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Monday, February 22, 2016

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

God, may we learn from and respect the people who have walked the path before us. Amen

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

Daily Digest

  • Period 1: 8:30-9:10
  • Assembly: 9:15-10:03
  • Period 2: 10:11-10:48
  • Period 3: 10:53-11:30
  • Period 4: 11:35-12:12
  • Period 5: 12:17-12:54
  • Period 6: 12:59-1:36
  • Period 7: 1:41-2:18
  • Period 8: 2:23-3:00


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.

-11:00-11:44am: University of Nebraska-Lincoln


If you are in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade, please submit your 2016-17 course requests by today. Students received an email with a link to submit the requests.

If you have an issue accessing the course request page, please try closing/shutting down Safari by double clicking the home button and swiping Safari off the screen. Then click the link again in the email. If you still have issues email

Today marks the beginning of Social Justice Awareness Week. Our focus for the week is on Catholic Social Teachings as they relate to the needs of the elderly. We have many informative and thought provoking activities in store for the DeLaSalle Community this week. Please check out the signs around the building for more information and get involved.

Today we will gather in the Florance Center after 1st period for an all school assembly to hear Dr. Kent Nerburn, author, artist and educator. Additionally, Mr. Fran Heitzman, founder of Bridging, will be here to kick off our Lenten towel drive.

All are invited to Mass in the school chapel tomorrow at 7:45am. The chapel is located in Christian Brothers’ Hall – the building behind the school through the archway. School chaplain, Fr. Joe Kuharski, will celebrate the Mass.

Parents are invited to join the college advising team tomorrow at 8:15am for an informal parent forum titled “Shepherding your Students’ Scholarship Search”.  You are invited to join us for coffee, croissants, and this vital information from 8:15-9:15am in the Guidance office, B104. All are welcome!  If you are cannot attend on Wednesday, we will host an encore presentation on March 22 from 6:45-7:45pm

On Wednesday, you have an opportunity to have lunch with Mr. R. Jean Gray, former FBI Special Agent.  Please come to the Rothweiler Room (through the archway in Christian Brothers’ Hall) with your lunch to hear his fascinating stories of his time around the world working for the FBI, in particular, he will talk about his search for James Earl Ray, Dr. King’s assassin.

Lasallian Ministry meets this Thursday at 7:30am in A219 (formerly the Robert Casanova Room). We will participate in a simulation game examining resources available to the elderly.

Come cheer on your fellow Islanders as the Final Four battle it out for the title of “DeLaSalle Grandmaster!” While you are there, why not stop by and play a few games of chess too? Chess Club meets again this Thursday until 5:00pm in A204. 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.

Islanders are invited to submit prayer requests in prayer boxes located in the Main Office or Lasallian Ministry office. De Parents in Prayer, sponsored by the Parent Association, will gather to lift up these prayer requests on Friday at 1:45pm in the Florance Center. Prayer requests may remain anonymous.

Any Juniors or Seniors interested in helping with organizing this year’s Prom, please send an email to Ms. Weeks before Friday. A email will then be sent by Ms. Weeks to confirm your participation and to discuss our first meeting and next steps. See. Ms. Weeks with any questions.

The DeLaSalle Alumni Legacy/Farrell Scholarship is offered tojunior students who will receive the scholarship for their senior year at DeLaSalle. Applicants complete an application and are evaluated on their academics, extra-curricular activities, community, church and volunteer involvement. In addition, all applicants must have at least one relative who has graduated from DeLaSalle. Students must apply by Friday, March 11. Click here to apply. Please contact Jessica Luckett for more information at 612-676-7687.

It’s time for the Islander Cheer Clinic! If you have younger siblings or friends who have energy and spirit, this will be an awesome day! The cheer camp includes traditional sideline cheerleading skills, as well as the major components of competition cheer: stunts and lifts, tumbling, and dance. A great camp for all kids – from beginners to experienced cheerleaders. We will put together a mini routine and end the day with a family and friends performance!

Saturday, March 5 from 12:00pm – 4:30pm

For Grades K – 8

Clinic Fee: $25

Click here to register!  See a DeLaSalle Cheerleader or email Coach Veronica with questions.

Congratulations to the following students, who placed in the Speech tournament this weekend in Farmington:

  • Adaire Criner ’19 – 3rd place Discussion (Novice Division)
  • Jo Phillipe – ’18 4th place Prose (Novice Division)
  • Evie Samuelson ’16 – 6th place Poetry
  • Charlie Dykstal ’17  – 6th place Prose
  • Izze Rossiter ’18 – 3rd place Storytelling