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Friday, February 6, 2015

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

God, I realize I cannot do everything. Enable me, then, to do something, and to do it very well. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:15pm: Girls’ C basketball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ DeLaSalle
  • 5:30pm: Girls’ JV basketball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ DeLaSalle
  • 7:00pm: Girls’ varsity basketball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ DeLaSalle

If your iCloud folder in GoodReader magically disappears, please go to the gear at the bottom of the screen, choose general settings, scroll down and turn the iCloud folder on.

You can also find the directions in the beginning of the “Backing Up Your iPad” video by clicking here.

“The Weekly De” – a newscast by students – is back for another season. Catch the latest episode here! Have ideas for the show? Email them here!

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 today at 7:30am 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!

The deadline is today to apply for the May 30-June 7 Colorado service trip. For more details please

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. (

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

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum and youthrive will host a Youth Forum Friday, March 6. Participants include up to 1,200 youth, teachers, adult advisors, and team leaders. We invite you to become a Team Leader and inspire groups of youth to become community- and peace-builders! Please complete this application and return it to Anne Parish by the end of the day today in order to be considered for this opportunity.

You can now sign up for the next driver’s education class, which starts Monday. The class, which is taught by DeLaSalle alum Ray Kroll ’60, offers thirty hours of instruction over 10 days (Feb. 9-13, 16, 17, 19, and 20 from 3:30-6:50pm and Feb. 14 from 9:00am-12:20pm). Please note that there is a mandatory parent meeting on Monday, February 9 from 7:00-8:30pm. Contact Mr. Kroll directly with questions at 612-377-5533. You may return completed applications to the Administration Office.

Congratulations to Carter Steinhagen ’17 for finishing 10th in the section 4 alpine ski meet.  Carter advances to the state meet, which takes place Wednesday at Giants Ridge in Biwabik.  Good luck Carter!

Congratulations to DeLaSalle Football Coach Sean McMenomy for being named Offensive Coordinator of the Minnesota South All Star Team.  The All Star game takes place on Saturday, June 27, at St. Cloud State University’s Husky Stadium. Congrats Coach!

There is so much going on in our families during high school and we know it can be stressful. Tests and papers are all due at once. Friendships will change. A new boyfriend or girlfriend will arrive or vanish. How can we help calm the chaos? Join the DeLaSalle Parent Association, as we welcome Dr. Steve Kahn to our meeting Monday at 6:30pm in the Robert Casanova Room. We’ll learn strategies for balancing the demands of work, family and activities as well as share our own perspectives as part of the conversation. His presentations have been quite well received in previous years.

Start your week with a meditation and a manicure. We meet in Ms. Lyngen’s room, B206, on Mondays at 7:30am. All are welcome.

Come learn how to program in the computer language of Python! Computer Programming club meets in B201 (the Tech Lab) on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:10-4:30pm. See Mr. Pearson with any questions.

A Zumba class will be offered every week on Monday afternoons from 4:15-5:00pm, starting Monday, Feb. 9 through spring break. The dates will be February 9 and 23 and March 2, 9, 16 and 23. We will meet in B209 and use a Zumba DVD. Zumba is a FUN, dance-based exercise that uses Latin music.  Zumba is good for the body, heart and the soul — come check it out!

Juniors, you have a week left to apply for the Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship/Farrell Scholarship. The scholarship is available to you, if you have at least one relative who is an alum of DeLaSalle. There are four levels to this scholarship – Bronze, Silver, Gold and the Farrell Scholarship which is given by Denny Farrell ’62. You must apply by Friday, February 13. Click here to apply. Contact Ms. Luckett for more information at 612.676.7687.
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 see the painting) will be part of the Gold & Silver Key Exhibition now through February 21 at the University of Minnesota’s Regis Center for Art.