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Tuesday, September 9, 2014 – Homecoming Week

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

Lord, as past generations of Islanders have done, let us find our delight in you. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:00pm: Girls’ C soccer vs. Holy Angels @ Taft Park
  • 4:15pm: Boys’ B soccer vs. Benilde-St. Margaret’s @ Ft. Snelling Athletic Field A
  • 4:15pm: Boys’ C soccer vs. Benilde-St. Margaret’s @ Ft. Snelling Athletic Field D
  • 5:00pm: Girls’ 9 gold soccer vs. St. Agnes @ Pioneer Park
  • 5:30pm: Girls’ swimming and diving meet @ St. Anthony
  • 7:00pm: Boys’ varsity soccer vs. St. Agnes @ DeLaSalle
  • 7:00pm: Girls’ varsity soccer vs. St. Agnes @ Pioneer Park

Show off your Islander spirit this Homecoming Week as we respect the tradition established by past generations of Islanders.

  • Out of Uniform: Pajama Day
    Show your spirit for your favorite sports team or any sports team! The more sports-gear, the better. Bust out those jerseys and make your classroom feel like a stadium!

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

You may vote today for the Homecoming coronation court. Voting will take place in Quia. Please check your student Islander Apps email for an email with your Quia username and password. You will receive a separate email with a link to the voting for your class. Vote before the end of lunch!

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

You can find complete Homecoming details online.

Buy your Homecoming t-shirt for $10 during lunches 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.
Parking permits are on sale in the Main Office now for seniors. Juniors may purchase permits tomorrow 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.
Students are not permitted to play games on their devices anytime during the school day. School consequences and restrictions on devices may be issued for students who violate our Acceptable Use Policy. Please refer to the Student Parent Handbook for full details and see Ms. Weeks with any questions.
Please welcome our new after school Supervisor, Mr. Kyle Huggar. Students are reminded to be in a supervised location when the bell rings at 3:30pm after school.
Thank you to those who were able to attend our Lasallian Ministry meeting last Thursday.  We plan to meet again this Thursday in the Robert Casanova Room from 7:20-8:20am. All are welcome. Bring a friend!

  • 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.