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.
Congratulations to Mr. Blake Korte, our Disciple of the Week! In her nomination, Mrs. Donna Goetz stated, “I am pleased to select Mr. Blake Korte as our Disciple of the Week. He spends countless hours with students in the various ensembles offered at Mater Dei: marching band, concert band, jazz... Read More
Congratulations to Maci Dumstorff, our Student of the Week for the week of November 20! In her nomination, Spanish teacher Ms. Rosemary Huelsmann stated, “Maci has a genuine eagerness and determination to learn Spanish. Her daily classwork is excellent, with great attention to the details of learning another language. She is an... Read More
Scholar Bowl members (from left) Drew Potthast, Nick Toennies, Ben Logullo, and John Hund are pictured at the Scholastic Hi-Q Tournament held at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The Knights defeated Cairo 560-100 in round one, but were eliminated from the tournament in round two after a close 330-320 loss to... Read More
The Mater Dei St. Vincent de Paul Society is pleased to announce that during the first quarter, our students, administration, faculty and staff donated an amazing total of $5,268.89 to our weekly missions and special collections, which are held each Wednesday. Specifically, a total of $1,575.15 was donated for the... Read More
Congratulations to Mrs. Donna Goetz, our Disciple of the Week for the week of November 13! In her nomination, Mrs. Deb Foote stated, “The past few weeks have been a very busy time for English teacher and College Placement Director Mrs. Donna Goetz. In addition to continually grading papers for... Read More
The administration and faculty are pleased to announce the Students of Quarter for the first quarter. Please join us in congratulating these students and their families! Senior Nick Toennies, the son of Wayne and Angie Toennies... Read More
Congratulations to Jillian Tonnies, our Student of the Week for the week of November 13! ! In her nomination, biology teacher Mrs. Christine Gramann stated, “Jillian is a very bright student who shows a genuine interest in biology. She works at understanding the complicated biological themes presented in class. Her... Read More
Join us in congratulating (from left) Tyler Hitpas (All-Sectional) and Drew Tonnies (All-Sectional Honorable Mention), who were honored as members of the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association 2017 Boys All-Sectional Soccer Selections.
Principal Dennis Litteken (left) is pictured accepting a $1,000 donation from Monsanto representative Daniel Mondt (center) and Henry Feldmann (right). Nominated by Mr. Mondt, Mr. Feldmann of Aviston was honored as a 2017 Outstanding Veteran Farmer and selected Mater Dei as the recipient of the $1,000 donation. The Mater Dei... Read More