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Thursday, April 16, 2015

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

Lord, I pray that my family and friends enjoy good health, not be in debt, and that all their needs are met. 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 mentor meetings.

  • Period 1: 8:30-9:06
  • Mentor Meetings: 9:11-10:15
  • Period 2: 10:23-10:56
  • Period 3: 11:01-11:34
  • Period 4: 11:39-12:12
  • Period 5: 12:17-12:50
  • Period 6: 12:55-1:28
  • Period 7: 1:33-2:22 (includes tornado drill)
  • Period 8: 2:27-3:00

ENTREE: SPAGHETTI AND  MEATBALLS, VEGETABLE, ROLLS; A LA CARTE: HUMMUS AND VEGETABLE TRAY, TOSSED SALAD, HICKORY  CHICKEN WRAP, 7 LAYER BAR
All college visits take place in the Guidance office, unless otherwise noted. Please get a pass from your teacher to meet with the college representative.

Monday, April 20

  • 12:40pm: Marist College

You will meet with your academic mentor after 1st hour today in your regular mentor meeting location. During the mentor meeting, you will receive a paper copy of and be asked to confirm your course requests for next school year. As a reminder, all foreign exchange students should attend the mentor meeting with their host student.

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota. DeLaSalle will join in participating in a statewide tornado drill this afternoon during 7th hour. Please listen carefully for instructions from your teacher or staff members about what to do during the drill.

If you are on the Starry Night Prom committee and are in the 9th grade, you must attend a meeting TODAY 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 tomorrow during your lunches in the Robert Casanova room. This meeting is mandatory, e-mail Ms. Hodapp with questions.

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

Chess Club meets after school today (3:15-4:30pm) in room A204. All abilities are welcome.

Health/PE:Wellness Course
Registration for the summer Health/PE:Wellness course is now open. This course will satisfy the graduation requirement of an additional semester of Phy Ed and the semester of Health. Registration forms are available in the Student Services office. Completed registration forms and the $300 summer course tuition payment are due in the Student Services office by Friday, May 1. Registration is not considered final until both the payment and registration form have been received. Please note: Class size is limited to 25 students and preference is given to students of the Class of 2016.

U.S. Government Course
Registration for the Summer U.S. Government course is now open for the Class of 2016. This course satisfies the graduation requirement of a semester of U.S. Government. Registration forms are available in the Student Services office. Completed registration forms and the $300 summer course tuition payment are due in the Student Services office by Friday, May 1. Registration is not considered final until both the payment and registration form have been received. Please note: Class size is limited to 25 students.

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.

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

DeLaSalle Theatre presents “Frankenstein” tomorrow 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:

  • Through what Canvas page can you find the button for “Pathfinders”?
  • When was the printing press invented?
    • a) 1440-1450
    • b) 1550-1560
    • c) 1600-1610
    • d) None of the above
  • TRUE or FALSE: Romeo & Juliet was William Shakespeare’s first play

Congratulations to head softball coach Tom Heinecke for getting his 100th win over St Croix Lutheran on Wednesday.

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.

Act fast – tickets for the April 25th Junior-Senior Prom are on sale now for $60. Ticket prices go up to $70 after tomorrow. Wednesday, April 22 is the last day to buy a ticket for the Prom. You can buy your ticket in the Main Office. Next Wednesday is also the last day for you to return a completed Dance Guest Registration form if you plan to bring a non-DeLaSalle guest. Click here for more Prom information.

DeLaSalle students are invited to a college fair at Benilde-St. Margaret’s on Tuesday, April 21 from 7:00-8:30pm. This college fair gives 9th-11th graders a chance to start building relationships with admissions representatives that will ultimately be looking over their future college applications. Click here to find a complete list of participating schools. Students should dress appropriately, however, students may wear sports uniforms if coming from a game. All are welcome and encouraged to attend! If you have questions please talk to your college adviser.

DeLaSalle will provide a bus for those who are interested in attending. The bus will depart promptly at 6:30pm. Students and families are also welcome to drive on their own.  If you are driving please click on the link for construction updates to HWY 100 BSM CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

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.