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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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

Lord, may I find joy in everything I do, even during difficult times. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:00pm: Girls’ JV tennis @ Fridley
  • 4:00pm: Girls’ varsity tennis @ Fridley
  • 4:15pm. Girls’ C soccer vs. Columbia Heights @ Ft. Snelling Field D
  • 4:15pm: Girls’ 9 gold soccer vs. Wayzata @ Ft. Snelling Field D
  • 4:15pm: C volleyball @ St. Croix Lutheran
  • 4:30pm: Boys’ JV soccer @ Columbia Heights
  • 4:30pm: Boys’ C soccer @ Columbia Heights
  • 5:30pm: JV volleyball @ St. Croix Lutheran
  • 6:00pm: Girls’ swimming and diving meet @ St. Anthony
  • 7:00pm: Boys’ varsity soccer @ Columbia Heights
  • 7:00pm: Girls’ varsity soccer vs. Columbia Heights @ DeLaSalle Athletic Field
  • 7:00pm: Varsity volleyball @ St. Croix Lutheran

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


  • 11:00am-12:00pm: Sarah Lawrence College


  • 10:10-11:10am: University of St. Thomas
  • 12:15-1:15pm: Villanova University

Lasallian Ministry will host a service fair during lunches tomorrow. 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.
All juniors will gather today for a Class Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes. Juniors should put their things away in their locker after 1st hour and report to the Florance Center. See Ms. Hodapp in Lasallian Ministry with any questions.
All 9th grade students interested in running for Student Council Class Representative can now pick up an application and information sheet from the Main Office. Applications are due to Ms. Weeks, this Friday by 3:00pm. Elections will take place on Thursday, October 2nd. Current Student Council Executive Board members will present in your Theology classes this week with more details. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Weeks.
The second part of the Horatio Alger scholarship workshop is today at 8:30am with Chico Rowland, a DeLaSalle alum 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.
Tomorrow will be the last day to pick up your student pictures. You may pick up the pictures from the staff table in the Florance Center during your lunch period.Picture Retake Day is this 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.
The GREEN (Give Real Effort for the Environment and Nature) Team meets today!
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 after school today from 3:00-4:00pm in Ms. W-F’s room, B311.
MIT will host a city-wide admissions event for prospective students today 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.
Get a firsthand perspective of Tulane admissions from a Tulane admissions representative for our area while learning about the unique opportunities and academic values found in New Orleans. A representative will meet with interested students and parents on Monday, September 29 at 7:00pm at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington (3900 American Blvd. West, Bloomington, MN 55437). Please RSVP here or call 952-893-9500.
Do you want to find a place where you and your friends can hang out, relax, or just play a few games while time passes you by during your lunch period? Then walk over to the Lasallian Ministry office where we will be hosting Lasallian Game Day on Thursdays. We have games for you to play or if you want, you can come with a few games of your own to introduce to others. See you Thursday during lunch!!
Come learn about “Alkali Metals & Water – OH NO!” at Science Club this Wednesday at 7:45am in Mr. Dirlam’s room, B316. All are welcome!
Help cheer the varsity boys’ soccer team to a win over Holy Angels this Thursday. The game is on the DeLaSalle Athletic Field at 7:00pm. The Islanders have the chance of being the first conference title winners in the history of the program if they win Thursday’s game. Holy Angels is ranked #2 in state, DeLaSalle is ranked #7. Come show your Islander spirit and cheer your classmates on to a win!
Come learn about the upcoming girls’ hockey season. Interested players and parents are invited to a brief meeting on Wednesday, October 1 at 6:00pm in the Campus Room on the north campus of Minnehaha Academy. Meet the coaches, meet new players and their families, learn about the upcoming schedule (including captains practices and tryouts), write checks for captains’ practices, Q & A
Students, you may be prompted that an update is available when opening Pages, Numbers, Keynote and other apps. This is a reminder that you are not permitted to install iOS 8. You should ignore any prompt to install the latest version of iOS and continue working in the current version of these apps already installed on your device.

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

Diversity Week is coming up October 27-31. Are you aware of any multicultural performance groups that may be willing to perform at our celebration event or do you perform? If so, please see Ms. Hodapp in the Campus Ministry office soon.