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Thursday, March 5, 2015

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

God, may Your word always be on my mind, on my lips, and in my heart. Amen

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

Daily Digest


They’ve been practicing for weeks. Now come see your classmates as they perform in the spring musical “Babes In Arms”. The show opens Friday night and performances are at 7:00pm both this Friday and Saturday and next Friday and Saturday in the Florance Center. Tickets cost $15 for reserved seats, $10 for general admission, $8 for non-DeLaSalle students and senior citizens, and free for DeLaSalle students with your current student ID. To reserve tickets, click here and select the night if the show you’d like to attend.

Set at a summer stock theatre, a group of young apprentices mount an original revue they’ve created while dodging the underhanded attempts of the surly theatre owner to squash their efforts at every turn. Further complications are provided by the inflated ego of a hack playwright. Featuring the songs, My Funny Valentine, The Lady is a Tramp, Good Morning and more.

Do you play chess – or want to learn how? Join us for chess club today, 3:15-4:30, in room A204. We play chess at all levels and are willing to teach you how to play.

Congratulations to the Islanders, who advanced to the Section 3AAA finals against ? on Friday at 7:00pm at Coon Rapids High School. The winner of Friday’s game goes to the state tournament next week. Please note that, if you plan to go to the game Friday, you will not be able to get to your locker after the game because of the spring musical. Instead, you may leave your belongings in the Robert Casanova Room, which will be locked during the game. Thank you!

Want to ride a fan bus to the game? Sign up here.

The girls’ basketball team will play Saturday in the section semifinals at Osseo High School. You can ride a fan bus to the game. Sign up here before the end of lunch on Friday. The bus leaves from the front of DeLaSalle Saturday at 2:00pm.

BeYOUtiful will meet again tomorrow at 7:40am in the Lasallian Ministry office.  The topic for this month is sensible eating and exercise habits as well as disordered eating/exercise habits that can develop in teens.  A big thanks to everyone who came out to the last meeting, we had some good discussion.  We hope to see new faces on Friday – please bring a friend and, as always, there will be food.

Auditions are next week for Frankenstein, the spring production from DeLaSalle Theatre. Auditions are Monday and Tuesday from 3:30-5:30pm in the Music Room. Pick either date to audition. We encourage all interested students to audition for one of 10 roles. All skill levels are welcome. We are also looking for 2 musicians and 1 singer. The show will be performed April 16-18. Rehearsals are after school and evening on 3 to 5 times a week between March 16-April 15. Email Mr. Buffington with questions.

The play features the story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein, who discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates a Creature who vows revenge on his creator after being rejected from society.

Learn how to play soccer like a pro at a Minnesota United FC Youth Camp at DeLaSalle on March 30 from 2-4pm. The camp, for ages 8-16, includes soccer activities with the team’s director of camps and youth development, photo and autograph opportunities with the United mascot and players, and a motivational speaker. Click here to register.

Congratulations to these Islanders for finishing among the top in two recent Speech tournaments. Jacob Waters ’15 placed third in the novice discussion category and Izze Rossiter ’18 placed second in storytelling at the Farmington tournament on February 21. And Izze Rossiter ’18 placed second in storytelling and Patrick Baumgartner ’15 earned honorable mention in storytelling at the February 28 tournament at Centennial.

Upperclassmen who are interested in tutoring other students can sign up to tutor via Canvas. Simply look for the “LTC – Library & Technology Center” page within Canvas. Once on the page, click on “Homework Help”, then “Tutor Program” and select the subject area where you’d like to tutor. If you need a tutor to help you in your classes, follow the same steps to find when the tutors are available.

Congratulations to the girls’ hockey team, which was named a Section 4A Academic Champion, and to Hannah Steiner ’15, who earned an All-State Academic Award.

The spring sports season is upon us. Click here to find complete Spring Sports information, including first day practice information for other sports and the paperwork you’re required to have on file in order to participate in a sport or activity.