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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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

God, create in me a clean heart. Amen

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

Daily Digest

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.


  • 2:00-3:00pm: Dartmouth College

Good luck to the varsity boys’ soccer team – the Section 5A champions – as they compete in the first round of the state tournament on Thursday at 5:30pm at Chisago Lakes High School. The #1 seed Islanders face Mahtomedi.

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 TODAY at 4:00pm. The fan bus will leave from the front of DeLaSalle tomorrow 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 tomorrow 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.

Soccer state tournament t-shirts will be on sale for $10 after school today and before school and during lunches tomorrow in Albers Atrium. Buy a shirt and support the team!

Get complete state tournament coverage here.

The varsity boys’ soccer team is looking for two more ball chasers for Thursday’s state quarterfinal game. The team bus will leave at 2:45pm so you will need to be excused from 8th period early. Please see Coach Pribyl in the Activities office to sign up.
Good luck to the 17 Islander cross country athletes who will compete in sectionals this afternoon at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. The boys’ meet is at 3:45pm; the girls’ meet is at 4:15pm.
Today is an out of uniform day sponsored by Lasallian Ministry. The money we raised with out of uniform wristband sales 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 are on sale for $2 before school today. You MUST wear this wristband in order to come to school out of uniform. All uniform guidelines from the Student-Parent Handbook apply.

Junior lunches with Mr. Lieske and Mr. Benson start today. Juniors, please check your Student Apps email for an invitation to your lunch. The lunches give you a chance to share your opinion about important issues at DeLaSalle.
Men’s Association of Competitive Readers will be meeting during lunches today to receive books and go over the season schedule. 4th period will be meeting B306, 5th period in B205, and 6th period will meet in the Casanova room.
All students interested in being on this year’s Math League team, please attend an informational meeting in Mr. Newman’s room, B307, today at 3:15pm. If you are interested in Math League but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mr. Newman before the meeting.
Juniors and parents are invited to a college planning night tonight at 6:30pm in the Robert Casanova Room. This presentation will help 11th grade students and families identify important resources in the college planning process, including application deadlines, financial aid, and more. Students and families in other grades are also welcome.
A representative from Dartmouth College will be at DeLaSalle today between 2-3pm. Learn about the admissions process at this Ivy League college and remember this information may apply to other highly selective colleges.  Hope to see you there and remember to stop by Guidance and get a pass in advance!
DeLaSalle will host its first Open House for prospective students and families on Monday. Students, if you are not involved in an after school activity on Monday, please leave campus immediately after school so we can prepare our campus for visitors. Thank you!
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.
Game Day is back this week with Lasallian Ministry! Bring your friends over during lunches tomorrow and enjoy a day of fun in the Lasallian Ministry office!
All students interested in playing girls’ basketball this winter should attend an informational meeting and sign up tomorrow during all lunches in the Robert Casanova room.
Our 17th annual Diversity Week is next week. On Monday, we kick off the week with a celebration of cultures and talents, and on Friday, performer Dr. Mykee Fowlin delivers a stirring piece called “I am not the Enemy.” Other highlights of the week include classroom presentations by Exposed Brick Theatre and our Annual Arts and Treats on Tuesday evening from 6:30-8:00pm.
Help is needed to decorate the school for Diversity Week on Thursday, October 23 after school. Please e-mail Ms. Briars if you would like to help. Christian Service Hours will be awarded.
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.