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PLACEMENT TEST RESCHEDULED –  SATURDAY,  JANUARY 21, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
The placement test has been canceled for January 14 due to predicted inclement weather.
 The placement test will be offered on Saturday, January 21 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.  (Please bring a calculator and two #2 pencils.)  If your child is unable to attend on this test date, please contact Director of Enrollment Mrs. Maria Zurliene to schedule an alternate date (618-526-7216 or mzurliene@materdeiknights.org).  Please note that students enrolled in the following schools are not required to take the test, as they will complete the test through their school and Mater Dei will receive the results: Albers, All Saints Academy, Aviston, Bartelso, Breese District #12, Damiansville, Germantown, St. Paul and St. Rose.

MISSED PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT BUT WANT INFORMATION?
Parents of current 8th grade students who were unable to attend our recent Parent Information Night are invited to contact Director of Enrollment Mrs. Maria Zurliene to request an informational folder (mzurliene@materdeiknights.org).

ENJOY A KNIGHT AT THE RACES FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR MUSIC PROGRAM
Gather your family and friends for Knight at the Races on Saturday, January 21 in support of our music program.  Held at the Mater Dei Lampe Commons, gates open at 6:00 pm and races begin at 7:00 pm.  The Jazz Band will perform from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  Tickets ($35 per person) include appetizers, open bar, “funny money” for wagering and chances to win prizes.  The evening will also include additional raffles. Please click here for a Knight at the Races Reservation Form

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Catholic Holy Family Society Donation

CHFS DonationCatholic Holy Family Society members Theresa Jansen (left) and Jim Richter (right) present a $200 donation to Director of Advancement Fr. Chuck Tuttle (middle).  Catholic Holy Family Society’s  generosity is greatly appreciated, as it truly makes a difference for our students!

Teens for Life Hosts Jeans Day

Pro-Life Shirt
Our Teens for Life recently hosted a jeans day, which raised $720.25 for Food for the Hungry. Students had the opportunity to wear jeans with a pro-life shirt designed by senior Margo Lampe (pictured at left) or a Mater Dei spirit shirt. We thank our Teens for Life members and moderator Mrs. KK Schneider for raising awareness of all aspects of the pro-life movement.

Toy and Winter Clothing Collection

SVDP Toy Collection

(from left) St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVDP) members Annie Kuenstler, Sarah Schriewer, Dennis Trickey, and moderator Mrs. KK Schneider delivered donated toys to BCMW in Breese. During a collection sponsored by SVDP November 21 through December 9, a new record of 325 new toys, hats, gloves and scarves were donated for those in need. In addition, our boys basketball team collected new and gently used coats at their blue and white scrimmage games. The winter clothing will be donated to Belleville SVDP.

Mission Collection for Sarah Corbus, Class of 2014

The Mater Dei family donated $300 to a special mission collection for the benefit of Sarah Corbus, a member of the Class of 2014. Now in her fifth semester of dual enrollment in Ozark Christian College and Missouri Southern State University, Sarah plans to travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico, during her spring break in March for a Christ in Youth Engage mission trip.  Please pray for Sarah as she lives the lessons she learned at Mater Dei.  In Sarah’s words, “I’m excited and looking forward to what God will do in me and through me.”

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