We are pleased to announce that Heidi Haar ‘84, Rosemary Huelsmann ‘69, Tom Hustedde, the late Bob Innes ‘88, and Matthew Rakers ‘78 were inducted into the Mater Dei Hall of Honor on May 3, 2019. Established in 1997, the Hall of Honor recognizes alumni and friends of Mater Dei who have... Read More
Mater Dei FBLA members, under the guidance of moderator Mrs. Heather Land, are pictured prior to enjoying a group dinner while attending the Illinois FBLA State Leadership Conference held in Springfield April 5 and 6. Alexis Patton (second place in Business Communications), Ashlyn Vonder Haar (third place in Introduction to... Read More
Join us in congratulating Anna Klostermann on her selection to the Illinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coaches Association All-Sectional Team! This year, Anna led the Scholar Knights with 169 total toss-ups. We look forward to Anna’s continued success next year!
Pictured during rehearsals for the Kaskaskia College Honor Band Concert April 4 are (front from left) Minnie Liang, Maddie Owens; (middle from left) Wren Heiligenstein, Anna Klostermann, Gabrielle Millikin, Braelyn Proksha; (back from left) Director of Bands Mr. Blake Korte, and Harrison Mondt. Under the direction of Kaskaskia College Professor... Read More
Congratulations to our Students of the Week for the month of March 2019! Dakota Hemker Congratulations to Dakota Hemker, our Student of the Week for the week of March 4! In his nomination, theology teacher Mr. Thomas Schniers stated, “Dakota is constantly the source of thoughtful and articulate insight... Read More
Congratulations to our Disciples of the Week for the month of March 2019! Mrs. KK Schneider Congratulations to theology teacher Mrs. KK Schneider, our Disciple of the Week for the week of March 4! In his nomination, Mr. Tom Hustedde stated, “KK wears many hats throughout the week and does so... Read More
(from left) Artists Claire Foppe (Mark Twain), Meredith Wilke (William Faulkner), Carly Kampwerth (J.K. Rowling), and Taylor Foster (William Shakespeare) are pictured with the portraits of authors they created for the Breese Public Library under the guidance of art teacher Mrs. Vicki Moylan and Breese Public Library director Mrs. Kelly... Read More
The administration and faculty are pleased to announce the Students of the Quarter for the third quarter. Please join us in congratulating these students and their families! Senior Blake Sellers is the son of Chad and Denise Sellers of Breese. Throughout his academic career, Blake has enrolled in college-preparatory courses,... Read More
Live art performance painter Mike Debus (right) entertained and inspired the Mater Dei community while creating the two paintings pictured, which he donated to Principal Dennis Litteken (left). Chuck Jansen ’71 hosted Debus through the Ray and Adele Jansen Memorial Fund, which was created to honor his parents.
During our all-school reconciliation service on March 20, Grant Muntan (left) receives the Sacrament of Reconciliation from Fr. Joe Rascher of St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton. We offer our sincere gratitude to our area pastors for their dedication to the Mater Dei community!