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Monday April 25, 2016

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

God, help us receive the people you send into our lives and to see Jesus in everyone we meet. 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.

-11:00am-12:00pm: Academy College

  • 4:00pm: Boys’ varsity lacrosse @ Breck
  • 4:00pm: Varsity softball vs. St. Anthony @ Bryn Mawr
  • 4:00pm: JV softball vs. St. Anthony @ Bryn Mawr
  • 4:30pm: C softball @ St. Anthony
  • 5:30pm: Girls’ JV lacrosse @ Breck

Sort’n It Out on the Island! Need Christian Services hours? Want to have fun with your friends while making a difference in the community? Join the GREEN Team for this spring’s DeLaSalle Waste Sort! This Tuesday from 3:10-5:00pm near the waste bins behind Christian Brothers’ Hall.


Congratulations to Math teacher, Mr. David Pearson, for earning the Minnesota Independent School Forum High School Honor Teacher of the Year! Mr. Pearson accepted the award last night at a ceremony at the University of St. Thomas. He beat out two other finalists for the top honor.

As of today, students with a negative lunch account balance will not be able to purchase food from the DeLaSalle Cafe. All students who have a negative balance, including those who receive free or reduced lunch benefits, will be offered a bag lunch with a cheese sandwich, fruit and milk.

Parents can manage a child’s cafeteria account through the LunchTime payment portal. Click here for instructions on how to create an account. The DeLaSalle Cafe webpage also includes instructions about how to deposit money electronically into your child’s account and how to view your child’s transactions and balance. Questions? Please contact

Seniors, Mr. Benson wants to meet with you for a few minutes during your lunch period tomorrow. You should report to the LL Gray Gym BEFORE you get lunch. You will have enough time to eat lunch after the meeting.

Applications are available now if you are interested in serving on Student Council next year. You may pick up a form in the Main Office. Applications are due by Friday, May 6 if you are running for Executive Board (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations). Class representative applications are due by Friday, May 13.

On Wednesday, we will gather in the Florance Center between first and second period to celebrate our annual Founder’s Day Mass.   Founder’s Day is an event dedicated to recognizing the founder of the Christian Brothers and namesake of our school, St. John Baptist de La Salle. Our celebrant for Mass will be our chaplain, Fr. Joe Kuharski. We will take time to honor our Alumni Scholarship, Giving Tree, and Jefferson Award Recipients as well as two staff members with the Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award and the Liemandt Excellence in Teaching Award.

Wednesday is the last day to buy your ticket to Prom. Tickets now cost $75. You can buy tickets in the Main Office. Or buy them online by clicking here. Prom is a week from tomorrow! Click here to learn more about Prom.

Voting is underway for Prom King & Queen. If you are a junior or a senior, you should have received an email with a link to the Quia ballot. Please vote before the end of the school day tomorrow. You may only vote for one senior man and woman to be King and Queen, respectively. If you vote for more than one person for each position, your vote will not count.

Have you had a chance to play DeLaSalle’s very own grandmaster yet? If you haven’t, you better soon! Chess Club will be meeting again this Thursday until 4:00pm in A204. Players of all skill levels are welcome, and if you just have time to stop by and play one quick game, that’s fine. See Ms. Kocourek or Anders Jenson with any questions.

DeLaSalle will celebrate National College Decision Day on Friday, April 29.Seniors may be out of uniform that day as long as they wear a t-shirt or sweatshirt that represents their future plans after DeLaSalle. Jeans are also acceptable. During lunches on that day, seniors are welcome to sign a board with their name and which school they are attending and get a treat. We will also announce scholarships that students have earned.

The Dunrovin Retreat Center in the Twin Cities is offering a summer leadership training camp. It is an opportunity to both earn Christian Service hours and build your leadership skills. There is a fee for participating in the camp, but scholarships are available. Click here for more information. Click here to apply.

On Saturday, April 30, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter of the Links, Incorporated will present the “YOUNG WOMEN’S ISSUES FORUM: An African-American Perspective” at Minneapolis Community and Technical College from 10:00am-3:00pm. Young women in grades 6-12 are encouraged to attend. Please click here to register.