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Monday, October 20, 2014

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

Lord, rested from the weekend, let me give every part of this day 100 percent of my effort. Amen

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

Daily Digest

We will follow this adjusted class schedule because of the special boys’ soccer Pepfest after 8th hour.

  • Period 1: 8:30-9:14
  • Period 2: 9:19-10:00
  • Period 3: 10:05-10:46
  • Period 4: 10:51-11:32
  • Period 5: 11:37-12:18
  • Period 6: 12:23-1:04
  • Period 7: 1:09-1:50
  • Period 8: 1:55-2:36
  • Pepfest: 2:41-3:00


  • 4:30pm: JV football @ 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: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • 12:45-1:45pm: Loyola University Chicago


  • 11:00am-12:00pm: University of Kansas
  • 12:45-1:45pm: St. Olaf College


  • 1:00-2:00pm: Drake University

Congratulations to the varsity boys’ soccer team, which, for the first time in school history, will play in the state tournament this week. The Islanders beat Totino-Grace 3-2 on Thursday in the last minute to win the section championship.

We will hold a special 19-minute Pepfest after 8th hour today to recognize our state tournament bond team.

The Islanders play Mahtomedi in the first round of the Class A state tournament on Thursday at 5:30pm at Chisago Lakes High School. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students; ticket sales start one hour before kickoff.

Click here to sign up and ride a fan bus to the game. If you want to ride the bus, you must sign up by Wednesday at 4:00pm. The fan bus will leave from the front of DeLaSalle on Thursday at 3:30pm and will return to DeLaSalle immediately following the game. Chisago Lakes is about 45 minutes to an hour northeast of the Twin Cities.

You may dress in your Islander spirit wear on Thursday to support the team. That means anything black or gold, Islander athletic apparel or Hawaiian themed. Your appearance must follow the out of uniform guidelines in the Student-Parent Handbook.

Get complete state tournament coverage here.

Lasallian Ministry will host an Out of Uniform Day this Wednesday. Any money we raise goes to help maintain excellent Lasallian Ministry and Diversity programming for our community. Just a reminder, too, that a portion of the proceeds from Out of Uniform days supports our twin school in Kenya.

Wristbands will be sold for $1 today and tomorrow during lunches and for $2 Wednesday morning before school. You MUST wear this wristband in order to come to school out of uniform. All uniform guidelines from the Student-Parent Handbook apply.

Volleyball and football section playoffs start this week.  We will host both section tournaments and everyone must pay admission, this includes all De students. Please be prepared to pay once you arrive to the game. Our volleyball team earned the #2 seed and will play #7 seed Blake on Thursday at 7:00pm in the Main Gym. Our football team earned the #1 seed and has a bye in the first round tomorrow. Football plays Saturday at 7:00pm.

Volleyball admission prices are $7 for adults, $5 for students. Football admission prices are $8 for adults and $6 for students.

Good luck to all cross country athletes as they compete in sectionals on Wednesday at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. The girls meet is at 3:45pm; the boys meet is at 4:20pm.
Thank you for your generosity at the DeLaSalle Tackle Cancer night on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Collectively, we raised $500 that evening.
How about getting everyone at your lunch table (or two) to pitch in a buck to give little one a lovable Lil Toy? Do it for the little kids who have so little. Bring items to Lasallian Ministry all month.
Our school chaplain, Fr. Brian Park, will offer Mass in the Chapel every Tuesday at 3:15pm. The first Tuesday Mass will happen tomorrow. Everyone is welcome and invited to participate. The Chapel is on the floor above the Lasallian Ministry office.
Juniors, please watch your Student Apps email for an invitation to junior lunches with Mr. Lieske and Mr. Benson. Junior lunches begin on Wednesday, October 22. The lunches give you a chance to share your opinion about important issues at DeLaSalle.
Find a relaxing way to start your week with a meditation and a manicure. Meet in Ms. Lygen’s room, B206, at 7:30am.
BeYOUtiful meets on Monday from 7:30-8:20am in the Lasallian Ministry office. All are welcome.
Not doing a winter activity? Come and try out be a part of a National and State Title winning team! Competition Cheer is an athletic, fun, and spirited sport that is comprised of dance, gymnastics, stunts and jumps. No experience necessary!Tryouts are open to all students today from 5:30-7:30pm in the LL Gray Gym. Please wear shorts and a t-shirt, gym shoes and have your hair up. We will teach you all of the skills you need to know at tryouts! Please fill out the DLS Cheer Registration Form and bring it to the LL Gray Gym on the day of tryouts. If you have questions, please contact Coach Veronica Pettini or Coach Jessica Luckett.
Learn all about the University of Notre Dame during a presentation tonight from 6:00-9:00pm in the Florance Center. All are welcome.
Volunteer on Wednesday after school to serve the afternoon meal at Sharing & Caring Hands. Email Ms. Barry if you are interested.
All students interested in being on this year’s Math League team, please attend an informational meeting in Mr. Newman’s room, B307, on Wednesday at 3:15pm. If you are interested in Math League but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mr. Newman before the meeting.
All students interested in playing girls’ basketball this winter should attend an informational meeting and sign up on Thursday during all lunches in the Robert Casanova room.
Want to be a doctor? A nurse? A therapist? Get a hands on feel for a career in health through the Scrubs, Gloves and Microscopes program through the University of Minnesota. There are 12 sessions; each session is 3 hours long and focuses on a different health career option, starting with occupational therapy on October 30. Click here for more information and to sign up.