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Monday, February 9, 2015

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

For what I have done wrong, forgive me, to the extent that I am generous in forgiving – or hoping to forgive – those who have done wrong to me. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:45pm: Boys’ 9 gold basketball @ Holy Family

Congratulations to Patrick Baumgartner ’15, who placed first in Storytelling, and Izze Rossiter ’18, who placed 2nd in Storytelling, at the Prior Lake Speech tournament this past weekend!

Student Council will sell wristbands for Wednesday’s Out of Uniform day for $1 during lunch today or tomorrow or for $2 on Wednesday morning. Students are expected to adhere to all out of uniform guidelines and must purchase a wristband to be out of uniform. See Ms. Weeks with questions.

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 tonight 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.

Seniors, your lunches with Mr Lieske and Mr Benson will begin on February 19. Please watch your Student Apps email for your invitation.These lunches give you a chance to share how DeLaSalle has impacted your opinions, memories and future plans. If you have questions, please stop by the Administration Office.

New Eucharistic Ministers will be commissioned at our Ash Wednesday Service.  If you are a confirmed Catholic and would like to be a Eucharistic Minister, please let Ms. Hodapp know and plan to come to a training this Friday during your lunch period.

Lasallian Ministry meets Thursday from 7:30-8:20am in the Robert Casanova Room, all are welcome.

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.

You can now Zumba after school on Mondays. Every Monday, now through Spring Break, a Zumba class will be offered Mondays from 4:15-5:00pm. 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!

“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!

Senior parents: Help plan the all-night party for our seniors after they graduate. Come to an informational meeting on Wednesday at 7:00pm in the Robert Casanova Room. We will start forming committees to make the fun event happen. Email Karin Glanville if you would like to help but can’t attend Wednesday.

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!

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.

Juniors, this Friday is the deadline 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.