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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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

O God, how precious it is for us and how pleasing it is to you when your people learn how to live and work together in unity! Amen

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

Daily Digest

We will follow this adjusted class schedule because of the all school assembly to start the day:

  • Period 1: 8:30-9:38
  • Period 2: 9:43-10:24
  • Period 3: 10:29-11:10
  • Period 4: 11:15-11:56
  • Period 5: 12:01-12:42
  • Period 6: 12:47-1:28
  • Period 7: 1:33-2:14
  • Period 8: 2:19-3:00


  • 3:30pm: Varsity volleyball jamboree @ Academy of Holy Angels
  • 5:00pm: Girls’ varsity soccer scrimmage vs. New Life Academy @ DeLaSalle

All students must report to the Main Gym by 8:30am for an all school assembly as we begin the new school year. You will be dismissed to your 1st hour class from the assembly. Please look at the signs and sit with students in your grade. Thank you.

Lifetouch photographers will be on campus Thursday to take pictures of all students, including seniors, and staff for the current school ID card. Students must be dressed in school uniform. Students will receive picture order forms during their 1st hour class today. Please bring a completed order form on Picture Day. Or, you may review, select, and pay for a photo package through the Lifetouch website. Please refer to DeLaSalle’s Picture Day ID MI195041Y0.

Protective cases have been provided by DeLaSalle for each student-issued device. All devices must be within the school-issued protective case at all times. Students will not be permitted to use their own personal case but can purchase and use their own bluetooth keyboard, if desired.

Students should have updated their school-issued iPad to iOS 8.4. If you have not done this, please DO NOT do this at school. You must complete this step at home. As a reminder, you must have at least 50% battery and be connected to Wi-Fi. It is recommended to put your device on the charger and let it update overnight. Follow the instructions below to update:

  1. Open Settings and tap General
  2. Tap on Software Update and then “Install Now”
  3. Enter your passcode
  4. Select “Agree”

Please visit the Library & Technology Center during your lunch period or before or after school if you have any questions.

Welcome back, Islanders! We’re starting the 2015 – 2016 theatre season off with a Theatre kick-off meeting on Thursday from 3:15-4:15pm in the Band Room. We’ll be announcing the productions this year, helping you prepare for auditions, ask questions and chat with the directors. Anyone interested in the program is welcome. See you there!

If you can’t make the meeting but want more information, email Mr. Buffington.

The school community will gather for the first Mass of the school year after 1st hour on Friday. This Mass is offered to ask for the guidance of the Holy Spirit in all parts of our life. Liturgical theologian and composer Fr. Michael Joncas will celebrate the Mass.

Welcome Back, Class of 2016! New this year, you must electronically submit requests for letters of recommendations to your teachers. Click here for instructions. Please allow THREE WEEKS for your teacher to prepare your letter of recommendation. Finally, this is a good time to review your Senior College Planning Tasks