Keeping with tradition at Mater Dei, the start of the 2016-2017 school year includes the construction of a new home through our Building Trades program. This year, however, the students have been provided two unique opportunities: to construct an ICF (insulated concrete form) home and to obtain OSHA Certification in Safety Awareness.... Read More
Please join us in congratulating our students who earned recognition on the 2016-2017 First Quarter Honor Roll!
During the Homecoming Mass on October 5, 54 seniors were commissioned as Eucharistic Ministers. We commend these students for their dedication to serving not only Mater Dei, but also their local parishes!
The following students were selected as “Student of the Week” throughout the first quarter. Please join us in congratulating them and their families! Madelyn Trame – Class of 2020 Algebra Honors teacher Mrs. Deb Foote stated, “Madelyn is a dedicated and conscientious student who continually submits high quality work. In... Read More
Mater Dei’s 2016 “A Knight in Time” Homecoming Court (left to right): seniors Trever Johnson, Tori Voyles, Jake Timmermann, Sophia Lager, Peyton Kreke, and Emma Dumstorff; retiring queen Abby Haag; King Otto Stark and Queen Margo Lampe; seniors Tori Arentsen and Noah Gerdes; juniors Lauren Kampwerth and Johnathan Dailey; sophomores... Read More
Principal Dennis Litteken is pleased to announce that seniors Amber Litteken and Sarah Maller have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Nationally, approximately 34,000 Commended Students are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6... Read More
On September 25, Mater Dei students raised $1,225 for the Belleville Diocese St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVDP). We thank our students for their dedication to helping those in need!
Mater Dei is proud to announce that the Class of 2016 earned an average ACT composite score of 24.4 (state average 20.8). Thus, the Class of 2016 not only earned the highest score in the area, but also tied the Class of 2014 for the highest score in Mater Dei... Read More
For their field show “Patterns,” the Marching Knights earned the top awards in each category at the Metro East Marching Classic held at O’Fallon Township High School on Saturday, September 10. In addition to earning first place among the Class A schools, the Marching Knights earned outstanding music, outstanding visual, outstanding... Read More
Ten Mater Dei students volunteered to attend a workshop led by Mr. Gary Glazner at Aviston Countryside Manor on August 25. Mr. Glazer is the founder and Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project in Brooklyn, New York, and the author of Dementia Arts: Celebrating Creativity in Elder Care. After... Read More