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Thursday, March 12, 2015

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

Lord, thank you for the opportunity to compete and bring out the best in each other. Let competition make me strong but never hostile. Amen

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

Daily Digest

Classes will be held on this shortened schedule because of the boys’ basketball state semifinal:

  • Period 1: 8:30-8:47
  • Period 2: 8:51-9:08
  • Period 3: 9:12-9:29
  • Period 4: 9:33-9:50
  • Period 5: 9:54-10:11
  • Period 6: 10:15-10:32
  • Period 7: 10:36-10:53
  • Period 8: 10:57-11:14

DUE TO SHORTENED LUNCH PERIODS BECAUSE OF THE BOYS’ BASKETBALL STATE SEMIFINAL GAME, ONLY GRAB ‘N GO COLD ITEMS WILL BE SERVED

The Islanders beat Albany 70-60 yesterday to move on to face Mankato East in the boys’ basketball state semifinal game today at 12:00pm at Target Center. Classes are only 17 minutes long and there is only 4 minutes passing between classes.

The student section today will be dressed in a USA theme. That means you can wear anything red, white, or blue. You can wear red, white, or blue to school today instead of your uniform or you can be dressed in Islander spirit wear.

Fan buses to today’s game will leave from the front of DeLaSalle starting at 11:20am. Game tickets are on sale at Target Center and cost $14 for adults and $9 for students.

You can find more information about the state tournament on our March Madness webpage.

Afternoon buses and transportation routes will operate on a normal schedule today, leaving at the regular 3:10pm time. That means if you are going to the boys’ basketball game, you should have enough time to get back to school after the game to ride the bus home.

The varsity girls’ basketball team play tonight for the chance to go to the start tournament. Sign up here by 11:00am if you want to ride a fan bus to the game. The bus leaves from the front of DeLaSalle at 4:45pm. DeLaSalle faces Park Center in the section championship at 6:00pm at Anoka High School. The student section will have a USA theme – meaning students, dress in red, white and blue.

Some regularly scheduled school activities have been canceled this week because of the boys’ basketball state tournament. Science tutoring has been canceled this week.

There’s still time to see the spring musical “Babes In Arms”. The production runs tomorrow and Saturday night 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.

The Minnesota Department of Education recently notified DeLaSalle of a change in AP exam fees and subsidies, which brings the cost up $10 per test, changing the total cost to $43.00 per test.  DeLaSalle started the registration and payment process prior to this information becoming available.

If you have already paid for your test please send an additional $10 per test by Friday, March 20. Students who qualify for free of reduced lunch will continue to have a cost of $0 for each test.  A limited number of scholarships are still available.

NEW COST BREAK DOWN FOR AP TESTS:

  • 1 TEST- $43.00
  • 2 TESTS- $86.00
  • 3 TESTS- $129.00
  • 4 TESTS- $172.00
  • 5 TESTS- $215.00
  • 6 TESTS- $258.00

If you have questions please contact Stacey Carter at 612-676-7619

Normandale Community College will host a Latino Family Night on Tuesday, March 24 from 5 to 7pm in the Kopp Student Center. The night will help students who would be first generation to college and their parents gain a better understanding about the college and resources available to assist them including:

  • A panel of Latino Normandale students sharing their experiences at the college
  • Information about the MN Dream Act & FAFSA
  • Scholarships for undocumented students

The $20 application fee will be waived for anyone submitting and application for admission at the event.

If you participated in a winter sport and your season is over, please clean out your locker in the locker room as soon as possible.  See the Student Activities office with questions.  Thank you.

The Art department is excited to announce DeLaSalle’s 2015 Senior Art Show. Any senior who has taken two or more art classes is eligible to submit one example of their best art work. The collection will be on display at Sebastian Joe’s from May 2nd through May 16th. If you’d like more information, please see Ms. Lundstrum. Forms may be picked up from the folder on the door of B109. Permission/entry forms are due Friday, March 27th.