Maria devotes to the several programs she... Read More
Join us in congratulating the members and coaches of our varsity cheerleading squad for earning first place in the medium varsity division at the Pinckneyville ICCA Invitational December 10. The squad also qualified for the ICCA State Championships, which will be held January 6-7 at the Bank of Springfield Center... Read More
Following the Scholastic Hi-Q , the Scholar Knights kicked off their regular season November 2 with three wins. Mater Dei defeated the Granite City Warriors (440-270), the Hillsboro Hilltoppers (260-240 in overtime), and the Cumberland Pirates (480-80). Ben Logullo led the team with seventeen total toss ups, followed by Nick... Read More
Senior trumpeter Susy Cowgill (left) and senior baritone saxophonist Sophia Mondt (right) are pictured performing at the Eastern Illinois University Honor Jazz Combo Festival November 13. Selected for the festival after auditioning, Susy and Sophia first rehearsed with EIU Professor of Jazz... Read More
Pictured at the IHSA Girls Swimming Sectional November 11 are (left) Abigail Imming, who competed in the 100 yard butterfly and 100 yard freestyle, and (right) Gretta Stark, who competed in the 200 yard IM (8th place) and 100 yard freestyle.
(from left) Savanna Luitjohan, Morgan Huelsmann, Zach Holtgrave, Grace Rapp, and Katherine Wellen are pictured wearing their “I am the pro-life generation” shirts during the Pro-Life Jeans Day held November 14. The jeans day, sponsored by Mater Dei’s Teens for Life organization, raised $440 to support Clinton County Citizens for... Read More
Under the guidance of Mr. Doug Ratermann, Introduction to Engineering students are pictured in Mater Dei’s parking lot during a hands-on lesson on running a level circuit, an engineering skill used both prior to and during construction.