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Thursday, October 22, 2015

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

Oh God, you reign over all nations and all peoples. All the earth reflects your beauty and bounty. Each culture and people shows us your glory. May we learn about you through learning about each other. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:30pm: Boys’ and girls’ cross country conference championship @ Battle Creek Regional park

All college visits take place in the Guidance office, unless otherwise noted. In order to meet with a college rep, you must register for the visit through your Naviance account and notify your teacher at least one day before the visit. You may show your teacher your iPad with the registration on Naviance as your pass. Remember, you are responsible for any work you miss during your visit with the college rep.

-11:15am-12:15pm: Dartmouth College
-12:00-12:45pm: Georgetown University

All juniors will go to the college fair this morning. Remember, you must be dressed in your school uniform and should bring a coat. Please register for the fair before you go, directions are posted in your Social Studies classroom. Do a college search on Naviance or at least have a good idea of some colleges you would like to see at the fair. On Thursday, you will check in with your first hour teacher. Know what bus you ride; this will be announced again in your Social Studies class.

The National College Fair is at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Click here to learn more, including which of the more 300 colleges and universities will be represented.

​Join us tonight for the Diversity Week Fine Arts Showcase – from 6:30-8:00pm in the Florance Center.  Sponsored by our Parent Association, the event is open to all of our families and their guests. This year the event has been changed to an open house with a display of fine arts, tasty treats, music and more.  Please stop by and join in the fun any time between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m.

​We wrap up our Diversity Week celebration tomorrow with a multicultural celebration after 1st hour. Cultures will be shared through music, dance, drumming and more. Some of the acts include Hmong Dancing, A Cappella Choir, Irish Dance, Spoken WordColumbian Dance, Onyx Step Team

​Congratulations to the varsity girls’ soccer team, which came from behind last night in the section semifinal against Minnehaha Academy, held the Redhawks scoreless in two overtimes, and beat them 4-3 in a shootout. The Islanders play in the section championship tomorrow night at Mahtomedi; the winner goes to the state tournament. We will share more information later today about a fan bus and how you can cheer on the Islanders to victory!

​We are getting ready to welcome many prospective students and families to our Open House on Monday night. So that we can clean and prepare our campus for our guests, we ask that all students who are not involved in an after school activity leave campus immediately after school on Monday. The Library & Technology Center will close at 3:15pm. Thank you for your cooperation.

Remember, that all students, staff, and families may place prayers in prayer boxes located around campus (in the Main Office, Lasallian Ministry, and staff lounge). These prayers may be anonymous and may be offered for yourself or for the needs and joys you have seen in others.

On Monday at 8:30am, De Parents in Prayer will meet in the Florance Center. Sponsored by the Parent Association, this group of DeLaSalle parents and family members will gather on campus once a month to lift up our community in prayer. We hope you will feel encouraged by the knowledge that people care about you, are excited for you and are PRAYING FOR YOU! All parents, family members, friends, and alumni are welcome.

Questions? Contact Parent Association co-chair Jackie Schluter-Johnson or Peg Hodapp.

​Freshmen, you will receive new student IDs this morning in your 1st hour class. You should throw the old ID away. You can use the ID in the Main Office if you arrive late. You can also scan or swipe it in the lunch line, eliminating the need to manually put in your number. And don’t forget, your ID gets in you for free to most regular season home games and theatre productions.

​Pillsbury House Theatre is showing a powerful play called PREP that exposes the trauma faced by African-American high school students navigating today’s educational system. The show will be at 7:30pm tonight, tomorrow, and Saturday and at 3:00pm on Sunday. Students, if you would like to go as a group, please e-mail Ms. Hodapp.

​Here is an upcoming opportunity for you to earn Christian Service hours:

  • Lasallian Ministry is sponsoring two opportunities on Wednesday, October 28 and Wednesday, November 4 immediately after school to assist elderly people with yard work and house chores.  The time is 3:15-5:15pm.  Please e-mail Ms. Hodapp if you are interested in either or both days.

​DeLaSalle Theatre presents “Where The Wild Things Are” at the Phoenix Theater in Uptown Minneapolis. Showtimes are at 7:30pm tonight, tomorrow, and Saturday, with an additional 3:00pm show on Saturday. Come join us as we take the original ensemble created production off campus and in the wild. Tickets are $10 but De Students get in for free with their school ID.

​The Lord of the Rings Book Club meets for our first discussion tomorrow from 3:10-4:00pm in Room B213 (Ms. Priem’s room).  We will be discussing chapters 1-3 of The Hobbit. We are starting a new year with many new members and everyone is welcome. If you have questions, ask Mrs. Arens, Mr. Newman, Mrs. Priem or Mrs. Wojda.

​Do you like to go skiing in the winter? If you are interested in alpine skiing, please see Mr. Pribyl in the Student Activities office.

​Freshmen, mark your calendars for the night before Halloween for a 9th grade movie night. Join your friends for a showing of “Monster House” at 7:00pm in the LL Gray Gym. The movie should be done by 9:30pm. Student Council will provide free popcorn and Halloween candy. You may purchase pop and water. Admission is $2 (or only $1 if you also bring a canned good).

​Thanks to those who have expressed an interest in the next driver’s education class, which will be held in November. The class is now full. Please keep an eye on The Source for announcements about the next class in 2016.

​How about getting everyone at your lunch table (or two) to pitch in a buck to give little one a lovable Lil Toy? Do it for the little kids who have so little. Bring items to Lasallian Ministry all month.