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Monday, September 8, 2014 – Homecoming Week

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

Lord, may we honor the tradition and legacy of DeLaSalle alumni during this Homecoming Week – and always. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:00pm: Girls’ JV tennis @ Park Center
  • 4:00pm: Girls’ varsity tennis @ Park Center
  • 4:15pm: Girls’ C soccer vs. Southwest @ Armatage Park
  • 4:15pm: Girls’ 9 gold soccer @ Minnetonka
  • 4:30pm: C volleyball @ White Bear Lake
  • 5:30pm: 9 gold volleyball @ White Bear Lake

Show off your Islander spirit this Homecoming Week as we respect the tradition established by the first students when DeLaSalle opened in 1900.

  • Out of Uniform: Pajama Day
    Come to school looking like you just rolled out of bed! You may wear bathrobes, slippers, and even carry a blanket or a favorite stuffed animal.
  • Homecoming Activity: Outdoor Movie Night, Practice Field, 7:00pm
    We’ll be watching The Sandlot under the stars. Concessions and free popcorn will be available. Stay in your PJ’s and bring a cozy blanket to keep warm.

Remember, all out-of-uniform guidelines from the Student-Parent handbook are in effect for Homecoming Week:

  • No yoga pants, halter-tops, tank tops, or bare midriffs
  • No hats
  • No sunglasses
  • Only knee length shorts and skirts will be permitted at any time during the week.

Students dressing in violation of these guidelines will be required to a wear a uniform from the “loaner” closet.

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.

Buy your Homecoming t-shirt for $10 during lunches today through Thursday and before school on Thursday.
Students who want to bring a non-DeLaSalle student guest to the Homecoming Dance on Saturday must complete and return this Dance Guest Form to the Main Office by the end of the day this Wednesday. Guests are not permitted to attend the Bonfire.
Seniors may purchase parking permits in the Main Office today and tomorrow. Juniors may purchase permits on Wednesday and Thursday. And sophomores may purchase parking permits, if any remain, on Friday. Permits cost $150. You may purchase the permit with cash or check. Permits are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Begin your Monday with a meditation and a manicure in Ms. Lyngen’s room, B206. We meet at 7:30am.
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.

  • 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.

MIT and Washington University have scheduled visits in the Twin Cities area.

  • Get to know MIT city-wide admissions event
    MIT is hosting a city-wide admissions event for prospective MIT students on Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30pm at the Eisenhower Community Center Theater.  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.
  • Washington University Admissions Event
    Sunday, September 21, 4:00-5:00pm,
    Minneapolis Airport Marriott, 2020 American Blvd. East, Bloomington, MN
    The office of Undergraduate Admissions invites prospective students and their parents to attend a presentation about Washington University.  You will become acquainted with academic programs, life on campus, and how to apply for admission and financial assistance st Washington University.  No reservation needed. For more information call: 1-800-638-0700 or 1-314-935-6000

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.