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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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

Lord, may we respect the rights and the dignity of all people. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:15pm: Boys’ B soccer vs. Orono @ Ft. Snelling Field G
  • 4:15pm: Boys’ C soccer vs. Southwest @ Ft. Snelling

All college visits are in the Guidance office, unless otherwise noted. Please get a pass from your teacher to meet with the college representative from the school listed.


  • 9:00-10:00am: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 10:00-11:00am: Beloit College

Apple will release a software update tomorrow for the iPad called iOS 8. Students should NOT update their iPad with the new operating system until DeLaSalle’s technology team has tested school apps for iOS 8 compatibility and functionality in the school environment so we can transition smoothly to the new software. Please ignore any iOS 8 software update notifications that appear on your iPad until further notice from DeLaSalle.

Also please do the following steps to make sure auto update is turned off:
  • Settings
  • iTunes & App Store
  • Turn off all automatic downloads

Science Club begins today at 7:45am in B316. All are welcome! We will start the year with “Hall Rockets”! See Mr. Dirlam with any questions.
Lasallian Ministry meets tomorrow from 7:30-8:20am in the Robert Casanova Room. All are welcome.
Marquise Dixon from Urban Ventures will in the Guidance office during lunch periods on Friday to share information about the ACT SIX Scholarship application, answer questions and help you get started.  ACT SIX is looking for 25 of the Twin Cities’ emerging urban and community leaders. They will provide 25 FULL-TUITION, FULL-NEED scholarships to Bethel University, Augsburg College, and University of Northwestern-Saint Paul. Students attending may bring their lunch to the Guidance office.
Students interested in applying for the Horatio Alger Scholarship should attend part 1 of a workshop presentation during lunch periods on Monday in the Robert Casanova Room. Please bring your iPad, if possible. Part 2 will be Tuesday 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.

Washington University has an admissions event this Sunday from 4:00-5:00pm at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott (2020 American Blvd. East, Bloomington, MN). Come learn about Washington University, its academic programs, life on campus, and how to apply for admission and financial assistance. No reservation needed. For more information call: 1-800-638-0700 or visit online.
For the month of September, yearbooks will be $40. You can order with credit card online or pick up and return an order form in the Main Office. Starting October 1st yearbooks will be $46 until December 31st. Questions please contact Ms Beckman at 612.676.7678.

  • Help out with games at Annunciation’s Septemberfest Celebration this Friday and Saturday. 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.