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.
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