Monthly Archives: March 2015

Stations of the Cross on Campus

Did you know that the Stations of the Cross have become a part of the Mater Dei campus during our Lenten Season? The path starts from the Dean’s Office and continues clockwise around the Grotto.  The Stations have numbers on … Continue reading

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Principal’s Message: Guest Blogger Ms. Anna-Lisa George ’89 – Academic Decathlon Accolades

It was a great weekend to be a Monarch!  Guest blogger, Ms. Anna-Lisa George’ 89, English Department Teacher and Academic Decathlon Head Coach, shares about the Academic Decathlon team’s incredible performance at the California State Finals March 19-22. It’s definitely been … Continue reading

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Principal’s Message: March Monarchs of the Month

        Congratulations to Taylor Woods and Andrew Nguyen for being named Monarchs of the Month for March 2015. Each month, we honor a Young Man and Young Woman for their overall character, citizenship, academic excellence, community service, and extra and … Continue reading

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On the Sidelines: McKnight’s Thirst Quencher

Gary McKnight, who earlier this season notched his 1,000 career victory (all as the Mater Dei boys’ basketball head coach), got quite the surprise recently when he was presented with his own commemorative bottle of Gatorade in front of the … Continue reading

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On the Sidelines: Mr. Baron…Your Table is Ready

A key contributor to the Monarchs advancing to four CIF-SS boys’ water polo championship games, winning three titles over the course of his varsity career, McQuin Baron ’14 has been inducted into the Mater Dei Athletic Department Hall of Fame. … Continue reading

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On the Sidelines: We’ve Only Just Begun

We’ve Only Just Begun Katie Lou Samuelson has probably never heard of the Carpenters, but the lyrics to that 1970s hit song that Karen Carpenter sang so beautifully with her brother, Richard, in the background, may best describe her current … Continue reading

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Principal’s Message: Guest Bloggers WCEA/WASC Accreditation

Accreditation. WASC. WCEA. Integral Groups. ISOs. These are some terms you may have heard buzzing around Mater Dei over the past few years. What do they mean and why are they important to the work we do as educators and … Continue reading

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