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Monday, February 2, 2015

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

God, we thank You for the gift of Catholic schools, where the message of Your life, death, and Resurrection is lived each day. Amen

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

Daily Digest

ENTREE: SPICY BEEF OR BEAN NACHOS, MEXICALI CORN, FRUIT; A LA CARTE: GREEK PASTA SALAD, TOSSED SALAD, TURKEY BACON WRAP, RICE KRISPIE BAR

  • 4:15pm: Boys’ C basketball @ Mpls. South

A representative from the University of Northern Iowa will be available in the DeLaSalle Guidance office tomorrow during 6th period. Please come to the office before to get a pass, if you are interested in meeting the rep.

Students and staff, you must display a valid parking permit to park in the parking lot. Vehicles parked in the lot without a permit will be booted on the first violation and towed on the second violation. If you are not parked in a designated parking spot, your vehicle will be towed. Thank you for your cooperation.

Ms Beckman has put together another service trip to Colorado Springs, CO. This year’s trip is May 30-June 7. For more details please visit:www.delasalle.com/co-service-trip

Students who are interested in participating in the trip need to:

  1. Complete the online application (You must be logged into your Students Apps account to access the form)
  2. Pick up a parent permission slip and return it to Ms Beckman in the Library and Technology Center
  3. Ask three staff members to complete an online staff recommendation for you. (http://bit.ly/15L4HVc)

All application material must be submitted and turned in by 4:00pm this Friday. If you have any questions please visit the Service Trip Webpage or talk with Ms Beckman.

Earn Christian Service hours while connecting with students from other Lasallian schools this summer at the Lasallian Youth Gathering in Chicago. The 2015 gathering, from June 21-26, focuses on the theme “Seeing with the Eyes of Faith” and is filled with keynote speakers, small faith sharing groups, engaging activities, service projects, and city day. The gathering costs $350 per person; you may pay an extra $15 if you want a linen packet that includes bed linens and towels. There will also be a travel fee depending on how many students decide to participate. You will receive 30 service hours for this trip. Stop by the Lasallian Ministry office to pick up registration materials. Registration, including a $50 deposit, is due on May 1.
Congratulations to Frankie Carlson ‘18, who won a Silver Key Award at the Scholastic Art Competition. Frankie’s painting titled “Blue Panic” (click the title to sett the painting) will be part of the Gold & Silver Key Exhibition February 3-21 at the University of Minnesota’s Regis Center for Art.
Congratulations to the varsity competition cheer team, which won the Class A state championship this weekend in St. Paul! It’s the first time in school history that the team has won three straight titles! The varsity team leaves Thursday for the UCA National Championship in Orlando, Florida. Good luck to those students competing!

Congratulations to senior Patrick Baumgartner, who placed third (Honors Finals) in the storytelling category in the Speech tournament this past weekend.

BeYOUtiful has changed format and would like to invite anyone who is interested in checking it out to come to our first official meeting of the new semester on Friday from 7:30-8:20am in the Lasallian Ministry office.  BeYOUtiful will have 4 meetings this semester (March 6, April 10, May 1) and will also sponsor fun activities after school each month.  All are welcome!

Thank you to the students who were able to attend listening sessions around the topic of racial justice and equity on January 21 during lunches. We are planning to conduct another session with the same purpose this Wednesday. Passes to the front of the lunch line will again be available in the Lasallian Ministry office before the sessions and in the Robert Casanova Room during the sessions. All are welcome.
Hey guys – interested in joining MACRs (Men’s Association of Competitive Readers)? We play a fast, competitive game based on a book we read. The new MACRs season starts Wednesday. This spring, we will be reading “The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America” by Erik Larson.
Good luck to sophomore Carter Steinhagen, as he competes in the section Alpine Ski race on Wednesday at Wild Mountain. Carter won his first race of the season and looks to continue that success in the postseason. Good luck Carter!

​Religions the world over share some kind of Do Unto Others ethic. How we define “others” is central to our worldview and values. Join Animal Rights Coalition’s Executive Director, Dallas Rising, in a frank discussion about why she includes other species in her definition of who matters when making ethical decisions. This discussion will take place during our next Lasallian Ministry meeting on Thursday from 7:30-8:20am in the Robert Casanova Room. All are welcome, refreshments will be served.

Game day in Lasallian Ministry is back!  Come to Lasallian Ministry during your lunches on Thursdays and join your friends for a game of spoons or Uno or Sorry or….All are welcome.