Friday, April 17, 2015

Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.

Lord, may I live this day to its fullest. Amen

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us. Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

Daily Digest

ENTREE: ALL BEEF HOT DOG, PRETZELS, ORANGES; A LA CARTE: ITALIAN PASTA SALAD, EGG SALAD ON WHOLE WHEAT, PUDDING PARFAIT
All college visits take place in the Guidance office, unless otherwise noted. Please get a pass from your teacher to meet with the college representative.

Monday, April 20

  • 12:40pm: Marist College

  • 4:15pm: C baseball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Frank Quilici Field at Shingle Creek Park
  • 4:30pm: Varsity baseball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Donaldson Park
  • 4:30pm: JV baseball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Donaldson Park
  • 4:30pm: C softball vs. St. Agnes @ West Mini
  • 4:30pm: Varsity softball vs. St. Agnes @ West Mini

Health/PE:Wellness Course
Registration for the summer Health/PE:Wellness course is now open. This course will satisfy the graduation requirement of an additional semester of Phy Ed and the semester of Health. Registration forms are available in the Student Services office. Completed registration forms and the $300 summer course tuition payment are due in the Student Services office by Friday, May 1. Registration is not considered final until both the payment and registration form have been received. Please note: Class size is limited to 25 students and preference is given to students of the Class of 2016.

U.S. Government Course
Registration for the Summer U.S. Government course is now open for the Class of 2016. This course satisfies the graduation requirement of a semester of U.S. Government. Registration forms are available in the Student Services office. Completed registration forms and the $300 summer course tuition payment are due in the Student Services office by Friday, May 1. Registration is not considered final until both the payment and registration form have been received. Please note: Class size is limited to 25 students.

If you are on the Starry Night Prom committee and are in the 9th grade or have not participated in Starry Night Prom before, please attend a special orientation today during your lunches in the Robert Casanova room. This meeting is mandatory, e-mail Ms. Hodapp with questions.

DeLaSalle Theatre presents “Frankenstein” tomorrow and Saturday at 7:00pm in the Florance Center. In this play, Dr. Victor Frankenstein discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates a Creature who vows revenge on his creator after being rejected from society. Tickets are free for DeLaSalle students with a current student ID; otherwise, tickets are $10 for reserved, $8 for general admission, and $5 for non-DeLaSalle students and senior citizens.

Help us take care of Nicollet Island and be good neighbors. We will go out in groups tomorrow from 1:00-3:00pm to clean up the Island. Bring a rake and gloves, if you have them. Help us rake, bag and hunt for “treasures”. We will also have a few gardening projects. Join us after your hard work for a free barbecue hosted by the Parent Association. Click here to sign up.

Thank you for your cooperation during our tornado drill yesterday. As a reminder, when you hear the school bell repeatedly, you are to proceed quickly and quietly to the lowest corridor of the building you are in, sit facing a wall, and await further instruction from a teacher or staff member. The Library, gymnasiums, and Florance Center are not adequate tornado shelters.

We invite all girls who participate in a spring sport to change in the girls’ locker room after school.  The 2nd floor A building bathroom outside of the Gym is not a changing space; it is a bathroom.  So please use the locker room for changing. Thank you!

Yearbooks are on sale thru Sunday for $55. After Sunday, the cost goes up to $60. There are only a few books left, so act fast! You can order online with credit card at balfour.com or order on campus with cash or check. Contact Ms Beckman at yearbook@delasalle.com with questions.

DeLaSalle art students will present some of their work at the St. Lawrence Church Spring Art Exhibit this weekend. The art show is from 7-9pm on Saturday and from 8:30am-12:30pm on Sunday. Click here for more information.

In honor of National Library Week, the Library and Technology Center will have some trivia questions for all students to answer. Whoever answers the most questions correctly will receive a prize. Come to the LTC and fill out an answer sheet.

Today’s questions:

  • What is the most translated book in the world?
  • What are the 3 book clubs at DeLaSalle?
    • a) WOW, MACRs, LoTR
    • b) WOW, Glee, MACRs
    • c) LoTR, MACRs, WOOW
    • d) Wait, we have book clubs at DeLaSalle?
  • TRUE or FALSE: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson were real people

Congratulations to head softball coach Tom Heinecke for getting his 100th win over St Croix Lutheran on Wednesday.

Enjoy some Spring air during your lunch! Founders Park is now open, weather permitting. Please be sure to clean up after yourself and make time for composting your food/trash items.

Act fast – tickets for the April 25th Junior-Senior Prom are on sale now for $60. Ticket prices go up to $70 after today. Wednesday, April 22 is the last day to buy a ticket for the Prom. You can buy your ticket in the Main Office. Next Wednesday is also the last day for you to return a completed Dance Guest Registration form if you plan to bring a non-DeLaSalle guest. Click here for more Prom information.

DeLaSalle students are invited to a college fair at Benilde-St. Margaret’s on Tuesday, April 21 from 7:00-8:30pm. This college fair gives 9th-11th graders a chance to start building relationships with admissions representatives that will ultimately be looking over their future college applications. Click here to find a complete list of participating schools. Students should dress appropriately, however, students may wear sports uniforms if coming from a game. All are welcome and encouraged to attend! If you have questions please talk to your college adviser.

DeLaSalle will provide a bus for those who are interested in attending. The bus will depart promptly at 6:30pm. Students and families are also welcome to drive on their own.  If you are driving please click on the link for construction updates to HWY 100 BSM CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

Juniors will participate in an all day college planning workshop on Wednesday. College admission representatives and other specialists will present on topics including the application process, visiting colleges, financial aid, scholarships, ACT test prep, NCAA, selective colleges, 2-year colleges, and art colleges as students rotate among breakout sessions. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Braun.