News briefs for April 16

Special dress for Homecoming Week

Because of COVID-19, Homecoming looks different this year, but that doesn’t mean that students are going to miss out on Homecoming special dress. This Friday’s special dress theme is a red, white, or blue shirt with jeans. Make sure to show your pride and participate because this is the last special dress day for Homecoming Week!

Final varsity football game vs. St. John Bosco

This Saturday, the varsity football team will conclude their season. The game will be against St. John Bosco, the school’s main rival. Make sure to support by tuning into Fox Sports GO to watch the game live!

Josef Day

Today is Josef Day! Every year the community celebrates the legacy of Josef D’Heygers. D’Heygers immigrated to the U.S. from Belgium and was Mater Dei’s caretaker from 1956 to 2010. He was, and remains an important part of the school community. To remember Josef, Mater Dei shares his story to all new generations of students. Use this day to reflect and learn more about Josef’s legacy here.