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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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

Lord, let me say “Yes” to you – in good times and in bad times, to every word you speak. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:15pm: Boys’ 9 gold basketball vs. St. Thomas Academy
  • 5:00pm: Boys’ JV hockey vs. River Falls
  • 7:00pm: Boys’ varsity hockey vs. River Falls
  • 7:30pm: Girls’ varsity hockey @ Blake

The Christmas Break is a great time to connect with an agency and complete some of your Christian Service Hours. Seniors, don’t forget that all of your Christian Service hours and paper are due by January 23, THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS. You can find more information, including forms and ideas about where to volunteer, on the Christian Service webpage.
Islanders, show us your creativity! Enter a contest with a video honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and you could win an Apple iPad Mini. The contest is sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Office for Equity and Diversity and the MLK Tribute Committee. The deadline to enter is December 31 at 11:59pm. Click here for more information. You can work on your own or with 4 other high school friends. Videos deemed acceptable will be posted online here by January 5 and you can watch and vote for the video you like. The winning videos will be announced and shown at the MLK Tribute Event on Thursday, January 22 at 7:30pm at the Ted Mann Concert Hall.
Come see your classmates sing and play during the annual Christmas Concert tomorrow night at 7:00pm in the Florance Center.
We will gather after first period on Thursday for our annual Christmas Liturgy and program in the Florance Center.  Please move quickly and quietly with your first period class.  Students who are participating as readers in the liturgy should report to the Florance Center by 8:00am for practice and check in. Band students will be dismissed at 8:50am to prepare for prayer.
Come for an Hour of Coding after school Thursday in the computer lab. Learn about coding/programming with Mr Pearson. We will use Python language to learn about computer programming. See or email Mr Pearson if you have any questions. We’ll also see how much interest there might be in a Coding Club at school. See you Thursday!
Come to the Lasallian Ministry meeting this week! But, you can sleep in a little Thursday because WE HAVE MOVED THE MEETING TO FRIDAY. Join us at 7:30am in the Robert Casanova Room to make Christmas cards for elderly shut-ins, decorate Christmas cookies, sip hot chocolate and participate in the yearly Christmas tradition of musical chairs.  Please bring a store bought snack to share (e.g. Christmas cookies, fruit, candy, crackers, donuts, whatever you wish)  All are welcome.

The Lord of the Rings Book Club is growing!  Join us for our next meeting on Thursday, January 8.  We will discuss The Two Towers, Book 4, Chapters 2-4.  Have a nice cup of tea and enjoy this classic over break.  See you in January!