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Scholar Knights Close First Semester with Three Wins

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The Scholar Knights rounded out their first semester with a road trip to Father McGivney High School for three Metro East Quad League matches. In the first match, the Knights faced the host Griffins. Ethan Schumacher got the scoring going for the Knights with his knowledge of French literature, as...   Read More

Class of 2017 Boasts 27 Illinois State Scholars

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We are pleased to announce that the following seniors have been honored as Illinois State Scholars: (row 1) Annie Kuenstler, Erica Hitpas, Margo Lampe, Sophia Lager, Tori Arentsen, Austin Gebke, Trever Johnson; (row 2) Sarah Schriewer, Sarah Maller, Callie Becker, Sara Kniepmann, Otto Stark, Adam Gall; (row 3) Peyton Kreke, Noah...   Read More

Seniors Host Trivia Night for Service Project

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Seniors (from left) Alyse Kloeckner, Anna Knebel, Maya Beckemeyer, Leann Huegen, Alyssa Ripperda, Emma Breiner and Rachel Zurliene hosted a trivia night to raise funds required for their senior service project.  For three weeks in January, the seniors, as well as a group of their parents, will travel to Louisiana to...   Read More

Thanksgiving Food Drive

During the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Mater Dei community donated 2,742 food items.  In twelve years, the Mater Dei community has donated 22,156 food items to bless those in need.  Please join us in extending a special “thank you” to Mrs. Deb Foote, NHS moderator; Mrs. KK Schneider, St. Vincent de...   Read More

Scholar Knights Remain Undefeated

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In week three of South Central Scholastic League (SCSL) play, the Scholar Knights buzzed their way to three wins on Tuesday, November 15.  The Knights defeated Cumberland (360-190), Hillsboro (390-240), and Litchfield (490-190).  John Hund led the Knights with 12 total toss ups, followed by Ethan Schumacher (7), Ben Logullo...   Read More

Seniors Announce Intent to Play Collegiate Athletics

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Congratulations to seniors Logan Braundmeier, Sydney Engelhart and Erica Hitpas on the announcement of their intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level!  Logan will play softball for the Murray State University Racers, Sydney will play softball for the St. Ambrose University Fighting Bees, and Erica will play volleyball for...   Read More

Students of the Quarter (First Quarter)

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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 Logan Albers, the son of Dean and Marlene Albers of Breese.  Throughout his academic career, Logan has enrolled in a variety of honors...   Read More

Student Council Hosts Blood Drive

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In conjunction with the American Red Cross, the Student Council hosted a blood drive on October 31.  Donors consisted of community members, Mater Dei juniors and seniors, and faculty members.  Pictured (left) is Zach Honer with Student Council volunteer Sophia Lager; and (below) Mr. Gary Pollmann, with his daughter, Riley,...   Read More

Musicians Perform at IMEA Festival

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Mater Dei musicians (left to right) Amber Litteken (orchestra), Emily Hemker (chorus), Annie Kuenstler (band), and Maddie Owens (chorus) performed at the District VI Illinois Music Education Association (IMEA) Festival on Saturday, November 5, at Edwardsville High School.  They were selected for the festival after auditioning in October.

New Opportunities for Building Trades Classes

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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

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