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Monday November 30, 2015 – 2-Hour Late Start

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

God, as I begin this Advent journey, teach me to turn to you in my fear and sorrow.

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

Daily Digest

We will follow this adjusted class schedule today because of the 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


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.

-11:00am-12:00pm: University of Wisconsin-Madison

​There will be a 2-hour late start today. Classes will start at 10:30am as faculty and staff continue a two-year professional development program related to racial equity and social justice teachings of the Catholic Church. Morning transportation routes will also run two hours later than usual. And, remember, there is no breakfast served in the DeLaSalle Cafe on late start days.

​If your iPad is still running on iOS 8 today, the technology team will update it for you. This will delete all data on your device. Students were originally supposed to upgrade to iOS 9 over the MEA break in October.

​Due to recent changes in the application, Skype will no longer be allowed on student devices starting today. Any student with Skype on their iPad will receive the same restrictions as a student found with any other non-approved texting or photo sharing application. Please make sure you remove the Skype app prior to coming to school on Monday.

​These are the last days to donate to our annual Christmas Basket project. Also, don’t forget our shopping trip on Friday.  Please sign up in Lasallian Ministry if you want to participate.

​Mentor meetings are scheduled after 1st hour on Wednesday. Please bring homework or other materials to work on quietly when you are not meeting individually with your mentor.

​Auditions start Monday for the musical, one act, and 9th grade play. Auditions are scheduled:

  • Today: 3:30-6:30pm, read auditions (Band Room)
  • Tomorrow, 3:30=6:30pm, singing auditions (Band Room)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 2, 3:30-6:30pm, dancing auditions (A219 – formerly the Robert Casanova Room)
  • Thursday, 3:30-6:30pm, call backs (Florance Center)
  • Friday (list will be posted)
  • Friday, 3:30-4:30pm, stage manager interviews

There will be mandatory company meeting on Monday, Dec. 7, where you must be present to accept your role.

Auditioners are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes early for their audition to fill out registration details. You must be at all three auditions (reading, singing, dancing) to be considered for the musical. If you need a make-up audition, please email Ms. Buffington to see if one is available.

Cheer on the best boys’ and girls’ basketball teams in the state during our 2015-16 Winter Sideline Cheer season! There is no tryout to be a member of this team. The first practice will be held tomorrow from 3:30-5:30pm, in the Florance Center. For more information about our sideline programs click here.

If you would like to know more about Cheer Team financial obligations, practices, attendance expectations, etc, please take a look at the 2015-2016 Cheer Information Packet. If you are interested in being a member of the team, please fill out the Registration Form (last page of the Information Packet) and bring it with you to the first practice. It must be signed by a parent or guardian confirming that you understand the contents of the packet and have permission to join.

Congratulations to the 11 students who were awarded with a Jefferson Award at our Thanksgiving Liturgy last week.  Unfortunately, one of the student’s names was left off this list when the names were announced.  Please join us in also congratulating 11th grader Collette Sarver for her participation on the DeLaSalle Blackfeet Trip.

Tired of waiting for your opponent to move in Chess Time? Come play some real chess instead! Chess Club will be meeting again this Thursday, in A107 until 5:00pm. Players of all skill levels are welcome, and if you just have to time to stop by and play one quick game, that’s fine. See Ms. Kocourek or Anders Jenson with any questions.

​Looking for a gift for yourself or someone else? Consider giving DeLaSalle spirit wear! The School Store offers a 10 percent discount on these items today through December 18. You must purchase an order by December 11 to receive it by December 18.

Orders will be shipped to DeLaSalle and you will receive a phone call saying you may pick up the order from the School Store. The store is open Monday-Friday from 8:00-8:30am and Monday-Thursday from 3:00-5:00pm.

Please have your email confirmation (receipt) with you at the time of pick up.

​You can now enter your art in this year’s Scholastic Art awards! Artwork will be judged in three categories: originality, technical skill, and emergence of a personal vision or voice. Artwork may be submitted in the following categories: comic art, design, digital art, drawing, fashion, film, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture ($5 entry fee per piece). There is a portfolio competition for seniors! ($20 entry fee) Any student who is interested in having their artwork considered for the regional show should see Ms. Lundstrum in the LTC as soon as possible. Entries are due December 11.