All practices/extra curricular activities are canceled on Friday, December 23rd.
Thank you Rod McWhorter for coming to fourth grade to teach the students about how to shoe a horse. Our horse loving students really enjoyed the lesson!
Attention Dieterich Community! The High School Boys Basketball game at Altamont on January 6th will be a fundraiser game to help two families fighting cancer. One of the families is a Dieterich native. There is a tshirt fundraiser, there will be an auction and other activities at this game to help raise money. Information from Altamont is listed below as well as the link to order shirts. If you would like to donate to the auction contact Grace Nelson at 618-483-6193. Shirt orders are through an online store at https://ballinforacure2023.ite morder.com/shop/home/ and are due by Friday 12/23. Please help make this game/event a success. From Altamont: January 6th varsity Friday Jan. 6, 2023 Dieterich and Altamont communities will be "Ballin for a Cure" to help support two ACHS families! Shaylyn Thompson is battling a rare one in 2 million cancer. She is the loving mother of Jarrett (senior) and Katrian (sophomore). Heather Hodge Davis, a Dieterich graduate, is battling stage 4 colon cancer. She is the loving mother of Kaden (junior), Kale (6th grade), Keaton (3rd grade), Kyson (Kindergarten). Free will admission donation, silent auction raffle, and more to help these two Altamont Indian families as they navigate their journeys.
First graders started a fun project with the help of the high school ag students. Students were measured and created snowmen at their height. Each year, they can take the snowman out and see how much they grew!
Thank you to Seth Bohnhoff from WCIA Channel 3 News for coming to talk to Mrs. Worman and Mrs. Koester’s class about how he went from a fourth grader at Dieterich to a meteorologist on TV!
Thank you to our awesome group of mentors! Today, they had a Christmas party with their student and were able to have lunch and spend time together! If anyone is interested in becoming a mentor at Dieterich Elementary please contact Lauren Fowler at 217-925-5248. Not pictured are Laura Koester and Hanna Brummer.
Ms. Funneman’s STEAM class was challenged to design & build a gingerbread building this week. If you could help us out, please comment which # is your favorite! Hoping to award some lucky students with a Christmas treat! How awesome are these kiddos?!?!
Girls and Boys Holiday Tournament shirts are on sale now, below are the links for the online stores. Both stores close on December 18th. https://runionclothing.com/collections/dieterich-girls-holiday-tournament https://runionclothing.com/collections/dieterich-holiday-tournament
The Dieterich Girls and Boys Holiday Tournaments are scheduled for December 26th, 27th, & 28th. Information for both tournaments are listed below:
Did you know?? Dieterich Schools have been rated EXEMPLARY by the Illinois State Board of Education (their highest rating). https://www.illinoisreportcard.com/District.aspx?districtId=03025030026 Dieterich students are performing at or above the 84th percentile in ELA and Math Proficiency while spending is under the 50th percentile in Instructional Spending. We are VERY PROUD of our students and staff! GREAT JOB!
Effingham Daily News announces Girl's Cross Country All-Area Teams Congratulations to Dieterich HS Sophomore ELLA KREKE on making the 2nd team!
Dieterich Boys, Girls Tournament Pairings Written by Millie Lange Dieterich High School will play host to both a boys and a girls basketball tournament beginning Monday, December 26 and running through Wednesday, December 28. In the boys tournament in Pool A are Dieterich, Arcola, Sullivan and Oblong/Palestine/Hutsonville. In Pool B are South Central, Grayville, Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City and Red Hill (Bridgeport). Dieterich drew the No. 1 seed while South Central was second. In the girls tournament in Pool A are Dieterich, Arcola, Marshall and Red Hill (Bridgeport). In Pool B are Brownstown/St. Elmo, Newton, South Central and Casey-Westfield. Dieterich drew the No. 1 seed while BSE was the No. 2 seed. Following are the pairings for the two tournaments: Boys Tournament Monday, December 26 Game 1 -- Oblong/Palestine/Hutsonville vs. Dieterich, 11:30 a.m. Game 2 -- Red Hill (Bridgeport) vs. Grayville, 1 p.m. Game 3 -- Arcola vs. Oblong/Palestine/Hutsonville, 2:30 p.m. Game 4 -- South Central vs. Red Hill (Bridgeport), 4 p.m. Game 5 -- Grayville vs. Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 5:30 p.m. Game 6 -- Dieterich vs. Sullivan, 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 27 Game 7 -- Red Hill (Bridgeport) vs. Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 11:30 a.m. Game 8 -- Sullivan vs. Oblong/Palestine/Hutsonville, 1 p.m. Game 9 -- Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City vs. South Central, 2:30 p.m. Game 10 -- Arcola vs. Sullivan, 4 p.m. Game 11 -- South Central vs. Grayville, 5:30 p.m. Game 12 -- Dieterich vs. Arcola, 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 28 Game 13 -- Seventh place, 1 p.m. Game 14 -- Fifth place, 2:30 p.m. Game 15 -- Third place, 4 p.m. Game 16 -- First place, 8 p.m. Girls Tournament Monday, December 26 Game 1 -- Red Hill (Bridgeport) vs. Dieterich, 10 a.m. Game 2 -- Casey-Westfield vs. Newton, 11:30 a.m. Game 3 -- Arcola vs. Red Hill (Bridgeport), 1 p.m. GAme 4 -- Brownstown/St. Elmo vs. Casey-Westfield, 2:30 p.m. Game 5 -- Newton vs. South Central, 4 p.m. Game 6 -- Dieterich vs. Marshall, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 27 Game 7 -- Casey-Westfield vs. South Central, 10 a.m. Game 8 -- Marshall vs. Red Hill (Bridgeport), 11:30 a.m. Game 9 -- South Central vs. Brownstown/St. Elmo, 1 p.m. Game 10 -- Arcola vs. Marshall, 2:30 p.m. Game 11 -- Brownstown/St. Elmo vs. Newton, 4 p.m. Game 12 -- Dieterich vs. Arcola, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 28 Game 13 -- Seventh place, 1 p.m. Game 14 -- Fifth place, 2:30 p.m. Game 15 -- Third place, 4 p.m. Game 16 -- First place, 6 p.m.
There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive today in the Dieterich School cafeteria from 2:00-6:00.
Our first grade students showed off their reading skills to our Kindergarten students today! They are all working hard!
Mrs. Heuerman's 3rd grade class and Mrs. Field's 1st grade class recently won books through the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom teacher book grant. Each classroom received up to $200 in books focusing on STEM in Agriculture (3H) and Seasons (1F). Congratulations!
Good Luck to the 8th Grade Girls Basketball team in the sectional championship tonight against Brownstown! The game will be played at St. Anthony Grade School and will start at 6:30. Come out and support the team!
Dieterich Jr. High School is seeking applicants for : Jr. High Assistant Volleyball Coach. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and/or resume to: Mr. Scott Kocher, Principal 108 W. Church St., Dieterich, IL 62424 email@example.com
Congratulations to the 2022 DHS Homecoming King and Queen: Cole Will and Cortney Brummer!
Join us tonight for the DHS Homecoming game against Stew-Stras. The Homecoming Court will be introduced between the JV and Varsity games. While you are here make sure to support the Auto Club and purchase a porkburger!
Congratulations to the 8th grade Girls Basketball team for winning the regional championship tonight defeating Albion 40-38 in overtime!