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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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

Bless all who are sick and bring their suffering to a quick conclusion. Amen

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

Daily Digest

Today we will follow this adjusted class schedule because of the two-hour late start:

  • Period 1: 10:30-11:02
  • Period 2: 11:07-11:36
  • Period 3: 11:41-12:10
  • Period 4: 12:15-12:44
  • Period 5: 12:49-1:18
  • Period 6: 1:23-1:52
  • Period 7: 1:57-2:26
  • Period 8: 2:31-3:00

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

Enjoy some Spring air during your lunch! Founders Park is now open, weather permitting. Please be sure to clean up after yourself and make time for composting your food/trash items.

There is a mandatory meeting today 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.

If you are on the Starry Night Prom committee and are in the 9th grade, you will have a meeting on Thursday, April 16 from 7:45-8:15am in the Robert Casanova room. This meeting is mandatory, e-mail Ms. Hodapp with questions. If you are a 9th grader or a student who has not participated in Starry Night Prom in the past, please attend a special orientation on Friday, April 17 during your lunches in the Robert Casanova room. This meeting is mandatory, e-mail Ms. Hodapp with questions.

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 tomorrow 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.

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.

You can help support the Colorado Service Trip by eating at the Uptown Green Mill tomorrow with this coupon (click here). The trip earns 20% of your bill but only for tomorrow (April 15) and only at the Uptown Green Mill. All you have to do is present the coupon to the server. Please pass the coupon on, tweet or post or print it. Any help we can get on getting the word out would be most helpful.

DeLaSalle Theatre presents “Frankenstein” this Friday and Saturday at 7:00pm in the Florance Center. In this play, Dr. Victor Frankenstein 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. Tickets are free for DeLaSalle students with a current student ID; otherwise, tickets are $10 for reserved, $8 for general admission, and $5 for non-DeLaSalle students and senior citizens.

In honor of National Library Week, the Library and Technology Center will have some trivia questions for all students to answer. Whoever answers the most questions correctly will receive a prize. Come to the LTC and fill out an answer sheet.

Today’s questions:

  • In what year was the The Great Gatsby published?
  • Where is the largest library in the United States located? a) San Francisco; b) Washington, D.C.; c) Minneapolis; d) None of the above
  • TRUE or FALSE: The Harry Potter series is on the Banned Books list

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.

Ultimate frisbee will play for the first time after school today. Meet outside the Student Activities office.

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.

Seniors – you can turn in your All Night Graduation Party registration form to Mrs. Halbach in B208. See Mrs. Halbach if you have any questions.