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Monday March 7, 2016

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

God, give us the grace to accept you in our hearts. 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.

-1:00-2:00pm: St. Norbert’s College


Congratulations to the Islander boys’ basketball team, which plays in the quarterfinal of the state basketball tournament on Wednesday at 10am at Williams Arena. Our opponent is the Fridley Tigers.

There will be no school on Wednesday due to the game. However, teachers will be available by appointment between 8:00-9:00am and 1:30-4:00pm.

If the Islanders win on Wednesday, there would also be no school on Thursday. Thursday’s semifinal game is at 12:00pm at the Target Center. The professional development originally planned as part of a late start on Tuesday, March 15 would instead be held on Thursday, March 10 – and March 15 would become a full day of classes.

Information about fan buses will be shared later today via a “Take State” page on the DeLaSalle website.

Good luck to the Islander girls’ basketball team, which will play against Como Park on Thursday at 7pm in the section championship for the chance to go to state. The game is at St. Paul Washington Technology Magnet. There will be a fan bus to the game, but you must sign up here by the end of the day on Wednesday. The fan bus will leave from the front of DeLaSalle on Thursday at 6:00pm and return to De immediately after the game.

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

Good luck to those Islanders whose History Day projects are entered into today’s regional competition at Augsburg College. These projects will be judged once again, and may be chosen to advance on to the 2016 Minnesota State History Day. Click here to read more.

Just a reminder the Fit Club will meet Monday mornings at 7:30am or Tuesday afternoon’s at 3:15pm in A219 (Mr. Christianson’s classroom). All are welcome. Questions see Mr. Christianson or Miss Barry

We will start working with 9th graders today, tomorrow, and Wednesday 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 “Weekly De” is back, brought to you by the students in Mr. Gaffney’s Introduction to Broadcast Journalism class. Click here to watch the first episode.

Senior art students who have taken at least two semesters of visual art are eligible to participate in an art show in May. Each student may submit one, framed piece to include in the gallery at Sebastian Joes. Anyone who interested in participating in DeLaSalle’s 2nd Annual Senior Art Show should stop by Ms. Lundstrum’s office in the LTC and pick up an official form. Forms are due on March 23rd.

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.

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.

A non-profit wants to help junior and senior girls with difficult family or financial circumstances attend Prom by giving them a gown or dress and accessories at no charge. To be eligible, you must be in a financial or family situation such that you would not be able to go to prom unless you received a dress from Operation Glass Slipper. You must get a referral from an adult outside of your family (e.g. a teacher, counselor, clergy member, etc.). Referral forms are available in the DeLaSalle counseling office. Click here for more information.

The next Princess Event is March 12 & 13 at Southdale. Appointments are required, sign up ASAP.