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Friday, September 5, 2014

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

Lord, I place my anxieties, fears, and doubts in You. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:00pm: Girls’ varsity tennis @ Columbia Heights
  • 4:30pm: Girls’ JV soccer @ Trinity
  • 6:15pm: Girls’ C soccer @ Benilde-St. Margaret’s
  • 7:00pm: Varsity football vs. Edina @ DeLaSalle

It’s the first Friday night under the lights on Nicollet Island for the varsity football team. Students, if you plan on attending, you will be required to show your student ID to get free admission. Fans, we encourage you to park in the ramp on the corner of 2nd Avenue & 2nd Street SE and use the free DeLaSalle shuttle to the game. If you park in the ramp for tomorrow’s game, you will get $1 off your admission price. Find more information about the ramp and shuttle here.

Admission prices for regular season home football, volleyball and basketball games is $6 for adults, $4 for non-DLS students (K-12), and $4 for seniors. Home regular season games and events are free for DLS students with a current DeLaSalle student ID card (make sure to carry this with you for every event).

Homecoming Week starts Monday. Get ready to show your Islander spirit as we celebrate the theme “Respect the Tradition – Est. 1900”. Monday’s out of uniform day is Pajama Day and you may wear bathrobes and slippers and even carry a blanket or stuffed animal. Remember, all out-of-uniform guidelines in the Student-Parent Handbook apply.

And join your friends after school Monday for outdoor movie night, as we watch “Sandlot” on the practice field, starting at 7:00pm. Concessions and free popcorn available.

And junior and senior girls may sign up on the sheet outside the Main Gym for Wednesday’s Powderpuff football game.

You can find complete Homecoming details online.

Seniors may begin purchasing parking permits in the Main Office on Monday. Juniors may purchase permits on Wednesday and Thursday. And sophomores may purchase parking permits, if any remain, on Friday. Permits cost $150 and must be displayed facing out on the rear-view mirror of the car assigned to the permit. You may purchase the permit with cash or check. Permits are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Students are welcome to ride their bicycles to school but are required to only secure them in designated bike racks. Please do not secure your bike on other areas or gates on campus. If you have questions, please see Ms. Weeks.
Tryouts start at 9:00am tomorrow for those girls interested in participating on one of the best competition cheer teams in Minnesota! There is one final tryout practice, today from 3:45-5:30pm. Contact Coach Veronica with questions or if you want more information. Hope to see you all there!”

  • Help out with games at Annunciation’s Septemberfest Celebration on Sept. 13-14. Games run from 12:00-7:30pm in 90 min shifts. Sign up here if you are interested in helping.
  • Individual and group volunteers are needed to help with yard clean-up for elders in our community through the Neighborhood Improvement Program or NIP. The NIP Seniors Program continues to serve most of Minneapolis. Contact NIP Seniors Program volunteer coordinator Jeanne at 612.746.8549 for more information.

If you are interested in learning the card game Bridge or interested in playing for those of you who know the game, stop by the Student Activities office by Friday and let us know you’re interested.
TODAY is the deadline to submit your application for the Christian Service trip to the Powwow in Mankato. You can earn Christian Service hours by volunteering at the Mankato Powwow Mahkato Wacipi on September 20.
If you love musical theater and/or want to become an expert theater critic, this is a show stopping opportunity to see the Broadway touring season FREE through the Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Critical Review program. See shows on opening night, learn how to write a critical review from our local professional critics, attend workshops, Q&A sessions with casts and crews, and even share your critique of the production published online. Parents of participants can receive free tickets in many cases. See Ms. Zawislak if you’re interested.