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Friday, September 19, 2014

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

Lord, let me join others in celebrating their successes. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:15pm: Girls’ 9 gold soccer @ Trinity
  • 5:00pm: C volleyball @ Breck
  • 6:30pm: Varsity volleyball @ Breck
  • 7:00pm: Varsity football @ Simley

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.
Marquise Dixon from Urban Ventures will in the Guidance office during lunch periods today 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.
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.
BeYOUtiful will meet for the first time on Monday from 7:30-8:20am in the Lasallian Ministry office. All are welcome.
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. Students interested in attending Part 1 of the presentation should come to the Guidance office before school on Monday to get a pass to move to the front of the lunch line so they can make it on time. Students are welcome to bring their lunch.

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.

The GREEN (Give Real Effort for the Environment and Nature) Team wants you!
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 Tuesday from 3:00-4:00pm in Ms. W-F’s room, B311.
MIT will host a city-wide admissions event for prospective students Tuesday 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 Monday.