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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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

Lord, take away all hate and prejudice. 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 Mixed Blood Theatre presentation.

  • Period 1: 8:30-9:09
  • Assembly: 9:14-10:10
  • Period 2: 10:18-10:54
  • Period 3: 10:59-11:35
  • Period 4: 11:40-12:16
  • Period 5: 12:21-12:57
  • Period 6: 1:02-1:38
  • Period 7: 1:43-2:19
  • Period 8: 2:24-3:00

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 today 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.

You can help support the Colorado Service Trip by eating at the Uptown Green Mill TODAY 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.

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.

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.

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

The Urban Adventure Club will have its first excursion to Zero Gravity Trampoline Park tomorrow. 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.

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.

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:

  • What animal repeated the famous word “nevermore”?
  • Who wrote “Where the Sidewalk Ends?”  a) JK Rowling; b) Nicholas Sparks; c) Shel Silverstein; d) Dr. Kay
  • TRUE or FALSE: Don Quixote is the best-selling novel of all time, with over 500 million copies sold

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.

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.