Monday, September 22, 2014

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

Lord, like St. Matthew, let me follow You when you call me. Amen

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

Daily Digest

ENTREE: OVEN BAKED CHICKEN, WILD RICE PILAF, HONEY CARROTS; A LA CARTE: TOSSED SALAD, TURKEY BACON WRAP, ASSORTED PIE

  • 4:00pm: C volleyball @ White Bear Lake
  • 5:15pm: 9 gold volleyball @ White Bear Lake

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.

Tomorrow:

  • 11:00am-12:00pm: Sarah Lawrence College

Wednesday:

  • 10:10-11:10am: University of St. Thomas
  • 12:15-1:15pm: Villanova University

School pictures have arrived! If you did not get your pictures, please see someone in the Administration Office. Picture Retake Day is next Friday. Those who have not had their picture taken yet (students and staff) must get a picture on that day. Those who want retakes must bring in their initial packet to have a retake. If the packet is not returned, the only way a picture can be taken is with a new (paid) order.
On Wednesday, Lasallian Ministry will host a service fair during lunches. Several service agencies will be available at booths in the hallway by the Florance Center and Albers Atrium to share information on how you can get involved. Please make the most of this great opportunity.
At this time, students are not permitted to update their devices to iOS8 until our technology team can assess the compatibility with our educational Apps and system requirements. We will announce the appropriate time for students to download this update. Students who update their software prior to school approval will face school consequences including full restrictions placed on their device for the remainder of this semester. See Ms. Weeks with any questions.
Students, please follow these steps to make sure auto update is turned off:

  • Settings
  • iTunes & App Store
  • Turn off all automatic downloads

School pictures have arrived! If you did not get your pictures, please see someone in the Administration Office. Picture Retake Day is next Friday. Those who have not had their picture taken yet (students and staff) must get a picture on that day. Those who want retakes must bring in their initial packet to have a retake. If the packet is not returned, the only way a picture can be taken is with a new (paid) order.
On Wednesday, Lasallian Ministry will host a service fair during lunches. Several service agencies will be available at booths in the hallway by the Florance Center and Albers Atrium to share information on how you can get involved. Please make the most of this great opportunity.
Diversity Week is coming up October 27-31.  Are you aware of any multicultural performance groups that may be willing to perform at our celebration event or do you perform?   If so, please see Ms. Hodapp in the Campus Ministry office soon.
BeYOUtiful will meet for the first time on Monday from 7:30-8:20am in the Lasallian Ministry office. All are welcome.
Start your Monday with a meditation and manicure. Meet in Ms. Lyngen’s room, B206, at 7:30am.
Students interested in applying for the Horatio Alger Scholarship should attend part 1 of a workshop presentation during lunch periods today in the Robert Casanova Room. Please bring your iPad, if possible. Students interested in attending today’s presentation should come to the Guidance office before school to get a pass to move to the front of the lunch line so you can make it on time. Students are welcome to bring their lunch.

Part 2 will be tomorrow at 8:30am with Vernon Rowland, a DeLaSalle alumnus and past scholarship recipient.

The Horatio Alger Association awards over 100 $20,000 scholarships to students who meet certain qualifications, such as being a high school senior who will graduate in spring 2015 with plans to go to college in the fall, shows a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States, demonstrates critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required), is involved in co-curricular and community service activities, displays integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and maintains a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Join the GREEN (Give Real Effort for the Environment and Nature) Team!
1. Do you think polar bears, loons, and mallard ducks are good things to have?
2. Do you like the idea of clean drinking water?
3. Is recycling something you think everyone should automatically do?
4.Do you have curiousity about solar power, water bottles, native plants, passing on a planet for the next generation?
5. Do you need some service hours while you save the planet?
If you answered YES to any of these questions come to the GREEN team meeting to find out more. Our first meeting of the year is tomorrow from 3:00-4:00pm in Ms. W-F’s room, B311.
MIT will host a city-wide admissions event for prospective students tomorrow at 7:30pm at the Eisenhower Community Center Theater in Hopkins. If you are interested in MIT, or other highly selective schools, especially those that have a strong emphasis on science and math, this presentation will help you understand what it takes to be competitive in the admission process.
Consider volunteer serving the afternoon meal at Sharing & Caring Hands after school on Wednesday. If you are interested, please email Ms. Barry by the end of the school day today.
Come learn about “Alkali Metals & Water – OH NO!” at Science Club this Wednesday at 7:45am in Mr. Dirlam’s room, B316. All are welcome!