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Friday March 11, 2016

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

God, help us to choose right, not wrong. 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.

-12:38-1:22pm (6th hour): DePaul University

-2:00-3:00pm: Washington College

The Islanders could be the first team in state history to win their fifth straight state championship. #1 DeLaSalle plays #3 Fergus Falls in the Class 3A championship tomorrow at 5:00pm at Target Center.

Fan buses will shuttle fans to Target Center, leaving from DeLaSalle starting at 4:00pm. Game tickets cost $14 for adults and $9 students.

Join us in the Florance Center after the game for a Welcome Home celebration.

The Islander girls’ basketball played a close game against Como Park last night in the section final. DeLaSalle lost 76-71. Congratulations to the team for all it accomplished this season under the direction of Tanysha Scott ’01 in her first year as head coach.

Congratulations to these Islanders, who placed in the conference Speech tournament yesterday:

  • Izze Rossiter ’18 4th place in Storytelling
  • Adaire Criner ’19 4th place in Discussion
  • Charlie Dykstal ’17 2nd place – All Conference Honorable Mention in Prose
  • Sam Mishler ’18 1st place – All Conference Champion in Discussion

DeLaSalle will offer Health/PE Wellness and US Government as courses this summer for students who will be juniors or seniors in the 2016-17 school year. Each course lasts three weeks and the tuition is $300 per course. Health/PE Wellness will meet from 8:00am-12:00pm May 31-June 3, June 6-9, and June 13-16. US Government will meet from 8:00am-12:00pm May 31-June 3, June 7-10, and June 14-17.

Click here to download a registration form. Completed registration forms are due to the Student Services Office (B208) by Thursday, March 24. You may also pick up a copy of the form in the Student Services office.

Juniors, are you planning on taking the June 11 ACT exam? You may want to build your testing skills in a five-week prep class at DeLaSalle through ACT Ready. The class will meet once a week beginning Monday, April 25. Two class times will be available — one from 3:15 – 5:15pm, the other from 5:30-7:30pm – with a maximum of 18 students in each class. Please carefully read this information sheet. Click here to register. Questions? Contact Ms. McAdams or Mary Ann Dorsher at 612-250- 8122.

Psychologist, Dr. Jef Maynard, joins us for a conversation about adolescent mental health on Monday, March 14 at 6:30pm in A219. You may submit questions in advance to Ms. Stacey Carter. Questions can be kept confidential.

The late start originally planned for Tuesday, March 15 has been canceled. That’s because the professional development originally planned for March 15 will instead be held today – and March 15 will become a full day of classes, starting at 8:30am.

Congratulations to the students behind these 21 projects, which competed at the Metro Regional History Day competition on Monday and qualified for the state History Day competition on May 1. Click here to read more about which projects qualified and which projects earned honorable mention.

Fr. Joe Kuharski will be back on campus in the chapel to hear confessions again on Monday, March 14 during all lunch periods.  If you did not have an opportunity to go to confession last week and would like to come, please plan to stop over to Lasallian Ministry during your lunch.

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.