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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 – Academic Awards Recognition

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

Lord, we join in celebrating our classmates for their academic success. May their hard work and perseverance be an example we can all follow. Amen

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

Daily Digest

We will follow this shortened class schedule today because of the academic Pepfest after 8th hour.

  • Period 1: 8:30-9:13
  • Period 2: 9:18-9:58
  • Period 3: 10:03-10:43
  • Period 4: 10:48-11:28
  • Period 5: 11:33-12:13
  • Period 6: 12:18-12:58
  • Period 7: 1:03-1:43
  • Period 8: 1:48-2:28
  • Pepfest: 2:33-3:00

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: Macalester College
  • 11:45am-12:45pm: St. Cloud State University

Tonight, DeLaSalle will recognize students for their academic achievements during the annual Academic Awards Recognition. The ceremony starts at 6:30pm in the Florance Center. Students who earned a place on the Honor Roll during both semesters of the 2013-14 academic year will receive a pin. Students will earn an academic letter if they have earned a place on the Honor Roll for four semesters.

The DeLaSalle chapter of the National Honor Society will induct 81 new members during the Academic Awards Recognition on Wednesday. These students were selected based on their service to school, service to community, leadership, and personal character. Congratulations to the new members.

Please mark your calendars that classes tomorrow will start at 10:30am, two hours later than usual, so faculty can work on academic improvement goals. Buses will also run two hours later than scheduled.
Science Club/Robotics meets today at 7:45am in B316. All are welcome.  We will turn pennies to gold!  And briefly discuss the Robotics season to those interested. See Mr. Dirlam with any questions.
Today is the deadline for Islander parents and alumni to RSVP for the Veterans Day Mass on Tuesday, November 11. Please RSVP to Jessica Luckett. If you have a friend or family member who you would like included in a veterans honor wall, please send their name, a picture, their years and branch of service, and any other details to Ms. Luckett by today, too.
Any interested students are welcome to a continued conversation from Mykee Fowlin’s presentation last Friday. This informal conversation will be held in the Robert Casanova Room tomorrow from 9:30-10:20am. Please let Ms. Hodapp or Mr. Hallman know that you are coming so we can plan accordingly.
The Game Day in Lasallian Ministry that had been planned for tomorrow will be canceled due to the shortened schedule. Plan to come next Thursday, November 13 during all lunches.
If you missed the Speech meeting last week, we are having another informational meeting today at 3:15pm in Room B209. Auditions are tomorrow and Friday at 3:15pm in Room B209 – (sign up for an audition on the sheet outside B209)
The due date for the Minnesota House Page Program is fast approaching. If you are interested, you must apply ASAP. See Mr. Marrin with any questions.
The Islander varsity football team will play in the Class 4A state quarterfinal against Cloquet on Friday, November 7 at 7:00pm at Chisago Lakes High School.

Friday will be an Islander Spirit Day. Students may dress out of uniform as long as they wear black or gold clothing, Islander spirit wear, or Hawaiian themed clothing. Please follow the out of uniform guidelines found in the Student-Parent Handbook.

DeLaSalle will operate fan buses to and from the game. Only DeLaSalle students, families, and alumni who sign up here may ride the bus. The fan bus sign up will close at 1:30pm on Thursday. Fan buses will leave from the front of DeLaSalle on Friday at 4:45pm.

You can buy a ticket before the game. Tickets cost $9 for adults and $6 for students. Tickets will be on sale before school, during lunches and after school on Thursday and Friday. Ticket sales before school will start at 9:30am on Thursday because there is a 2-hour late start. Ticket sales before school Friday will start at 8:00am. State tournament t-shirts will be on sale for $10; buy a t-shirt when you buy your game ticket.

Congratulations to the competition cheer team, which earned a bid Saturday to compete in the UCA Nationals in Florida in February. The Islanders earned the bid at a regional competition at Minnetonka. Way to go Islanders!
Spring is almost here! If you are interested in playing softball this year and have not already done so, please make sure you fill out the interest form found on the DeLaSalle Softball webpage. It will only take about 2 minutes of your time. If you have any questions about the upcoming season, please email Mr. Heinecke.
Sophomores, juniors, and seniors who want to play boys’ basketball this year must fill out this short try-out sign up form by Thursday afternoon. Tryouts are Monday at 6:00am in the Main Gym. See Coach Thorson with any questions.
Ninth graders interested in boys’ basketball should show up for the first practice on Monday from 5-7pm in the Main Gym.
BeYOUtiful meets on Monday from 7:30-8:20am in the Lasallian Ministry office. All are welcome.
Join the DeLaSalle Parent Association as we welcome Social Studies teacher and Global Advantage Program coordinator Brad Casey to our next meeting on Monday, November 10 at 6:30pm in the Robert Casanova Room. Mr. Casey will speak about the international academic travel opportunities available for students in 2015, including trips to Brazil, Costa Rica, and Italy. This is one of the more popular topics. All are welcome for great conversation, treats, and the opportunity to grow and connect with other parents.