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Thursday, March 3, 2016

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

Lord, fill my heart with your Spirit so that I may have patience, kindness, generosity, and responsibility. Amen

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

Daily Digest


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.

-10:45-11:45am: Northland College

  • 7:00pm: Boys’ varsity basketball section final vs. Delano @ Chanhassen High School


Students are not permitted to carry their backpacks or wear coats during the school day, unless they have administrative permission. Please leave these items in your locker until after 8th period. If you have questions, see Ms. Weeks.

As a reminder, all students who receive need-based financial aid must complete 10 hours of work service in return for their grant. Students who need to complete their work service should e-mail Mr. Grue to arrange a time for the work.

DeLaSalle students are invited to travel to Chicago April 8-10 for a weekend retreat focused on Social Justice and advocacy at the Br. David Darst Center. If you are interested in participating, please indicate your interest by complete this on-line form. Christian Service Hours are awarded.

Ms Beckman has put together another service trip to Colorado Springs, CO. This year’s trip is June 2-10.

Students who are interested in participating in the trip need to:

  1. Complete the online application (You must be logged into your Students Apps account to access the form)
  2. Send the signed permission slip to Ms Beckman.
  3. Ask three staff members to complete an online staff recommendation for you.

All application material must be submitted and turned in by 4:00pm on Friday, March 4.

Questions? Visit the Service Trip webpage or talk with Ms. Beckman.

Get ready to show your school spirit at a Pepfest this Friday after 8th hour in the Main Gym. The Spirit Stick is up for grabs and the Pepfest includes a performance by the DeLaSalle Step Team.

Vision and hearing screening will be done for 10th graders on Monday, March 7 during Social Studies classes. Rescreening will be held Monday, March 21. Students, if you have glasses or contacts, please wear them on Monday. Thank you.

Thank you to all who signed up for the fan bus to tonight’s boys’ basketball section final at Chanhassen. The bus leaves from the front of De at 5:40pm for those who signed up and will return to De after the game.

Come play Scrabble on the first Friday of each month. Join us after school this Friday in Ms. Sullivan’s room, A206. This is very informal and you can come when you can.

Did you miss out on the last Chess Club tournament, or feel like you should have won it all? Then luckily enough, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Chess Club will meet again after school today until 5:00pm in A204 and will have sign-ups for the next tournament on March 10th. 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.

The TableTop Games Club will be exploring the Forbidden Island (with a surprise guest host!) at our next meeting – today at 3:10pm in B307. You can watch the linked video (at home, as it on Youtube) to get a preview of the rules and gameplay. See Mr. Jung or Mr. Newman with any questions.

The Alpine Ski Club will go skiing at Hyland Park in Bloomington after school tomorrow. Want to ski with us? Sign up here. Remember, you must fill out a liability waiver form if they have not already; visit the Student Activities office for a form. Ski club payments should be made payable to DeLaSalle High School.

Preseason Captains Practice for Track and Field are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:20-4:30pm. Meet in Mr. Pearson’s room (A202). Everyone is welcome to run! The regular season starts March 14.

We will start working with 9th graders on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday – March 7-9 – from 3:05pm – 5:30pm in the LL Gray Gym. Bring your tennis shoes, gloves, and bat, if you have one. Any questions? See Mr. Heinecke in the LTC prior to Monday.

The BA Theater Program at the University of Minnesota is hosting a BA Theater Experience event at the U on March 5th for Sophomore’s and Juniors who might be considering the U in the future. This event will give students an opportunity to take some workshops, have dinner and watch a play.  The entire event is free. If interested please email Coach Jessica by Thursday, March 3 by 3:00pm.

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.