Mater Dei is proud to announce that Jeff Ripperda, M.D., will be inducted into the Mater Dei Hall of Honor on May 5, 2017, with fellow inductees Phyllis (Fox) Berndsen, the late James Kirby, M.D. and Rita (Schomaker) Winkeler. Following his graduation from Mater Dei in 1996, Jeff Ripperda, M.D.,... Read More
Members of the Mater Dei community received the Sacrament of Reconciliation during our annual Lenten reconciliation services, which were held on March 29. We thank our local priests for providing this opportunity!
Mater Dei Catholic High School’s annual spring musical, Disney’s High School Musical, takes the stage at 7:00 pm March 31 and April 1, and at 2:00 pm April 2. Based on the high energy Disney classic made-for-television movie of the same name, this musical is sure to electrify audiences of... Read More
At the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) sectional competition, held at McKendree University on March 13, senior Amber Litteken earned first place in English and third place in mathematics. Amber will now compete at the WYSE state competition at the University of Illinois on April 19. Ben Logullo... Read More
From their test scores for the Illinois FBLA State Leadership Conference, the following Mater Dei students qualified for the National FBLA Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA, June 29 through July 2: Corynn Henrichs – 1st place in Database Design and Applications, Zach Honer – 3rd place in Insurance and Risk... Read More
Director of Bands Mr. Blake Korte and members of the Jazz Band enjoyed an evening of music at Jazz at the Bistro in St. Louis on Friday, March 24. Pictured outside the venue are (front, left to right) Caroline Kenow, Susy Cowgill, Alex Rivera; (back, left to right) Amber Litteken,... Read More
Congratulations to our students who earned recognition on the third quarter honor roll!
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
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
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