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Students Earn First Place Ratings at IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest

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Congratulations to the following students who earned first place ratings at the IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest held at Freeburg Community High School on March 4: Wren Heiligenstein (flute and piano), Emily Hemker (voice), Caroline Kenow (trombone), Anna Klostermann (tuba), Maria Kreke (voice), Sophia Mondt (voice) and Alex Mueth (tenor...   Read More

Indoor Percussion Earns Third at MCCGA Competition at OTHS

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The Mater Dei Indoor Percussion, pictured with instructors Mr. Schlich (far left) and Mr. Murphy (far right) earned third place at the Mid Continent Color Guard Association (MCCGA) competition at O’Fallon Township High School on March 18.  Their season will conclude with the Winter Guard International (WGI) competition in Dayton,...   Read More

“Green & Jeans Day” Raises $810 for St. Patrick Center

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From the “Green and Jeans Day” fundraiser on March 17, our St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVDP) raised $810 for St. Patrick Center in St. Louis, which assists those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  Pictured are (left to right) SVDP members Dennis Trickey, Ellie Stark and...   Read More

Matthew Heinzmann Leadership Scholarship

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Junior Caroline Kenow (third from left) is the 2017 recipient of the Matthew Heinzmann Leadership Scholarship, which was created in memory of Matthew, Mater Dei Class of 2008, who passed away in 2011.  Presenting the scholarship are (left to right) Megan Benhoff (friend), Adam Heinzmann (brother), Kenow, Craig Heinzmann (brother),...   Read More

Scholar Knights Earn Second at IHSA Sectional

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On Saturday, March 11, the Scholar Knights entered the round-robin IHSA Class 2A Sectional, held at Mt. Vernon High School, with the hopes of earning a second straight trip to the IHSA State Tournament.  In round one, against the O’Fallon Panthers, Ethan Schumacher set the tone early by answering the...   Read More

Musicians Perform at Clinton County Art & Music Festival

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Performing at the Clinton County Art and Music Festival on March 9 were musicians (front, left to right) Sophia Mondt, Caroline Kenow, Alex Rivera, Susy Cowgill, Christina Mioux, Annie Kuenstler, Angie Carey, Hannah Schmitz; (middle, left to right) Anna Klostermann, Emily Hemker, Alex Mueth, Reese Bradford, Otto Stark, Ben Logullo;...   Read More

Scholar Knights Win Class 2A IHSA Regional

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On Monday, March 6, the Scholar Knights won the IHSA Class 2A Scholar Bowl Regional, a single-elimination, eight-team tournament.  With an impressive 67-4 record, the Scholar Knights, under the guidance of moderator Mr. Scott Timmermann, will now compete in the round-robin IHSA Class 2A Scholar Bowl Sectional on Saturday, March...   Read More

Scholar Knights Compete at Masonic Academic Bowl State Tournament

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On Saturday, March 4, the Scholar Knights competed in the 34th annual Masonic Academic Bowl State Tournament.  While the Knights finished third in pool play with a 3-2 record, they did not advance to the playoff for the state title. In round one, the Knights faced their South Central Scholastic...   Read More

“The Knight” Earns Golden Dozen Award

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At the 2017 Southern Illinois School Press Association (SISPA) Convention held on February 22 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, The Knight yearbook earned the prestigious Golden Dozen Award.  This award recognizes the 2015-2016 Lights, Camera, Action yearbook as one of the twelve best at the convention.  The 2015-2016 editors were...   Read More

“The Lance” Earns Blue Banner Award

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At the 2017 Southern Illinois School Press Association (SISPA) Convention held on February 22 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, The Lance newspaper earned the Blue Banner Award, recognizing overall excellence for the October 2016 and December 2016 issues.  The 2016-2017 editors are Amber Litteken (Editor-in-chief and editorial page), Sarah Maller...   Read More

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