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Monday, April 13, 2015

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

Lord, help me find the faith to believe like the Apostle Thomas. Amen

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

Daily Digest

Tickets to the Junior-Senior Prom are on sale now. Act before Friday and get your ticket for $60. Ticket prices go up to $70 after Friday. Wednesday, April 22 is the last day to buy a ticket for the April 25th Prom. You can buy your ticket in the Main Office. Click here for more Prom information.

The Parent Association meets tonight from 6:30-8:00pm in the Robert Casanova Room. Dr. Jef Maynard, who has worked in adolescent and children’s mental health for 12 years, joins us for a conversation about adolescent mental health. His daughter, Sachi, is a sophomore at De. If you have a question you would like Dr. Maynard to discuss, you may email it in advance to Ms. Stacey Carter. Questions can be kept confidential.

There will be a 2-hour late start tomorrow as faculty meet to present about academic goals they have worked on throughout the school year. That means classes tomorrow will start at 10:30am instead of 8:30am. Buses will also run two hours later than normal.

Please be reminded that there is a mandatory meeting tomorrow from 8:45-10:15am in the Main Gym. Plan to arrange transportation early that day as school buses will not run at their normal time due to the 2-hour late start.

Help us take care of Nicollet Island and be good neighbors. We will go out in groups to clean up the Island. Bring a rake and gloves, if you have them. Help us rake, bag and hunt for “treasures”. We will also have a few gardening projects. Join us after your hard work for a free barbecue hosted by the Parent Association. Click here to sign up.

Every year DeLaSalle is dedicated to utilizing Mixed Blood Theater to bring to life multicultural topics in history. This year we will gather as a school community on Wednesday between 1st and 2nd period for their professional performance of Hijab Tube. This is a story of a young Muslim woman who takes her questions about wearing a hijab to YouTube. This program offers a unique perspective on Islam in 21st Century America.

Miss Barry will lead a group of students to volunteer serving the afternoon meal at Sharing & Caring Hands after school Wednesday. Please email her if you are interested in volunteering.

Join us during lunches Thursday for Game Day in the Lasallian Ministry office.

The Urban Adventure Club will have its first excursion to Zero Gravity Trampoline Park this Thursday. We will leave DeLaSalle at 3:30 pm and return at 6:00 pm. Each student will have to pay $16 for an hour and half of jumping. If you are 18, you can sign your own waiver. If you are under 18, a parent will have to fill it out for you. Here is the waiver: The waiver MUST be filled out online in order to jump. To help us plan for how many are going, please sign up here.

Students may now register for the next driver’s education class, which will be taught by Ray Kroll ‘60 at DeLaSalle June 1-5, 8-12. Click here to download a registration form. You may return completed registration forms to the Administration Office. Registration forms are accepted until the class is filled. Classroom instruction costs $110 and behind-the-wheel instruction costs $330; students who register for both the class and behind-the-wheel instruction will pay $399.

Ms. Hodapp and Mr. Hallman are still looking for students to participate in the summer immersion and service trip to Browning, Montana from July 18-24. Click here to read more about the experience and stop by Campus Ministry for more information.